Six years ago, the legend of Batman emerged amid the greatest catastrophe Gotham had ever endured. A maniac calling himself The Riddler shut down all electric power mere days before a terrifying superstorm. But the Dark Knight isn’t the only hero to surface during this moment in time known only as the ZERO YEAR!
SPOILER ALERT: If you have not read BATMAN #25 or the ZERO YEAR tie-ins yet and do not wish to know what happens, stop reading this post now (major spoilers ahead!).
The Lobo you think you know doesn’t exist.
Assigned to drop the Green Arrow Industries bomb, Hal Jordan has the chance to become the ultimate hero. The only obstacle? Carol Ferris refuses to let him take on the risks of this challenge alone. As the two of them embark on their mission, Hal will stop at nothing to drop the bomb and keep Carol out of harm’s way – no matter the personal sacrifice.
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?
I interrupt my usual DC Nation-ness to bring you, the DC Comics reader, a very important announcement: The comics shipping this month are freaking awesome! I know you're thinking "But Ian, the comics are awesome every month!" and you're totally right - they are - but this month features so many special items I wanted to make sure that you were perfectly clear on the degree of amazing we've got going on. Throughout October we are bringing you specials, new projects, new formats, new beginnings, and much more.