by Anthony Bourdain, Joel Rose, Alberto Ponticelli, Vanesa Del Rey & Jose Villarrubia
Anthony Bourdan, famed chief, TV star, and celebrity comic book dabbler; gives us another taste of his non-culinary talents in a ghost story miniseries loosely based on Japanese folklore.
Being a fan of his first graphic novel from Vertigo, Get Jiro!, I was excited to see Bourdan continue writing culinary centric comics and use Japanese aesthetics in a new story. While there is plenty of both, the emphasis on food (which Bourdan by his main career choice should be an expert) becomes tenuous at best. Continue reading Hungry Ghosts #1 Advance Review
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