This year is the 80th anniversary of Green Lantern and DC Comics brings together some of the biggest names that have been associated with the character.
The Super Spectacular # 1 80 pages of Green Lantern 80th Anniversary It will include several short Green Lantern stories written by DC Comics legends like Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis, Ron Marz, Darryl Banks, Robert Venditti, Rafa Sandoval, Charlotte (Fullerton) McDuffie, and ChrisCross. Which will show the most famous guardians of the universe like Hal Jordan, Kyle Rayner, Sinestro, Guy Gardner, Kilowog, Jessica Cruz, Simon Baz.
These four adventures are just a sample of what will come, since the Green Lantern comic also includes stories by Peter J. Tomasi and Fernando Pasarin, Denny O’Neil and Mike Grell, Sina Grace and Ramon Villalobos, Mariko Tamaki and Mirka Andolfo and Cullen Bunn and Doug Mahnke.
This is how the four main stories are described:
“Last Will” by Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis
The team that brought you Sinestro Corps War and Blackest Night gathers to present yet another story with the Emerald Warrior. Hal Jordan crashes into an unknown planet with just enough power in his ring to send three messages.
“Legacy” by Ron Marz and Darryl Banks
Kyle Rayner’s co-creators return to tell another adventure with Torchbearer. The Green Lantern travels to New York to collect some things from the old Warriors location they have stored, but discovers that not everything that Guy Gardner showed in his bar was totally safe.
“Four”, by Robert Venditti and Rafa Sandoval
The team that brought you Hal Jordan and Green Lantern Corps lights up again for one more story with the 4 Corpsmen. Hal Jordan, John Stewart and Kyle Rayner come together to remember and tell old war stories, but where’s Guy Gardner?
“Reverse The Polarity” by Charlotte (Fullerton) McDuffie and ChrisCross
In a story that should rock the heart of any Green Lantern and Justice League Unlimited fan, Charlotte (Fullerton) McDuffie and ChrisCross team up for an adventure with John Stewart and Hawkgirl. In this sweet tribute to the late Dwayne McDuffie. John and Kendra are trapped in the Watchtower by Dr. Polaris after she takes control of a mysterious item that increases her powers.