New 52: Green Lantern

21 Jun

Robert E. Wronski, Jr.

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And now back to the nerdy stuff.

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I was discussing the New 52 and how it affected different aspects of the DCU differently.

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Green Lantern was a little like Batman in the reboot.

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At the time of the reboot, Green Lantern was popular again.  So they decided not to reboot it.  Well, except, as we discussed, when you have an intertwined continuity among all your titles, in a vast mythos spanning decades, you can’t just do a reboot that doesn’t affect some titles.

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So while the Green Lantern tales continued where they left off before Flashpoint, a lot of the history of Green Lantern no longer happened.

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So Doomsday did kill Superman, but the Reign of the Supermen didn’t happen.  So did Cyborg Superman and Mongul still blow up Coast City, leading to Hal Jordan becoming Parallax?  He still became Parallax, and did that whole killing all the Lanterns thing…

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