Retailers Urged To Unplug Green Lantern Displays After One Bursts Into Flames

Retailers Urged To Unplug Green Lantern Displays After One Bursts Into Flames

In darkest day, in blackest night,

At least you won't be stuck for a light…

Arriving in stores last month, the Green Lantern Animated Light Up Display, designed by Jim Lee and Scott Williams from the Green Lantern #50 variant cover, was a promotional sales device for stores. They were sold to them for $150.

But, on installation, there's at least one report of one catching on fire. Other stores have reported a smell of burning or of smoke.

And now DC has informed retailers to unplug the signs and await further instructions. It's a shame, they did look rather pretty…

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