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Another Body Drops… In Space – Preview Image's The Fuse #11

The Fuse #11 arrives this Wednesday, March 25th, taking on the fifth part of the "Gridlock" storyline, written by Antony Johnston, with art by Justin Greenwood. This cop drama set on a city-like space station has always found its own groove, focusing on the character-driven, and introducing us to strange new realities that feel, on […]


Bleeding Cool's Best Publisher Of 2014

Lots of comic book publishers are publishing lots of great comics. But in 2014, there was one that stood out head and shoulders above the rest in the English-speaking market. Image Comics. Month after month, they launched quality comics such as Deadly Class, Minimum Wage, Egos, The Fuse, Undertow, Revenger, Apocalypse Al, Mercenary Sea, One Hit […]

The Bleed Episode 13: Reading Pluto Vol. 1 With The Fuse's Antony Johnston

By Joseph Kyle Schmidt The Bleed is a weekly book club by Bleeding Cool contributors Joseph Schmidt and Sam Morse. The group meets Wednesdays on Google Hangout to discuss news, the latest comics, creator interviews and the pick of the week. It's our last episode of the year before we take a break for the holidays and we're going out […]

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: The Russia Shift and Umbral: Volume One: Out of the Shadows. For The Fuse, there […]

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 started following on a regular basis. Worldbuilders of the highest order, the Johnston/Mitten duo bring […]

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 of all of them, the weirder the better. This means two things; firstly, in a […]

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 of love from he and artist Justin Greenwood, drawing on cop shows, crime procedurals, and […]


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 reprinted here with his permission. Antony Johnston: WRITER'S NOTES: UMBRAL #2 If you missed the […]