This is an international episode of CoC as award-winning England-based writer Antony Johnston joins Patrick and this week’s special guest co-host, artist Christopher Mitten, to talk all about how they got into comics as fans and how they wound up working together. They’ll both be at Challengers on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
Also, music from Antony’s SILENCAEON project.
Antony Johnston is an award-winning, New York Times bestselling author. His graphic novel THE COLDEST CITY is being adapted into a film starring Charlize Theron. His epic series WASTELAND is one of only a handful of such longform comic stories in the medium. His first video game, DEAD SPACE, redefined the survival horror genre.
Antony has written more than thirty graphic novels and comic series, including THE FUSE, UMBRAL, DAREDEVIL, JULIUS, CODENAME BABOUSHKA, THE LONG HAUL, WOLVERINE PRODIGAL SON, the ALEX RIDER graphic novels, the DEAD SPACE transmedia comics, and the adaptation of Alan Moore's 'lost screenplay' FASHION BEAST.
His video games include SHADOW OF MORDOR, THE ASSEMBLY, DEAD SPACE EXTRACTION, ZOMBIU, CSR RACING, and more.
Antony also hosts the podcast UNJUSTLY MALIGNED on the Incomparable network, and records music under the alias SILENCAEON.
Originally from the cow-dappled expanse of southern Wisconsin, Christopher MItten now spends his time roaming the misty wilds of suburban Chicago, drawing little people in little boxes.
Among others, he has contributed work for Dark Horse, DC Comics, Oni Press, Vertigo, Image Comics, 44FLOOD, IDW, Black Mask, and Simon & Schuster.