Green Lantern Corps and the New Gods – you’d think it would be an easy alliance
to forge, but if there’s one thing that Hal
Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps has proven, it’s that there are no easy
alliances with the GLs. Perhaps the hubris (or arrogance) of the Guardians has
eroded too much of Highfather’s confidence.
So when a
giant robot is determined to wipe Orion off the galactic playing field, the GLs
have only one recourse: kill Orion. But doing so doesn’t solve the mystery as
to where the machine came from. Matters continue to build toward a cosmic
conflagration that will hopefully culminate in the end of the Rebirth era. No
doubt questions will be answered, and new layers of DC lore will be solidified.
era has gained a great deal of momentum with titles coming out bi-weekly
instead of monthly. Like a slow roast, it’s enabled Rebirth to season twice as
fast. But stories on a grand scale are only grand when compared to smaller,
more intimate tales. No doubt events in Hal Jordan will resonate in other
titles, and vice versa, and DC will get back to doing what comic book readers
demand _ telling quality stories.
features everyone – Hal, John, Guy and Kyle, all in key roles, as well as other
GLs, and even a few former Sinestro Corps members. But that’s okay. Not
everyone followed Soranik out the door a few issues back. Though perhaps not as
strong as they once were, the GLs have a tough mission ahead, but as Hal says
toward the end, “All systems go.”