- Numerous Green Lanterns, resembling Kyle Rayner and Hal Jordan, have had attention-grabbing and typically tragic love pursuits.
- The relationships between Green Lanterns and their romantic companions typically face challenges and complexities.
- Whereas some relationships, like that of John Stewart and Katma Tui, had been passionate and ended tragically, others, like Man Gardner and Ice, had been loyal and heartfelt.
The Green Lantern mythos is full of quite a few heroes and almost all of them have had shut romantic pursuits. With the mantle of the Emerald Knight being shared by a number of individuals, there have been fairly just a few individuals who have fallen certainly one of Earth’s numerous ring-slingers.
Whether or not its the hot-headed Man Gardner or the inventive Kyle Rayner, each Green Lantern has recognized love at one time or one other. Whether or not it labored out or not, the next 15 love pursuits are probably the most attention-grabbing romantic companions in Green Lantern historical past.
15 Adara Was a Transient Fling Primarily based on Deceit
Created by: Ron Marz and Darryl Banks
When Kyle Rayner grew to become the DC Universe’s sole Green Lantern, he crossed paths with Adara, a girl who was a member of the earlier iteration of the Corps. Adara was determined to turn out to be a Green Lantern once more and received near him. But it surely was a ruse to steal Kyle’s Energy Ring for herself. Sadly, Adara found that Kyle’s ring solely labored for him and she or he had no hope of turning into a Green Lantern once more. Adara wound up killing herself, unable to go on with out serving as a Green Lantern.
14 Energy Woman and Hal Jordan Briefly Bonded
Created by: Wally Wooden, Gerry Conway, and Ric Estrada
Sure, as odd because it sounds Green Lantern Hal Jordan and Energy Woman as soon as had a short fling. The “Crimson Winter” arc of Justice League Europe noticed Hal’s reminiscence wiped due to the supervillain Sonar. Energy Woman discovered herself drawn to Hal, empathizing along with his amnesiac state. Throughout a battle in Justice League Europe #50, the 2 discovered shelter in a bubble created by Green Lantern’s ring the place they let their ardour for one another eat them. Nevertheless, Hal later used his ring to regain his reminiscences and the short-lived encounter between the 2 was over.
13 Donna Troy Was a Transient Love of Kyle Rayner
Created by: Bob Haney and Bruno Premiani
For a short interval, Green Lantern Kyle Rayner dated Marvel Lady’s sister Donna Troy after he joined the Titans. Donna was in a foul place after her farm was destroyed and she or he’d misplaced custody of her son to her ex-husband. Nevertheless, she discovered consolation whereas courting Kyle. Sadly, it wasn’t to final as tragedy caught once more when Donna’s son, stepdaughter, and ex-husband died in a automobile wreck, the stress of which led Donna to finish their relationship. Although their time was temporary, Kyle and Donna remained shut pals.
12 Hal Jordan Might By no means Make His Relationship With Olivia Reynolds Work
Created by: John Broome and Gil Kane
Throughout Green Lantern’s days as a toy salesman, he had a small fling along with his enterprise rival Olivia Reynolds. There was extra to Olivia than meets the attention although, as she possessed an incredible energy generally known as the U-Thoughts, which unknowingly sustained a race generally known as the Lenglyns of Lengyl. Olivia’s U-Thoughts made her a goal for a number of evil aliens, all of whom needed to use the ability for their very own acquire. With all of the commotion over Olivia’s U-Thoughts, she and Hal had been unable to maintain a relationship for lengthy and it completely ended when Hal grew to become the villain Parallax.
11 Crimson Racer and Flashlight Had been A Multiversal Love Story for the Ages
Created by Grant Morrison and Ivan Reis
Crimson Racer is the accomplice of Flashlight, the Green Lantern of Earth-36. Very similar to Flash and Green Lantern of the Prime Earth, these two are as shut as might be, solely they’ve taken the plunge right into a romantically fulfilling relationship. Tragedy struck the couple when Crimson Racer sacrificed his life to save lots of trillions of lives throughout the multiverse. However Flashlight refused to consider his closest companion was useless. Flashlight tracked down hint energies belonging to Crimson Racer and managed to free him from the Power Supply, reuniting the comfortable couple as soon as extra.
10 Hal Jordan’s Relationship With Arisia Rrab Was Simply Odd
Created by: Joe Staton, Len Wein, and Mike W. Barr
The connection between Hal Jordan and Arisia Rrab is a posh one to say the least. Rrab was a younger member of the Corps who developed a crush on Hal Jordan. Figuring out that Jordan couldn’t be along with her resulting from her age, Arisia used the ability of her ring to age herself into an grownup and the 2 started a short romantic relationship. However their life collectively on Earth was extra demanding than they had been ready for and in the end broke up, although they did stay good pals.
9 Fatality Went From Green Lantern Hater to Lover
Created by: Ron Marz
Whereas Katma Tui is the best love of John Stewart’s life, he had a short romantic encounter with the supervillain Fatality. Fatality is the only real survivor of the planet Xanshi, the planet John by accident destroyed due to his carelessness. She was decided to kill the Green Lantern Corps and make John pay for his actions. However Fatality was taken by the Zamarons and forcefully inducted into the Star Sapphires. Her hate for Stewart was modified to like and the 2 grew to become a pair. Nevertheless, the reconditioning didn’t final and she or he grew to become John’s foe as soon as extra.
8 Harlequin Turned to Crime for Love
Created by: Robert Kanigher and Irwin Hasen
Earlier than Alan Scott, the Golden Age Green Lantern, got here out as a homosexual man, he was married to certainly one of his oldest enemies for years. Molly Maynne was as soon as Scott’s secretary who launched into a lifetime of crime to get Green Lantern’s consideration as a result of she was head over heels for him. Her crimes had been by no means that unhealthy and she or he truly labored with the Justice Society of America just a few instances. Molly retired from her life because the Harlequin and settled down with Scott and the 2 lived collectively till their relationship was erased in the course of the New 52.
7 Soranik Natu Was a Green Lantern Love That Wasn’t Meant to Be
Created by: Geoff Johns, Dave Gibbons, and Patrick Gleason
Kyle Rayner’s relationship with Soranik Natu was full of ups and downs. Soranik is a health care provider from Korugar, the house planet of Sinestro, and she or he was initially against being a Green Lantern. However Kyle inspired her and the 2 grew shut over time. Sadly, Kyle was nonetheless harboring emotions for his then-deceased girlfriend Jade, creating friction between the 2. Issues solely grew worse for the 2 when Soranik found that Sarko a villain from the long run, was her and Kyle’s son and that Kyle hid the knowledge from her. Soranik, angered on the data, broke off their relationship as soon as and for all.
6 Cowgirl Was a Romance Green Lantern Let Stroll Away
Created by: Geoff Johns and Carlos Pacheco
Jillian Pearlman was certainly one of Hal Jordan’s love pursuits who sadly by no means received the respect she deserved. Similar to Hal, she’s a pilot and was typically referred to by her callsign, ‘Cowgirl’. Whereas Jordan readjusted to life after his stint because the Spectre, he and Jillian grew shut, although Hal nonetheless carried a torch for his previous flame, Carol Ferris. As Hal’s tasks mounted in the Green Lantern Corps, he discovered himself drifting from Pearlman till the 2’s relationship simply fizzled out. On paper, Jillian was a implausible match for Hal, but it surely simply wasn’t in the playing cards for them.
5 Alexandra DeWitt Deserved Far Higher Than She Acquired
Created by: Ron Marz
If there’s a love curiosity Kyle Rayner is rarely going to neglect, it’s Alexandra DeWitt. Alexandra was Kyle’s girlfriend when he grew to become a Green Lantern and one of many first to know his secret id. Sadly, it wasn’t too lengthy after Kyle grew to become a Green Lantern that Alexandra was killed by the villain Main Drive, who strangled her and shoved her physique right into a fridge. Not solely did the dying hang-out Kyle, but it surely grew to become the go-to instance of ‘fridging’ (the place feminine characters are killed to maneuver a male character’s story ahead). Regardless of her unceremonious dying, Kyle deeply liked Alexandra and it took him a very long time to forgive himself for failing her.
4 Jade and Kyle Rayner Had been Green Lanterns in Love
Created by: Roy Thomas and Jerry Ordway
Of all the ladies Kyle Rayner has fallen for, the one who completely captured his coronary heart was Jade. Jade is the daughter of Alan Scott, the Golden Age Green Lantern who initially channeled the ability of her father’s Starheart earlier than later turning into a full-fledged Green Lantern. She and Kyle had been extraordinarily shut, however sadly, she ended issues after she fell for another person. To make issues worse, Jade was killed shortly earlier than Infinite Disaster, a loss that pained him despite the fact that the 2 had been parted. Whereas it wasn’t an ideal relationship, Kyle dearly liked and cared for Jade.
3 Katma Tui Was John Stewart’s Biggest Love
Created by: John Broome and Gil Kane
John Stewart hasn’t liked as many ladies as his cohorts, however there’s one particular one that touched his coronary heart like nobody else. Katma Tui was from Korugar and the primary Lantern to succeed Sinestro after his expulsion from the Corps. Tui and Stewart’s relationship began a bit rocky as Tui was offended at Hal Jordan and projected these emotions onto John. Nevertheless, after working carefully, the 2 fell for one another and married. However their wedded bliss wasn’t to final as she was later killed by Star Sapphire. To at the present time, John nonetheless thinks concerning the passionate love he shared with Katma Tui.
2 Ice Introduced Out Man Gardner’s Romantic Facet
Created by: Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis, and Kevin Maguire
Essentially the most boisterous Green Lantern, Man Gardener is perhaps just a little tough across the edges. But when there’s one factor that introduced out his extra delicate facet, it was his relationship along with his Justice League Worldwide teammate Ice. The 2 had an on-again, off-again relationship that’s been off for probably the most half in the previous couple of years. However once they had been courting, Man was fiercely loyal to her and was an absolute wreck when she was killed. Although Man could be a little bit of a jerk, it might probably’t be stated that his love for Ice wasn’t real.
1 Star Sapphire is Green Lantern’s Biggest Love
Created by: John Broome and Gil Kane
Carol Ferris isn’t simply the occasional superhero/supervillain Star Sapphire. She’s certainly one of Hal Jordan’s oldest pals and has been the item of his affection for years. The 2 have a deep fondness for each other, however between Hal’s duties as Green Lantern and Carol’s management among the many Violet Mild-wielding Star Sapphires, it’s by no means labored out long-term. Apparently sufficient, Hal’s not the one Green Lantern so far Carol as she briefly had a factor with Hal’s once-replacement Kyle Rayner. However regardless of the drama, Hal has no higher love curiosity in his life than Carol.
There are dozens of beings all through the universe who’ve fallen for Green Lanterns, and these 15 stand out as probably the most fascinating.