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Green Lantern: Rise Of The Red Lanterns: The Animated Series - Season 1 Part 1
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Warner Bros. Animation is bringing the Green Lantern to television in an all-new CG animated action series from world-renowned producer, artist and animator Bruce Timm (Batman: The Animated Series, Justice League, Teen Titans, Batman Beyond, DC Universe Original Animated Movies). Based upon the DC Comics super hero, the 26-episode Green Lantern: The Animated Series will debut in 2011. As Earth's Green Lantern, Hall Jordan is used to being in dangerous situations- but he's never faced anything like this! Set at the farthest reaches of deep space, GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES finds Hal on the Guardian Frontier, where he must face down an invasion from the Red Lantern Corps. Powered by pure rage. The evil Red Lanterns have sworn to destroy the Green Lantern Corps and everything they stand for.]]>
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The very first 1-hour episode was by far the best so far because it not only set the tone for the series, which is one of adventure with heart and intelligence and wit, but it also gave us a proper introduction to the characters involved (and also helped to remove some of the not-so-good taste left from the live-action film). The rest of the series thus far has been very distilled from the pages of Geoff Johns' work from the comics in regards to the introduction of various other groups of ring-bearers from other color spectrums. It gives us our primary foes The Red Lanterns (rage), and along the way, we meet violet (love) with the Star Sapphires and indigo (hope) with Saint Walker.Read more ›
Having watched the entire series, I would say it is extraordinary. The GL movie suffered from bad pacing and storytelling; the animated series excels at both. The design is good, the voice casting excellent. The story develops nicely as the episodes go by, and explores surprisingly sophisticated themes. Most of the action takes place on other worlds, but relates to conundrums faced by folks living on our world, in our century.
Each episode stands on its own, but is part of a strong story arc. Great care and design went into the series, and the characters are well developed as the season moves along. I found the series enchanting, and didn't want it to end. It has much the same innovative energy as the very first Star Wars movie, which I watched way back in the 1970s.
The elements that make Green Lantern: The Animated Series so effective mean that it can be enjoyed and appreciated both by adults and younger folks. The storylines and issues explored in the series are surprisingly adult.
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Hvae season two cant find this first season anywhere, wish the show was still on, ended FAR too early :(Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
I watched this on Netflix with my at-the-time 4-year old thinking it was just another dumb kid's show.
It's not. Read more
In Brightest day in Blackest night... Bruce Tim and his amazing creative team have done it again. Not since Cartoon Network aired JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED have I seen an action... Read morePublished 6 months ago by HAWKEKNIFE
Those of you who have watched episodes of this series on YouTube don't know what you are missing. The clarity and beauty of the DVD version truly makes this at least TWICE as good... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Zephram
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