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.

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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

Gender Male

Known Credits 34

Birthday 1973-01-25

Place of Birth Detroit, MI

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

Also Known As

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

2020 Green Lantern CorpsWriter
2020 Green Lantern CorpsStory
2019 The BatmanScreenplay
2019 Shazam!Writer
2018 AquamanStory
2017 Wonder WomanWriter
2015 Robot Chicken DC Comics Special III: Magical FriendshipWriter
2015 Justice League: Throne of AtlantisStory
2014 The Flash(1 episode)Story
2014 The Flash(2 episodes)Writer
2014 The Flash(2 episodes)Teleplay
2014 Justice League: WarComic Book
2013 Justice League: The Flashpoint ParadoxOriginal Story
2013 Superman: UnboundOriginal Story
2012 Arrow(3 episodes)Teleplay
2012 Arrow(1 episode)Story
2012 Arrow(1 episode)Writer
2012 Robot Chicken: DC Comics SpecialWriter
2011 Green Lantern: Emerald KnightsScreenplay
2010 Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode IIIWriter
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

2020 Untitled Man of Steel SequelProducer
2020 Green Lantern CorpsProducer
2019 Gotham City SirensProducer
2019 The BatmanProducer
2018 AquamanExecutive Producer
2018 The FlashProducer
2017 Justice LeagueExecutive Producer
2017 Wonder WomanExecutive Producer
2016 Suicide SquadExecutive Producer
2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of JusticeExecutive Producer
2014 The Flash(46 episodes)Executive Producer
2013 Justice League: The Flashpoint ParadoxExecutive Producer
2011 Green LanternProducer
1998 Lethal Weapon 4Co-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

Crew

2008 Blade - House of ChthonScript

Creator

2014 The FlashCreator

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