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The April 2012 solictations from DC Comics for the Green Lantern family of books has been released, revealing that some of the current plots from the books will be intersecting with each other as the effects of Sinestro and Hal Jordan’s defeat of the Sinestro Corps leads to problems for Arkillo and the rise of the Third Army creates problems for John Stewart – plus we will be seeing more on the connection between Indigo-1 and Abin Sur.

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Red Lanterns #8 – On sale April 4
Written by Peter Milligan
Art by Ed Benes and Rob Hunter
Cover by Ed Benes

Who is it that brings death to all on Ysmault? John Moore could not have become a Red Lantern at a more apocalyptic time. But what’s worse: being caught in Atrocitus and Bleez’s civil war, or taking the blame for the infection spreading throughout the Red Lantern Corps? Facing extinction, how long until all the Red Lanterns burn out?

Green Lantern #8  – On sale April 11
Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Doug Mahnke and Christian Alamy
Cover by Doug Mahnke, Variant cover by Dale Keown
1:200 B&W variant cover by Doug Mahnke

“Secret of the Indigo Tribe” Part 2! On the Indigo homeworld, Hal Jordan and Sinestro are trapped, powerless and on the run – with the entire Indigo Tribe in hot pursuit! Their situation grows even more dire when we learn the Indigos’ deadly secret! Plus: Why Indigo-1 is so interested in Hal’s predecessor, Abin Sur?

This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition, polybagged with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

Green Lantern: The Animated Series #1 – On Sale April 11
Written by Art Baltazar and Franco
Art and cover by Dario Brizuela

It’s the first issue of the monthly series inspired by the new Cartoon Network series! Hal Jordan faces his greatest challenge onboard the Interceptor when he faces off against a captured Red Lantern and his own mentor, Kilowog! Has their trip to the outer reaches of Guardian space driven Kilowog mad? Has their rage-filled prisoner influenced him to rebel against the Guardians’ will? Hal can’t believe his eyes, and neither will you!

Blackest Night Special Edition #1 – On Sale April 11
Written by Geoff Johns
Art and cover by Philip Tan
Green Lantern #40-41, two key chapters from the Blackest Night saga, are reprinted in this new special, previously available only in the DC Direct Blackest Night Action Figure Boxed Set.

Green Lantern Corps #8 – On sale April 18
Written by Peter J. Tomasi
Art and cover by Fernando Pasarin and Scott Hanna

The Guardians’ plan to replace the Corps continues to move forward as John Stewart is arrested by the Alpha Lanterns! The terrible truth of John Stewart’s crime has been uncovered by the Corps – and unfortunately for them, John refuses to go quietly.

Green Lantern: New Guardians #8 – On sale April 25
Written by Tony Bedard
Art and cover by Tyler Kirkham and Batt
1:25 B&W Variant cover by Tyler Kikham and Batt

Betrayed by Sinestro! Arkillo, the most loyal of all the yellow ring wielders, has returned to Korugar only to find the Sinestro Corps is no more! The members of the corps have been rounded up and executed, and the yellow power battery is gone – all at Sinestro’s command! Armed with the dwindling energy of a ring he can no longer recharge, it’s a race against time as Arkillo slaughters his way toward a desperate goal: the birth of a new type of yellow power ring!

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