Green Lantern: Secret Origin (New Edition) (NOOK Comics with Zoom View)

Green Lantern: Secret Origin (New Edition) (NOOK Comics with Zoom View)

by Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis

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Overview

The acclaimed writer Geoff Johns and artist Ivan Reis, explore the hidden past of the Green Lantern Corps, to sow the seeds of the greatest Green Lantern story ever told!

Before he became the greatest Green Lantern. Before he unwittingly brought about the downfall of the Green Lantern Corps. Before his rebirth as the universe's most powerful protector, Hal Jordan of Earth was just a washed-up test pilot with no way to fly ... until the dying alien Abin Sur granted him his power ring, the most powerful weapon in the universe-and his entry into a reality he could never have imagined.

This volume collects issues #29-35 of GREEN LANTERN.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401236410
Publisher: DC Comics
Publication date: 06/12/2012
Sold by: DC Comics
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 711,267
File size: 97 MB
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About the Author

GEOFF JOHNS, is an American writer and Chief Creative Officer for DC Comics. A Detroit native, brings a Hollywood sense of story-telling to comics. After working as an assistant to Richard Donner (director of Lethal Weapon, Superman and many other great films), Geoff has brought his considerable writing talent to comics. For DC he has written and re-imagined such titles as GREEN LANTERN, ACTION COMICS, JUSTICE LEAGUE, JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA, FLASH, AQUAMAN, TEEN TITANS amongst others and mini-series such as INFINITE CRISIS, BLACKEST NIGHT, FLASHPOINT and 52.

IVAN REIS is a Brazilian artist best known for his work on DC Comics' critically acclaimed GREEN LANTERN. Reis' distinctive style and dynamic action have paved the way for a wave of Brazilian artists to hit American comic books. His other work at DC Comics includes 2009's mega-event BLACKEST NIGHT, as well as AQUAMAN, TEEN TITANS, SUPERMAN, BRIGHTEST DAY and INFINITE CRISIS. He has also worked for Dark Horse (Ghost) and Marvel Comics (Avengers, Captain Marvel and Iron Man).

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Green Lantern 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
Sean_From_OHIO More than 1 year ago
Geoff Johns follows up the Sinestro Corps War with an amazing look at the beginning of Hal Jordan's career as Green Lantern and the end of the life of Hal's predecessor, Abin Sur. Seeing the beginnings of villains such as Sinestro, Hector Hammond, and Black Hand was great and conecting it all in some way to the Blackest Night is exciting. I look forward to each and every new trade. Great stuff!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great for any green lantern fan. Not exactly in chronological order but still a good start.
timothyl33 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A fun retelling/reimagining/retconning of the Hal Jordan Green Lantern story. While fun to read as a standalone for people new to the franchise, for people familiar with its long history might get the sense that this is more of an attempt to paper over the cracks and 'foreshadow' events in the 'future' as a means to justify certain retconned events. But overall, as a standalone graphic novel, it certainly is drawn and written well.
JonathanGorman on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I've never read much of the traditional DC material, but this certainly wants me to read more. A good story with great character development and building an interesting foundation for the future. Guess I might be trying to track down more...
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Great story, I highly recommend.