Known best for his work on DC Comics' popular Batman series, this writer also contributed to the Nightwing, Deathstroke, and Masters of the Universe comics. Also a filmmaker, he wrote and directed a movie titled The League.
After studying creative writing and film at, respectively, the University of Iowa and Chapman University, he worked briefly for Marvel Comics.
In early 2014, he and Alec Siegel began co-writing an Image Comics series called C.O.W.L.
He grew up in Lockport and Homer Glen, Illinois, and later settled in the Los Angeles, California area.
Early in his career as a screenwriter and comic book author, Higgins interned with Superman director Richard Donner.