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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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Does every Lantern Color have its own language like the Indigo Lanterns?

I was reading volume 2 of Green Lanterns (DC Rebirth [the series about Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz]) and noticed that, when he was in compassion mode (the spoiler is just the antagonist of the arc, ...
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Where do Green Lanterns' civilian clothes go when they are in uniform?

Superhero costumes have a slight tendency to be tight, revealing the shapes of almost every body part they cover. Except, thank God, for Hulk's pants. This implies that superheroes have found a way ...
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Has John Stewart ever worn a mask to conceal his identity?

John Stewart was the fourth Green Lantern of Earth, formerly a sniper for the U.S. Marines (Prime Earth) and an architect (New Earth). In his origins story, when Hal Jordan presents Stewart with the ...
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Can Green lantern power rings be used for mind reading and/or memory alteration?

If the wielder of a Green Power ring has enough will power, can he read minds and/or alter memories of an individual using his ring? If yes, are there any such instances?
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Which Green Lantern appears in Justice League?

In the 2017 film Justice League, the audience sees a flashback detailing how the races of the world banded together to defeat Steppenwolf of Apokolips. Amazons, Atlanteans, Gods, and even a Green ...
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What, exactly, is a “poozer?”

Kilowog, the drill sergeant for the Green Lanterns, often refers to others (friends and enemies alike) as “poozers.” Is this a reference to anything either in-universe or out-of-universe, or is this ...
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Can the Green Lanterns arrest people on planets?

Can they arrest someone on a planet or do they have to make arrests in space? Do they have that kind of authority?
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Justice League: Team Composition [duplicate]

According to the story line in the new Justice league movie, why wasn't Green Lantern included in the character list? As per wiki, the original creation of the Justice League comprised of 7 founding ...
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How is a Green Lantern ring able to have its possessor fly and make objects at the same time?

How is the ring able to perform more than one operation at a time? Has an operating manual ever appeared?
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When were replicas of Green Lantern's Power Battery and Power Ring first produced?

The earliest replicas of Power Battery and Power Ring I've seen were released in 2002. As Green Lantern exist since 1940 I have a question: were there replicas of the above named items like in 50s, ...
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How fast can a Green Lantern fly?

In Green Lantern (2011) movie, when the ring first took Hal Jordan to Oa, he crossed galaxies within seconds. He was clearly going FTL. But, he wasn't infinitely fast either (it wasn't like teleport ...
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Can a will construct of a Green Lantern be living and sentient creatures?

I got inspiration for this question from this paradoxical question: Can a Green Lantern be made of constructs? From what I can remember from TV cartoons and Green Lantern (2011) movie, green lanterns ...
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For how long can a will construct of a Green Lantern survive?

In the Green Lantern (2011) movie, Hal Jordan constructed a necklace on the neck of his ex. Could he gift the necklace to her? Can a construct survive indefinitely or only until the death of the ...
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Can a power ring leave a wielder?

I've been watching the Justice League animated series and just watched the episode featuring the Justice Lords (A Better World - season 2, episodes 11 and 12). In it, the alternate version of the ...
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Can a veteran martial artist with yellow skin beat Hal Jordan? [closed]

Can a veteran, advanced and experienced human martial artist with yellow skin/body completely defeat Hal Jordan by taking out the ring from his finger first and then proceed to demolish him? It seems ...
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What is canon/in continuity in DC Rebirth?

Also, how does DC rebirth affect the continuity of green lantern?
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Does John Stewart have his own comic line in the new-52?

Growing up on the DCAU, John Stewart was the green lantern. As a child, I honestly didn't know who Hal Jordan was. Because of that, as an adult, my impression of Hal can be summed up as follows. Hal ...
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Did the facial features of characters change in the new DC Rebirth?

I've been noticing a few facial features of characters change, most noticeably Wonder Woman in a few comic book panels. But in some panels there seems to be no change when compared to The New 52, they ...
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Why do Green Lantern rings recharge every 24 hours if they don't originate on earth?

Generally, Green Lantern rings require recharging every 24 hours. Why is this? The rings don't originate on earth, so it seems very coincidental that they require recharging every time the earth ...
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Was Comic Book Guy correct about Green Lantern?

In The Simpsons Movie, the following conversation occurs: Grampa Simpson: [in video] Twisted tail! A thousand eyes! Trapped forever!!! EPA!!! EPA!!! Marge: EPA? What could that be? Comic ...
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What would happen if an orange lantern's central power battery was destroyed?

Is it possible to destroy a lantern's central power battery, and if you did, how would you remake one?
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Fear is the enemy of will, but what is the enemy of fear? (And the rest of the emotional spectrum)

As Hal Jordan says, Fear is the enemy of will (Justice League - Doom 2012) This is, as far as I'm aware, a recurring theme across DC continuities. The Sinestro Corps (or Yellow Lanterns) has a ...
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Was there ever a lawsuit over Green Lantern ripping off Lensmen?

Green Lantern is very, very clearly a complete and utter ripoff of the Lensmen books. Was legal action ever taken over this? The title says lawsuit as the most obvious indicator, but I'm open to other ...
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Can a Green Lantern be made of constructs?

Can a Green Lantern keep replacing injured parts of their body with constructs, so that the Lantern is now made of constructs? Would they still be worthy of the ring?
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Why does the Green Lantern have to say the oath when charging his ring?

The Oath of the Green Lantern is spoken when charging his ring: In brightest day, in blackest night, No evil shall escape my sight. Let those who worship evil's might, Beware my power... ...
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Is Green Lantern faster than Flash and Superman?

I am having a dilemma... Flash and Superman are supposed to be fastest superheros in DC universe but I think Green Lantern should be faster than them, and I mean a lot faster. I did some digging and ...
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What happened to Bruce Wayne in Green Lantern Vol. 4?

I am currently reading Green Lantern Vol. 4, and something is unclear to me. In Sinestro Corps War, a yellow ring finds Bruce Wayne. Later, in Blackest Night, Flash and Hal find Bruce Wayne's grave ...
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Why did the ring choose Hal Jordan?

Why did the ring choose Hal Jordan? I know that he is supposed to "overcome great fear", but there many other superheroes who hypothetically can use ring. Is there any proof that Hal Jordan is the ...
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Seeking a Green Lantern story with a Lantern who only has 60 seconds left on the ring…and no way to recharge it

I am looking for a Green Lantern story from the Bronze Age of comics to the early Modern Age (circa 1975 to 2000); a wide swath I know, but this particular story had an unusual Green Lantern. I don'...
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In which comic-book issues did Hal Jordan's Coast City get destroyed?

I recently read 'Emerald Twilight' (Green Lantern vol. 3 #48-50) When the story starts, Coast City is a hole in the Ground. How did that happen? I tried to read the previous GL issues (#46-47), but ...
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Can a Green Lantern ring be summoned by its wielder?

Much like how Thor's hammer goes to him no matter where he is, can GL call for their rings?
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How many Green Lanterns has Earth had?

I know the "Big 5", Jennifer-Lynn Hayden, Simon Baz, and I'd probably throw G'Nort and Kilowog in there as well, but surely there are more.
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Why is the Green Lantern Corps “power object” manifested primarily as a ring?

I know that not all Green (or any other color) Lanterns wear physical rings, but most do and that seems to be the case historically as well. I'm curious as to whether or not there's a canon ...
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Is there anything a Green Lantern ring can't create?

I know it's limited by the user's willpower and imagination, but is there anything the rings truly can't create?
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Would altering the cosmetic color of a Power Ring affect its function?

A friend and I were looking into getting some Lantern Corps Rings from a really cool design site. During the discussion of which Corps to "join" my friend said he would probably fit well into Sinestro ...
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Does the planet Mogo have a Green Lantern ring?

Mogo is a sentient planet and part of the Green Lantern Corps. But, I've always wondered, does Mogo actually possess it's own Green Lantern Ring? If it does, where is it stored? And if not, how is ...
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What happens if a Green Lantern (or any color) ring is destroyed?

I know if the user is killed the ring seeks out a new host, but what if the ring itself is destroyed?
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What happens if a Green Lantern is unable to recharge the ring at the end of the 24 hr time span?

If I remember correctly, each of the versions of Green Lantern summoned the power source lantern with their ring. Without power, the GL would die in a hostile atmosphere. How does a GL access the ...
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Why do most people consider Green Lantern (2011) a disaster?

I never read the comic books but I watched the movie and although it wasn't well written or smart, it was at least fun and had a lot of cool visual effects. It was, at best a mediocre movie but ...
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Do green lantern constructs need to remain tethered to the ring?

Do a Green Lantern's energy constructs need to remain connected to the ring via a tether of green energy, or can they exist without being directly connected in such a way?
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Symbology in the Lantern Corps emblems?

I'm curious about the symbology and meaning behind the various emblems of the Lantern Corps. As I understand it, the Green is by far the oldest (both in- and out-of-universe), while the others are ...
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Why doesn't Batman seek out a Yellow Lantern ring?

I've seen a page from a comic numerous times where Bruce Wayne is chosen as a Yellow Lantern, due to his ability to "instill great fear". Here's half below (I couldn't find the first half, where the ...
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Can the Green Lantern make kryptonite? [duplicate]

Kryptonite is green.... Can the Green Lantern defend himself against Kryptonians? Or can the ring not make something that acts sufficiently like kryptonite?
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Can a Green Lantern's construct exist independently of the Green Lantern? And for how long? [duplicate]

If a Green Lantern can create a power ring for someone else. Can the Green Lantern then leave the new ring with that person indefinitely? How long will the ring last? Are there any example of this ...
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Can Green Lanterns make copies of their Power ring?

Suppose that a Green Lantern agent wants to assign a friend of his as his/her deputy for certain reason: for example, ensuring the safety of his home world while he/she is fighting crime several light ...
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What's up with Guy Gardner's Yellow Ring?

So I've been a Green Lantern fan for a while, and I know some of the history of Guy Gardner (everyone's least favorite Green Lantern not named Kyle). I know he was booted from the GLC, found himself ...
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Does Hal Jordan / Green Lantern have green skin?

I was watching the recent Green Lantern movie and noticed several references to Hal Jordan having green skin when he summons the Green Lantern costume. I am badly color-blind and would not have ...
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Can the Green Lantern ring be removed without the wearer's consent?

In mainline continuity, is it possible for a Green Lantern ring to be removed without the wearer's consent (e.g. by slight of hand or brute force)? The reason I bring this up is that an odd situation ...
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Can a handless character join the Green Lantern Corps?

Fish have no hands or fingers. Can a handless character become a member of the Green Lantern Corps?
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How does one become a Lantern (kind of)

OK, so recently I've been playing Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, and yes I know that Lego games aren't always perfect in maintaining cannon but they are usually pretty good so if this is completely ...