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The best comic book covers of the week – 09 December 2019

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One of the absolute best comic book series of recent memory has to be Chew. Part X-Files, part Kitchen Nightmares and totally delicious, John Layman and Rob Guillory’s main course masterpiece is the stuff of legend. It wrapped up not too long ago, but fans have been hungry for seconds ever since then, and it looks like Layman and Guillory are finally ready to dish out some desert.

In a three-part crossover with his other book over at Image, Layman will team the world of Chew up with his work in Outer Darkness. “In the years since finishing the final issue of Chew, the urge to return to the world and its characters has been slowly but steadily growing within me,” Layman said to Newsarama.

Outer Darkness (1)

But I had no interest in returning to some generic ‘Untold Case Files of Tony Chu’ type of story,” Layman said in the announcement. “I wanted to return with a story that goes somewhere new, and says something new about the characters. This crossover will do this. And Outer Darkness, believe it or not, is the ideal vehicle to tell this story.

Outer Darkness and Chew are two of my favorite books I’ve ever done, maybe the favorite books I’ve ever done, and probably the best too. Creatively, combining the two was a dream come true for me. This book is the peanut butter and chocolate of comic book crossovers.

“Returning to the Chew universe was always a no-brainer,” added Guillory.

Outer Darkness (2)

I mean, after 60+ issues of Tony Chu’s adventures, how could we not? It’s something longtime fans have clamored for since Chew’s end, and this crossover is the perfect excuse to dive back into the insane world John and I created. It’s the perfect ode to Chew, while highlighting the amazing work John and the insanely talented Afu Chan have been doing on Outer Darkness. It’s two great books that just taste great together.

The crossover kicks off in March, with Guillory and Outer Darkness artist Afu Chan on art duties. Now, onto the best comic book covers of the week!

  1. Detective Comics #1017 by Tony Daniel
  2. The Immortal Hulk #28 by Alex Ross
  3. Superman #18 by Skan
  4. Batman: Curse of the White Knight #5 by Sean Gordon Murphy
  5. New Mutants #3 by Rod Reis
  6. Captain America #17 by Alex Ross
  7. Gideon Falls #19 by Andrea Sorrentino
  8. Deadly Class #42 by Matteo Scalera and Moreno DiNisio
  9. Miles Morales: Spider-Man #13 by Rahzzah
  10. Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #14 by Andrew Robinson
  11. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #100 by Dave Wachter
  12. Undiscovered Country #2 by Francis Manapul
  13. Hawkman #19 by Dan Panosian
  14. Tales From The Dark Multiverse: The Judas Contract #1 by Stanley Lau
  15. Something Is Killing The Children #4 by Michael Walsh
  16. Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy #4 by Mikel Janin
  17. Punisher Soviet #2 by Marcos Martin
  18. Go Go Power Rangers #26 by Amelia Vidal
  19. Spider-Man 2099 #1 by Jose Carlos Silva
  20. Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child #1 by Rafael Grampa
  21. The Dollhouse Family #2 by Jessica Dalva
  22. Doom 2099 #1 by Max Fiumara
  23. Harley Quinn: Villain of the Year #1 by Warren Louw
  24. Morbius #2 by Ryan Brown
  25. Life Is Strange #11 by Claudia Leonardi
  26. RWBY #3 by Sarah Stone
  27. Doctor Mirage #5 by Caspar Wingjaard
  28. Steven Universe #35 by Borg Sinaban
  29. Red Mother #1 by Jeremy Haun
  30. Vampirella / Red Sonja #4 by Julian Totino Tedesco
  31. Aliens Vs. Predator: Thicker Than Blood #1 by Chun Lo
  32. Bettie Page: Unbound #7 by John Royle
  33. Shoplifters Will Be Liquidated #3 by Stefano Simeone
  34. Black Terror #3 by Rahzzah
  35. Kiss/Zombies #2 by Arthur Suydam

Last Updated: December 9, 2019

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