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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