12 p.m. ET Saturday, Sept. 17
How to Create a Superhero: Youth Comic Workshop with Geoff Johns
In-person at the Russell J. Ebeid Library & Resource Center at AANM
Free with RSVP
This year, AANM celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Geoffrey Marieb Johns Graphic Novel Library Section! Meet writer/creator/producer Geoff Johns (Green Lantern, Aquaman, The Flash, Shazam!, Superman and Justice Society of America) in person as he hosts a special youth workshop “How to Create a Superhero!” (recommended age 10 & up; parents welcome). The workshop will be followed by a brief Q&A and comic book signing. AANM will also feature Geoff’s updated Graphic Novel Section with a new curated collection of Geoff’s work and a surprise prop from one of his television shows!
All AANM guests are required to remain masked and fill out a health screening form upon check-in in order to attend this event.
For questions, e-mail Kathryn Grabowski at [email protected].
Geoff Johns is an award-winning and New York Times bestselling writer, 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 aka 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 ArabAmerican 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.
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.
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