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.
Writer Grant Morrison is known for his innovative work on comics from the graphic novel ARKHAM ASYLUM to acclaimed runs on ANIMAL MAN and DOOM PATROL, as well as his subversive creatorowned titles such as THE INVISIBLES, SEAGUY and WE3. He has also written best-selling runs on JLA, SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY and New X-Men and recently helped to reinvent the DC Universe in ALLSTAR SUPERMAN, 52 and BATMAN. He is currently writing the Vertigo series JOE THE BARBARIAN, BATMAN AND ROBIN and THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE.
Following the events of INFINITE CRISIS, the Big Three of the DC Universe each took a year away from their superhero duties. It was a year without Superman, a year without Batman, a year without Wonder Woman, a year without the Justice League. But it wasn't a year without heroes. Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka and Mark Waid pen the weekly, yearlong series that redefined not only the DC Universe but what exactly it means to be a hero.