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Geoff Johns

Geoff Johns is one of the most prolific and popular contemporary comic book writers. He has written highly acclaimed stories starring Superman, Green Lantern, the Flash, Teen Titans, and Justice Society of America. He is the author of The New York Times best-selling graphic novels GREEN LANTERN: RAGE OF THE RED LANTERNS, GREEN LANTERN: SINESTRO CORPS WAR, JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA: THY KINGDOM COME, SUPERMAN: BRAINIAC and BLACKEST NIGHT. Johns was born in Detroit and studied media arts, screenwriting, film production and film theory at Michigan State University. After moving to Los Angeles, he worked as an intern and later an assistant for film director Richard Donner, whose credits include Superman: The Movie, Lethal Weapon 4 and Conspiracy Theory. Johns began his comics career writing STARS AND S.T.R.I.P.E. and creating Stargirl for DC Comics. He received the Wizard Fan Award for Breakout Talent of 2002 and Writer of the Year for 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 as well as the CBG Writer of the Year 2003 through 2005 and 2007 and 2008, and CBG Best Comic Book Series for JSA 2001 through 2005. After acclaimed runs on THE FLASH, TEEN TITANS and the best-selling INFINITE CRISIS miniseries, Johns co-wrote a run on ACTION COMICS with his mentor Donner. In 2006, he co-wrote 52: an ambitious weekly comic book series set in real time, with Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka and Mark Waid. Johns has also written for various other media, including the acclaimed "Legion" episode of SMALLVILLE and the fourth season of ROBOT CHICKEN. He is writing the story of the DC Universe Online massively multiplayer action game from Sony Online Entertainment LLC and has recently joined DC Entertainment as its Chief Creative Officer. Johns currently resides in Los Angeles, California.


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Born:
Jan 25, 1973 In Detroit, MI
Movie/TV Credits:
7
First Appeared:
In the movie Telling Stories: The Comic Book Creators 2005-07-31
Latest Project:
Movie Joker: Put on a Happy Face 2020-08-18
Known For
Poster of Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics
Poster of The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of The Dark Knight Trilogy
Poster of Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics
Poster of Grant Morrison:  Talking with Gods
Filmography
Movie Joker: Put on a Happy Face Self 2020-08-18
Movie DC Films Presents Dawn of the Justice League Himself - Co-Host 2016-01-19
Movie The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of The Dark Knight Trilogy Himself 2013-09-24
Movie Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics Himself 2013-10-23
Movie Grant Morrison: Talking with Gods Self 2010-10-26
Movie Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics Self 2010-11-09
Movie Telling Stories: The Comic Book Creators Himself 2005-07-31