Fans will have to wait until 2012 to catch the first episode of Cartoon Network's 3D Green Lantern: The Animated Series, but the comic book crowd will have early access to Hal Jordan's emerald adventures beginning November 30 with the release of Green Lantern: The Animated Series #0 written by Art Baltazar and Franco (Tiny Titans), with art by Dario Brizuela (Super Friends, Batman the Brave and the Bold). DC Comics has provided CA with an exclusive first look at the cover to the issue, which you can spy after the jump.From DC's official solicitation info:

GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #0

Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO

Art by DARIO BRIZUELA

Series art cover

On sale NOVEMBER 30 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED E
The all-ages adventure begins in this issue that sets the stage for the upcoming monthly series! Green is the color of will power, and one of the most powerful lights in the universe. The Guardians have harnessed this power to create an intergalactic police force wielding green power rings. What happens when Hal Jordan and Kilowog find one of these rings abandoned in space? Has one of their comrades fallen, or is something even more sinister happening?

Check out the full cover to Green Lantern: The Animated Series #0 below: