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Although the recent Green Lantern movie kind of flopped, the character himself is actually one of DC Comics’ flagship superheroes. The original version appeared in 1940's All-American Comics No. 16. He was Alan Scott and wore an awful red and green uniform. A new version, with a nicer all-green costume, debuted in 1959's Showcase No. 22. This time he was test pilot Hal Jordan. Sadly, Hal tried to destroy the universe, so now Green Lantern is a freelance artist named Kyle Rayner.

Founded by German piano makers, whose stock ticker symbol is LVB, in honor of Ludwig van Beethoven?

A) Allianz

B) Daimler

C) Siemens

D) Steinway

Previous answer: All those actors played the Riddler.

TRIVIA FANS: Send the trivia questions you've always wanted answered, or original TriviaBits ideas of your own, with your full name and hometown, to Paul Paquet at paul@triviahalloffame.com or visit him online at www.triviahalloffame.com.

Paul Paquet has been writing trivia since the early 1990s, and has written roughly 100,000 questions.

For more, visit triviahalloffame.com or e-mail him at paul@triviahalloffame.com.

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