Green Lantern

Ask Chris #321: Legacy And Distinction In The Green Lanterns
Q: What should differentiate the Green Lanterns as Green Lanterns? — @jtlevy

A: How legacy works, and how different iterations of the same idea have to be made distinct and interesting on their own, is a fascinating topic in the context of the DC Universe. But when it comes to building in di…
Decade-By-Decade Superteam Fantasy Draft: Day Three
We're looking back at the long and weird history of superhero comics by picking our favorite heroes from each decade in our latest fantasy draft. Each team must include one character who debuted before 1950, one character that debuted in each decade from the '50s to the '90s, and one …
Rogues' Gallery: Green Lantern's Top Ten Villains
A hero is defined by their villains, and the world of superhero comic books is filled with some of the scariest and silliest bad guys around. Rogues’ Gallery aims to settle the score and determine who is the true arch-nemesis for some of your favorite superheroes, and we need your help to do …
DC's Universe Collides With Beloved Hanna-Barbera Characters
While DC Comics has had a great 2016 largely thanks to its DC Rebirth initiative, the success of its updated Hanna-Barbera titles such as Future Quest and The Flintstones has been one of the most surprising hits of the year. Next year, DC is doubling down on its classic cartoon characters by teaming…
Ask Chris #318: The Definitive Christmas Comic
Q: What is the definitive Christmas comic? — @Koltreg

A: "Definitive" is a pretty tricky requirement to meet. You have to find a comic that's not just definitively Christmas, with all that goes along with it, it has to be definitively comics, too --- and if you think it's…
Rogues' Gallery: Who Is The Best 'Green Lantern' Villain?
This week we're looking at the spacefaring foes of the Green Lanterns. From the weirdest of aliens to the most corrupted of humans, the Green Lantern Corps' enemies stretch throughout the universe and beyond. However, competition for that top spot is fierce, and it's only with your vo…
Creators Revealed For 'Planet Of The Apes/Green Lantern'
DC Comics' outreach to independent publishers for crossovers with licensed properties has already yielded some bizarre but entertaining comics, but next year's Planet of the Apes/Green Lantern might take the cake for the weirdest crossover you didn't know you wanted. DC, Boom and 20th…
Say My Name: The Pleasures Of The Spoken Superhero Logo
There are a lot of ways that a comic book can reinforce the iconography of the superhero. A snappy costume; signature powers; an artist that defined the look of the book for a generation. But part of the iconography of the superhero is a good logo, and part of establishing that iconography is that h…
'Arrow' Boss Says Green Lantern 'Could Never' Appear
It’s never entirely clear where DC draws the line at major heroes and villains in The CW series, given the use of characters like Superman and Flash, but not Batman. Green Lantern too has been given frequent Arrow reference, though producers now officially state they “could neverȁ…

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