The superhero alias of a number of comic book, animated, and movie characters. Their powers comes from a ring and lantern. The first Green Lantern was in a comic book written in 1940.

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In which Green Lantern comic does Hal’s friend take his ring and fight the Justice League?

A long time ago I read a comic in which a friend of Hal gets his power ring and fights the JLA. I have been trying to find out which comic book it was.
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What's the reading order for “Red daughter of krypton” (2014)?

I've looked around the net, but can't find anything concrete. Any ideas? Thanks a lot.
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Green Lantern Corps and Krypton

I was wondering if the issue of "why the Green Lantern Corps did not do anything to save Krypton" has come up in the DC Universe. I don't really know enough about the Green Lantern mythology to know ...
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How many Rings has each Green Lantern ever held?

I realize that many Green Lanterns has/have multiple memberships in different color Corps. Can anyone tell me the number of rings (and colors) each one "has ever used" please? Regardless if it was at ...
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Was The Bookkeeper of Oa actually Sinestro?

I recently read Wrath of the First Lantern and towards the middle the future is shown where a young new Lantern speaks to a person in a cloak who seems to be The Bookkeeper of the Book of Oa. The ...
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How do Green Lanterns breathe in space?

I understand it is a power of the ring but I was curious if they ever explain how it works. It seems to be some protective aura that does it as they are never seen in space without that but it prevent ...
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Did Green Lantern ever have a 'Robin'

It seems like it was fairly common for Comic heroes to begin teaming up with kids in their crime fighting. Batman had Robin, Captain America had Bucky, Green Arrow had Speedy, Aquaman had Aqualad, ...
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Can anyone wield a Green Lantern ring?

Green Lantern power rings are based on concentration and focus, and the Green Lanterns themselves are famously chosen for their ability "to overcome great fear." Is that because using the ring is an ...
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Why was Abin Sur near planet Earth when he was attacked?

In the movie Green Lantern, why was Abin Sur near planet Earth so that he can escape to the nearest planet?
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When did Batman get a Green Lantern Power Ring?

What is this panel from? I tried googling it, but I just got people arguing about how powerful this combination would be, or why it hasn't happened yet. The only thing I can think of is the 1994 ...
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What does the Indigo Tribe oath mean?

The oath of the Indigo Tribe is: Tor lorek san, bor nakka mur, Natromo faan tornek wot ur. Ter Lantern ker lo Abin Sur, Taan lek lek nok--Formorrow Sur! Has it ever been translated? If ...
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Where is the first instance of the Orange Lantern Oath?

I have done a bad job keeping up with Green Lantern ever since Brightest Day. I noticed that the Orange Lantern Oath has apparently been revealed: What I cannot seem to find is where the oath was ...
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What makes wood resistant to various fictional items?

In this question, the reason the Doctor's Sonic Screw Driver 'doesn't do wood' is covered. It's weakness is described below: As such, throwing in an arbitrary weakness, like being unable to do ...
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Has anyone attempted making a ring that combined Will and Fear?

In Green Lantern they make two rings: one for the yellow power of fear, and one for the green power of will. Has anyone in the Green Lantern setting attempted to make a single ring that combined the ...
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Is the Green Lantern's Power limited to physical manifestations?

I being a noob to the Green Lantern noticed in his movie that he was only able to manifest physical expressions of his power through his ring such as a physical sword or car or track or ray of light ...
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How are the Green Lantern Corps Sectors arranged?

How are the Green Lantern Corps Sectors arranged? I know 0001 is Oa, but how are they arrayed through the universe? Are they amorphous shapes like terrestrial geography or is there some uniformity in ...
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Why did Lanterns feel fear in front of Parallax? [closed]

In the movie Green Lantern, We saw that Kilowog was able to create a gravitational force equivalent to that of our Sun (He showed it to Hal Jordan). If creating Solar gravitational force was very-very ...
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Who was allowed to enter the “Chamber of Guardians” on Oa?

In the Green Lantern movie, when Hal Jordan entered the Chamber of Guardians on Oa, Sinestro was angry with him, saying: You dare enter this chamber? Who was allowed to enter that chamber? Is ...
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Why did Sinestro put on the yellow ring at the end of the Green Lantern movie?

In the Green Lantern movie, there was an after-credit scene which displayed that Sinestro put on the yellow ring of fear. Sinestro wasn't a dumb guy. He was one of the smartest Lanterns in the ...
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Did the Vuldarian race appear elsewhere in the dcu?

Did the Vuldarian race (from Guy Gardner: Warrior) ever appear in other titles in the dcu? Or were they invented in (and limited to) that series? Not counting The Way of the Warrior crossover that ...
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Do power rings get resized for each user?

Do the power rings in the DC Universe always need to be worn on a finger? The rings are generally depicted to be of human-size, but throughout the universe lantern corps members could be of ...
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What happened to the Power Battery of Hal Jordan?

When the Guardian unleashed the power of hope to supercharge Killowog, Hal and the other GL' rings fighting the Red Lanterns - his power battery disappeared. Where it is?
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In Far From Home, how can the Green Lantern keep using his ring?

In "Far From Home" the Legion of Superheroes from the 30th Century get a mind control disk stuck to their foreheads taking control of them. Some of the Legion travel to the past to bring members of ...
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Why doesn't Alan Scott's Green Lantern ring work on wood or plant material?

I know the current Green Lantern Corps has a weakness to the color yellow, but this has been recently explained by Parallax and that the yellow element is the exact opposite of the green element (fear ...
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If Batman has such strong will power, why hasn't he been recruited by the Lantern corps?

Batman has crazy strong willpower, as evidence in Only a dream where he remains awake across two (?) nights keeping Dee (a psychic dream manipulator) from forcing him to sleep and out of his head ...
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Why “green” for the Green Lanterns?

Why did the original creator (Martin Nodell) of the Green Lantern choose the color green? I'm looking for the out-of-universe explanation, which internet search is not giving me. Was the choice ...
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Why is willpower part of the Emotional Spectrum?

Willpower as defined by wiktionary is The unwavering strength of will to carry out one’s wishes This isn't really an emotion that a person feels. It's more of a mindset that someone has. As ...
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Why did the Indigo Tribe kill a Green Lantern?

In Blackest Night - Tales of the Corps 01, it shows the Indigo Tribe stumbling upon (or maybe it was on purpose) a fight between a Green and Yellow Lantern. The Green lantern is almost defeated and ...
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Why did Sinestro think that forging a yellow ring was a good idea?

In the Green Lantern film, Sinestro asks that the Guardians forge a yellow ring: Sinestro: With my own eyes, I saw this creature produce fear in our finest warriors and then feed on that fear! ...
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Were the Green Lantern rings in DC comics somehow influenced by Sauron's ring?

Reading all the recent Qs on The One Ring, I realized that I know of a similar item - the Green Lantern Ring. It also gives the wearer magical powers and more or less an identity. Is there any ...
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How did Sinestro get the fear/yellow ring?

In the MMORPG DC Universe Online, it was said Sinestro was expelled from the Green Lantern Corps and as an act of revenge he got the fear/yellow ring and created his own Yellow Lantern Corps to fight ...
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Why are some segments off limits to the Green Lantern Corps?

In this question the off-limits segments are listed as: Ysmault, located in Sector 2814 is off-limits to Green Lanterns. Sector 3601, which is uninhabitable by organic life. Beware, Manhunters live ...
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In the Green Lantern movie, what were the three lessons taught to Hal?

When Hal Jordan travels to the Green Lantern home world he is taught three lessons by a big ugly dude (what is his name). What were the three lessons?
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How does one become an Honor Guard?

There are four Green Lanterns from Earth. Two of them, John Steward and Hal Jordan, are the Lanterns for Earth's sector. How did the Guardians choose who would be an Honor Guard and who would be an ...
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What did the Interceptor's Power Battery do to Hal's ring?

In the pilot of Green Lantern: The Animated Series, Hal tried to recharge his battery off the Power Battery that powers the Green Lantern Interceptor. It seemed to work, but had some odd side ...
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Any signs of the other Lantern corps?

In the Green Lantern: The Animated Series pilot, we're introduced to the Green Lantern Corps, and a few members of the Red Lantern corps. Are there any signs yet of the other colored lanterns? Do we ...
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Can that battery be used to safely charge Green Lantern rings?

In the Green Lantern: The Animated Series pilot, it's shown that the Green Lantern Interceptor is powered by a Power Battery. Would Green Lantern Rings be able to normally recharge off that battery? ...
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Why is Hal Jordan Featured in Most Green Lantern Adaptations?

In the recent Green Lantern and Green Lantern: First Flight, Hal Jordan is the Green Lantern for this sector. I know in the Cartoon Network's Justice League series, John Stewart was featured, but it ...
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Why Did Hal Jordan Use Jet Fighters?

Kind of tricky to make the question title clear without using spoilers, since the question gives a lot away. At the end of the recent Green Lantern film:
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Why is it that the Yellow Rings are the only ones that are inherently evil?

While reading the latest Red Lanterns (#3, Nov 2011) the leader of the Red Lantern Corps says that he wants to bring vengance to those who have caused people hatred and rage. He seems to want, when ...
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When did Sinestro make his own green Ring?

In issue #2 of Green Lantern (Oct 2011), Sinestro gave Hal Jordan a ring that he said he made himself. How can he make such a ring? When? Is it merely a construct?
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Why do the Yellow Rings work backwards from the other rings?

From what I can see, all the colors in the emotional spectrum that have rings use the internal emotion of its wielder to control the ring's power. Except Yellow... Red feeds off the rage of the ...
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Why did the ring choose Sinestro?

It's a known fact that Sinestro was a Green Lantern before he defected and created his own Yellow Lantern Corps. If Sinestro had this inherent ability to feed off peoples' fear (as proven by how he ...
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What happen with the Yellow Ring after the Green Lantern movie?

In the Green Lantern 2011 movie, an extraterrestrial Green Lantern asked the guardians to make him a yellow Ring powered by fear. While this ring wasn't used in the movie, it's fate is not stated ...
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Why do some Green Lanterns talk to their rings when giving a command?

Reading Green Lantern Corps #1 (Sept 2011) and the second panel of the comic has a GL talking to his ring saying: GL: Ring, defuse all ammunition and log in weapons RING: Ammunition defused. ...
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What is the jurisdiction of the Green Lantern Corps?

Oa is the central hub for the Green Lantern Corps as well as the house for the Central Battery and Book of Oa. It is also said to be the center of the Universe. From this wiki (which is the only ...
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Why does Earth have 4 Green Lanterns?

Hal Jordan Guy Gardner John Stewart Kyle Rayner I know that some of these characters died, then came back to life. But why would they still be a GL if they were replaced? What sectors do ...
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Is Hal fearless at the end of Green Lantern?

During the climactic battle between Hal and Parallax, Parallax grabs Hal and starts to feed on him. Parallax, being a creature that feeds off fear, would have some sort of fear-based component to the ...
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Why did Abin Sur have a space ship if Green Lanterns can fly through space?

Firstly, I hope the title is ok and not a spoiler as this is clearly seen in the movie trailers. Well, the title pretty much says it all! You see Abin Sur in a space ship going to Earth, but if ...
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What's the relationship between Hal, Carol, and Hector in the Green Lantern film?

In the film, Hal Jordan, Carol Ferris, and Hector Hammond all recognize each other during the celebratory party. In addition, during the climax of the film Hector implies there is some long history ...