Geoff Johns is a multi-award-winning writer and one of today's most prominent comic book creators. AQUAMAN: THE TRENCH, BLACKEST NIGHT, GREEN LANTERN: THE SINESTRO CORPS WAR, JUSTICE LEAGUE: ORIGIN, SUPERMAN: BRAINIAC, and BATMAN: EARTH ONE are among the New York Times best-selling graphic novels. He is also credited with making Green Lantern one of the most critically and economically successful comic book franchises. Johns was born in Detroit and attended Michigan State University to study media arts, screenplay, and film. He became an assistant to Richard Donner, the director of Superman: The Movie, after moving to Los Angeles.
Later, he and his mentor Donner collaborated on the film SUPERMAN: LAST SON, which included the return of General Zod. Johns has written for a variety of other shows, including Smallville, Arrow, and Adult Swim's Robot Chicken, for which he and his co-writers were nominated for an Emmy. He lives in Los Angeles, California, as the Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment.