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Justin Jordan (born 1978) is an American comics writer. He is known for co-creating (with artist Tradd Moore) The Strange Talent of Luther Strode and its two sequels (published by Image Comics),[1] and for writing 22 issues of Green Lantern: New Guardians (DC Comics).[2]

Justin Jordan
Justin Jordan (left) with Tradd Moore at Stumptown Comics Fest 2013
Justin Jordan (left) with Tradd Moore at Stumptown Comics Fest 2013
Born (1978-02-20) February 20, 1978 (age 41)
Kearney, Pennsylvania
OccupationComics writer
GenreSuperhero, horror, science fiction
Notable worksThe Strange Talent of Luther Strode
Green Lantern: New Guardians

His other work includes writing 6- to 9-issue "New 52" runs on Superboy, Deathstroke, and Team 7 (DC);[3] relaunching and writing 10 issues of Shadowman (Valiant Comics);[4] and co-creating series such as Deep State (Boom! Studios),[5] Spread (Image), Dead Body Road (Image), Dark Gods (Avatar Press), and Savage Things (Vertigo).[6]

In 2012, he was nominated for the Harvey Award for Most Promising New Talent.[7] He is one of the writers[8] of the Eisner-nominated In the Dark: A Horror Anthology (IDW).[9]

Jordan, Dan DiDio, and Kenneth Rocafort launched the Sideways series in 2018 as part of DC's "Dark Matter" line.[10][11]


  1. ^ "Justin Jordan Says Beneath the Blood and Violence, "Luther Strode" is a "Love Story"".
  2. ^ "Justin Jordan Leaving 'Green Lantern: New Guardians".
  3. ^ "Justin Jordan - DC Comics".
  4. ^ "Justin Joran Exits Shadowman with Issue 10". Archived from the original on 2 July 2015. Retrieved 29 April 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. ^ "Interview: Justin Jordan on Fractal Structures, Deep State, and Much More".
  6. ^ "The Dark Gods Breathe Chaos".
  7. ^ "2012 Harvey Awards Nominees Announced".
  8. ^ "Review: In the Dark: A Horror Anthology".
  9. ^ Janelle Asselin (April 22, 2015). "2015 Eisner Award Nominations Announced". Archived from the original on November 7, 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  10. ^ Ching, Albert (April 20, 2017). "Full Details of DC's New Dark Matter Line". Comic Book Resources. Archived from the original on June 14, 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  11. ^ Holub, Christian (April 20, 2017). "DC Comics superstars unite for new Dark Matter line". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on July 1, 2017. A teleporting teenager changed by the events of that book [Dark Nights: Metal] will go on to star in Sideways, which debuts in September. That book will be co-written by DC Publisher Dan DiDio and Justin Jordan and illustrated by Kenneth Rocafort. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)