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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HAWKMAN BY GEOFF JOHNS BOOK ONE
Geoff Johns’ epic run on Hawkman reinvents the winged warrior as Carter Hall and Kendra Saunders unravel the mysteries within the southern epicenter called St. Roch, travel to...
JUSTICE LEAGUE UNWRAPPED BY JIM LEE
Geoff Johns and Jim Lee’s JUSTICE LEAGUE gets the unwrapped treatment! In a world where inexperienced superheroes operate under a cloud of suspicion from the public, loner vigilante...
WONDER WOMAN: HER GREATEST BATTLES
This new collection brings together the biggest and most unforgettable battles in Wonder Woman’s history as a DC Comics superhero, as she battles Ares, Cheetah, Medusa and more!
GREEN LANTERNS VOL. 1: RAGE PLANET
In these stories from GREEN LANTERNS: REBIRTH #1 and GREEN LANTERN #1-6, new Green Lanterns Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz begin a new era of emerald excitement, tackling the...
SUPERGIRL VOL. 3: GHOSTS OF KRYPTON
A new story begins with a bizarre delivery to Kara’s apartment that quickly has her hopping dimensions and traveling through deep space! These tales from ACTION COMICS #850 and...
TEEN TITANS BY GEOFF JOHNS BOOK ONE
Superboy, Kid Flash, Robin, Wonder Girl, Cyborg and many more join together to fight iconic super-villains like Deathstroke and Ravager! With inner demons rising, can the team save...
DC Comics 101: Why is Flashpoint So Important?
The Flash returns to The CW for a third season tomorrow with a premiere episode entitled “Flashpoint.” Of course, as DC fans know, that title is a reference to the 2011...
JUSTICE LEAGUE VOL. 8: DARKSEID WAR PART 2
Darkseid is dead! And with the Lord of Apokolips slain by the Anti-Monitor, the Justice League has inherited the powers of gods! Batman, Superman, The Flash, Shazam and Green...