About Sterling Gates
Sterling Gates has written stories featuring some of the biggest superheroes in the world, including Superman, Supergirl, Spider-Man, Batman, Green Lantern, the Justice League, 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 is also known for co-creating the popular DC Comics character, Caitlin Snow, with artist Derlis Santacruz.
Gates has written for various other media, including the CW's hit shows, SUPERGIRL and THE FLASH, Marvel Animation Studios' SPIDER-MAN, and Spin Master's SUPER DINOSAUR. He co-wrote THE FLASH episode "Enter Flashtime" with Todd Helbing, and that episode was selected by TV Guide as one of the "Best 25 Episodes of Television in 2018." Gates also served as co-writer and producer of the award-winning independent superhero film, THE POSTHUMAN PROJECT.
A proud Eagle Scout, Gates currently resides in Los Angeles, California.