In one of DC's best animation efforts to date, Air Force test pilot Hal Jordan is chosen by the dying alien Abin Sur to be his replacement in the Green Lantern Corps. Given a powerful ring fueled by sheer willpower, Jordan finds himself able to fly, project force-fields and survive the rigors of outer space.
Wondercon offered an opportunity to do the roundtable interview thing with the makers of the Wonder Woman DVD hitting stores today. The Q&A sessions came a couple hours before the new movie was screened for convention attendees, so the assembled web writers hadn't seen the production yet. Fortunately, the obsessiveness with which the animation of comic icons is tracked online meant that my fellow interrogators knew to ask about the violence. The movie starts with brutal war in ancient Greece, and the whole film contains enough violence, and a few sexually risque lines, to have earned the movie an R in its initial cut.