When Free Comic Book Day arrives on May 1, 2011, you’ll want to be sure to pick up DC Comics’ Green Lantern/Flashpoint special edition.  As the title indicates, a preview of the big Flashpoint event will appear in the book – probably very similar to the Brightest Day tie in from last year.

This is the perfect jumping-on point for new readers who can’t wait to see the “Green Lantern” major motion picture from Warner Bros.! Discover how and why Hal received the power ring that changed his life forever with this reprinting of GREEN LANTERN #30, a pivotal chapter of the Green Lantern: Secret Origin graphic novel. No comic fan can afford to miss this exclusive first sneak peek of FLASHPOINT, DC’s blockbuster event of 2011, by the all-star team of Geoff Johns and Andy Kubert.

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Stephen Schleicher

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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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  1. brainypirate
    January 21, 2011 at 1:04 pm — Reply

    Is anyone else happy that DC’s artists are showing a bit more curvature around the man-bulge??? It almost makes up for all the butt-floss we have to put up with in the women’s costumes….

    • TaZ
      January 21, 2011 at 3:07 pm — Reply

      Not really. I’ll stick with watching the butt-floss, thanks.

  2. tidge
    January 21, 2011 at 5:26 pm — Reply

    With every “event”, I believe more and more that there is simply no interest in allowing/asking a creative team on a comic to simply create great stories that can sell a monthly title.

    It used to be that the poorly selling (or “lame”) comics had to have cross-overs with the better selling (or “cool”) characters to improve sales…but every time I see a big two cross-over I now think that this is just some story that would otherwise not sell, hence the need for the crossover/appearances.

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