Antony Johnston

Award-winning, New York Times bestselling author, screenwriter, videogame writer. Atomic Blonde, starring Charlize Theron, is based on his graphic novel. Screen work includes adaptations of graphic novels and YA novels (in production), and writing & directing short film Crossover Point, made entirely online during the 2020 lockdown.

Other work includes the Dog Sitter Detective cosy crime mysteries, which won the Barker Book Award for fiction; acclaimed spy thrillers The Exphoria Code and The Tempus Project (currently being developed for TV), epic SF comic series Wasteland and The Fuse (both optioned for TV), and video game writing including Dead SpaceResident Evil Village, Silent Hill Ascension, Shadow of Mordor, ZombiUBlackwood Crossing, and The Assembly.

30+ graphic novel and comic series for publishers including Marvel Comics, including Daredevil, Shang-ChiJulius, The Fuse, the Alex Rider graphic novels, Dead Space transmedia, and adaptation of Alan Moore's 'lost screenplay' Fashion Beast.

Non-fiction includes The Organised Writer, a productivity guide to help authors take control of their schedule and workload. Antony also interviews fellow writers about their own processes on his podcast Writing and Breathing.

Manchester and Lancashire


The Dog Sitter Detective

The Exphoria Code

The Tempus Project

The Patrios Network


The Organised Writer

Graphic novels:

Atomic Blonde

The Coldest Winter (Atomic Blonde prequel)

Alex Rider graphic novels

Alan Moore's Fashion Beast

The Fuse




Crossover Point (short, screenwriter & director)


Resident Evil Village

Silent Hill Ascension

Dead Space (game and comics)

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor

Blackwood Crossing

The Assembly



Full credits at

Books, Film, Television, Videogames