Feast your eyes on this preview of Berger Books’ launch title, ‘Hungry Ghosts’
Whet your appetite for wild and audacious comics with a peek at the debut of Berger Books.
That’s Karen Berger, you understand, here with an all-new imprint and primed to unleash all sorts of intellectually-charged sequentials into the wild. She’s wrangled Anthony Bourdain — not to mention Joel Rose, Alberto Ponticelli, Vanesa Del Rey, and Jose Villarrubia — to launch one helluva doozy. It’s only polite that we stare.
Feast your eyes on this gorgeous three-page preview of Hungry Ghosts, out January 31, courtesy of Dark Horse Comics!
$3.99 | M | JANUARY 2018
From Dark Horse Comics: On a dark, haunted night, a Russian oligarch dares a circle of international chefs to play the samurai game of 100 Candles–where each storyteller spins a terrifying tale of ghosts, demons and unspeakable beings–and prays to survive the challenge.
Inspired by the Japanese Edo period game of Hyakumonogatari Kaidankai, ‘Hungry Ghosts’ re-imagines the classic stories of yokai, yorei, and obake, all tainted with the common thread of food.
First course: With bad consequence, a ramen chef refuses to help a beggar, and a band of pirates get more (and less) than they were bargaining for after their encounter with a drowning woman turns ghastly.
‘Hungry Ghosts’ is cooked up by the infamous author and chef, Anthony Bourdain (‘Kitchen Confidential’, Emmy-Award winning TV star of ‘Parts Unknown’) and acclaimed novelist Joel Rose (‘Kill, Kill, Faster, Faster’, back again from their New York Times #1 best seller, ‘Get Jiro!’). Joining them this issue are stellar artists Alberto Ponticelli and Vanesa Del Rey, with amazing color by Jose Villarrubia, and a drop-dead cover by Paul Pope!