(August 2000)

DC, 1998 Series
Price
5.95 USD; 9.95 CAD
Pages
84
On-sale Date
2000-06-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
761941213873 00311
Editing
Bob Schreck; Frank Berrios (assistant editor)

Lantern Against the Dark (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sergio Cariello (signed)
Inks
Jesse Delperdang (signed)
Colors
Richard Horie; Tanya Horie
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Orion; Raker Qarrigat; Darkseid

A Lantern Against the Dark: A Forgotten Tale of the Green Lantern Corps (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Chapter 1- Apokolips Then (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Lantern / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Beatty
Pencils
Graham Nolan
Inks
Mark Pennington
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Darkseid; Manhunter
Synopsis
A manhunter lands on Apokolips and doesn't free the citizenry.

Chapter 2- A Twice-Told Tale (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Lantern / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Beatty
Pencils
Michael Lily
Inks
Steve Mitchell
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Orion; Flash [Wally West]; Plastic Man; Martian Manhunter; Darkseid; Desaad; Kalibak
Synopsis
Orion and Kyle battle for practice, then Orion tries to take Kyle to New Genesis, but they are diverted by Desaad.

Chapter 3- Darkness Visible (Table of Contents: 4)

Green Lantern / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Beatty
Pencils
Joyce Chin
Inks
Stephen Baskerville
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Orion; Guardians of Oa; Raker Qarrigat; Desaad; Kalibak; Darkseid; Cameo -- Kendotha Kr'Nek
Synopsis
Kyle fights to survive on Apokolips with a badly wounded Orion.

Chapter 4- The Underground Man (Table of Contents: 5)

Green Lantern / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Beatty
Pencils
Grant Miehm
Inks
Steven Bird
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Orion; Raker Qarrigat; Plastic Man; Huntress; Darkseid; Dessad; Cameo -- Kanto
Synopsis
Raker tells Kyle of his first meeting with Darkseid.

Chapter 5- Three Thousand and Six-Hundred (Table of Contents: 6)

Green Lantern / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Beatty
Pencils
Graham Nolan
Inks
Keith Aiken
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Orion; Guardians of Oa; Raker Qarrigat; Plastic Man; Flash [Wally West]; Darkseid; Desaad; Alisand'r (cameo); Ash-Pak-Glif (cameo); B'Shi (cameo); Steel [John Henry Irons] (cameo)
Synopsis
While Plastic Man figures out that Orion and Kyle are in danger, Raker tells Kyle of the Corps attacking Apokolips.

Chapter 6- Surrender (Table of Contents: 7)

Green Lantern / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Beatty
Pencils
Aaron Lopresti
Inks
Keith Aiken
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Orion; Guardians of Oa; Highfather; Raker Qarrigat; Darkseid; Kalibak; Virman Vundabar; Cameos -- Alisand'r; Ash-Pak-Glif
Synopsis
The war goes badly for the Corps because Darkseid coats his forces in yellow.

Chapter 7- Wolf in the Fold (Table of Contents: 8)

Green Lantern / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Beatty
Pencils
Graham Nolan
Inks
Mark Pennington
Colors
Tom McCraw
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern [Kyle Rayner]; Orion; Flash [Wally West]; Plastic Man; Raker Qarrigat; Darkseid; Desaad; Cameo -- Steel
Synopsis
Some timely assistance from the JLA rescues Kyle and Orion, while Raker stays on Apokolips.

[Various] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 12 pages (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Lantern Against the Dark
    Green Lantern
  2. 1. A Lantern Against the Dark: A Forgotten Tale of the Green Lantern Corps
  3. 2. Chapter 1- Apokolips Then
    Green Lantern
  4. 3. Chapter 2- A Twice-Told Tale
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. Chapter 3- Darkness Visible
    Green Lantern
  6. 5. Chapter 4- The Underground Man
    Green Lantern
  7. 6. Chapter 5- Three Thousand and Six-Hundred
    Green Lantern
  8. 7. Chapter 6- Surrender
    Green Lantern
  9. 8. Chapter 7- Wolf in the Fold
    Green Lantern
  10. 9. [Various]
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