The Best there ever was...a Hal Jordan Story
—Panel 1 - Wide angle shot of the emptiness of space. Well it can’t be considered empty because of the enormous amounts of stars seemingly surrounding on one object.
Caption: “In the brightest day.”
Caption: “In the blackest night.”
—Panel 2 - We zoom in a bit and faintly see The Spectere looking down at his palm.
Caption: “No evil shall escape my sight.
Caption: “Let those who worship evil’s might.”
—Panel 3 - We now zoom in even more and see him more clearly looking at something in his palm.
Caption: “Beware my power...”
—Panel 4 - We now zoom in on the object that he is looking at, it is his old Green Lantern Ring.
“...green lantern’s light.”
—Panel 1 - Martin Jordan’s plane is flying fine in the sky.
—Panel 2 - Inside the plane everything is fine.
—Panel 3 - Suddenly the cabin begins to lose pressure and several lights blink on and off, warning danger.
—Panel 4 - We zoom in on a picture of Hal and his other two brothers.
—Panel 5 - The plane begins to nose dive towards the ground.
—Panel 6 - Close up on Martin’s face.
—Panel 7 - The plane viciously crashes on the ground and explodes.
—Panel 1 - juxtapose the last panel from page two with this panel. The only difference is that this is no longer the ship of Martin Jordan, but the alien ship of Green Lantern, Abin Sur.
—Panel 2 - Abin struggles to get out of the wreckage.
—Panel 3 - He crawls on the ground using his arms to pull his body foward.
—Panel 4 - He starts to reach for something.
—Panel 5 - His body goes limp and he dies.
—Panel 6 - We zoom out and see the Lantern turned over on it’s side.
—Panel 7 - We have a large shot of Hal Jordan in Green Lantern apparel, holding his ring up. A green light is emitted from it.
—Full Page Spread - We zoom out and see Hal standing in a line up with the original Justice League of America. Flash, Aquaman, Martian Manhunter, and Black Canary.
—Panel 1 - Wide angle shot of Coast City, completly in ruin.
Caption: Coast City.
—Panel 2 - Hal stands infront of the Guardians of the Universe.
—Panel 3 - He turns his back and walks off pissed off.
—Panel 4 - Extreme close up of Hal’s face mask.
—Panel 5 - The “camera” does a complete 180 degree turn and we see dozens and dozens of Green Lanterns charging at Hal.
—Panel 1 - Back to Spectere, he still stares at the ring.
—Panel 2 - He looks foward into the depths of space.
—Panel 3 - He closes his fist.
—Panel 4 - He pulls back his arm and gets ready to hurl the ring into space.
—Panel 5 - We get a closing shot of Hal Jordan in the Green Lantern suit standing next to Spectere, closing his hand and not allowing him to throw away the ring..
Copyright Jonathan Thompson, Oct 2003
Green Lantern and Hal Jordan Copyrighted by DC Comics.