The Ringo Awards Committee is proud to announce the addition of comics industry veteran Geoff Johns to the 2020 Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards ceremony as the Keynote Address speaker!
Film and comics legend, Kevin Smith will open the show and introduce his friend, Geoff, as the keynote speaker.
After graduating Michigan State University, Geoff moved to Los Angeles and began assisting legendary Superman director Richard Donner. While filming on set in New York, Geoff started his comic book career with Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E. for DC Comics. A New York Times best-selling author, Geoff has written some of the most recognized and highly-acclaimed superhero stories of the modern era, the most recent being the critically-acclaimed Watchmen sequel entitled Doomsday Clock with longtime collaborator, illustrator Gary Frank.
Under his Mad Ghost Productions banner, Geoff currently serves as an Executive Producer and Showrunner on Warner Bros. Television series Stargirl, which he created for The CW, among other various film and television projects.
Geoff was proudly born in Detroit. He currently resides in Los Angeles.
“Geoff and Mike Wieringo were friends,” said Marc Nathan, Baltimore Comic-Con promoter. “Mike actually did the original Stargirl sketch for Geoff, which he has to this day. It is an honor to have him with us this year, and we’re really looking forward to his speech.”