Comic - Green Lantern 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1


It's a big year for 80th Anniversaries at DC. With Catwoman and The Joker already celebrating theirs with one-shot comics, Green Lantern now gets in on the act...

"In brightest day, in blackest night,
No evil shall escape my sight.
Let those who worship evil's might,
Beware my power, Green Lantern's light.”


DC's Press Release says:

Since the first Green Lantern was introduced in All-American Comics #16 in May 1940 by artist Martin Nodell and writer Bill Finger, the Green Lanterns have been fan-favourite characters with millions of comic book fans. From that first ring-wielding Lantern to the latest, and every strong-willed Super Hero in-between, many have spoken the Green Lantern oath and pledged to defend their home sector from evils of every nature. Now, in 2020, this corps of extraterrestrial space police built up from all alien races and places are celebrating 80 years of keeping the DC universe safe!

To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the original Green Lantern, Alan Scott, DC will be publishing Green Lantern 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1 on May 20th, 2020. Join us to see tales of all of the universe’s most legendary Green Lanterns: Alan Scott, Hal Jordan, John Stewart, Guy Gardner, Kyle Rayner, Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz, plus appearances from other cosmic favourites!

In addition to a dynamic cover by Liam Sharp, pictured above, fans and collectors can also look forward to eight variant covers spotlighting Lanterns throughout the decades, drawn by some of comics’ premier artists:

1940’s variant cover by Nicola Scott



1950’s variant cover by Matt Taylor



1960’s variant cover by Doug Mahnke



1970’s variant cover by Neal Adams




1980’s variant cover by David Finch



1990’s variant cover by Philip Tan



2000’s variant cover by Ivan Reis and Oclair Albert


2010’s variant cover by Jim Lee and Scott Williams hasn't yet been unveiled but we'll update it here when it is.

The legendary lineup of creators contributing their talents to Green Lantern 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular include Geoff Johns, Darryl Banks, Charlotte Fullerton McDuffie, Sina Grace, Mike Grell, Jeff Lemire, Ron Marz, Denny O’Neil, Fernando Pasarin, Ivan Reis, Rafa Sandoval, Mariko Tamaki, Peter J. Tomasi, James Tynion IV, Robert Venditti, and more—all with the goal to keep the galaxy glowing bright!

Green Lantern 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1 is a prestige format comic book available at local comic retailers and digital retailers on May 20, 2020.


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