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Black Lanterns, Black Lanterns and more Black Lanterns

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So one of the questions that keeps popping up around DC’s upcoming crossover event Blackest Night is “Who exactly is going to be a Black Lantern?” Based on this preview art from Green Lantern #43, I guess the answer to that is … everybody?

Alex Segura at DC’s The Source blog promises that this issue will feature the birth of the first Black Lantern. “Discover who he is and just what his connection to death — and in turn, the Black Lantern Corps — really is.” I know this is way off, but wouldn’t it be kind of fun if it was Anthro? Y’know, the first hero as the first Black Lantern? Yeah, that’s why I don’t write these things …