Quinn Johnson: Mormon Writer

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Quinn Johnson Mormon Writer
Johnson, right, with Elders of the RuneStone collaborator Robert Aktins

Quinn Johnson is a comic book writer, scriptwriter, and video personality.

He was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and raised in Idaho and Utah. His active imagination led him to draw monsters, superheroes,and ninjas, and create complex storylines for comic books, video games, and movies. In junior high he started expanding his storylines into lengthy stories.

After attending Brigham Young University for one year, and serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in sequential art from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

He has written comic books for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (sold-out issue #31), Kung Fu Panda, Megamind, Richie Rich (#3), and others. He was a designer at Disney Interactive where he wrote and cohosted over thirty YouTube videos and over eighty podcast episodes. He was also an editor at ThatGamingSite, where he wrote the popular Castlevania article series. He also worked as a comics writer at The Diversity Foundation, SoupGraphix, and Mirage Publishing.

He has been a panelist at the Salt Lake Comic Con, speaking on the subjects of writing for comics, writing for kids’ comics, and working on established properties.

He is co-creator with artist Robert Atkins of the comic book series Elders of the RuneStone