Green Lantern is the name of several different superheroes from the fictional DC Universe, all of whom carry the power ring and have the ability to create solid constructs with the ring. The original Green Lantern was created by writer Bill Finger and artist Martin Nodell. Each Green Lantern has a power ring and power lantern that gives the user great control over the physical world as long as the one in possession enough strength and will power to possess it. The power ring is one of the most powerful weapons in the universe and can be extremely dangerous. Originally the ring was magically powered, but the more modern version of the Green Lantern has all the rings worn by the lanterns as technological creations of the Guardians of the Universe, who are the ones who grant the rings to the users. The group of Green Lanterns are an intergalactic police force known as the Green Lantern Corps.
Since the creation of the Green Lantern comic in 1940, the franchise has grown to selling Green Lantern shirts and merchandise, as well as becoming a popular cartoon and film franchise. In 2011, The Green Lantern film was released to box office, staring big shot Hollywood actor Ryan Reynolds. The Film grossed over $20 million and re-popularized the franchise. With that, Green Lantern shirts and merchandise have become growingly popular amongst fans. Check out our store for lots of great Green Lantern shirts and other cool merchandise.