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PAST BALTIMORE COMIC-CON GUEST
Saturday Only
Geoff Johns
Writer
Geiger, Green Lantern, Justice Society of America

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
12:00 – 12:45 – Panel (Ballroom 3-4)
1:00 – 5:00 – Signing (room #347-348)

Geoff Johns is an award-winning and New York Times bestselling writer, and film and television producer and showrunner, known for re-imagining superheroes and other iconic mythologies, past and present. Johns is best known for his work on properties such as Green Lantern, Aquaman, The Flash, Shazam!, Superman, and Justice Society of America. Since the beginning of his creative career, Johns’ hallmark has been writing heroic and inclusive characters, including teenage hero Courtney Whitmore a.k.a. Stargirl, inspired by his real-life late sister; the Shazam Family, which he re-imagined into a diverse modern family of today; and the first Arab-American Green Lantern, Simon Baz, as well as the explosive, multi-colored Lantern mythology that defined his decade-long bestselling Green Lantern run, among many, many others.

Johns’ best known work in television is the critically-acclaimed Stargirl series, which he created and ran. Some of his film credits include Wonder Woman (executive producer), Wonder Woman 1984 (also co-writer), Aquaman (also story), and Shazam! (executive producer), which was based on his graphic novel.

Born in Detroit to a Lebanese father, Johns was honored with his own permanent section at the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. Most recently, he launched the hit creator-owned series Geiger for Image Comics and his company, Mad Ghost, centering around a mysterious radioactive family man named Tariq Geiger and opening the door to an entire new universe of characters and worlds.

Geoff Johns panels and programming:

Geoff Johns Spotlight
Saturday September 9, 2023 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm | Room: Ballroom 3-4

Since the beginning of his creative career, Geoff Johns’ hallmark has been writing heroic and inclusive characters, including teenage hero Courtney Whitmore – a.k.a. Stargirl – inspired by his real-life late sister, the Shazam Family, which he re-imagined into a diverse modern family of today, and the first Arab-American Green Lantern, Simon Baz. He has worked on numerous other titles including The Flash, Aquaman, and Justice Society of America.

In addition, he has worked in television – the critically-acclaimed Stargirl TV series, which he created and ran, as well as various films including Wonder Woman (as executive producer), Wonder Woman 1984 (also co-writer), Aquaman (also story), and Shazam! (executive producer), which was based on his graphic novel.

Come hear about all the titles to which he has contributed, including his recently launched creator-owned series Geiger for Image Comics centering around a mysterious radioactive family man named Tariq Geiger, and his own company, Mad Ghost.

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