Pokemon Champion! The Battle of Big Eaters November 27

The episode of Pokemon Journeys that will debut November 27 on Netflix is titled “Pokémon Champion! The Battle of Big Eaters!!” has the following description: (preview video)

Go and Hoshigarisu have decided to enter the “Big Eater Tournament” in Kuchiba City. There are tough opponents there to contend with, like last tournament’s winner Kabigon and the globetrotting legend of the competitive eating world Burshamo, but Go has a surprising plan for winning. However, the Rocket Gang have been confused for the tournament’s organizers and are working on some sort of nasty plot……

The title was inspired by TV Tokyo’s “Battle of Big Eaters” which featured competitive eating teams from various countries facing off.


Badlands Booker will appear in Daym Drops' Comic Book "Super Official".
The Infographics Show has an animated video about eating 10,000 calories a day for a week.
Guy Sliwinski drew a picture of a Scooby Doo / MLE crossover episode in which Matt Stonie and Joey Chestnut faced off against Shaggy and Scooby in a hot dog eating contest.
A 1961 cartoon in which Popeye and Wimpy face off in a burger eating contest to win the affection of Olive Oyl has been uploaded to youtube. has released a trailer for an upcoming short cartoon about competitive eating.
Molly Dechene posted a comic strip on Instagram about attending the Nathan's finals alone.
Diana Prince faces off against Barry Allen and Doris Zeul in a pie eating contest in an episode of DC Super Hero Girls available on Cartoon Network UK's youtube channel. (Pie eating contest episode starts at 2:20).
A video of the book Hot Dog Eating Champ by "Jimmie Chestbump" being read aloud with captions can be viewed on youtube.
Will Moritz produced an animation of Randy Santel.
A clip of an eating contest from an upcoming episode of Boruto Naruto Next Generations can be viewed online.a has an interview with Fred van Lente and Crystal Skillman about Eat Fighter, a webtoon with a female competitive eater protagonist.
Homer faced off against the sea monster Cthulhu in the opening segment of last night's Simpsons, which was the 29th installment of the Halloween-themed "Treehouse of Horror" series. A brief clip can be viewed on twitter. has a page about new comics including Eat Fighter, described as a " a competitive eating, zombie murder epic that follows Miss, a thirty-something fitness nut who throws away her kale and step-counting ways to become a superstar on the competitive eating circuit."

The first three pages of Jeff Mahannah's comic about Tim "Eater X" Janus have been posted on his instagram: Page 1 | Page 2 | Page 3
Panels from a comic strip starring Tim "Eater X" Janus by Jeff Mahannah have been posted on instagram.
Jeff Mahannah is drawing a comic about the Nathan's finals starring Tim "Eater X" Janus.
In the Harley Quinn issue to be released tomorrow, she will attend "NateMan's" hot dog eating contest. (Margot Robbie, who played Harley Quinn in the movie, ate 4 pounds of spaghetti to win an on-set eating contest.) reports that Toni Topaz is being cast for season 2 of Riverdale. In the Archie Comics universe, he makes her debut facing off against Jughead in a cupcake eating contest.
A Japanese manga titled "The Competitive Eater Who Leapt Through Time" can be read online.

Superman & Jimmy Olsen in Daily Planet Eating Contest

Bully The LSB posted a page from a comic book where Superman cooked and served food for an eating contest for Daily Planet employees that was to have awarded a sports car. Jimmy Olsen was one of the competitors.
updated Jun 19 A commenter noted that the page was from a 1958 Jimmy Olsen comic. Here is the cover and plot summary.

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A clip from the cartoon Garfield & Friends where the star has an eating contest with his owner has been uploaded to youtube.
mitarai_108 produced a cartoon of characters from Captain America: Civil War competing in a hot dog eating contest.
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