Join Date: May 2006
Earth 2's Green Lantern
Talking to Comic Book Resources, the writer of the upcoming Earth 2 series (James Robinson) had this to say about his take on Alan Scott. "Alan Scott really is the big guy of Earth-Two. Quite literally. He's very tall, he's dynamic, he's charismatic and he's also the bravest, most gallant man on the planet. He's like the great knight defending the Earth. He would die for his planet, he would die for his people. He is the epitome of what a hero should be. And I think even if he wasn't that way when he first began in the 1940s, he is kind of evolved to that in terms of his place in the Justice Society. I have always felt that he was that character and I have tried to keep that spirit and element of him alive."
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Just finished putting together a feature on the History of Earth-Two and the New Earth 2. There are some big changes coming around. Check out the link for a bunch of images of the new Earth 2 characters. Here's an alternate cover from issue one.
The familiar characters Jay Garrick, Alan Scott, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and Al Pratt will be there but they aren't going to be like what we've grown up with over the years.
I think the story has potential to be interesting, but I think they are missing a good opportunity to continue a link to DC's foundations. Sure it's been exciting to see the new 52 and all, but I would personally have all Earth-Two heroes back the way they were for the most part. I want them to somehow get back to being on Earth-Two and show us how they have progressed all these years had the Crisis on Infinite Earths not happened. It would be interesting to have some of the JSA remember the Crisis and living on a merged Earth, but then have most of the characters and Earth-Two inhabitants be oblivious to that fact.
But basically what we are going to get is a New 52 version of Earth 2. Ok, but why not call this Earth 4 or something, and give us Earth-Two as well?
Check out what Jay Garrick looks like.
Not digging it.
But what do you all think? And don't forget to check out History of Earth-Two and the New Earth 2 for more.