576 pages, 15.6 × 8.8 × 2.25 in
July 16, 2013
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1401240739
ISBN - 13: 9781401240738
From the Publisher
Collecting the 2009 Green Lantern-based event in DC's top quality, slipcased Absolute Edition format.
In this story by superstar writer Geoff Johns, the war between the Corps rages as the prophecy of the Blackest Night descends on the DC Universe! Can Green Lantern Hal Jordan lead DC's champions against an army of Black Lanterns made up of the deceased heroes and villains?
This volume collects: Blackest Night #0-8, select pages from DC Universe #0 and Green Lantern #44-48, 50-52.
Bonus material includes: Character sketches and designs, Blackest Night #1 script, as well as commentary on the Blackest Night series from several members of the creative team.
About the Author
Geoff Johns is an award-winning writer and one of the most popular contemporary comic book writers today. Johns is the author of The New York Times bestselling graphic novels Aquaman: The Trench, Blackest Night, Green Lantern: Sinestro Corps War, Justice League: Origin, Superman: Brainiac and Batman: Earth One which hit #1 on the bestseller list. He is also known for transforming Green Lantern into one of the most critically and commercially successful franchises in comics.
Johns was born in Detroit and studied media arts, screenwriting, and film at Michigan State University. After moving to Los Angeles, he became an assistant to Richard Donner, director of Superman: The Movie. He and his mentor Donner later co-wrote Superman: Last Son featuring the return of General Zod.
Johns has written for various other media, including episodes of Smallville, Arrow and Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken, for which he was nominated along with his co-writers for an Emmy. He is the Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment and resides in Los Angeles, California.
"The talk of the comic book world."—USA Weekend
"The dead will rise. And that's good news for comic book readers in Space Sector 2814."—New York Daily News
"The art is fantastic ... [and] Johns' care and dedication that ... is evident on every page."—Ain't It Cool News