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Blackest night












Publication Information:
New York, NY : DC Comics, ©2010.
Physical Description:
7 volumes (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
General Note:
"Originally published in single magazine form in Blackest night 0-8, Blackest night director's cut 1, Green Lantern 43-52, Green Lantern corps 39-47, Blackest night: Batman 1-3, Blackest night: The Flash 1-3, Blackest night: JSA 1-3, Blackest night: Wonder Woman 1-3, The Atom and Hawkman 46, Catwoman 83, Phantom Stranger 42, The power of Shazam 48, The Question 37, Starman 81, Weird western tales 71, Green Arrow 30, Adventure comics 7, Blackest night: tales of the Corps 1-3, Green Lantern 49, Adventure comics 4, 5, and Blackest night 2-8"--Tp verso.
[bk. 1]. Blackest night -- [bk. 2]. Green lantern -- [bk. 3]. Green Lantern corps -- [bk. 4, v. 1-v. 2]. Black Lantern corps -- [bk. 5]. Rise of the Black Lanterns -- [bk. 6]. Tales of the Corps.
Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps must join forces with their rivals of the other colors to battle the Black Lanterns, an army of undead superheroes and villains--all their deceased friends and foes--who are out to destroy all life.


Call Number
Blackest bk.1
Blackest bk.3
Blackest bk.4 v.1
Blackest bk.6
Blackest bk.4 v.2

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Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art by IVAN REIS & OCLAIR ALBERT Cover by IVAN REIS & RUDOLFO MIGLIARI As the war between the different Corps rages on, the prophecy of the Blackest Night descends in this hardcover collecting the best-selling BLACKEST NIGHT #0-8. Now, Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps lead DC's champions into battle to save the universe from an army of Black Lanterns made up of the DCU's deceased heroes and villains!

Author Notes

Geoff Johns was born in 1973 in Detroit, Michigan. As a child, Johns and his brother first discovered comics through an old box of comics they found in their grandmother's attic, which included copies of Flash, Superman, Green Lantern, Batman from the 1960s and 1970s. Johns eventually began to patronize a comics shop in Traverse City, recalling that the first new comics he bought were Crisis on Infinite Earth and Flash, as the latter was his favorite character. As Johns continued collecting comics, he gravitated toward DC Comics and later Vertigo Comics, and also drew comics. After graduating from Clarkston High School in 1991, he studied media arts, screenwriting, film production and film theory at Michigan State University and graduated from Michigan State in 1995. Johns met up with DC Comics personnel Eddie Berganza who invited Johns to tour the DC Comics offices, and offered Johns the opportunity to pitch ideas, which led to Johns pitching Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E., a book based on the second Star-Spangled Kid and her stepfather, to editor Chuck Kim a year later. John's soon became a regular writer on such series as The Flash and The Avengers United. He also writes for series such as Teen Titans and The Future is Now. His title Earth One made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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Booklist Review

Death in superhero comics is notoriously impermanent characters ranging from world-beaters like Superman to minor bit-players are killed off only to be resurrected later but never more so than in this miniseries, in which dozens of fallen heroes and villains, including Aquaman, the Martian Manhunter, and Elongated Man, are reanimated as evil, zombielike forces under the command of Nekron, the embodiment of death, who wants to kill all living entities. As always, it's up to the stalwart superheroes most notably the original Flash and Green Lantern, both recently returned from the grave themselves to set things right. Like all such companywide crossover events, the story line was integrated into nearly all of DC's many titles, but the major events occur in the nine issues collected here. Even so, the absence of the supplemental stories makes Johns' thorny narrative even more abstruse, especially for casual readers. Reis' art perfectly matches the script: ostentatiously flashy at the expense of coherence. But for die-hard fans, Blackest Night, which sets in motion monumental changes that will be felt throughout the DC Universe, is a must-read.--Flagg, Gordon Copyright 2010 Booklist