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.
"[Throne of Atlantis] is showing many of the same qualities that make Sinestro Corps such a standout comic book event. It's dramatic, engaging, and expertly rendered."--IGN
"Romance. Superpowers. Atlantean invasions. Geoff Johns, paired with..Ivan Reis, sets up a nice starting point for the "Throne of Atlantis," balancing characterization and widescreen action with equal enthusiasm."--Newsarama