Green Lanterns can theoretically do fucking anything

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In DC Comics canon, Green Lanterns are among the most physically powerful beings in the entire universe provided they’re wearing or have access to their signature lime green pimp rings. An inconspicuous piece of flash widely considered to be the singular most powerful weapon in existence, provided it’s being worn by someone with a big enough dick. 

You see, it has been established in DC canon that whilst the power rings utilised by members of the Green Lantern Corp are unimaginably powerful weapons capable of leveling cities or dunking the sun into a black hole like a searing plasma basketball, they can only be worn by a being with immense reserves of willpower. The ring’s power is then further limited by the constraints of the wearer’s imagination, meaning only a being with an indomitable will and a keen creative mind can fully make use of the ring’s nigh-unlimited fantastical power.

Awwww yeah.

Something worth noting is that whilst individual power rings do require periodic recharging, the central reserve from which they derive this power is considered infinite and there has never been a hard limit placed on either their destructive or constructive potential. Because of this, power rings are capable of and responsible for some truly mind-boggling feats of ass-pulling in comics.

For example, ever wondered why Green Lanterns all wear the same uniform despite hailing from countless planets across the cosmos with wildly different cultures, social norms and body types? Like we don’t want to judge but we hardly think a domino mask is going to be useful on the guy from the planet of volcano-headed people.

Well that’s because they’re not wearing a uniform, that’s a construct made by the ring to show that the being is a member of the Lantern Corp and it can be willed into any form the users chooses. It’s just that, inexplicably, nearly ever member of the corp chooses to wear the same thing with the notable exception of John Stewart who refuses to wear the domino mask typically worn by lanterns because he’s black. No, really.

Speaking of which, the reason every Lantern can talk to every other one despite the obvious handicap of some of them not having fucking heads is also because the ring automatically translates everything the user says into every language in the universe at once. Likewise, the ring also permanently, without any input from the wearer, constantly surrounds them with a near impenetrable force-field that allows them to lazily drift through space like a condom wrapper in the wind.

Keep in mind this is all stuff the ring dose automatically, when a user is concentrating a ring is capable of even more ridiculous fears like creating wormholes, traveling through time, phasing an object out of existence and even creating an entire pocket dimension composed of pure willpower in which it is possible to trap a tiny wizard. For the curious, no we did not make that last one up, it actually happened in a comic once.

Which begs the question, is there anything a ring cannot do? The answer to which is, not really no to the point a user with enough willpower can use a power ring to make another power ring with all of the same capabilities as the original which itself can then be used to make another power ring.

Hell in one comic boo Hal Jordan, the Green Lantern widely considered to have the strongest will, once created a ring composed of his own crystallized willpower that he then used to punch the physical manifestation of fear to death. Something that would have been fun to talk about if DC didn’t reboot its own universe twice a decade making any discussion of it more flaccid than a wet hot-dog bun in gale force wind.