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"Although the word "hero" may conjure up immediate images of spandex and capes, the word itself speaks to a far greater being. A hero is someone willing to ensure the safety and care of others, regardless of their own fears or circumstance."
―Geoff Johns[src]

Geoffrey "Geoff" Johns (born January 25, 1973) is an American comic book writer, screenwriter, film and television producer. He served as Chief Creative Officer (CCO) of DC Entertainment from 2010 to 2018, and as President and COO from 2016 to 2018. Following his departure from DC, he opened the production studio Mad Ghost Productions.

He co-wrote the Man of Steel Prequel comic with Sterling Gates, Zack Snyder, and David S. Goyer.

He produced Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, Aquaman, Wonder Woman 1984, Shazam!, Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), Black Adam and Shazam! Fury of the Gods.

He wrote for the reshoots for Suicide Squad[1] and the screenplay for Wonder Woman.[2]

He also co-wrote Aquaman and Wonder Woman 1984.

Johns also wrote the Titans episode, Dude, Where's My Gar?.

He is credited for Additional Literary Credit for The Flash.[3]

Johns was also involved as co-writer for the cancelled Ben Affleck version of The Batman.

He gives the foreword in the art books Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: The Art of the Film, Suicide Squad: Behind the Scenes with the Worst Heroes Ever, and Justice League: The Art of the Film. Johns also was the co-host of the DC Films Presents: The Dawn of the Justice League television special with Kevin Smith.

He was interviewed in the documentaries Strong Characters, Legendary Roles, Task Force X: One Team, One Mission, Joker & Harley: "It" Couple of the Underworld, Wonder Woman: Crafting the Wonder, Wonder Woman: A Director's Vision, Justice League: Road to Justice and Going Deep Into the World of Aquaman.