Ember Johnstone

Comic Creator | Illustrator based in Calgary, Canada

An illustrator and comic creator living in Calgary. I’ve a love of telling stories and finding beauty in the weird.

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Email emberjbc@gmail.com

With a passion for telling stories through images, I draw my inspiration from every day life mixed with the quirky and fantastical and a dash of mythos.
I live in Calgary with my two cats, drinking tea and making stories about ghosts, unicorn girls, and pirates.


Sequential Art
Figure Drawing
Traditional Inks
Character Design
Colour Theory


Digital Art



Sole Creator – Ghost Punchers


I am the sole creator of the ongoing comic series, Ghost Punchers. The prologue and a short story have been published thus far and Chapter 1 is in progress.

Panel One


Calgary, AB · August 2019 – September 2019

I contributed a short comic in Panel One’s first anthology, Rebirth. The title of the comic was From Ashes. It was a three page story about self-discovery after toxic relationships.

Gartoon Graphics

Artist – Purgatory Chapter 1

Calgary, AB ·

I was the artist for the first chapter of the comic Purgatory, written and created by Gary Johnstone and published through Gartoon Graphics.

Higher Universe Comics

Artist – Alley Cats

Calgary, AB ·

I was the artist for the short story collection, Alley Cats, written and created by Brandon Rhiness and published through Higher Universe Comics.