Antony Johnston


Antony Johnston is a New York Times bestselling graphic novelist and author with more than forty published titles to his name.



Spy / Crime Thrillers

Publications & Performance History

He's best known for writing THE COLDEST CITY, which became the Charlize Theron movie ATOMIC BLONDE. His debut mainstream novel is THE EXPHORIA CODE, the first in a series of high-tech modern spy thrillers. Antony's graphic novel series include the ALEX RIDER adaptations; WASTELAND, one of only a handful of such epic longform achievements in comics; sci-fi crime series THE FUSE; THE COLDEST WINTER, DAREDEVIL, JULIUS, and more. He also writes video games, including DEAD SPACE, which was a worldwide hit and redefined a genre

Workshop & Reading Experience

Veteran public speaker at conferences and conventions; extensive experience in Q&As, discussion panels, interviews, etc.

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Area prepared to travel

Anywhere, though outside of the north-west requires additional compensation/expenses

North West Libraries

Librarians in the North West have pioneered partnership working to encourage new readers into libraries. Time To Read is a partnership of librarians engaged in reader development activity in public library authorities in the North West Region. 22 public library authorities in the region currently support Time To Read.

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