By Philip Schweier
Oct 25, 2017 - 4:14
It brings Hal Jordan back to Earth, though again, he remains estranged from Simon Baz and Jessica Cruz, the other Green Lanterns of 2814. So Hal is unable to enjoy a little downtime for personal business. Cripes, even cops get a day off once in a while.
This is the second half of a two-part narrative, refreshing among all the 6-part-so-it-can-be-repackaged-for-the trade stories that litter the comic book landscape these days. It also defies the continuity-obsessed little minds that would fret too much over the goings-on in the Superman titles. Suffice it so say that these events happen in between those adventures.
Artist Patrick Zircher continues to channel Gil Kane, while maintaining his own style. Perhaps Jason Wright’s colors contribute to keeping Zircher’s work from being a copy – or homage, if you prefer. Regardless, Zircher’s work is perhaps more textured than Kane’s was, but much of the figure drawing is consistent. No sin there; there’s only so much any artist can do with the human body.