Author(s): Dave Gibbons
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The mid-1980s run of Green Lantern tales continues with the final stories by the team of writer Len Wein (creator of Wolverine and Swamp Thing) and artist Dave Gibbons (Watchmen). Over the course of these tales, John Stewart becomes the new Green Lantern of Earth, only to face the threats of Eclipso and Star Sapphire. Plus, John Stewart battles his predecessor as Green Lantern of Earth, Hal Jordan.
Len Wein co-created SWAMP THING early in a writing career that has included work on every major hero and villain at both DC Comics and Marvel Comics. As a writer, Wein is also credited with co-creating Wolverine for Marvel and Lucius Fox for DC. Wein was one of the editors on WATCHMEN, and has also been Editor-in-Chief at both Marvel Comics and Disney Comics before settling in to a successful career writing comic books and animation.
British artist Dave Gibbons began his comics career in 1973, working for IPC and DC Thompson and illustrating features the popular comics magazine 2000 AD. He also worked on the comic strip adventures of Doctor Who before being invited to illustrate for DC Comics, beginning with GREEN LANTERN. In 1985, he began collaborating with Alan Moore on numerous stories leading up to their best selling graphic novel WATCHMEN. As a writer and artist, Gibbons has also worked on GREEN LANTERN CORPS and his own graphic novel THE ORIGINALS. With Frank Miller, he produced the Martha Washington series.