Emerald Dawn

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Green Lantern: Emerald Dawn
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Publication information
Publisher DC Comics
Schedule Monthly
Format Limited series
Genre Superhero
Publication date December 1989 – May 1990
Number of issues 6
Main character(s) Hal Jordan
Guardians of the Universe
Creative team
Writer(s) Jim Owsley (#1)
Keith Giffen
Gerard Jones
Penciller(s) M. D. Bright
Inker(s) Romeo Tanghal
Letterer(s) Albert DeGuzman
Colorist(s) Anthony Tollin
Editor(s) Andy Helfer
Collected editions
Green Lantern: Emerald Dawn ISBN 0-930289-88-9
Green Lantern: Emerald Dawn II ISBN 1401200168

Green Lantern: Emerald Dawn is a 1989-1990 limited series comic book published by DC Comics. The series retold the origins of Hal Jordan and how he became a Green Lantern in post-Crisis continuity. It is created by Keith Giffen and Gerard Jones, with the first issue written by Jim Owsley.

Emerald Dawn II[edit]

Green Lantern: Emerald Dawn II is the sequel to Green Lantern: Emerald Dawn. It was published from April 1991 through September 1991. This series explores what happened during Jordan's 90-day jail sentence, when he was taken under training by Sinestro.

Green Lantern: Secret Origin[edit]

Certain aspects and events of Emerald Dawn have been retconned by the 2008 arc Secret Origin, written by Geoff Johns.

Collected editions[edit]

Green Lantern: Emerald Dawn was first reprinted with newsprint-type paper and cheaper priced trade paperbacks in 1990 with new cover art by M. D. Bright and Klaus Janson. It was later collected as trade paperback once again in 2003 with a brand-new cover by Alan Davis and Mark Farmer (ISBN 0930289889).

Green Lantern: Emerald Dawn II was collected for the first time as a trade paperback in 2003 with new cover art by Alan Davis and Mark Farmer (ISBN 1401200168). This book is currently out of print.