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"Sinestro Corps War" (2007)
By Geoff Johns, Dave Gibbons, Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason and Ethan Van Sciver
By including Green Lantern Hal Jordon's Justice League teammates, a "Sinestro Corps War" animated film could fit Warner Bros.' character parameters, plus the sheer scope and emotional resonance of the story could make for one heck of a movie. Warners already produced a "Green Lantern" animated feature with 2009's "Green Lantern: First Flight," an effective and fun origin story, but nothing close to the sheer scale of the "Sinestro Corps War." The original comic event took Sinestro from Green Lantern foil to master villain. Additionally, the story created a spectrum of Lanterns, propelling the narrative into new and unexpected directions that could inform the title for years to come. The myriad monstrous Yellow Lanterns could come to intense life in an animated feature showing the rest of the world what fans already knew, that Sinestro and his army are some of the most frighteningly intense villains in modern comics. The "War" is a perfect Hal Jordan story; even in the face cosmic drama, intense interplanetary conflict and the sheer amount new characters introduced, everything that transpires affects Hal as he must go up against his former mentor with the fate of the galaxy at stake. WB Animation has yet to produce a film that teams Hal with all three Green Lanterns of Earth: John Stewart, Kyle Rayner and Guy Gardner. "Sinestro Corps War" is a huge story, but one told from the relatable point of view of Hal Jordan. It's a tribute to the "Green Lantern" mythos and a celebration of the Geoff Johns era of the character, a time when the "Green Lantern" family of titles was at a creative apex not seen since the Silver Age. "Sinestro Corps War" became the template for the modern comic book event, and with the proper treatment could do the same in animation.