As John Stewart returns to his cosmic function as Inexperienced Lantern, DC is introducing a terrifying new energy ring that’s not like something he’s encountered previously. Not too long ago, John retired from the GL Corps in an effort to look after his household, however a significant new risk is pulling him again to heroism on a multiversal scale.
In Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Montos, Adriano Lucas, and Dave Sharpe’s Inexperienced Lantern: Conflict Journal #1, an astronaut encounters a glowing Energy Ring, which incinerates her after providing a glimpse of a terrifying, corpse-like being. Whereas the ring’s vitality has purple-ish coloring, its image is completely different to these of the present Indigo Tribe or Star Sapphire Corps, suggesting a brand new guiding emotion and energy set. The being and ring bear a resemblance to new villain the Revenant Queen, seen within the back-up tales to current problems with DC’s predominant Inexperienced Lantern sequence. In that case, it seems this ring is ready to unfold a zombie-like plague, bringing everybody affected beneath the Revenant Queen’s management.
In Inexperienced Lantern lore, every Corps attracts its energy from a special a part of the Emotional Spectrum, indicated by a special shade of vitality: crimson for rage, inexperienced for will, blue for hope, and many others. A brand new addition is all the time welcomed by followers, from the far future’s Gold Lantern to the villainous Ultraviolet Lanterns. Nevertheless, the Revenant Queen appears much more potent that different Corps – the mysterious tales in Inexperienced Lantern recommend that she’s beforehand introduced whole realities beneath her management, and is simply now transferring to assault DC’s predominant timeline. The problem’s abstract – beneath – confirms that John will meet a Lantern from one other actuality and uncover his relevance to the broader multiverse, suggesting that this new ring is the primary incursion of a risk that operates on the extent of realities, not simply worlds.
For the reason that United Planets took over the Inexperienced Lantern Corps and quarantined Earth, varied human Lanterns have been reappraising their function. John has successfully grounded himself to supply end-of-life look after his mom. It can take one thing large to tug him again into his superhero life, however this lethal new ring and its godlike grasp match the invoice. The title of the comedian means that John isn’t embarking on an ordinary superhero battle, however on a full-fledged conflict which is able to take a look at even his staggering energy. After all, wars have casualties, and the Revenant Queen has seemingly already slain John’s buddy and ally Man Gardner in her earlier actuality.
Followers will study extra concerning the evil ring as John’s story unfolds, however its fiery debut makes it clear that Inexperienced Lantern is about to face a terrifying foe who breaks all the principles which have up to now outlined the Emotional Spectrum.
Inexperienced Lantern: Conflict Journal #1 is coming from DC Comics September 19.