Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
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Some toys the world probably doesn't really need

When I got my comics home last night, I found that Steve had dropped a free Black Lantern ring into the bag.

Now, I appreciate free toys as much as anybody, but I find myself a bit weirded out here. In the current storyline, this is an artifact of pure evil, that raises the dead wearer to make war on the living. Not exactly inspiring, or even especially cool.

Serious case of "eww". As giveaways go, I don't find this one of DC's cleverest...
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