Hal Jordan is making his way into movie theaters today. We'll see aliens and Oa and space ships and Blake Lively, but I'm guessing we won't see some of the creative things that have been done with the Lantern Ring over the years in the comics. Take a look at what the Lantern Corps has dreamed up, just for fun.
Green Lantern is quite possibly the most fiendishly complicated of all the superheroes, surrounded by cosmic mythology, strange aliens, and convoluted backstory. But let us help you through the insanity with this beginner's guide to all things Green Lantern.
School's out in the comic book universes, and it's time for superheroes and supervillains to get back those final papers. Let's see who wowed their professors and who can expect to spend their summer studying remedial caped crusading.
This photo from the set of Green Lantern offers a first glimpse of what's likely Abin Sur's downed spaceship. Abin Sur was Hal Jordan's precursor in the Green Lantern corps; he gave his GL ring to Hal on his deathbed.
Superheroes can escape almost any trap... except for 50 years' worth of backstory that's dated, self-contradictory or gets in the way of a story. So what do you do? Reach for the retcon! Here are 15 examples of retcon fail.
Well, we may now know when Warners' Green Lantern adaptation is coming out, but that doesn't mean we have any idea about who's going to be playing the lead. But apparently we know who won't.
Remember that Green Lantern big-screen project? You know, the one that will no longer be a comedy starring Jack Black, as scripted by Robert Smigel (Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, TV Funhouse)? The one that was stuffed out then resurrected again, once the Justice League movie fell apart? The one that won’t star David…
The character may have been around in various incarnations for over sixty years, but it's taken the advent of the new Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Universe game to finally bring the Green Lantern rivalry to a head. Fans are freaking out over which GL shines brightest. Does Hal Jordan automatically take the title of greatest…
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Title: Green Lantern: Rebirth
Date: 2005 (reprinting material from 2004 - 2005)
Vitals: Bringing an epic scale and giant glowing…