DC Comics has released a sneak peek of Green Lantern Corps #59 that arrives in stores this week.

Written by TONY BEDARD
Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
1:10 Variant cover by GEORGE PEREZ
As “War of the Green Lanterns” rages, Hal, Guy, John and Kyle fight on—but standing in their way is Kilowog, Salaak and all their comrades. Are they prepared to hurt their friends in order to save the Corps?

via The Source

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  1. April 19, 2011 at 10:16 am — Reply

    What the heck is Jon wearing and why does he have a gun in space?!

    • Young
      April 19, 2011 at 11:06 am — Reply

      Looks like a purple version of his military uniform from his old days. Maybe he was a sniper or something?

    • Brent
      April 19, 2011 at 5:26 pm — Reply

      Right. A Gun of Compassion in Space.


      Why couldn’t Jon just have a “costume” that puts him in the same heroic light as the others (no pun intended)? Without facial markings.

  2. TaZ
    April 19, 2011 at 10:18 am — Reply

    I like the alternate cover. That’s an interesting concept. Hal Jordan…Yellow Lantern?

    • aerspyder
      April 19, 2011 at 2:25 pm — Reply

      And I really love Jon Stewart as a indigo lantern, military uniform and all. I think it fits perfectly with the character development that he has been going through. He definitely needs more screen time.

  3. seneca
    April 19, 2011 at 11:33 am — Reply

    My guess is that he was given the ring by sinestro as Sinestro see’s that when the green lanterns go then his lanterns are next. That and the personal joy he would feel making Hal one of his members even if it is only temporary.

    • Matthew
      April 19, 2011 at 12:11 pm — Reply

      wouldnt sinestro feel hal is undeserving of the yellow ring… since he already feels he is undeserving of the green ring? could just be a cover, batman had the white ring for all of 6 seconds yet he got a cover in it.

  4. Adam
    April 19, 2011 at 1:19 pm — Reply

    Didn’t Hal take the rings of the other New Guardians right before the ‘War’ started? So, by looking at the cover, it seems that, in order to deal with the situation, he passed out the other power rings to the Guy, Kyle, and Jon. A cool idea, one I should have seen coming, but I like it none the less.

  5. Brent
    April 19, 2011 at 5:39 pm — Reply

    @aerspyder and @Young:

    If Jon is now an ex-military sniper (more like the JLU cartoon instead of the cerebral, analytical architect he used to be in comics)…then why don’t the other costumes reflect the same logic? Hal should have a “pilot” vibe, Kyle’s should have something “artsy” going on, and Guy should have a bartender-eque outfit. OR they ALL should have a recolored variation of their normal costumes.

    Maybe the story will explain why Jon is singled out. At least that bandanna (wtf???) hides Jon’s CRIMINALLY outdated “bowl cut fade” some artists keep giving him.

    • aerspyder
      April 20, 2011 at 4:06 pm — Reply

      “If Jon is now an ex-military sniper (more like the JLU cartoon instead of the cerebral, analytical architect he used to be in comics)…then why don’t the other costumes reflect the same logic?”

      Probibly something to do with being in the indigo tribe? I wish I had a good answer b/c I doubt that the comic will provide one, a good one anyway . . .

    • Damascus
      May 17, 2011 at 1:04 am — Reply

      Isn’t the costume a reflection of the ring bearer’s own fashion or choice? What if he just wanted the look?

  6. ~wyntermute~
    April 19, 2011 at 5:42 pm — Reply

    OMG gang, I don’t want to be picky but… JOHN Stewart… >_< Not "Jon".

  7. Jimmy
    April 20, 2011 at 9:28 am — Reply

    Is it just me, or does Kyle look eerily like Nightwing.

  8. Travis
    April 21, 2011 at 4:22 pm — Reply

    If you read green lantern number 64 when sinestro and the others got captured their rings came off and that’s how Hal got them incase anyone wanted to know

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