Blackest Night: July Solicits!

Green Lantern and Flash fighting the undead Martian Manhunter!Blackest Night is coming…

…and we here at IoM will be your one-stop-shop for all your Blackest Night info!  Leading up to July’s monster event, we’ll have stories about the key players, the events that have led up to the biggest storyline in Green Lantern history, and plenty of great info about the event itself!  Kind of like our Battle for the Cowl coverage, except, you know, better (we’re learning).

Starting the festivities early, let’s take a peak at DC’s July Green Lantern solicits.  Pay close attention to the cover for Green Lantern #43…pretty interesting!  I’m so hyped for this event I think I actually just peed myself a little bit!

Blackest Night #1
Blackest Night #0

Blackest Night #0

Written by Geoff Johns; Art and cover by Ivan Reis and Oclair Albert; Variant cover by Ethan Van Sciver;Sketch variant cover by Ivan Reis and Oclair Albert

Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis raise the dead in the most anticipated comics story of the year! Throughout the decades, death has plagued the DC Universe and taken the lives of heroes and villains alike. But to what end? As the War of Light rages on, the prophecy of the Blackest Night descends upon us, with Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps at the center of it all.
Don’t miss this 8-issue epic taking the DCU beyond the grave!

  • DC Universe
  • 48pg.
  • Color
  • $3.99 US

On Sale July 15, 2009

Green Lantern #43
Green Lantern #43

Green Lantern #43

Written by Geoff Johns; Art and cover by Doug Mahnke and Christian Alamy; Variant cover byRodolfo Migliari

The official prologue to BLACKEST NIGHT starts here as the first Black Lantern is born! Black Hand has been an enemy of Hal Jordan since Hal’s early days as a Green Lantern. But even Black Hand is unaware of the true power he holds that will connect him to the Blackest Night! Discover this villain’s connection to death and the Black Lantern Corps!

  • DC Universe
  • 32pg.
  • Color
  • $2.99 US

On Sale July 8, 2009

Green Lantern #44
Green Lantern #44

Green Lantern #44

Written by Geoff Johns; Art and cover by Doug Mahnke and Christian Alamy; Variant cover by Rodolfo Migliari

“Blackest Night” continues! As Hal Jordan and Barry Allen investigate a bizarre crime in Gotham City, they come face to face with one of their oldest allies – J’onn J’onzz, the Martian Manhunter! But their old friend is not there for reunions; he’s come for much more. Meanwhile, Sinestro seeks to rebuild his army and take his revenge on the being who would usurp it – Mongul!

  • DC Universe
  • 32pg.
  • Color
  • $2.99 US

On Sale July 22, 2009

BLACKEST NIGHT: TALES OF THE CORPS #1 (OF 3)
BLACKEST NIGHT: TALES OF THE CORPS #1 (OF 3)

Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps #1 (of 3)

Written by Geoff Johns and Peter J. Tomasi; Art by Rags Morales, Chris Sprouse, Ivan Reis, Doug Mahnke and others; Covers by Ed Benes and Rob Hunter; Variant covers by Gary Frank, Francis Manapul and Doug Mahnke

In this 3-issue miniseries, writers Geoff Johns and Peter J. Tomasi (GREEN LANTERN CORPS) reveal the secrets behind the Lanterns of BLACKEST NIGHT! Bear witness to Blue Lantern Saint Walker’s pilgrimage of hope, Star Sapphire Carol Ferris’ sacrifice for love, Green Lantern Kilowog’s courageous beginnings, Red Lantern Vice’s source of rage, Orange Lantern Blume’s bizarre creation, and the first appearance of the mysterious Indigo, leader of the Indigo Tribe!

  • DC Universe
  • 32pg.
  • Color
  • $3.99 US

On Sale July 15, 2009

Green Lantern Corps #38
Green Lantern Corps #38

Green Lantern Corps #38

Written by Peter J. Tomasi; Art and cover by Patrick Gleason and Rebecca Buchman; Variant cover by Rodolfo Migliari

“Emerald Eclipse” hits its shocking conclusion leading directly into BLACKEST NIGHT. The sciencell riot causes a new law to be doctored into the Book of Oa as Kyle and Guy fight against it. What fate awaits the honor guards, and who will be left standing from the riot that shook Oa to its core?

  • DC Universe
  • 32pg.
  • Color
  • $2.99 US

On Sale July 1, 2009

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