May 2020 Green Lantern Solicitations

DC Comics has released their solicitations for comics being published in May of 2020.  In addition to the just announced Green Lantern 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular there is a facsimile edition of Green Lantern #76 that launched the “Hard Travelling Heroes” adventures and a dollar comic version of 2008’s Green Lantern #29, the first chapter in Geoff Johns’ “Secret Origin” story.  Two other items of note: the Flash shows up in The Green Lantern Season 2 and Far Sector was oddly not included in the solicitation listings.

THE GREEN LANTERN SEASON TWO #4
written by GRANT MORRISON
art and cover by LIAM SHARP
variant cover by MATTEO SCALERA
Guest-starring the Flash, as the Emerald Warrior and Fastest Man Alive put their friendship on the line to fight for their lives on a world changed beyond all recognition! Is the world ready for an attack by ptechnodactyls and the ancient super-beings known as “the Golden Giants of Neo-Pangaea”?
ON SALE 05.13.20
$3.99 US | 4 OF 12 | 32 PAGES

 

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE #46
written by ROBERT VENDITTI
art by XERMANICO
cover by GARY FRANK
variant cover by CLAY MANN
“Vengeance Is Thine” part three! On Themyscira, peace hangs in the balance when the Justice League is caught trespassing on the island of the Amazons! As the Spectre’s wave of vengeance sweeps across the world, the island is now twisted with rage. In order to quell mass retribution, the team must enter the Pit of Tartarus and find Jim Corrigan, but first they will have to fight their way into it—among each other and with their not-so-gracious Amazonian hosts!
ON SALE 05.06.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE #47
written by ROBERT VENDITTI
art by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
cover by GARY FRANK
card stock variant cover by MIKEL JANíN
“Vengeance Is Thine” conclusion! The Justice League battles through the dreaded Pit of Tartarus, mythological prison to the most wretched creatures imaginable. Batman, Superman, the Flash, Green Lantern, Aquaman, and Wonder Woman must resolve their long-held grudges while they still can—and before the world burns. Yet even if they succeed, they must still defeat the monster that lives and rules at the dark base of Tartarus.
ON SALE 05.20.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE ODYSSEY #21
written by DAN ABNETT
art by CLIFF RICHARDS
cover by JOSÉ LADRÖNN
variant cover by SKAN
After failing to neutralize Epoch by stealth attack, Darkseid launches an all-out strike! Cyborg, still under Darkseid’s control, shows where his loyalty lies when Green Lantern Jessica Cruz learns about the Lord of Apokolips’s plan to not only remove the self-proclaimed Master of Time but also take control of Epoch’s technology and obliterate the universe’s biggest threats!
ON SALE 05.06.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES

 

YOUNG JUSTICE #16
written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS and DAVID F. WALKER
art by SCOTT GODLEWSKI
cover by JOHN TIMMS
variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
Impulse unleashed! Bartholomew Henry Allen II has traveled to the edges of space and time—and along the way, he’s discovered truths that he’s kept from even his closest friends. Until now. The truth behind the legacy of Young Justice is revealed! What does tomorrow hold for Young Justice?
ON SALE 05.06.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES

 

 

GENERATION ONE: AGE OF MYSTERIES
The march toward DC’s future begins here!
By an all-star team of writers and artists!
In May, DC launches a series of special one-shots that detail the history of the DC Universe starting with the debut of Wonder Woman, DC’s first superhero, and leading all the way to a bold new era unlike anything you’ve seen before. before. It starts on Free Comic Book Day with Generation Zero, and continues in May with Generation One—with each subsequent month seeing a new one-shot spotlighting the next generation of DC’s super-heroic legacy.
The secret history of the DC Universe unfolds before us as seen through the eyes of Wonder Woman, Lucius Fox, King Faraday, and more!
What is the previously undocumented “big bang” of the heroic age? What was the real reason behind the Justice Society’s retirement? Which hero of the Golden Age makes a shocking transformation into its greatest villain? The answers set up the boldest DC storylines ever told in this, the first of five one-shot issues that chronicle the history of the DC Universe and lays the groundwork for excitement yet to come!
ONE-SHOT
PRESTIGE FORMAT
ON SALE 05.27.20
$5.99 US | 48 PAGES

DOLLAR COMICS: GREEN LANTERN #29 (2008)
written by GEOFF JOHNS
cover by IVAN REIS and OCLAIR ALBERT • art by IVAN REIS
Test pilot Hal “Highball” Jordan encounters Green Lantern Abin Sur in the first chapter of “Secret Origin.”
ON SALE 05.20.20
$1.00 US | 32 PAGES

 

 

 

 

GREEN LANTERN #76 FACSIMILE EDITION
written by DENNIS O’NEIL
art and cover by NEAL ADAMS
This 1970s issue ushered in a new era of socially conscious tales from the acclaimed team of writer Dennis O’Neil and artist Neal Adams, as two very different heroes team up for the first time!
ON SALE 05.20.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES

 

 

 

 

GREEN LANTERN 8OTH ANNIVERSARY 100-PAGE SUPER SPECTACULAR #1
written by GEOFF JOHNS, MARIKO TAMAKI, PETER J. TOMASI, JEFF LEMIRE, ROBERT VENDITTI, DENNIS O’NEIL, SINA GRACE, CHARLOTTE FULLERTON, RON MARZ, JAMES TYNION IV, and others
art by IVAN REIS, FERNANDO PASARIN, DARRYL BANKS, MIKE GRELL, RAFA SANDOVAL, and others
cover by LIAM SHARP
1940s variant cover by NICOLA SCOTT
1950s variant cover by MATT TAYLOR
1960s variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE
1970s variant cover by NEAL ADAMS
1980s variant cover by DAVID FINCH
1990s variant cover by PHILIP TAN
2000s variant cover by IVAN REIS and OCLAIR ALBERT
2010s variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
blank variant cover
In brightest day, in blackest night, no evil could ever escape their sight! The Green Lanterns are celebrating 80 years of keeping the DC Universe safe. Join us to see tales of all of the universe’s most legendary Green Lanterns: Alan Scott, Hal Jordan, John Stewart, Guy Gardner, Kyle Rayner, Jessica Cruz, Simon Baz, and appearances from other cosmic favorites! A legendary lineup of creators including Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi, Jeff Lemire, Ivan Reis, and others will be keeping the galaxy glowing bright!
PRESTIGE FORMAT
ON SALE 05.20.20
$9.99 US | 96 PAGES

GREEN LANTERN: 80 YEARS OF THE EMERALD KNIGHT HC
written by BILL FINGER, JOHN BROOME, DENNIS O’NEIL, LEN WEIN, ALAN MOORE, RON MARZ, GEOFF JOHNS, and others
art by MARTIN NODELL, GIL KANE, NEAL ADAMS, DAVE GIBBONS, DARWYN COOKE, and others
new cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
DC celebrates the 80th anniversary of the Emerald Knight with this new hardcover collection of the best Green Lantern tales across the decades! This new hardcover celebrates the legacy of Green Lantern, from the debut of Alan Scott in 1940, to the character’s rebirth in 1959 as test pilot Hal Jordan—part of a vast Green Lantern Corps that serves justice across the galaxy—to John Stewart, Guy Gardner, Kyle Rayner, Jessica Cruz, and beyond. Included in this title are some of the greatest Green Lantern tales ever, featuring stories and art by comics’ top talents.
ON SALE 06.10.20
$29.99 US | 7.062” x 10.875” 400 PAGES | FC
ISBN: 978-1-77950-279-7

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