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Green Lantern: Wrath of the First Lantern Reading Order, the follow-up to Rise of the Third Army

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In the outcome of Rise of the Third Army, the mysterious First Lantern is unleashed against the Green Lantern Corps, still under Geoff Johns’s supervision.

As per the official synopsis, The Wrath of the First Lantern is here as the Green Lanterns battle the Guardians of Oa and the Third Army, but who will win and at what cost?

And as First Lantern moves on the brightest of the Corps for his reality-altering experiments, we learn the shocking fate of Hal and Sinestro in this crossover event!

What to read before Wrath of the First Lantern?

Wrath of the First Lantern is taking place after the Rise of the Third Army event. You’ll need to read it first:

  • Green Lantern: Rise of the Third Army
    Green Lantern Vol. 5 #13–16, Green Lantern Corps Vol. 3 #13–16, Green Lantern: New Guardians #13–16, Red Lanterns #13–16, Green Lantern Corps Annual Vol. 3 #1.

Of course, these storylines are set near the end of Geoff Johns’s run on Green Lantern, we invite you to consult our reading order to know more about what came before (a lot!).

Wrath of the First Lantern Reading Order: Collected Editions

Wrath of the First Lantern Reading Order: issue by issue

  • Green Lantern Vol 5 #17
  • Green Lantern Corps Vol 3 #17
  • Green Lantern New Guardians #17
  • Red Lanterns #17
  • Green Lantern Vol 5 #18
  • Green Lantern Corps Vol 3 #18
  • Green Lantern New Guardians #18
  • Red Lanterns #18
  • Green Lantern Vol 5 #19
  • Green Lantern Corps Vol 3 #19
  • Green Lantern New Guardians #19
  • Red Lanterns #19
  • Green Lantern Vol 5 #20
  • Green Lantern Corps Vol 3 #20
  • Red Lanterns #20
  • Green Lantern New Guardians #20

After Green Lantern: Wrath of the First Lantern

After Wrath of the First Lantern, all 4 Green Lantern titles gained new creative teams and went off in different directions.

Those titles entered a sort of a new phase collected in:

And everybody is quickly reunited in the crossover Green Lantern: Lights Out.

That’s all, and don’t forget to take a look at our complete Green Lantern Reading Order for even more GL!

Last Updated on September 30, 2022.

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