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Encyclopedia > Final Night

Final Night was a 1996 comic book miniseries and crossover storyline published by DC Comics, which featured prominently the main heroes of the DC universe along with some of old. The story begins as the Sun is extinguished by an extraterrestrial being known as the Sun-Eater, and the Earth begins to cool. Image File history File links Dc-finalnight. ... Image File history File links Dc-finalnight. ... A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... A miniseries (sometimes mini-series), in a serial storytelling medium, is a production which tells a story in a limited number of episodes. ... A fictional crossover occurs when otherwise separated fictional characters, stories, settings, universes, or media meet and interact with each other. ... DC Comics (originally called Detective Comics, Inc. ... The Sun is the star at the center of our solar system. ... Extraterrestrial, as an adjective, refers to something that originates, occurs, or is located outside Earth or its atmosphere. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ...

Powerless to do anything to stop the freeze (Especially since Superman's powers are fading due to the lack of sunlight), the heroes can only sit and watch. In the end Hal Jordan, the former Green Lantern then known as Parallax, sacrifices his life to reignite the Sun. Superman is a fictional character regarded as one of the the most influential and popular superheroes of all time. ... Hal Jordan is a DC Comics superhero, the Silver Age Green Lantern, and arguably the most famous hero to bear that name. ... Cover to Green Lantern: Rebirth #6, art by Ethan Van Sciver. ... Parallax is a fictional comic book villain from DC Comics. ...

One lasting effect of Final Night was Hal Jordan's role as the God's "Spirit of Vengeance", known as The Spectre and the resurrection of Oliver Queen otherwise known as Green Arrow. This resurrection was not revealed until years later in his own comic series when he was found living homeless in an alley, but he was resurrected by Parallax before the final fight with the Sun-Eater. Final Night also established the seven core members of the Justice League. God denotes the deity believed by monotheists to be the sole creator and ruler of the universe. ... The Spectre is a fictional cosmic entity and superhero who has appeared in numerous comic books published by DC Comics. ... Green Arrow (Oliver Queen) is a DC Comics superhero. ...

The story was a top vote-getter for the Comics Buyer's Guide Fan Awards for Favorite Comic-Book Story and Favorite Limited Series for 1997. Comics Buyers Guide (CBG) is the longest-running periodical reporting on the comic book industry. ...

External links

  • Comics Buyer's Guide Fan Awards

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