Friday, March 25, 2011

All Things Foodie: Yep, It Sells

In the wake of all the doom and gloom reports about the "dwindling" traditional print publishing industry, I totally feel like I'm repeating myself, but let me just say it again here: graphic novels about food are gaining ground these days by leaps and bounds.
From Kami no Shizuku ("The Drops of God"), the upcoming comic cookbook from Dirt Candy chef/owner Amanda Cohen, and the much-awaited Anthony Bourdain collaboration Get Jiro! needless to say, foodie graphic novels are here --and they're not going anywhere any time soon.

And now in addition to this new book genre, according to Deadline Hollywood, Showtime has bought us a script for Chew, billed as a "quirky half-hour cop show" based on John Layman and Rob Guillory’s eponymous "Chew" comic series.

Enough said.

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