Re: DC's New 52: Reviews and Discussion (Spoilers welcolme and likely)
Ture, Johns can pretty much do whatever he wants. It's just that when you're making a monthly publication, you never give people a jumping off point that good. Especially not when you're talking about one of DC's most iconic and best selling characters.
"In Brightest Day, in Blackest Night, no evil shall escape my sight. Let those who worship evil's might, beware my power: Green Lantern's light!"