"Longtime readers will thrill at seeing one of the DC universe's best mythologies begin its return to its former glory."—Washington Post
"An epic blockbuster ."—CNN Best Comic Book of 2007
About the Author
Geoff Johns is an award-winning writer and one of the most popular contemporary comic book writers today. Johns is the author of The New York Times
bestselling graphic novels Aquaman: The Trench, Blackest Night, Green Lantern: Sinestro Corps War, Justice League: Origin, Superman: Brainiac
and Batman: Earth One
which hit #1 on the bestseller list. He is also known for transforming Green Lantern
into one of the most critically and commercially successful franchises in comics.
Johns was born in Detroit and studied media arts, screenwriting, and film at Michigan State University. After moving to Los Angeles, he became an assistant to Richard Donner, director of Superman: The Movie
. He and his mentor Donner later co-wrote Superman: Last Son
featuring the return of General Zod.
Johns has written for various other media, including episodes of Smallville, Arrow
and Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken
, for which he was nominated along with his co-writers for an Emmy. He is the Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment and resides in Los Angeles, California.