HUNGRY GHOSTS #1-4 (Bourdain, Rose / Ponticelli, Del Rey)


Hungry Ghosts #1

Written by Anthony Bourdain and Joel Rose.
Art by Alberto Ponticelli and Vanesa Del Rey.
Colors by Jose Villarrubia.
Cover by Paul Pope.

$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!

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Hungry Ghosts #4

Written by: Anthony Bourdain, Joel Rose.

Art by: Francesco Francavilla, Irene Koh.

Cover by: Paul Pope/

Description: The last candles are lit and the final, most forbidden tales told in this shocking finale! In the frozen Nigata Prefecture, a country cook learns discretion the hard way after an encounter with the cryptic, but irresistible Snow Woman and Hungry Ghosts seal the insatiable fate of famine-stricken villagers in the most voracious, unthinkable way possible when a stranger comes to town.

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: May 9.




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C’est lié au concept de la série, cette valse de dessinateurs ? (en tout cas, c’est très joli pur l’ensemble)

Oui, chaque numéro est composé de plusieurs histoires…

Ah, merci !