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Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #43 cover by Ethan van Sciver and Jason Wright

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #43 Review: He's Right Behind Me, Isn't He?

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] John Stewart and petitions the Guardians to respond to the new Darkstar threat, and the Guardians of the Universe grant John a retinue of Green Lanterns to take to the Controllers and shut down their operation. This contingent of Lanterns includes Hal Jordan, Guy Gardner, and Kyle Rayner. However, on the way to […]

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #42 cover by Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona, and Tomeu Morey

Hal Jordan and the GL Corps #42 Advance Review: The Darkstars Return at Last

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Controllers have finished building their army of Darkstar Mantles and only need to activate the suits to search for recruits which will be entirely at the command of the Controllers. In Sector Zero, the Green Lantern Corps is running like a well-oiled machine. Somar-Le is talking with Tomar-Tu when Hal Jordan arrives […]

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #41 cover by Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona, and Tomeu Morey

Hal Jordan and the GL Corps #41 Review: All-Out War Between Hal and Zod

Robert Venditti does it again with this one Give this one a read, it’s highly recommended.[rwp-review-ratings id="0"] [rwp-review-form id="0"] [rwp-review-recap id="0"]Hal Jordan has his Ring back, and that means it’s time for him to go one-on-one with General Zod himself This is it: the fight to save the Green Lantern Corps from the murderous Kryptonian.[caption id="attachment_817569"[...]

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of 03/28/18

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of March 28th, 2018: Dark Doomsday Metal Clock

It's time for the Comics for Your Pull Box! We actually have a pretty packed lineup this week, so let's go ahead and get started. Animosity #13 Marguerite Bennett and Rafael de Latorre's Animosity has been on of AfterShock's best series since it started. The current arc is rising to a fever pitch as the farmers, the hive, and […]

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Comic Book Wins and Losses, Week of March 14th, 2018: Infidel Explodes Onto the Scene

The bad dialogue returned with this one, and it, along with some questionable plot contrivances, kills this issue. Joe Bennett provides some good artwork here too, but it's not enough to save this book.[caption id="attachment_811048" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #40 cover by Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona, and Tomeu Morey[/caption]Win: Hal Jordan and[...]

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #40 cover by Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona, and Tomeu Morey

Hal Jordan and the GL Corps #40 Review: The Green Lanterns vs. the Zods

Robert Venditti tries to establish some animosity by having Zod blame the Green Lanterns for letting Krypton die, but it doesn’t quite connect.Thirdly, it is a little awkward watching a super-powered police force unload on an indigenous population armed only with spears while that indigenous people worships a white family like gods This remains unacknowledged[...]

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #39 cover by Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona, and Tomeu Morey

Hal Jordan and the GL Corps #39 Review: A Disappointingly Slow Issue with Endless Text

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Hal Jordan is still being held on Jekuul by General Zod. Kyle Rayner made it to Sector Zero to report what happened to John Stewart. John takes this matter to the newly-reformed council of the Guardians of the Universe. Unfortunately, they are indecisive on how to respond to this crisis. Guy Gardner, true-to-form, […]


Damage #2 cover by Tony Daniels, Danny Miki, and Tomeu Morey

Damage #2 Review: Okay, It's Just the Incredible Hulk

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] We get some insight into how Damage was created before we join Elvis Avery in the present. He's hiding out in a homeless shelter while he rests and tries to get his bearings. He doesn't have long before Amanda Waller's Suicide Squad finds him, and he must fight to survive. Damage is maintaining […]

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #37 cover by Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona, and Tomeu Morey

Hal Jordan and the GL Corps #37 Review: Keel (Over) Before Zod

Robert Venditti once again shows he knows how to script a fun comic.[caption id="attachment_783559" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #37 art by Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona, and Tomeu Morey[/caption]It also begs the question of how the Green Lanterns can stop the Kryptonians after Zod and his comrades finished Hal and Kyle[...]

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #36 cover by Francis Manapul

Hal Jordan and the GL Corps #36 Review: Which One is Ric Flair?

Robert Venditti always makes sure to leave something in each arc which will have some impact on the future issues of Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps, and, in this issue, that something circulates around Ganthet.Also, in case you were wondering, the Four Horsemen in question is the one with Ric Flair.[caption id="attachment_775437" align="aligncenter"[...]


Damage #1 cover by Tony S. Daniel, Danny Miki, and Tomeu Morey

Damage #1 Review: The Clock is Always Ticking

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Ethan Avery, AKA Damage, has gone on the loose. Damage is a massive creature created by the military for as-of-yet unknown purposes. He is a walking weapon, and his handlers will do anything to get him back. So, Damage is very reminiscent of the Hulk. He's a massively bulky creature. He was created […]

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #35 cover by Francis Manapul

Hal Jordan and the GL Corps #35 Review: Four Legs on a Table

These four Green Lanterns are the only ones to save them, and naught but an army of deadly mercenaries stand in their way.[caption id="attachment_768292" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #35 cover by Francis Manapul[/caption]Robert Venditti continues his incredible run on Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps with a simple and[...]

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #34 cover by Francis Manapul

Hal Jordan and the GL Corps #34 Review: Continues an Incredible Series

He makes the Green Lanterns look appropriately legendary here, and I hope he has a lot more issues of Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps in his future.Robert Venditti makes use of each of the first four Earth Green Lantern Corps members He actually balances it really well, and Hal, John, Kyle, and Guy[...]

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Damage #1 Review: Something in this Gorgeous Book Could Prove Interesting

Daniel, Robert Venditti, Danny Miki, Tomeu Morey, and Tom Napolitano will be the first release from DC's New Age of Heroes, coming out January 17th.[caption id="attachment_759433" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Damage #1 cover by Tony S Daniel, Danny Miki and Tomeu Morey[/caption]To say that this title is just DC doing Marvel's Incredible Hulk would be ultimately reductive and[...]

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #33 cover by Francis Manapul

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #33 Review: Phenomenal Art and Uplifting Story

The Guardians have faced extinction and exile a lot in the past, so it wouldn’t surprise me too much if Robert Venditti has decided to bring more into the mix.[caption id="attachment_754172" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #33 art by Jack Herbert and Jason Wright[/caption]Alongside Herbert’s incredible artwork is the color art[...]

Hal Jordan And The GL Corps #32 Review: Cool Battle, Little Plot Advancement

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] *Ties into the Dark Days: Metal crossover Hal Jordan is squaring off with the Dawnbreaker Batman alone in a Batcave deep under his hometown of Coast City. The Dawnbreaker's ring can absorb all light, so Hal has to get particularly creative to even be able to fight this Nightmare Batman. One significant problem […]

Justice League #32 Review: Goes Nowhere But A Fun Time

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] *Ties into Dark Nights: Metal crossover The Justice League is lost. Each member outside of Cyborg, Batman, and Superman is trapped in a Batcave specifically designed to counter their abilities. The Flash is trapped with the Red Death. Aquaman is locked away with the Drowned. Wonder Woman is forced to square off with […]

Hal Jordan And The GL Corps #31 Review: Big Brains And Big Hearts

Robert Venditti and company have made a classic Green Lantern series with this book, and every series does have its weak links This is still an enjoyable read, and I do recommend it, even if isn’t particularly incredible.[rwp-review-ratings id="0"][rwp-review-form id="0"] [rwp-review-recap id="0"]We learn that an alien species from the planet Kroloter have targeted Hector Hammond,[...]