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Outer Darkness and Chew Blend Together in March

The New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award winning creative team behind ChewJohn Layman and Rob Guilloryreunite for a three-issue, crossover, miniseries with Image and Skybound Entertainment’s science fiction horror series Outer Darkness with regular series artist Afu Chan available this March. 

Tony Chu is a modern-day cop who gets psychic impressions from what he eats. Joshua Rigg is a 28th-century starship captain who flies through an outer space filled with demons, monsters, and ghosts. Sounds like a perfect recipe for a comic book crossover, don’t it? Join the fun with Outer Darkness/Chew #1.

Outer Darkness/Chew #1 will be available at comic book shops on Wednesday, March 4.

Outer Darkness/Chew #1

Better, Stronger, Faster: It’s Secret Agent Poyo from Skelton Crew Studio!!

Chew fans, Skelton Crew Studio has one for you as they’ve revealed their brand new Secret Agent Poyo! The new bust statue is 4.75-inches of cybernetically enhanced rooster, bursting out of a steel crate base, ready to kick ass, break hearts and take names.

Poyo is scultped by Jamie Macfarlane and the base is covered with Rob Guillory-isms like “Danger! Murderous bird inside!” and “PANIC NOW.”

The original mini-bust sold out of its run of 500 in 2014, so the Crew are doing something a littl different for this one. Secret Agent Poyo is ONLY going to be available to order for one month, til Oct. 16 — then they’ll set the run size and his badass will be no more. In “CHEW” merch tradition, each Secret Agent Poyo will come with a fight ticket signed by John Layman and Rob Guillory! Who’s Poyo’s unlucky opponent? MacGregor? Mayweather? MacGregor AND Mayweather?! You’ll just have to order and see!

In “CHEW” merch tradition, each Secret Agent Poyo will come with a fight ticket signed by John Layman and Rob Guillory! Who’s Poyo’s unlucky opponent? MacGregor? Mayweather? MacGregor AND Mayweather?! You’ll just have to order and see!

Skelton Crew Studio has also announced their Savoy statue has passed through U.S. Customs like a deft ninja and will soon be on his way to New England. Once he arrives, they’ll do the usual thorough inspection and hope to start shipping before the end of October!

Skelton Crew Studio Releases Mason Savoy Details to Chew On!

After lots of hints and teases Skelton Crew Studio has released the details on their Mason Savoy mini-bust!

Chew‘s Mason Savoy mini-bust will be going up for pre-order in the next 7-10 days. In case you missed, Savoy is going to be HUGE. Skelton makes all of their busts to scale with one another, as you can peep below.

Savoy is going to be more than 7.5 inches tall and twice as wide as Tony Chu — Tony doesn’t call him Fat Man for nothing. See how he towers over Tony and Poyo? Bad. Ass.

Skelton Crew Studio has already made 500 sold-out Poyos three years ago and 450 sold-out Tonys 18 months ago.

How many Savoy are they making? WE get to decide.

Savoy is going to be available for just ONE MONTH only, so grab him while he’s grab-able, and he’s going to be Kickstarter-style.

  • Once they crest 200 orders, boom!, he’s officially in production. Under 200 and that’s us telling Skelton no thank you, although given his looming gorgeousness and all-around awesomeness, I think we all hope that doesn’t happen.
  • Once they hit 250 orders, boom!, every order up to order no. 300 receives a bonus exclusive Fanboy vinyl Chog. Can’t “beet” that, can ya?!
  • And EVERY Savoy is signed by “CHEW”‘s amazing duo, John Layman and Rob Guillory! Because they’re great like that.

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Demon Chicken Poyo achieves a brutal finale this April

John Layman and Rob Guillory will unleash the final one-shot chronicling the action-packed exploits of the beloved homicidal cybernetic kung-fu rooster this April.

Poyo, the secret agent; Poyo, the warrior chicken—and now: Poyo, the demon chicken.

The final episode of the groundbreaking and historic Poyo trilogy: Demon Chicken Poyo. Hell wants him. Heaven won’t take him. Earth needs him. That was also the tagline for that godawful Constantine movie. But Poyo is so badass, he stole it from Keanu Reeves!

Chew: Demon Chicken Poyo #1 Cover A by Rob Guillory (Diamond code: FEB160499) hits stores Wednesday, April 20th. Chew: Demon Chicken Poyo #1 Cover B sketch variant (Diamond code: FEB160500) will also be available Wednesday, April 20th. Final order cutoff deadline for retailers is Monday, March 28th.

Demon Chicken Poyo

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FAITH_002_COVER-C_PORTELATomorrow is new comic book day! We’ve got coverage of this week’s new releases and our picks in a bit. We’ve also got a really cool announcement today too!

Until then, here’s some comic news from around the web.

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Huffington Post – Graphic Novel Captures What It’s Like to Be Gay in Iran: Part 4 – Keep saying it, but it’s awesome to see this.

 

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CBR – Astonishing Ant-Man #5

CBR – Chew #55

CBR – Faith #2

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Days are counting down until a new year, but we still have one more new comic book day! We have our picks in a few hours, but are there any you’re excited for?

While you await for that, here’s some news from around the web to keep you entertained.

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CBLDF – 10 Comics CBLDF Defended in 2015 – Go support them!

Advocate – Steve Orlando Isn’t Waiting for Gay Heroes, He’s Creating Them – And you should read what he’s doing!

GamePolitics – FTC Closes 2015 With No New Secret Shopper Report – Maybe because everyone realized they were doing a good job?

 

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CBR – Chew #53

CBR – Daredevil #2

Talking Comics – King Conan: Wolves Beyond the Border #1

Talking Comics – Rocketeer at War #1

BlogCritics – Zombillenium: Control Freaks

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CBR – The Mission: Captain America & “Civil War,” “Creed” and the Ongoing Struggle – As always, a great read.

Democrat & Chronicle – Another conviction in Medina comic collector death – Good.

CBR – Marvel’s “Secret Wars” #9 Delayed Until January, 2016 – Pay up folks.

Comic Vine – WB Montreal is Expanding Their DC Universe Games – Nice!

 

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CBR –  Black Magick #2

CBR – Chew #52

CBR – City of Clowns

CBR – Saga #31

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