New Green Lantern On The Block!

Remember the mysterious Green Lantern from the free comic book day issue of Justice League? no? See above! Now DC Comics has released the solicits for September and we get a good look at the New Green Lantern, seemingly black Superhero….and Muslim? An Arabic connection may exist since his tattoo reads “courage” in arabic. Who is he? Stay tuned as we unlock the secrets of this new Black Superhero!

GREEN LANTERN #0

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Art and cover by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY

1:25 B&W Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE

On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $3.99 US

PROLOGUE TO THE THIRD ARMY!

The introduction and origin of a surprising new Green Lantern!

Where are Hal Jordan and Sinestro?

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

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Caribbean born college teacher with a degree in Philosophy, founder/CEO of World of Black Heroes, freelance writer and all around comic book geek. I enjoy a good book, video games, movies and most of all fatherhood. Written credits include work for Wikipedia, Comicvine, Independent comics, IGN, Gamespot, and Islandstage.net. View all posts by Ryn Fraser

7 responses to “New Green Lantern On The Block!

  • Cleve Lamison

    what the hell is with the gun?????

  • Maurice Danger Cobbs

    So… He has the most powerful weapon in the universe, a ring that can literally create anything he can think of, and… he uses a gun, too? Ummmm…

  • TIB

    Exactly! The gun is gonna need to be explained. Otherwise I’m interested in this guy and what will he bring to the table. I cant decide which cover is worse this one or the latest Ultimate Spiderman where he’s in handcuffs. SMH…

  • terminatorofbeans

    I don’t care if he’s black, I want static and terrific back and we don’t need any more green lanterans maybe we should have blue lanteran on earth don’t care what races he/she is.

  • Jones

    He’s Arabic from the middle east. He was created in response to an outcry that Geoff Johns received when an Arabic character was killed within eight pages of Aquaman #7. Since Johns writes GL as well, he figured “why not create an Arabic GL to quiet that man”.

  • TIB

    If thats the true reason he came about, its gonna be hard for me to give the character a chance. I’m with yall though, I want terrific and static back but with writers and artists who care. It seems like they were destined to be cut. Im still buying Batwing wonder how long he got left.

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