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More 'Free' Lantern Rings Coming From DC

Would you like to add to your ring collection?


 

When Blackest Night #1 came out, comic shops had the option of ordering 'free' rings to give away, depending on how many issues they ordered (they also had to buy the rings to give away).  For the most part, it seemed everyone was happy with the quality of the ring.  I guess you could say this was a successful marketing idea.
 
If it worked with Blackest Night #1, why not continue?  There are plenty of other 'colored' rings that could be given away.  According to Bleeding Cool, DC is doing just that.  Targeting upcoming Blackest Night tie-ins, for every 25 copies of Doom Patrol #4, Booster Gold #26, R.E.B.E.L.S. #10, Outsiders #24 that retailers order, they can order a bag of fifty Sinestro rings, Agent Orange rings, Indigo Tribe rings and Star Sapphire rings (respectively).
 
What about the other colors?  For every 50 copies of Justice League of America #39, Blackest Night #5 and Adventure Comics #4, they can order a bag of fifty Red Lantern rings, Green Lantern rings and Blue Lantern rings (respectively).
 
The rings will ship every two weeks beginning with yellow on November 4th.
 
One thing to keep in mind, this might not be the same type of give away as the Black ring was.  As I mentioned, retailers have to actually pay for the rings and also have to order more copies than they might normally order.  Some retailers might even pass on them altogether.  I would suggest you start talking to your retailer today and and perhaps point them to this page.
 
Which ring(s) do you really want to add to your collection?

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Posted by Legend of Zelda

That is alot of rings lol

Posted by TheSavageAssasin

Thats so sweet!

Posted by _brandon

lots of comics to get to procure those rings...
Posted by G-Man
@Legend of Zelda said:
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That is alot of rings lol

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Luckily there's only 8 otherwise you'd have to start wearing rings on your thumbs too.
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Posted by Moomin123

I would love 1 of every colour ring. Especially a Sinestro Corps Ring, ring of the greatest Lantern Corps.
Posted by HaloKing343

Now if only they could give away free Iron Man armor...

Edited by Ravn

I want a GOOD green ring (the black ring was high quality, the rings that come with GL actor figures are not!! XD), a blue one, a yellow....... Screw it, I want them all! LOL 
 
@Moomin123 said:

" I would love 1 of every colour ring. Especially a Sinestro Corps Ring, ring of the greatest Lantern Corps. "
Whatever! Blue all the way! LOL 
 
@HaloKing343 said:
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Now if only they could give away free Iron Man armor...

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that would be AWESOME, but they proabaly wouldn't be much better than the plastic masks that come with the Iron Man Holloween costume! :)
Posted by aztek_the_lost

hmm, I'd almost want all 8 of these rings if they were higher quality (I'd pay) but they just look like cheap plastic to my eyes

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Posted by danhimself

I WANT THEM ALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by Fresh0133

Seeing this I feel like I'm in Pokemon, gotta have them all!
Posted by Crimson Thunder

I'v been waiting forthis! The Black Lantern Rings that my store ordered never came in. So I am very very excited about all the lantern rings coming out.

Edited by danhimself
@aztek the lost said:
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hmm, I'd almost want all 8 of these rings if they were higher quality (I'd pay) but they just look like cheap plastic to my eyes

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maybe you'd like this set from DC Direct better? 
 
   
Posted by mattydeNero

That's  so awesome.  Great idea.  Hope my retailers are down with that.
Posted by The Hottness

im getting em ALL!
Posted by Bergquist

all 
Posted by kittenpride

OMIGAWD GIMME!!!

Posted by reaper2923
@kittenpride said:
"OMIGAWD GIMME!!! "
I think we know what ring you will get
Posted by The Crimson Nutcase

Meh i'll pass they all look kind of cheap IMO 
Plus im not that big of a fan... 
 
BUT i did just read Superman's Blackest Night tie-in and it was great IMO 
Please review it G-Man...or Babs =]

Posted by SUPER-MAN 23
@danhimself: That set is cooler I saw it at comic con in one of the displays
Posted by danhimself
@SUPER-MAN 23:  It is a great set but it's also $250 so while I would love to have it I think that I'm going to go the cheaper route and get the free rings with the comics that I would be buying anyway
Posted by SUPER-MAN 23
@danhimself: Yeah I guess I will do that to since I'm getting the comics.
Posted by Green ankh

Its cool to see this again. DC is sure doing things right.
Posted by Citizen 14

I want them all!!!

Posted by danhimself
@SUPER-MAN 23 said:
" @danhimself: Yeah I guess I will do that to since I'm getting the comics.
 
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events are a great way to get into comics....pick up all the tie ins that you can...and see which characters you like...then continue getting the books that you liked
Edited by Kyle C

WANT!!
 
@danhimself said:

" @aztek the lost said:

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hmm, I'd almost want all 8 of these rings if they were higher quality (I'd pay) but they just look like cheap plastic to my eyes

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maybe you'd like this set from DC Direct better? 
 
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D8  !! WANT!!
Posted by Emperor Gonzo Noir

I getting all of them I MUST HAVE THEM ALLLLLLLL!
Posted by Emperor Gonzo Noir
@danhimself said:
"@aztek the lost said:
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hmm, I'd almost want all 8 of these rings if they were higher quality (I'd pay) but they just look like cheap plastic to my eyes

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maybe you'd like this set from DC Direct better? 
 
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those aren't meant to be worn outside though
Posted by Aronmorales

Hoo-hoo-hoo, gotta get me one!

Posted by TheOmegaMan
@The Crimson Nutcase said:
" Plus im not that big of a fan...  " 
 
   
Same here. Hey, it's cool if you like the comic though. If not, just take 50 cents to your local gumball machine... :P
Posted by Emperor Gonzo Noir
@HaloKing343 said:
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Now if only they could give away free Iron Man armor...

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try looking through your local junk yard; with the right parts, an arc welder and a little paint you could make your own Iron Man armor for little to no money. I mean Tony Stark managed to build it in a cave WITH A BOX OF SCRAPS!
Posted by abominable toaster

So, I've got the black lantern ring and I was surprised about the quality. It's pretty cool, but Helzberg won't clean it when I bring it in. Love the ring and wear it every wednesday when I pick up my books.
Posted by YONY

aw man i alreddy order like 30bucks worth of comics now i gotta order more DAMN YOU DC!!!!!

Posted by G-Man
@The Crimson Nutcase said:
" Meh i'll pass they all look kind of cheap IMO  Plus im not that big of a fan...   BUT i did just read Superman's Blackest Night tie-in and it was great IMO  Please review it G-Man...or Babs =] "
One of us will, definitely.
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Edited by Nahero

ok so there not giving them away yet and we have to buy them?
 
in that case im getting issue that comes with them all to have them all

Posted by Nahero
@G-Man said:
" @The Crimson Nutcase said:
" Meh i'll pass they all look kind of cheap IMO  Plus im not that big of a fan...   BUT i did just read Superman's Blackest Night tie-in and it was great IMO  Please review it G-Man...or Babs =] "
One of us will, definitely. "
i just read it and it was off the hook
Posted by Plex

Too bad the rings really are not free.  The comic shop owners have to pay for them before they can be given away as free.

Posted by King Quisling

I feel my inner Larfleeze acting up.....THEY WIlL BE MINE!

Posted by NightFang

Sweet.

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Posted by Nahero
@King Quisling said:
" I feel my inner Larfleeze acting up.....THEY WIlL BE MINE! "
not if i get them first
Posted by danhimself

I just talked to my LCBS and the owner said that he didn't know if he would be getting them all since 25 copies of Doom Patrol #4, Booster Gold #26, R.E.B.E.L.S. #10, Outsiders #24 is kind of a lot for those books

Posted by FoxxFireArt
@G-Man said:
" @Legend of Zelda said:
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That is alot of rings lol

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Luckily there's only 8 otherwise you'd have to start wearing rings on your thumbs too. "
So, what I really would like to hear from the Comicvine group. How long do you think it will be until there are White Rings, and what do you think will be the heart to their power? How do you do Black Rings and not to White Rings down the road?
Posted by King Quisling
@Nahero: So it's a challenge then?! It's on sucka!
Edited by Aronmorales

White rings would be the bomb.
their power? hmm, Light? no, life.

Posted by burr787

I had to pay $2 for my black ring. ;(

Posted by G-Man
@FoxxFireArt said:
" @G-Man said:
" @Legend of Zelda said:
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That is alot of rings lol

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Luckily there's only 8 otherwise you'd have to start wearing rings on your thumbs too. "
So, what I really would like to hear from the Comicvine group. How long do you think it will be until there are White Rings, and what do you think will be the heart to their power? How do you do Black Rings and not to White Rings down the road? "
We actually talked about "White" rings in our review for Blackest Night #2 but had to cut it out...
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Posted by The_MVPs
@G-Man: It was to racist wasnt it ;P
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Posted by Nahero
@Gambler said:
" @G-Man: It was to racist wasnt it ;P "
no we just agreed how unnecessary it seemed
 
@King Quisling said:
" @Nahero: So it's a challenge then?! It's on sucka! "

will see cuz who know it may turn out you'd have no interest in buying the comics
Posted by The_MVPs
@Nahero: I missed you in the review. Were you hiding?
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Posted by Nahero
@Gambler said:
" @Nahero: I missed you in the review. Were you hiding? "
um no
Posted by King Quisling
@Nahero: Not interested in the comics?! I've been reading GL since Rebirth and currently I'm loving Blackest Night. I NEED AN INDIGO POWER STAFF!
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