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Things To Do In London If You Like Cool Image Comics

Writer of The Fuse and Umbral from Image Comics, Antony Johnston, will be having a grand signing on August 30th at Forbidden Planet Megastore, London, from 3 to 4PM. He will be celebrating the release of The Fuse: Volume One: …

Image Watch – Talking Umbral And ‘Playing With Magic Words’ With Antony Johnston

By David Dissanayake Antony Johnston and Christopher Mitten’s fantastic series Umbral from Image Comics begins its second arc in today’s issue #7.  I’ve been a big supporter of this creative duo since Wasteland, one of the first ongoing series I …

Bleeding Cool’s Purple-tastic Teaser For Umbral Book 2 Starting This Week

It’s nearly here–the second arc of Antony Johnston and Christopher Mitten’s Image Series Umbral, arriving this comic book day to great anticipation titled “Killing the Sunrise”. And because he’s a lovely fellow, Antony Johnston has sent Bleeding Cool our very …

4 Things About The Fuse Issue #2 – From Europe To The Ristovych Effect

By Alasdair Stuart I’m a mark for a good cop show. The rolling, cut corner speech patterns of Homicide: Life on the Street, the curious postmodern trajectory of Detective John Munch, the flotilla of Law & Order shows, I’m fond …

5 Things About Umbral Issue # 4 – From Pirate Ships To Clever Rascal

By Alasdair Stuart Umbral doesn’t just remain one of the best books on Image’s massively impressive current roster, it keeps getting better. The latest issue is crammed full of ideas, neat visuals and hugely confident, involving fantasy. I loved every …

Image Reveals Riley Rossmo Variant Cover For The Fuse #2

As you might recall, we did a hefty interview with writer Antony Johnston just ahead of the launch of the new series The Fuse from Image Comics, and Johnston filled us in on the genre-mixing going on in this labor …

Antony Johnston Shares His Own Writers Notes For Umbral #3 With Bleeding Cool

By Alasdair Stuart Here we are again, with the writer’s notes for Umbral Issue # 3. I’m an absolute sucker for stuff like this as it’s always interesting to see behind the curtain, especially for a book as meticulously planned …

5 Things About Umbral Issue #3- From Wrong Reactions to Mistwalkers

By Alasdair Stuart Image book Umbral has been impressive from the get go, but, as this issue shows, it’s definitely starting to pick up the pace, and scale, of events. The third issue does some classic arc plotting stuff; answering …

Image’s The Fuse Arrives And It’s A Sci-Fi Cop Trend Breaker – The Bleeding Cool Interview With Antony Johnston

The Fuse launches this week from Image Comics, and a first glance at it on the shelves is going to inspire readers to take a closer look, and if you are one of those readers, you will most likely thank …

Antony Johnston Schools You On Reality Of Comic Book Marketplace

Antony Johnston (no relation) has a new Image comic book out, Umbral. He’s also been looking at the numbers coming in. On Tumblr, he writes, For Umbral #1, 70% of our orders came from less than 30% of Diamond accounts. That’s …

Antony Johnston Shares His Own Writer’s Notes for Umbral #2 With Bleeding Cool

By Alasdair Stuart Here we are again, with Antony Johnston’s writer’s notes for Umbral Issue #2 featuring new cast members, new locations and just the tiniest hint of magic. As ever, these were originally published on Antony’s Tumblr and are …

Antony Johnston Shares His Own Writer’s Notes for Umbral #1 With Bleeding Cool

By Alasdair Stuart Umbral is, in a year crammed full of insanely good Image comics, one of the very best. I’m really fond of it, as you may have noticed. It’s a great book and writer Antony Johnston has been producing …

Five Thoughts About Umbral, A Dirty-Fingernailed Fantasy

By Alasdair Stuart: I really liked the first issue of Umbral. Antony Johnston, Christopher Mitten, John Rauch and Thomas Mauer’s new fantasy series is brutal, dirty-fingernailed fantasy of a sort that doesn’t get enough press. Following Rascal, a female thief …

Live From The Comic Shop: Wraith, Umbral, Rocket Girl Expand Their Genres

I’m live at my local comic shop, Conquest Comics in New Jersey today and pondering the recent burgeoning of genre comics. Image and Dark Horse continue to roll out new titles along with some of their ongoing that are gaining …

Johnston And Mitten’s Umbral Does To Fantasy What Wasteland Did For Post-Apocalyptic Sci-Fi

  Alasdair Stuart writes; Antony Johnston and Christopher Mitten produced, in Wasteland, one of the definitive works of post-apocalyptic fiction in modern comics. It’s a stunning achievement and one worth seeking out now more than ever. Umbral is Johnston and …

Where Do They Get Their Ideas From? Image Comics At NYCC

Alejandra Bodden writes; The panel consisted of Ron Richards (Director of Business Development at Image Comics) as the moderator, and panelists: Tim Seeley (REVIVAL), Antony Johnston (UMBRAL), Joshua Williamson (Ghosted), artist Wes Craig (DEADLY CLASS), Glen Brunswick (REALITY CHECK), Ales …

Avatar Plug of the Week – Alan Moore’s FASHION BEAST #5

Alan Moore and Facundo Percio’s Fashion Beast #5 arrives in stores today, half-way through this complex tale that was nearly lost to the sands of time!

Avatar Plug of the Week – Alan Moore’s FASHION BEAST #5 Preview

  Alan Moore‘s long-lost story picks up steam at this half-way point, weaving a tale unlike any other in comics today! Here is a sneak preview of this Wednesday’s Fashion Beast #5…