Grant Morrison is at it again! The renowned writer, who is known for deep and often complex (sometimes even multiversal) storylines, is shaking things up for his run on Green Lantern. Morrison depicts a new story where the Green Lantern Corps is erased and a new organization appears to take advantage of the power vacuum. As a result, Hal Jordan must navigate his way through this new status quo.
Green Lantern: Blackstars Erases Green Lantern Corps
The Green Lantern #12 will lead into Green Lantern: Blackstars, a three-issue miniseries. Subsequently, Blackstars will explore the universe spawned in the wake of a fateful decision by Hal Jordan. Jordan’s actions while investigating the Blackstars in the current The Green Lantern series will rewrite history. As a result, Hal is a member of the spacefaring Blackstars group that has consolidated power throughout the universe. The Green Lantern Corps does not exist anymore. Consequently, the new police force has taken advantage of the lack of opposition, enforcing their will in the name of peace.
The synopsis for the miniseries is as follows:
Who are the Blackstars? What are they? Answers will be revealed as the unstoppable Blackstars set their sights on the demons of Ysmault, Mongul…and a tiny, backwater planet called Earth in Green Lantern: Blackstars #1. Paving the way for more exciting Green Lantern adventures in 2020, a dangerous new chapter of the Green Lantern mythology starts on November 6th.
Grant Morrison teases that the story will set the groundwork for a Green Lantern-centric adventure releasing in 2020. The miniseries will feature three interconnecting covers for each issue. In addition, the first issue will receive a variant cover by Darick Robertson (Justice League, The Boys).
The Green Lantern will end in October with issue #12. After that, Green Lantern: Blackstars will hit comic stores and virtual shelves on Wednesday, November 6. What repercussions do you think will arise as a result of the miniseries? What other DC series are you excited to read? Leave your thoughts in the comments below!
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