There was a bit of a worry Chew had lost its way. Buoyed by award winning success the story had bogged down and become bloated with too many characters to service. Following a recent death Tony is now refocused and back to being the star of the show.
The clever trickery has been turned down somewhat but the art is still as daringly out-of-the-box as ever. The poses are really dynamic. The framing and colouring allow for some complicated effects and the lettering pulls rabbits out of the hat with sparing aplomb.
This isn’t the greatest volume but it is a welcome return to form and bodes very well for the next volume with a superb ending. Thumbs Up!