USA TODAY BEST COMIC BOOKS OF 2011:
Best Non-Super Hero Artist: "Best non-superhero artist: Rob Guillory. There is only one man in the world who can take Chew writer John Layman's weird wild world of frog-chicken hybrids, cybernetic roosters, cannibalistic government agents, baseball player corpses and assorted aliens, and make it look like the coolest place ever."
COMPLEX.COM BEST 25 of 2011:
#15: "CHEW has been going strong since 2009, and 2011 was the book's best year yet."
COMICSWAITINGROOM.COM BEST 10 of 2011:
Top Ten of 2011: "Writer John Layman and artist Rob Guillory are telling one of the most complex stories on the stands, and the book rewards you at every turn for paying attention. Funny, romantic, sick, and twisted. Brilliant."