History YMMV / GreenLantern

11th Sep '16 7:56:23 PM Clown-Face
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** ''ComicBook/BlackestNight'' BigBad Nekron seems, at first, an AboveGoodAndEvil CosmicEntity who's simply doing what he's designed to: [[OmnicidalManiac return the universe to its cold, lifeless state.]] Even using the [[OurZombiesAreDifferent Black Lanterns]] [[ManipulativeBastard to pull at people's heartstrings]] is a fair enough tactic, given he needs enough emotion-filled hearts to exist on the physical plain. But [[spoiler:allowing the many resurrections just so he could have sleeper agents (said sleeper agents [[AndIMustScream still retain control of their minds, but are trapped in their own bodies]])]] was just plain cruel and callous. It makes you doubt Nekron's supposed lack of emotion.

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** ''ComicBook/BlackestNight'' BigBad Nekron seems, at first, an AboveGoodAndEvil CosmicEntity who's simply doing what he's designed to: [[OmnicidalManiac return the universe to its cold, lifeless state.]] Even using the [[OurZombiesAreDifferent Black Lanterns]] [[ManipulativeBastard to pull at people's heartstrings]] is a fair enough tactic, given he needs enough emotion-filled hearts to exist on the physical plain. But [[spoiler:allowing the many resurrections just so he could have sleeper agents (said sleeper agents [[AndIMustScream still retain control of their minds, but are trapped in their own bodies]])]] was just plain cruel and callous. It makes you doubt Nekron's supposed lack of emotion. His [[MoralEventHorizon deciding point]] is when he turns the resurrected heroes into Black Lanterns, which led to AndIMustScream: these Black Lanterns aren't truly dead, and instead are forced against their will to torment and kill those closest to them (unlike the other Black Lanterns, who are twisted mimics of the reanimated persons). As an EldritchAbomination, he would be AboveGoodAndEvil and thus exempt from Monsterdom, if it weren't for the fact that he actively schemed and plotted to increase his personal power at the expense of other beings. He's not as emotionless as he thinks.
27th Aug '16 11:40:07 AM comicwriter
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* BrokenBase: Hal's AdaptationalComicRelief, done by the writers to take advantage of Creator/RyanReynolds' comedic talents. Some fans love it for making an bland character actually interesting while others think [[WhatTheHellCastingAgency it was a horrible casting choice]].

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* BrokenBase: BrokenBase:
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Hal's AdaptationalComicRelief, done by the writers to take advantage of Creator/RyanReynolds' comedic talents. Some fans love it for making an bland character actually interesting while others think [[WhatTheHellCastingAgency it was a horrible casting choice]].choice]].
** The actual Green Lantern costume. Some fans argued that it being a glowing CGI construct made sense since it's supposed to be created by the ring, while others argued that it looked silly and was a needless waste of CGI. This is exasperated by Green Lantern's classic comic outfit often being held up as one of the best superhero outfit designs of the Silver Age.



* WhatTheHellCostumeDepartment: The CGI Green Lantern uniforms proved to be a pretty big BaseBreaker among fans.

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* WhatTheHellCostumeDepartment: WhatTheHellCostumingDepartment: The CGI Green Lantern uniforms proved to be a pretty big BaseBreaker among fans.
27th Aug '16 11:37:58 AM comicwriter
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* NeverLiveItDown: The CGI costume. Even ''Film/{{Deadpool}}'' has a line making fun of it.


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* WhatTheHellCostumeDepartment: The CGI Green Lantern uniforms proved to be a pretty big BaseBreaker among fans.
11th Aug '16 9:16:39 PM rjd1922
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** Probably the biggest problem with the trailers though is just how much they spoiled several plot points, including the fate of one of the villains.

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** Probably the biggest problem with the trailers though is just how much they [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil spoiled several plot points, points]], including the fate of one of the villains.
11th Jun '16 6:41:45 PM Agronac919
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** ''ComicBook/WrathOfTheFirstLantern'' has Volthoom.

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** ''ComicBook/WrathOfTheFirstLantern'' has Volthoom.Volthoom, the RealityWarping BigBad of the storyline. Before the beginning of the plot, he was responsible for the torture and murder of millions of people across the universe, which lead to his imprisonment by the Guardians. When they decided to put him in lesser restraints eons later in order to further their own plans, Volthoom broke free and set off on a quest to regain his lost powers by feeding on the emotions of various Lantern ring wielders. To do this, he pulls off a DespairGambit on each one by showing them visions of [[ForWantOfANail what could have happened had something gone different in their most defining or tragic moments in their lives]], warping reality around them so that they become immersed in it, and denying them the chance to change the past. Out of all the emotions, he finds negative ones such as despair and misery the most savory to him. This [[MindRape leaves his victims physically and mentally broken]] as a result; in doing this, he almost [[DrivenToSuicide drove Atrocitus to suicide]]. When Sinestro resisted Volthoon and lashed back at him, Volthoom [[DisproportionateRetribution destroyed Sinestro's home planet Korugar and everyone on it]]. Volthoom's ultimate goal after completely restoring his power is to [[AGodAmI rewrite all of reality to the way he wants it to be]].
30th May '16 5:39:49 PM HamburgerTime
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** The famous O'Neil/Adams run in the '70s. Some find it to be a trailblazing work of art for being one of the first superhero comics to take a stance on real-world issues like racism and drug abuse. Others find it a sentimental {{narm}}fest due to the fact that these issues have since become old news in pop culture.
12th May '16 8:17:16 PM Agronac919
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** As mentioned below in OneSceneWonder, the other members of the Green Lantern Corps like Kilowog and Tomar-Re were liked despite their small role.
11th May '16 8:16:10 AM NightShade96
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3rd Feb '16 1:11:53 AM SunriseWarrior
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* TheUntwist: A yellow ring is forged, and... [[spoiler:no one ever actually uses it. Sinestro is still with the Corps at the end and ends up rescuing Hal after he collapses post-victory. [[SequelHook He does put it on during the credits,]] but with the film's planned sequel getting canned, this too ended up going nowhere.]]

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* TheUntwist: A yellow ring is forged, and... [[spoiler:no one ever actually uses it. Sinestro is still with the Corps at the end and ends up rescuing rescues Hal after he collapses post-victory. [[SequelHook He Sinestro does put it on during the credits,]] but with the film's planned sequel getting canned, this too ended up going nowhere.]]
11th Jan '16 1:27:27 PM rafi
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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Many characters qualify, but DC tends to treat Guy Gardner as the black sheep of the Earth born Green Lanterns. Other examples are Kilowog, Ch'p, G'nort, Dex-Starr, Larfleeze, and Mogo.

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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Many characters qualify, but DC tends EnsembleDarkhorse:
** In the 80s, it was Kilowog, who's still a fun character and a foil
to treat the four Earth Lanterns. Recently, it's Mogo the living planet, who was introduced in the 80s and then rarely used until ''Green Lantern: Rebirth''. He's had a lot to do since then, including being a key being in ''ComicBook/InfiniteCrisis'' and the ComicBook/SinestroCorpsWar storylines.
** And of the four Earth Lanterns,
Guy Gardner as is himself the black sheep darkhorse; originally a one-shot character who was brought back just so that he could be injured and John Stewart could take his place, writers just kept using him. He eventually became a sort of {{tragic|Hero}}-[[PluckyComicRelief comic]] AntiHero, and his popularity and thus notability increased dramatically. He even got his own solo series for a while in the 90s and another in 2010.
** In an odd example, the Sinestro Corps War storyline was originally meant as a [[BatFamilyCrossOver minor storyline]], the big stories
of the Earth born Green Lanterns. Other examples are Kilowog, Ch'p, G'nort, Dex-Starr, Larfleeze, DCU were supposed to be ''Comicbook/CountdownToFinalCrisis'' and Mogo.''ComicBook/AmazonsAttack''. However, Sinestro Corps War was a massive hit, and both ''Countdown'' and ''Amazons Attack'' were massive failures. In fact, Sinestro Corps War was such a great success, that its sequel, Comicbook/BlackestNight, became THE next major CrisisCrossover, and DC's way of [[AuthorsSavingThrow repairing the damage Countdown has done to their reputation]]. Fan outlook on the books is positive.
** [[Characters/GLOrangeLanternCorps Larfleeze]].
--> The fanbase is '''MINE'''!
** Hell, the [[Characters/GLRedLanternCorps Red Lantern]] Corps as a whole (especially the leader Atrocius, the TeamPet [[CatsAreMean Dex-Starr]] and the MsFanservice Bleez). They got their own series.
** Ganthet. The only non-LawfulStupid Guardian on all of Oa. Had the FridgeBrilliance moment of realizing that when a Lantern's hopeful, their will exponentially increases. Hence why he's the man.
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