The announcement of my drawing STUMPTOWN has prompted many folks to ask about the future of THE FUSE and I just want to be clear that I’m still hard at work on THE FUSE and have no intentions on leaving!
We planned schedules for both these books around each other from the outset last year, and I’ve been working on both for many months already. It is definitely a challenge and requires a bit of extra patience/assistance from my partners in crime (which I appreciate very much :) but so far it’s worked out well and everything is on track.
Thanks for the interest, and I hope that if you enjoy one that you’ll check out the other. I’ve been having an absolute blast working on both projects and am very grateful to both my collaborators and the fans for the support.
Justin is co-creator of THE FUSE; he’s not going anywhere :)
…Or Why the “Spotify Model” would be bad for comics.
Disclaimer: This is written from my somewhat limited understanding of business models and intellectual properties and should be taken as an opinion-piece… also it’s a bit hypocritical because I have been known to use Spotify (with…
Also worth reading, in full — click through for the whole thing.
(TL;DR — if a “Spotify model” becomes dominant in comics, it will basically kill the industry. Absolute truth.)
Our intern Eamonn Bell was lucky enough to sit down with Ruth Redmond, the colourist of the brand new Storm series from Marvel and one of the breakout stars of the Irish comics’ scene over the last two years, at Arcade Con this year. In the interview they talk about growing up on European comics, meeting Jordie Bellaire and Declan Shalvey for the first time, building a portfolio as a colorist, the new Storm ongoing series and more!