TALES FROM THE DARK MULTIVERSE to Give Twisted Take on “Blackest Night” and other Classic Events

DC announced today plans to put a twisted and terrifying spin on some of the biggest, most game-changing events in its publishing history with a series of prestige format one-shots called TALES FROM THE DARK MULTIVERSE. Beginning in October, DC’s most talented artists and writers will take fan-favorite events from the DC Universe down a dark and twisted path.

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Green Lantern Jessica Cruz: Exceptional Willpower Against her Fears

The Green Lantern Corps, which are a part of the DC Universe for many years possess a power that is given to them by the Green Lantern Rings they wield. The power is exceptional, some might say it is the most powerful weapon in the whole galaxy. Anything can be done only by wearing the most powerful ring in the galaxy.

This ring gives extraordinary abilities like, breathing in space, creating solid objects, just to name a few things from many that are possible with this ring. Kyle Rayner has also created fully functioning legs some time before, completely with willpower. The most important thing that is needed to be eligible for this mighty weapon is unruly willpower. One must believe, so one can create. If uncertainty, fear, or anxiety is present the Green Lantern Ring loses its power. Warriors who have crippling fears or anxiety make a poor choice for such a weapon. Even though that’s true this changed when Jessica Cruz received a Power Ring.

Jessica Cruz had been a witness to the brutal murder of her close companions. She managed to escape, but the event had left deep scars on her psyche. She felt like a coward for not giving them the helping hand and escaping by herself. Full of anxiety, fears, and self-doubt, Jessica locked herself in the house for three years. In this time, The Ring of Volthoom had left its subject and came to Jessica and forced itself on her.

She went through a long journey, Batman helped Jessica conquer her fears. Hal Jordan – who might be played by Tom Cruise in the upcoming 2020 movie – was there to teach her the path to controlling the ring’s power, along with Guy Gardner, a failed football superstar, who joined the corps after injuries stopped him from being one of NFL future wagers. Difficulties arise when it came to making constructs, it was obvious that her willpower wasn’t strong enough. In Green Lanterns: Rage Plant, she overcame her anxieties and fears and helped save the world.

She had such an exhausting and crippling fear, that when she left her house or be anywhere else it would make her skin crawl. However, she remained a warrior. Defeating frightening beasts whose main source of power was the rage. There was a lot of self-doubts and a lot of moments when she wanted to quit, there were moments when there was no hope, however, she came up on top.

Jessica Cruz as a hero and a warrior defeated the inner voices of doubt and low self-esteem and she came out mighty. Her inner thought process of self-doubt and when she started to freeze, but then trying and succeeding to motivate herself to push through took a lot of guts and willpower. The murder of her close companions had really left a deep searing mark on her, but Jessica even in times of self-doubt and fear managed to take a huge leap of step which shows courage and willpower.

She found a way to wield the most powerful weapon in the galaxy, which feeds of willpower and managed to make it reach its potential. With all the excess amount of anxieties and fears, not to mention issues with self-worth, she had been glorious being able to dig deep to overcome something she couldn’t for years.

Even though her willpower was so low before that she couldn’t even create a boxing glove with her ring, she succeeded in creating a construct that abolished the Red Lantern’s tower. Every great hero has a huge story that shows a path full of obstacles. One of the most amazing parts of this story was that Jessica acknowledged her fears and she pushed through gloriously. This story resembles that no matter how hard it might be, a hero will arise in oneself.

Author: Mario Petkovski



DC announced today the publisher will showcase its upcoming young reader imprints – DC Ink (YA) and DC Zoom (middle grade) – at this year’s Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) on Saturday, May 4, 2019. DC’s free comic book offerings will include early looks at UNDER THE MOON: A CATWOMAN TALE (DC Ink) and DEAR JUSTICE LEAGUE (DC Zoom).

UNDER THE MOON: A CATWOMAN TALE FCBD SPECIAL EDITION will serve as DC’s Gold Title at the annual event and will feature a free chapter from the upcoming YA original graphic novel by The New York Times bestselling author Lauren Myracle and artist Isaac Goodhart. The full graphic novel is slated to hit stores everywhere books are sold on May 7, 2019.

This FCBD special edition will also include a sneak preview of DC Ink’s upcoming TEEN TITANS: RAVEN graphic novel by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kami Garcia and fan-favorite artist Gabriel Picolo which will hit shelves on July 2, 2019.

DC’s FCBD silver comic book will be a kids title featuring two exclusive free chapters from DEAR JUSTICE LEAGUE, an original graphic novel for middle graders from New York Times bestselling author Michael Northrop and artist Gustavo Duarte. The DC Zoom graphic novel is slated to hit stores everywhere books are sold on August 6, 2019 and the early FCBD special edition will feature two excerpts starring Superman and Hawkgirl.

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DC Animation Legend Bruce Timm Steps Down?


Bruce Timm, who has been guiding the vast majority  of DC animated since the debut of Batman: The Animated Seriesin 1992, has stepped down from his position as producer, initially to have focused his energies on Green Lantern: The Animated Series and, more significantly, to develop some of his own projects. Stepping into his place as supervising producer is James Tucker. I’m still hoping this is some cruel early April fool’s joke.


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Second “Green Lantern: The Animated Series” Comic Collection Coming January 2014



Preliminary details for the next Green Lantern: The Animated Series trade paperback release, collecting six more issues from the current Green Lantern: The Animated Series monthly comic title, have been released by DC Comics. The collection Green Lantern: The Animated Series – Volume Two is set for a January 2014 release. The Green Lantern: The Animated Series comic title features stories which take place in continuity with the animated series source material. The early details for the next Green Lantern: The Animated Series trade paperback are available below.

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