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About Geoff Johns
Geoff Johns originally hails from Detroit, Michigan. He attended Michigan State University, where he earned a degree in Media Arts and Film. He began his comics career creating and writing Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E. for DC Comics.
His first comic assignment led to a critically acclaimed run on the The Flash and JSA for DC Comics. Since then, he has quickly become one of the most popular and imaginative writers in comic books today, working on titles including a highly successful re-imagining of Green Lantern, The Flash: Rebirth, Superman: Secret Origin, Action Comics, Adventure Comics, Teen Titans, Justice Society of America, Infinite Crisis and the experimental breakout hit series 52 for DC with Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka and Mark Waid. Geoff 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. Geoff penned the acclaimed "Legion" episode of SMALLVILLE. He also served as a writer for the fourth season of ROBOT CHICKEN. Geoff is currently working on film projects with Warner Brothers to be announced soon.
Geoff recently became a New York Times Bestselling author with the graphic novel Superman: Brainiac with art by Gary Frank among many others.
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reexamines the myth of who, or what, is the Joker and what is at the heart of his ongoing battle with Batman? New York Times bestselling writer Geoff Johns and artist Jason Fabok, the team that waged the “Darkseid War” in the pages of Justice League, reunite to tell the ultimate story of Batman and The Joker!
In this highly anticipated epic, learn why there are three Jokers, and what that means for the decades-long battle between the Dark Knight and the Clown Prince of Crime. In this powerful, emotional story, Batman, Batgirl, and Red Hood-all past victims of The Joker-work together to solve a mystery unlike anything they’ve ever faced before!
A gang of thieves thrusts Gotham City into a state of fear when they are mysteriously well-armed with military-grade weapons: flamethrowers, grenade launchers, and even tanks.
And this gang claims it is funded by none other than former district attorney Harvey Dent.
Balancing his two lives, Bruce Wayne must find the truth by tapping his growing network of agents, including Alfred Pennyworth, Jim Gordon, Waylon “Killer Croc” Jones, and the savvy new Catwoman.
Bruce is distracted by the seemingly impossible return of another figure believed dead: his grandfather Adrian Arkham. He must also comfort his longtime friend, Gotham City mayor Jessica Dent, who is scarred both physically and mentally from her experience with the Riddler, which resulted in the gruesome death of her brother.
But is Harvey back, plotting revenge on a city he proclaims to be guilty?
When Batman discovers the truth behind these many mysteries, his entire world unravels...
Seven years after the events of Watchmen, Adrian Veidt has been exposed as the murderer of millions. Now a fugitive, he has come up with a new plan to redeem himself in the eyes of the world. The first step? Finding Dr. Manhattan. Alongside a new Rorschach and the deadly new duo Mime and Marionette, he follows Manhattan’s trail into the DC Universe-which is on the brink of collapse as international tensions push the “Doomsday Clock” ever closer to midnight. Is this all Dr. Manhattan’s doing? Collects Doomsday Clock #1-12.
Set in the years after a nuclear war ravaged the planet, desperate outlaws battle for survival in a world of radioactive chaos. Out past the poisoned wasteland lives a man even the Nightcrawlers and Organ People fear. Some call him Joe Glow, others call him the Meltdown Man. But his name…is Geiger.
Collects GEIGER #1-6
Select praise for GEIGER:
"A clever twist on post-apocalyptic nuclear wasteland warring tribes." —Comicon.com
"Describing the book in five words or less, Frank and Johns stated, ‘Walking X-ray kicks ass!' and ‘Radioactive family man;' after reading the first issue, I can confirm that both descriptions are more than correct." —Comic Crusaders
"Character to plot to setting, everything in GEIGER clicks into place, making for a superb story that just radiates excellence." —Multiversity Comics
"The story and art are both fantastic." —Forces of Geek
Batman is not a hero.
He is just a man.
Fallible, vulnerable and angry.
In a Gotham City where friend and foe are indistinguishable, Bruce Wayne's path toward becoming the Dark Knight is riddled with more obstacles than ever before. Focused on punishing his parents' true killers, and the corrupt police that allowed the criminals to go free, Bruce Wayne's thirst for vengeance fuels his mad crusade and no one, not even Alfred, can stop him.
In the tradition of the #1 NEW YORK TIMES best-selling SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE, writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank re-imagine a new mythology for the Dark Knight, where the familiar is no longer the expected in this long-awaited original graphic novel from DC Comics.
It's a place where America's last hope is Cyborg, who intends to gather the forces of the Outsider, the Secret 7, Shazam, Citizen Cold and other new and familiar—yet altered--faces! It's a world that could be running out of time, if the Flash can't find the villain who altered the timeline! Collects FLASHPOINT #1-5.
Who is Batman?
Change is coming to Gotham City. Between the death of Mayor Oswald Copplepot and the emergence of "the Batman," a new dawn has begun to shed its light onto the notoriously dark and corrupt city. But even as new Mayor Jessica Dent and her twin brother District Attorney Harvey Dent join in the Dark Knight and Detective Jim Gordon's crusade against Gotham's criminal element, a new threat rises-one that enjoys playing a simple game of riddles.
Answer wrong: you die. Answer correctly, and...
The second installment in the #1 New York Times best-selling series BATMAN: EARTH ONE reteams writer Geoff Johns with artist Gary Frank and introduces readers to a bevy of Batman's most infamous foes-but with unexpected twists and turns that build an all-new, incredible mythology for one of the fictional world's most popular characters.
“Some of the biggest and best storylines in the DC Universe.” -Nerdist
Justice League: The Darkseid War (DC Essential Edition) collects the entire “Darkseid War” storyline in this new Essential Edition, featuring brand-new cover art! For new readers and longtime fans, this is a definitive entry point to the DC Universe’s vast library.
Years ago the Justice League first formed to stop Darkseid and his parademon army from invading Earth. Now Darkseid will once again make the planet a war zone, as Earth becomes the front line in his battle with the Anti-Monitor, a universe-devouring creature who can reduce whole planets to rubble. To stop their planet from becoming collateral damage in this war of gods, the Justice League must uncover the secrets of the New Gods and learn the hidden truth behind the Anti-Monitor’s identity and his history with Darkseid.
From writer Geoff Johns (Doomsday Clock) and acclaimed illustrators Jason Fabok (Detective Comics) and Francis Manapul (The Flash) comes the epic event that changed the Justice League forever. Collects Justice League #40-50, Justice League: The Darkseid War Special and DC Sneak Peek: Justice League.
The DC Essential Edition series highlights the best standalone stories the medium has to offer, featuring comics’ greatest characters. These trade paperback editions focus on the easiest entry points DC has in its vast library, with seminal, groundbreaking tales that transcend the printed page. Start with the Essentials.
Everything Barry Allen knows has changed in a flash. He’s the fastest man in the world, but this is not his world. The course of history has been changed, and a new reality has replaced his own. Villains have become conquerors. Heroes have become villains—or nothing at all. Humanity is on the brink of all-out destruction. And the Flash, powerless and friendless, has been brought to a standstill.
To undo what’s been done to reality, Barry will need to recruit the warped versions of the heroes he knew to help him. But whether they succeed or fail, the world will never be the same!
Collects FLASHPOINT #1-5.