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Antony Johnston confirmes his attendance at Thought Bubble in Harrogate this weekend But this is the last time he'll be doing such a thing… on his newsletter, he dropped the news. Yes, I'll have a table at this year's Thought Bubble, in the new venue of the Harrogate Convention Centre. THIS WILL PROBABLY BE THE LAST TIME[...]
Antony Johnston Teases The Return Of The Coldest City…
Can you feel the chill? The Coldest City is a graphic novel by Antony Johnston and Sam Hart, published in 2013 by Oni Press and intended to be the first in a series of books all set in Berlin during the Cold War. Well, Charlize Theron is attached to a movie adaptation of that book[...]
Antony Johnston Gives A Dose Of Writing Inspiration In Honor Of NaNoWriMo
I was pleasantly surprised to see that comic book writer extraordinaire Antony Johnston shared some wisdom with his followers today. He tweeted: Traditional annual re-link to JUST WRITE, my piece on why NaNoWriMo is a good thing: — Antony Johnston (@AntonyJohnston) November 2, 2015 Of course I read the post, and loved it[...]
NYCC '15: Image Comics: Where Creators Own Worlds
Creators Bryan Edward Hill (Postal), Antony Johnston (Codename: Baboushka), Marjorie Liu (Monstress), Declan Shalvey (Injection), and Jim Zub (Wayward) graced the stage to share their perspectives on the worlds in their own books. Some of the creators, like Jim Zub and Declan Shalvey, write books that take place in real locations They both emphasized how important it[...]
Antony Johnston's The Coldest City To Be Film With Charlize Theron
Focus Features is moving forward with a film adaptation of the Oni graphic novel The Coldest City by Antony Johnston and Sam Hart The film will star Charlize Theron and be directed by John Wick's David Leitch & Chad Stahelski from a script by Kurt Johnstad. The story is about a super spy (Theron) who, after an underground[...]
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[...]
The Bleed Episode 13: Reading Pluto Vol. 1 With The Fuse's Antony Johnston
The prolific Antony Johnston joined us to discuss his work on The Fuse, Wasteland, The Courtyard, and many more gems from his expansive portfolio. This week we're reading Sam's pick and our first manga entry in the book club, Pluto vol 1 by Naomi Urasawa, based on the Astro Boy works by Osamu Tezuka. [youtube][/youtube] You can download us if you're on the go[...]
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 will[...]
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 that rare[...]
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 own teaser image that's all ours It's swirly, and purple, and rather fantastic.  And here[...]
4 Things About The Fuse Issue #2 – From Europe To The Ristovych Effect
It's great work and now's the perfect time to pick it up. The Fuse issue 2 is published by Image, written by Antony Johnston, illustrated by Justin Greenwood, colored by Shari Chankhamma and lettered by Ed Brisson It's available now Alasdair Stuart is a freelance journalist who lists John Munch, Henry Rollins and Ford Prefect amongst[...]
5 Things About Umbral Issue # 4 – From Pirate Ships To Clever Rascal
I loved every panel, but here the 5 things I was especially fond of. 1.     'Space is proper fucked up.' I love a good bit of profanity and writer Antony Johnston deploys it like an absolute champ here It serves three purposes here too The first is to give the book a welcome dash of humor, the[...]
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 Writers Notes For Umbral #3 With Bleeding Cool
Although in this case, of course, what's behind the curtain has very large teeth and know exactly where you live… As ever these are reprinted from writer Antony Johnston's tumblr with his permission As ever we recommend reading the issue right before or just after reading this and, as ever, Umbral continues to be huge fun[...]
5 Things About Umbral Issue #3- From Wrong Reactions to Mistwalkers
In one panel, writer Antony Johnston and Mitten show that both the leads are keeping secrets, from us, and each other The hints about Dalone's nature, and Rascal's past, roll off one another in an even exchange of verbal jabs Neither fully trusts the other, neither is fully ready to admit that so they acknowledge[...]
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 every store that ordered 10 or more copies. If you move that threshold up to 20 copies,[...]
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 notes for issue[...]
Antony Johnston Shares His Own Writer's Notes for Umbral #1 With Bleeding Cool
I'm really fond of it, as you may have noticed. It's a great book and writer Antony Johnston has been producing writer's notes for each issue We're very happy to reproduce them here Do please check out his tumblr too as it's full of good stuff. Anyway, here are the notes for issue 1: WRITER'S NOTES: UMBRAL #1 Antony[...]
Five Thoughts About Umbral, A Dirty-Fingernailed Fantasy
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 who sees something horrific begin its invasion of her kingdom and her friends, the book is Invasion of the Bodysnatchers by way of fantasy, steampunk and[...]
Live From The Comic Shop: Wraith, Umbral, Rocket Girl Expand Their Genres
As welcome as this would probably be as a film treatment, this first issue alone strongly suggests that there are things that comics can simply do better, and should. Umbral is out this week from Image, a "dark fantasy" according to ads, and its "scribe" is Antony Johnston, "Illuminator" is Christopher Mitten, "Painter" is John Rauch,[...]
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 Kot (ZERO), and Kieron Gillen (THREE). To start, Richards asked the panelists how their ideas began[...]
Antony Johnston Talks About His Massive Ego
Antony Johnston reveals the internal fight between ego and humility in every creator… or at least he thinks he does I could do it so, so much better, obviously. [vimeo][/vimeo] Filmed at Thought Bubble Antony Johnston reveals the internal fight between ego and humility in every creator… or at least he thinks he does[...]