Chosen from all the people of Earth for his fearlessness by a dying space-policeman, test pilot Hal Jordan now serves the universe as a Green Lantern! This gorgeous new book collects the very first adventures of Hal Jordan, the second hero to take the name 'Green Lantern', from his origin story in "Showcase Number 22" to his first adventures in the Green Lantern comic. Experience for the first time the introduction of many of the key elements of Green Lantern mythology, including Abin Sur, the Guardians of the Universe, and the evil Weaponeers of Qward! Written by the character's creators, John Broome and Gil Kane, this collection is a must for Green Lantern fans and is sure to lighten up even the blackest night!
John Broome was one of the most successful character-creators in DC Comics' history, with credits for both Green Lantern and The Flash, alongside Per Degaton, the Elongated Man, and Detective Chimp! Broome retired from comics in 1970, teaching English in Japan until his death in 1999. Gil Kane was one of comics' most prolific artists, with co-creation credits on Green Lantern and the Atom, and more work for every major company than can be listed!