Read Chew, Vol. 1: Taster's Choice Online Free - Tony Chu is a detective with a secret. A weird secret. Tony Chu is Cibopathic, which means he gets psychic impressions from whatever he eats. It also means he's a hell of a detective, as long as he doesn't mind nibbling on the corpse of a murder victim to figure out whodunit, and why. He's been brought on by the Special Crimes Division of the FDA, the most powerful law enforcement agency on the planet, to investigate their strangest, sickest, and most bizarre cases.
Collects CHEW issues #1-5.
|Title||:||Chew, Vol. 1: Taster's Choice|
|Number of Pages||:||128 pages|
January 04, 2016
nom nom nom!!
why on earth did it take me so long to make my way over to this series? plenty of people were telling me to - kat stark straight-up recommended it to me with her words, and there were the passive recommendations in the form of glowing reviews from people like anne and jeff and that...
January 04, 2015
This book was so much fun!! Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner.
Wait, you can't have chicken dinner. Because the bird flu hit three years ago and now chicken is outlawed.
Tony Chu is a detective that happens to be a Cibopathic. He can get phychic readings from whatever he eats.
He gets brought into t...
August 05, 2015
Nutritive but overcooked
This is a TPB edition collecting the first 5 issues of the comic book title “Chew”.
Writer & Lettering: John Layman
Illustrator & Colors: Rob Guillory
Chew is an indy comic book title focused on the character of Tony Chu, a former cop a...
December 06, 2017
re-read in December 2017
SUCH A WEIRD, GREAT TIME. I’m excited to finally continue reading this series!
Really fun and different from what I was expecting. I would not recommend reading this while eating food....
July 01, 2011
OH…GREAT MAKER OF SWEET, SUCCULENT, GOOEY, GOODNESS, just when I thought that all of the inventive and interesting psychic powers had been used up and tossed away like my faith in the economy, the tasty brilliance of John Layman shines like a heat lamp in fast food burger joint bringing me…
February 28, 2014
Warning: Don’t read this book right before eating, while you eat or right after eating.
That said, this book has everything: bikini clad Russian assassins, cannibalism (with a higher purpose), a woman who when she writes can evoke any eating experience from rapture to nausea, a fat dude with a mon...
March 15, 2015
After the first few pages I thought I was going to have to reach out and cyber-smack Mike, Gavin, and 'kris for suggesting I read this...but it sort of grew on me.
I don't mind violence or gore in the books I read, but I also have this thing about putting gross stuff in...
September 03, 2016
First volumes are like television pilots: 9 times out of 10 they are the worst part of a series. It's hard to set up a world, introduce characters, develop—and be engaging throughout. Chew, Vol 1 definitely did a good job at all of that. It was fascinating (and grotesque). It was easy to follow,...
February 02, 2017
Some interesting concepts here, especially the main one of cibopathy. Detective Chu is one of the rare and secret few who can eat something and know all about how it was produced, the person who prepared it -- or the person who is it, an obvious boon in law enforcement. If you don't mind a little...
July 11, 2016
If you're looking for something weird to read, then Chew is the graphic novel for you. Weirdest and probably the most gross graphic novel that I've read, in a good way. Something new for me.
I really enjoy crime novels, so I was expecting to really like this. This first volume focused more on the...