John Stewart’s new Inexperienced Lantern collection will give the DC Universe its personal model of Star Wars’ Jedi Order.
Talking with CBR in an unique interview, Inexperienced Lantern author Phillip Kennedy Johnson stated the brand new John Stewart-led collection will introduce the DC Universe’s model of the Jedi Order. “There have been so many nice Inexperienced Lantern tales up to now, and I do not know what any of them would have stated,” he stated when requested in regards to the important qualities wanted for a Inexperienced Lantern story. “However for this specific story I am writing, I am looking for this actually enjoyable steadiness of epic sci-fi with epic fantasy that’s inherent within the Inexperienced Lantern energy set, their historical past, and their setting of being all through the entire cosmos. To me, it is this nice alternative for the DC Universe to have [its] personal Jedi Order.
“That is what I am after with this. Not each Inexperienced Lantern story is like that. I imply, there have been some actually nice Inexperienced Lantern tales, together with [comics] by the good Denny O’Neil, that have been far more ground-level form of tales. What I am making an attempt to seize right here, particularly to distinction it with the good work that Jeremy [Adams] is doing within the Hal Jordan e book, I am making an attempt to seize this mix of sci-fi and epic fantasy that we are able to inform within the setting of the DC Universe.”
Daybreak of DC Offers Readers Two New Inexperienced Lantern Sequence
Johnson is working with artist Montos on John Stewart-led backup story in Adams and Xermánico’s Hal Jordan Inexperienced Lantern collection, which launches on Could 9, 2023. The synopsis for Inexperienced Latern #1 reads, “Spinning out of the occasions of Darkish Disaster, the Guardians of Oa on the coronary heart of the Inexperienced Lantern Corps have quarantined Sector 2814, residence of the planet Earth—and its champion together with it! A heartbreaking defeat has despatched Hal reeling, returning residence to rediscover his roots…and discover the person liable for ruining his life: Sinestro. From the visionary group of Jeremy Adams and Xermánico (who introduced you the epic Flashpoint Past) comes a story of redemption, loss, and discovering out that perhaps…simply perhaps…you’ll be able to go residence once more. Not less than in the event you’re keen to hot-wire an influence ring to do it. Additionally that includes half one in every of John Stewart: Struggle Journal from author Phillip Kennedy Johnson and artist Montos!”
Following the backup storyline, which is titled “Rise of the Revenant Queen,” John Stewart’s new collection launches in fall 2023. Whereas additional particulars in regards to the collection might be revealed by DC at a later date, Johnson teased, “The place Hal Jordan’s character is summarized within the tone of Jeremy’s story, I would like the epic, stoic, highly effective, sensible form of nature of John Stewart to be expressed within the tone of that collection in order that individuals who need the loopy fighter pilot who shoots from the hip have that e book. And the individuals [who] wish to see the person who’s loyal to the concepts which are greater than himself, that fights the epic battles in opposition to ageless evils, get that e book. I would like the e book to really feel tremendous totally different from the opposite one, so all readers get the one they like.”