Thursday, October 11, 2018

FLAVOR Trade Paperback Coming in November

Collecting issues #1-6

PORTLAND, OR, 10/08/2018 — Writer Joseph Keatinge (GLORY, SHUTTER) and artist Wook Jin Clark (Adventure Time: The Flip Side), with colorist Tamra Bonvillain and letterer Ariana Maher, will release a trade paperback collection of their young adult fantasy adventure series FLAVOR this November from Image Comics.

Within a strange walled city, chefs are the ultimate celebrities and food is the most valued commodity. But when an unlicensed chef stumbles upon a peculiar mystery, what happens next could bring it all tumbling down. Featuring culinary consulting and an introduction by Ali Bouzari, renowned food scientist and author of the IACP Award-winning cookbook Ingredient: Unveiling the Essential Elements of Food—not to mention the world’s cutest dog!

FLAVOR TP (Diamond code: SEP180090, ISBN: 978-1-5343-0882-4) hits comic book stores on Wednesday, November 21st and bookstores on Tuesday, November 27th. It can be preordered via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, IndieBound, and Indigo.

Select praise for FLAVOR:

“A fun, glorious book.” —Christopher Sebela

“Absolutely delightful.” —Sktchd

“FLAVOR is serving up tasty goodness for our reading palates.” —Doom Rocket

“FLAVOR is a dark, delicious read about competitive cooking—just not in the way you probably expect!” —Rogues Portal

“A beautiful and sweet book that can balance its emotions and tone well. Its characters are believable and endearing, its art looks great, and its concepts are creative. This one easily earns a recommendation.” —Bleeding Cool

“For anyone who loved the culinary strangeness of CHEW or the action and intrigue of Space Battle Lunchtime, FLAVOR is a must-read comic.” —Paste Magazine

“FLAVOR creates a world that is fresh and exciting, filled with questions and dynamic characters. This is definitely a gem you don’t want to miss out on.” —Comicosity

“Smoother than chocolate and hotter than a jalapeño, writer Joe Keatinge and artist Wook Jin Clark breathe new life into all-ages fantasy with FLAVOR.” —Newsarama

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