Biography

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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 40

Birthday 1973-01-25

Place of Birth Detroit, MI

Official Site http://www.geoffjohns.com/

Also Known As

  • Geoffrey Johns

Writing TV ShowsMovies

Green Lantern Corps Story
2020 Wonder Woman 1984 Screenplay
2018 Aquaman Story
2018 Titans (4 episodes)Writer
2017 Wonder Woman Writer
2015 Robot Chicken DC Comics Special III: Magical Friendship Writer
2015 Justice League: Throne of Atlantis Story
2014 The Flash (1 episode)Story (2 episodes)Writer (2 episodes)Teleplay
2014 Justice League: War Comic Book
2013 Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox Original Story
2013 Superman: Unbound Original Story
2012 Arrow (1 episode)Story (3 episodes)Teleplay (1 episode)Writer
2012 Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special Writer
2011 Green Lantern: Emerald Knights Screenplay
2010 Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III Writer
2009 Titan Maximum (8 episodes)Story
2006 Blade: The Series (1 episode)Writer
2005 Robot Chicken (20 episodes)Writer
2001 Smallville (3 episodes)Writer

Production

Stargirl (0 episodes)Executive Producer
Nightwing Executive Producer
Lobo Producer
Black Adam Executive Producer
Batgirl Producer
Green Lantern Corps Producer
Gotham City Sirens Producer
The Flash Producer
2020 Wonder Woman 1984 Executive Producer
2020 Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) Executive Producer
2019 Doom Patrol (15 episodes)Executive Producer
2018 Aquaman Executive Producer
2018 Titans (11 episodes)Executive Producer
2017 Justice League Producer
2017 Wonder Woman Executive Producer
2016 Suicide Squad Executive Producer
2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Executive Producer
2014 The Flash (114 episodes)Executive Producer
2013 Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox Executive Producer
2011 Green Lantern Producer
1998 Lethal Weapon 4 Co-Producer

Acting

2016 DC Films Presents Dawn of the Justice League as Himself - Co-Host
2013 Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics as Himself
2013 The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of The Dark Knight Trilogy as Himself
2010 Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics as Himself
2010 Grant Morrison: Talking with Gods as Himself
2005 Telling Stories: The Comic Book Creators as Himself

Creator

Stargirl Creator
2018 Titans Creator
2014 The Flash Creator

Crew

2008 Blade: House of Chthon Script

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