(? - ) US screenwriter, playwright and author, whose work in the latter capacity has been as a collaborator with Orson Scott Card in various recent works, including a Technothriller, Invasive Procedures (2007), and a new prequel series in the Ender universe, the Ender: First Formic War sequence, beginning with Earth Unaware: The First Formic War: Volume One of the Formic Wars (2012), which is based on the Marvel Comics series, and continuing with the Ender: The Second Formic War sequence, beginning with The Swarm: Volume One of the Second Formic War (2017).
Johnston's stage adaptation of Card's story "Lifeloop" (October 1978 Analog) appears, together with the original story and two others with corresponding adaptations by other hands, in Card's Posing as People (coll/anth 2005): see Orson Scott Card Checklist for details. [JC/DRL]
Ender: First Formic War
Ender: Second Formic War
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