Comic Review: Green Lantern Rebirth

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Comic Review: Green Lantern Rebirth

DC Comics Green Lantern Rebirth

DC Comics Green Lantern Rebirth

The long awaited return of Hal Jordan is finally here. Fans of the Silver Age Green Lantern have wondered for many years if or when will he return. This mini series is written by Geoff Johns and drawn by Ethan Van Sciver.

After the events that saw Hal Jordan die while being inhabited by the entity known as the Parallax, he came back the DC Universe as the Spectre for a number of years. Green Lantern Rebirth tells the story of Hal’s return to the Green Lantern Corps as the world is now threaten by another Green Lantern gone rogue, Sinestro. Fighting along side the Justice League, he takes on the daunting task of stopping Sinestro before he can execute his master plan.

An excellent story by master storyteller Geoff Johns who also orchestrated the return of Hawkman in the JSA series. I never was really interested in Green Lantern titles until reading this one. This story is the beginning of the path to Sinestro Corps War and as well Blackest Night. Ethan Van Sciver artwork is excellent and the epic battle scenes between Sinestro and Hal Jordan is well done. If you’re looking for a starting point for Green Lantern, this is definitely the series to pick up!

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Comic Review: Sinestro Corps War

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Comic Review: Sinestro Corps War

DC Comics Sinestro Corps War

DC Comics Sinestro Corps War

The Green Lantern Corps face an epic war against Sinestro who now has an army of ring barriers of his own. This story is written by Geoff Johns (Infinite Crisis, Green Lantern Rebirth) and Dave Gibbons (Watchmen, Batman Black and White) and drawn by Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason, and Ethan Van Sciver.

After his defeat by Hal Jordan in Green Lantern Rebirth, Sinestro is imprisoned by the Guardians of the Green Lanterns. With his hatred for the Green Lantern Corps is brewing,  he plots his plans for revenge and creates the ultimate weapon that will destroy them. This leads to his escape and an all out war with his army of minions hellbent on annihilating the Corp.

I know I said this many times but Geoff Johns has once again blown me away with his masterful storytelling. The battles are epic and is definitely not for the faint of heart. After the shock of the first issue, I was craving for more!  Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason and Ethan Van Sciver did an excellent job illustrating this series.  This story puts you on the path that leads you to Blackest Night.

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Comic Review: JLA Volume 7 Tower Of Babel

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Comic Review: JLA Volume 7 Tower Of Babel

JLA Volume 7 Tower Of Babel

JLA Volume 7 Tower Of Babel

How can you stop the Justice League, the most powerful team on the planet. That is the question posed by writer Mark Waid (The Brave and The Bold, Indestructible Hulk) and artist Howard Porter (Aquaman, Doc Savage) in DC’s Tower Of Babel.

Batman has a plan for everything but what does he do when they are used against him. Someone has stolen files on how to defeat all the members of the Justice League and are implementing them. It’s up to Batman to save his friends and find out who is behind all this. Even if he can do this, will the Justice League ever forgive him?

Great tale about the strongest superheros and how they deal with being utterly helpless. If you are a big Batman fan this is just one more reason as to why he kicks so much ass. But, even he is left vulnerable at some point in the story.

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Comic Review: Justice League Volume 1 Origin

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Comic Review: Justice League Volume 1 Origin

Justice League Volume 1 Trashed

Justice League Volume 1 Trashed

It’s the origin story of how all the members meet for the first time and formed the Justice League.  Written by Geoff Johns (Green Lantern, 52) and illustrated by Jim Lee (Gen 13, Deathblow), it’s the world’s most powerful team.

The DC Universe has been changed after the events of Flashpoint. Some changes are small and barley noticeable, while others are drastic. With the Justice League, the members have not even meet yet. A dramatic event is on the horizon that will cross the paths of these hero’s. With a great evil too powerful for any one person, they will need to ban together. Unfortunately it may take awhile before they actually work together.

Great jumping on point if you are new to the Justice League. It definitely sows the seeds for the current Trinity War. Also the origin of cyborg and how he was created is part of this volume.

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