Shutter writer Joe Keatinge and Megagogo creator Wook Jin Clark will spice up the Image Comics line this May with Flavor, the story of a young chef in a closed-off metropolis who enters a high-stakes cooking tournament — and discovers a mystery along the way.
“Flavor is a book with a lot of ingredients; we’re cooking up a comic unlike anything else I’ve collaborated on before,” said Keatinge. “I’ve long desired to work with each and every person on this creative team, and I could not be happier with the results.”
Joining Keatinge and Clark are colorist Tamra Bonvillain, letterer Ariana Maher, designer Rich Tommaso and culinary consultant Ari Bouzari, who authored the book Ingredient: Unveiling the Essential Elements of Food.
“This book is my dream book with a dream team,” said Clark. “I’m so excited to be a part, and so pumped to share!”
Here’s how Image describes series, which was first announced last March:
Within a strange walled city, chefs are the ultimate celebrity and food is the most valued commodity. But underage, unlicensed chef Xoo is about to uncover a mystery that just might bring everything crumbling down…
Look for the first issue on May 16.