It’s Not Easy Being A Green Lantern Reader

Before the DC Relaunch… all the Green Lantern issues are getting a little reshuffle, creatively. Here’s a look at some the way they were… and the way they are now.

Then:

Green Lantern: Emerald Warriors #12

Written by PETER J. TOMASI; Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and CAM SMITH; Cover by FELIPE MASSAFERA; 1:10 Variant cover by RAGS MORALES

With the events of “War of the Green Lanterns” still heavy in his thoughts, Guy Gardner must serve a Corps that is no longer the same. And you know how Guy deals with great change: poorly.

Now:

Art by Chris Batista and John Dell, plus a standard cover by Dan Panosian and a 1:10 variant by Alex Garner. This issue is scheduled to arrive in stores on July 27. In this issue, as a consequence of the “War of the Green Lanterns,” an ancient threat to the Green Lantern Corps is unleashed. Guy Gardner handpicks a team of specialists to face the threat, but not all of them will return home …

Then:

Green Lantern: Emerald Warriors #13

Written by PETER J. TOMASI; Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and CAM SMITH; Cover by FELIPE MASSAFERA; 1:10 Variant cover by PETE WOODS

A murder on a WayneTech satellite means Guy Gardner must team up with his worst frenemy, Batman! Can they solve the mystery before they kill each other?

Now:

Art by Ron Frenz and John Dell, with a cover by Dan Panosian. The plot for this issue remains the same. This issue is scheduled to arrive in stores on August 24.
Then:

Green Lantern Corps #62

Written by PETER J. TOMASI; Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT; 1:10 Variant cover by RAGS MORALES

Still reeling from the endgame of “War of the Green Lanterns,” the Corps must pull itself together in order to resume policing the universe. But the Green Lanterns find that doing so is more difficult than they ever imagined.

Now:

Written by Tony Bedard with art and cover by Daniel HDR and Keith Champagne. Francis Manapul provides a 1:10 variant cover. This issue is scheduled to arrive in stores on July 27. In this previously untold tale, set before the “Blackest Night,” Kyle Rayner lied to his girlfriend, fellow Green Lantern Soranik Natu, the daughter of Sinestro. In this issue, she finds out the truth!

Then:

Green Lantern Corps #63

Written by TONY BEDARD; Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT; 1:10 Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL

With tensions high from the fallout of “War of the Green Lanterns,” Kyle Rayner, Soranik Natu and Tomar-Tu confront a crisis in Sector 2813. What they find there will shatter this series’ status quo forever!

Now:

Four tales written by Scott Kolins, who provides art, along with Joe Prado, Daniel HDR and Freddie E. Williams II. Tyler Kirkham and Batt provide a 1:10 variant cover. This issue is scheduled to arrive in stores on August 17. In this issue, with tensions high from the fallout of “War of the Green Lanterns,” several GLs question the Guardians’ recent choices and whether they wish to remain in the Corps. Can Kyle Rayner keep the Corps together? And, what’s worse, does he even want to?

Then:

War of the Green Lanterns: Aftermath #1

Written by TONY BEDARD; Art by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA; Cover by DAVE JOHNSON; 1:10 Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE

The shocking consequences of the blockbuster “War of the Green Lantern” event have shattered the lives of Hal Jordan, Guy Gardner, John Stewart and Kyle Rayner in ways no one will see coming.

Now:

Art by Miguel Sepulveda, as well as Tyler Kirkham and Batt. This issue is scheduled to arrive in stores on July 20.

Then:

War of the Green Lanterns: Aftermath #2

Written by TONY BEDARD; Art by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA; Cover by TOM FLEMING; 1:10 Variant cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA

The blockbuster “War of the Green Lanterns” event has rocked the entire Green Lantern Corps to its core. Who is the new Green Lantern of Sector 2814? The answer will fuel the next year’s worth of GL tales!

Now:

Art by Ransom Getty and Andy Smith and a 1:10 variant cover by Dave Johnson. This issue is scheduled to arrive in stores on August 10.

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