Green Lantern May 2013 Solicitations

DC Comics released their May 2013 solicitations today accompanied by the news that Geoff Johns would be stepping down as writer on Green Lantern.  The solicitations contain his last issue on the title he has sheparded since its relaunch in 2005 – a 64 page issue with a stunning gatefold cover by Doug Mahnke, who will also be leaving the series with Johns.  Not only that, but Peter Tomasi and Fernando Pasarin are leaving Green Lantern Corps, Tony Bedard is off of New Guardians, and Peter Milligan is off of Red Lanterns!

GREEN LANTERN #20
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY
Wraparound cover by DOUG MAHNKE
1:25 B&W Variant wraparound cover by DOUG MAHNKE
On sale MAY 1 • 64 pg, FC, $7.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $8.99 US
It’s the final battle against the First Lantern and the Guardians in this, the extra-sized finale of Geoff Johns’ historic run on the title! Plus, don’t miss a special retrospective on Geoff’s run on GL!
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #20
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and SCOTT HANNA
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
1:25 B&W Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale MAY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
“WRATH OF THE FIRST LANTERN” epilogue! In the aftermath of their battle against the First Lantern and the Guardians, it’s up to Guy Gardner, John Stewart and the other survivors to try to put the Corps back together, or decide if there should even BE a Corps anymore. Join Peter Tomasi and Fernando Pasarin for the epic conclusion of their run!
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.


JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #4
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Backup story written by MATT KINDT
Art and cover by DAVID FINCH
Backup story art by SCOTT CLARK
Variant cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
1:100 B&W Variant cover by DAVID FINCH
On sale MAY 8 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
The League uncovers the leader of The Secret Society of Super-Villains—but can such a diverse group of heroes defeat the collective might of the Society? And in the backup story, Manhunter goes behind the scenes to learn more about the Secret Society!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

THRESHOLD #5
Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Art by TOM RANEY
Backup story art by SCOTT KOLINS
Cover by HOWARD PORTER
On sale MAY 8 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Beware the Hunted’s power as Jediah regains something very important to the team’s survival! And in the backup story, Larfleeze is still greedily pursuing his stuff through the depths of space!

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #20
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by ANDRES GUINALDO
Cover by AARON KUDER
1:25 B&W Variant cover by AARON KUDER
On sale MAY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
“WRATH OF THE FIRST LANTERN” epilogue! As a White Lantern, Kyle played a crucial role in the battle against the First Lantern and the Guardians. But a loss they suffered in the battle has left Kyle devastated, throwing off the control he had over the entire emotional spectrum. Has his time as a White Lantern ended before it’s truly begun? Find out in the conclusion of Tony Bedard’s run!
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers.

GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #13 
Written by IVAN COHEN 
Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA 
On sale MAY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E 
The Interceptor crew visits an old friend for the intergalactic Aftel Cup Race! Hal puts his friend’s car through its paces as a mysterious competitor helps him out—and why is Lobo determined to stop him?

RED LANTERNS #20
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by WILL CONRAD
Cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
1:25 B&W Variant cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
On sale MAY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
“WRATH OF THE FIRST LANTERN” epilogue! Following the battle against the First Lantern and the Guardians, for the first time in centuries Atrocitus feels peace. What could possibly calm his legendary rage? And more importantly, what does that mean for the Red Lanterns? A surprising turning point for Atrocitus and the Red Lanterns in this, the conclusion of Peter Milligan’s run!
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information

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