Sterling Gates has written stories featuring some of the biggest superheroes in the world, including Superman, Supergirl, Spider-Man, Batman, Green Lantern, and the Flash. He is the cowriter of the New York Times best-selling “Superman: New Krypton Saga” graphic novel series, including SUPERMAN: NEW KRYPTON, SUPERMAN: THE LAST STAND OF NEW KRYPTON, and SUPERMAN: WAR OF THE SUPERMEN.
Gates was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and studied filmmaking and art at the University of Oklahoma. He moved to Los Angeles in 2006, where he worked first as a writer’s room production assistant and later as personal assistant to comic book legend Geoff Johns.
Gates’ critically acclaimed run on SUPERGIRL with artist Jamal Igle redefined the character for a new generation and was named one of the “100 Greatest Superhero Comics of All Time” by The Hollywood Reporter in 2016. ADVENTURES OF SUPERGIRL Vol. 1 was selected by YALSA as one of 2017’s “Great Graphic Novels for Teens.” Gates and artist Matthew Clark contributed a Supergirl story to the Eisner and Ringo award-winning anthology, LOVE IS LOVE.
Gates has written for various other media, including the independent superhero film THE POSTHUMAN PROJECT, Marvel Animation Studios’ SPIDER-MAN, and The CW’s SUPERGIRL and THE FLASH.
A proud Eagle Scout, Gates currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
Sterling Gates is a joint guest with ECC Ediciones.