Great Covers

Here is the realism and relevance of the GREEN LANTERN/GREEN ARROW series taken tot eh extreme, with an image that DC might think twice about running even today. Neal Adams’ photo-realistic style is used to good effect as we are smacked in the face with the image of a super hero (albeit a sidekick) using drugs. I think the company’s self-congratulatory blurb across Green Lantern’s legs is a bit much (especially considering that DC wouldn’t go ahead with this story until after Stan Lee had bucked the Comics Code with his own anti-drug story and won), but the image retains its power regardless.

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