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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]http://vimeo.com/54790363[/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[...]