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That's Tomar-Re's Space Sector! Tomar was a scientist before joining the Green Lantern Corps and becoming the Green Lantern of Space Sector 2813. Here's an excerpt from his Wiki entry: Tomar's most famous mission while serving in the Corps dealt with the planet Krypton. Krypton, a planet in sector 2813, was growing increasingly unstable. It was due ...


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Yes. There are several "handless" characters, notably Leezle-Pon, a super-intelligent version of the smallpox virus There was also a giant blue whale Lantern (unnamed) in The Last Days of Animal Man: And an unnamed green lantern fish (wearing a sweater-vest) in Green Lantern V3, #21 As well as old friend Mogo, the sentient planet. It's not entirely clear ...


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The first Marvel pendant to Green lantern was Doctor Spectrum. Doctor Spectrum was originally introduced in 1969 a member of the Squadron Sinister, an evil pastiche of Justice League, where he was the stand-in for Green Lantern. Later, in 1971, Marvel invented a parallel Earth reminescent of the DC Universe, with a good version of the Squadron, now called ...


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Freedom Ring Freedom Ring (real name Curtis Doyle) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character was created by writer Robert Kirkman. Curtis first appeared in Marvel Team-Up vol. 3 #20 (July 2006), becoming Freedom Ring in the next issue. He appeared across the series' storyline "Freedom Ring" for ...


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Batman is a man who likes to understand his tools and weapons. Despite his experience with the Green Lanterns, he isn't likely to use a technology he does not completely understand and cannot completely predict. Knowing the yellow power ring has any connection to Sinestro is enough for Batman to steer completely clear of it, given Sinestro's history. Batman ...


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It seems this did happen in a 1994 comic. The results were somewhat less than stellar. The reasons, as I see it, are these: Bruce Wayne has a massive amount of emotional baggage -- his willpower is a result of his crusade to exact revenge on criminals. A ring attuned to emotions is not the sort of thing one gives to a person like that. Batman does not take ...


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Using Google, I came across this Martin Nodell bio link: Nodell was inspired by the Green Lantern idea by waiting for a New York subway, and he saw a train operator waving a lantern with a green light. According to USA Today, “Nodell imagined a young engineer, Alan Scott, a train crash survivor who discovers in the debris an ancient lantern forged from a ...


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Yalan Gur (or a member of the same species) The alien Green Lantern in the flashback resembles Yalan Gur, who first appeared in Green Lantern #19 (December, 1991), and who operated on Earth (and throughout Sector 2814) in the 10th Century. (Image comparison: Justice League – Film Review & The Ultimate Case) Note the cape, the enlarged mouth, and the ...


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While it is an interesting theory, it was actually influenced by a slightly different legendarium(s) than Tolkien's. From Green Lantern Wiki: The first appearance of a power ring was in All-American Comics #16 (July 1940), the flagship title of comic book publisher All-American Publications, which featured the first appearance of Alan Scott. Green ...


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You're looking for General Kreon as he was re-introduced during Green Lantern #12 (2006) as one of the "Lost Lanterns" that Hal Jordan killed when he was Parallax. Not part of the Blackest Night arc, but very shortly before. General Kreon is one of the greatest and most decisive war leaders in the universe. You never see a beam from his ring. The ...


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Ans: Green Lantern Vol 4 #9 You can see a variant cover here with the same picture: Batman does not get his own ring. He temporarily borrows Hal Jordan's as an attempt at psychotherapy. Nor is the cover a piece of fan art. It was actually an alternate cover to the issue Green Lantern Vol 4, #9, "Branded" by Geoff Johns. The cover was done by Ethan Van ...


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It's a big universe out there and since Green Lanterns (indeed ALL the various Color corps members) come from a diverse community of alien species, this includes Lanterns without fingers, hands or even appendages. This group of Green Lanterns shows several members who do not have fingers. There are numerous insectoids, intelligent plants, fungi and the ...


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New rings can be forged. Each ring had to be created initially, and replacements can be made as well. Rings are a potent tool, but they are not indestructible. When they are destroyed, the Lantern using them ceases to be able to use them (and frequently dies - not because the ring is destroyed, but because they're facing a foe that will kill them). The ...


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If the character of Sinestro in the movie is the same as his characterization in the comic, then his rationale for taking and believing he could master the yellow ring is simple. He is as arrogant as he is intelligent. His experience both as a leader, trainer and operative of the Green Lantern Corps has created the impression in his mind, if nowhere else, ...


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Kyle Rayner has worn each color of the spectrum and is a member of the White Lantern Corps. . Despite the initial shock of being chosen to weld all of these after the Green Lanterns were all but destroyed in Blackest night, he learned to weld all of them.


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In comics, all speed is relative. So you have to be more specific when you say "faster than" when you refer to comic heroes. Is Green Lantern faster than the Flash when it comes to crossing great intergalactic distances? Yes. He can generate wormholes to cross vast distances instantly and because the Flash can't run in space... On a planet? No one is faster ...


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As far as physical constructs go, it would appear that the ring is limited only by the wielder's imagination and willpower. The one exception to this would appear to be life. A Green Lantern can create something closely approximating a living being (as seen in Green Lantern Vol. 3 #48), but actual life is beyond the ability of a ring to create. It should be ...


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A few characters named Quasar wear the Quantum Bands, a piece of superscience jewelry that lets one create light constructs through its control of electro-magnetic radiation, although said constructs can be completely invisible. These bands have been gifted by Eon to multiple heroes. The manifestation of these light constructs often seems to consist of ...


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Rings automatically resize themselves for the appendage or body of the user. In the case of bodies without appendages, the ring resides inside the body of the wielder, as in the case of Mojo, for example. Given the diversity of the Corps there are certainly aliens which do not have "fingers."


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Yes, Mogo, like all Green Lanterns, has a Green Lantern ring. In most incarnations, it's kept deep within the surface of the planet. This has occasionally even been a plot point, as it is especially difficult to access or get close to Mogo's ring. For example, in the Green Lantern animated series episode "Homecoming", ...


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I'm not clear on what the limits of Superman's speed are, but with The Flash, at least, there doesn't seem to be any limit to how fast he can run if needed. He has absolutely been shown to run faster than light speed, and uses that ability to time travel on occasion. However fast The Green Lantern's ring allows him to go, The Flash can go faster. The key ...


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The rationale for why the power of the Starheart (the original source of the Golden Age Green Lantern's powers) does not work against wood has never been clearly defined in the DC Universe. Considering the number of years, Green Lantern (Alan Scott) has been around, there has been surprisingly little definition of his powers. For many years the ring was ...


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Yes, but the wielder needs to have a high level of willpower. In Green Lantern: Rebirth, Green Arrow is able to use the power ring, but with great exertion:


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Adding to existing answers, in the Forever Evil comic, issue 4, Batman indeed has a Yellow Ring on his disposal. He plans to use it against the "Green Lantern" criminal, the Power Ring. He puts on the ring, and is horribly defeated by the Power Ring who then easly destroys Batman's Yellow Ring. Sinestro explains Batman's failure to be a worthwhile Yellow ...


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Raker Qarrigat You might be referring to a post-Emerald Twilight storyline involving Raker Qarrigat: One of the lone sources of light on Darkseid’s horrifying homeworld, Qarrigat lead a few unsuccessful rebellions against the tyrant. He’s kind of a Sisyphusian character, pushing against a force that will never move, but he’s got a rest for a while now ...


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You are talking about Kreon of Tebis, Green Lantern of Sector 2002. (DC Database entry here.) Kreon was one of the "temporary" Green Lanterns recruited by Hal Jordan before he went crazy and killed anyone in his way to Oa during Emerald Twilight. Wikipedia says "At one point, he was described as one of the greatest and most decisive war leaders in the ...


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No, the green Oan power rings are not limited to generating purely physical manifestations or what are known as light-constructs by the Corps. However, emotional control (fear) or hypnosis (mind-control) are not necessarily able to be created using the Green Ring. Other color rings may have such emotional control powers (yellow rings can generate fear; ...


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No, the sources of the powers of the Emotional Color Spectrum are all unique. Even though all of the powers utilize a battery construct, each construct's origin was formed differently and how those powers function usually means these powers are unable to be used in concert, by a single user. Some derive their power primarily from or through the wielder; i.e....


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Overall Green Lantern was a train wreck of a film. In short, it sucked.. But "why?", I hear you ask... It was poorly reviewed by the public The film has achieved just 5.7 on IMDB and a 26% on Rotten Tomatoes. Although the initial reception (e.g. before seeing it) was generally positive, after seeing it, people failed to recommend the film to their friends. ...


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I don't actually know the answer, but here's some speculation from a longtime reader of the GL comics: A Guardian was unable to directly master the yellow power. Sinestro does not propose to do the same; he proposes to master the yellow power through a system similar to that through which the Corps has mastered the green power of will. Keep in mind that the ...


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