PERSONAL BODYGUARDS FOR YOUR FEET
We have to assume that like the Emperor before him, Supreme Leader Snoke doesn’t actually need guards to protect him, and that he could very well handle himself against any possible threat. Because you don’t get to be Supreme Leader of the First Order, and stay that way, if you’re vulnerable to attack. But still, we’re not about to go crossing the Praetorian Guard in any case, because we really don’t want to be on the wrong end of those electro-plasma blades.
The menacing red-clad Praetorian Guard protect Supreme Leader Snoke, so they’ll have no trouble protecting your feet. Why would your feet need protection, you ask? Well, maybe like Snoke, they don’t actually need it. But wouldn’t you feel better having these guys on your side, intimidating anyone who tried to mess with… your feet? After all, you can never really be sure what that pesky Resistance is going to try to pull next.
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 reimagines 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