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 acclaimed cyber-spy thriller novels The Exphoria Code and The Tempus Project, epic SF comic series Wasteland and The Fuse (both optioned for TV), and 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.

Video game writing includes Dead SpaceShadow of Mordor, ZombiUBlackwood Crossing, and The Assembly.

Manchester and Lancashire


The Exphoria Code

The Tempus Project

Graphic novels:

Atomic Blonde

The Coldest Winter

Alex Rider graphic novels

Alan Moore's Fashion Beast

The Fuse




Crossover Point (short, screenwriter & director)


Dead Space (game and comics)

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor

Blackwood Crossing

The Assembly



Full credits at

Books, Film, Television, Videogames