After saving the city from a monstrous attack by the Amazons, Hal Jordan has become a hero to the people of Coast City. But his ultimate test is still to come when the President of the United States chooses him for a top-secret mission that will ultimately change the face of history. Does Hal truly have what it takes to step up to the plate and prove himself as an American hero?
Last we saw Hal Jordan and Guy Gardner, they made the unprecedented decision to remove their rings in the midst of battle. In the conclusion of the epic War of the Green Lanterns, the duo reunite with John Stewart and Kyle Rayner to stop the evil forces consuming their fellow Corps members. Their strategy will not only put their lives at stake, but will also go down as one of the riskiest acts committed in the Corps’ history.
Abin Sur finds himself on Earth to retrieve the white entity. Yet his priorities change when he meets Hal Jordan and realizes how valuable and worth saving Earth is. As he forms an allegiance with Cyborg to save the doomed planet, Abin Sur is secretly visited by Sinestro. How will his old friend’s reveal of the prophecy called “Flashpoint” affect Abin Sur’s mission to protect Earth? And what does it mean for their relationship?
Hal Jordan is known for a lot of things – reckless behavior, a flagrant disregard for authority, and a flair for the wild side to name a few. But with Abin Sur being very much alive in the FLASHPOINT universe, what does this mean for Hal? Can he still move beyond his brash behavior and step up to the role of the hero without being chosen by a ring?
Like the saying goes, everything you know will change in a flash. It goes without saying that Geoff Johns is a talent to be reckoned with. For the past several years, Johns has been writing numerous FLASH titles – including the recently released THE FLASH OMNIBUS Vol. 1.
Last week, we were following IGN's countdown of the top 100 heroes in comics all week on THE SOURCE. They've now posted the top twenty selections--and DC's secured eleven of those spots, with Wonder Woman landing at number five and Batman and Superman claiming the top two spots. Here's the breakdown of the DC heroes who crack the top 20: 20 - Catwoman 19 - Jim Gordon 17 - Barbara Gordon 16 - Rorschach 15 - Dream of the Endless 11 - Dick Grayson 8 - Wally West 7 - Hal Jordan 5 - Wonder Woman 2 - Batman 1 - Superman
Batman and Hal Jordan team up in the Friday, May 20th episode of BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD. Tune in at 6:30pm ET/PT on Cartoon Network to watch. Take a look at the clip here: