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?

Jonathan Vankin hints at what’s to come in BRIGHTEST DAY AFTERMATH: THE SEARCH FOR SWAMP THING

Last week, BRIGHTEST DAY AFTERMATH: THE SEARCH FOR SWAMP THING #1 hit stores. The premiere issue of this 3-part miniseries teamed John Constantine up with some of the biggest superheroes in the DC Universe in the search for the plant elemental known as Swamp Thing.

September's GREEN LANTERN Solicits

gl_cv134n20-dscbjc GREEN LANTERN #1 Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

The Mystery of The Forest Revealed

The monumental conclusion to BRIGHTEST DAY occurred in the Star City’s forest. With the re-emergence of Swamp Thing, the forest’s role was no longer clouded with mystery. But what does that reveal mean for Oliver Queen, Galahad, Etrigan the Demon, and the others who had been protecting it? GREEN ARROW #12 hits stores today and is written by J.T. Krul and features art by Diogenes Neves, Vicente Cifuentes and Oclair Albert, a cover by David Aja, and a variant cover by Joe Prado and Rod Reis.

Final issue of BRIGHTEST DAY in stores today

Today marks the release of the final issue of BRIGHTEST DAY. In the penultimate issue, Swamp Thing reemerged. And if you thought that was a surprise, just wait until you see what issue #24 has in store for you. For those of you wondering, today is indeed one of those days when we will be following up with a “THIS JUST HAPPENED” post later in the afternoon. Needless to say, this is a finale of epic proportions.

What it Means When the End is Near

Today sees the release of BRIGHTEST DAY #23, the series' penultimate issue. As a fan, I've got push-pull issues with endings. An an entertainment junkie, I often hurry to the end for the big reveal. Who lives? Who dies? Oh, her father was the killer. The super advanced robots are dead. A great ending is satisfying, but there's a sadness, too. We're never going back to the island. Our favorite hero or our favorite villain is dead. Their stories are over. The end.


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