By Geoff Hoppe
March 22, 2007 - 17:30
James Carville gloats over the fallen body of Senator Frist.
Nowadays, of course, comics are a far slicker medium. “Fan favorite” (God I hate that phrase) writers and pencilers get booked far in advance, like corporate schedules, or arranged marriages. Thank goodness DC’s Green Lantern breaks the mold and refers back to the good ol’ days.
In Green Lantern #17, Amon Sur unearths his father’s grave and gets an unexpected surprise, courtesy of the Sinestro Corps…
Geoff Johns, who I secretly suspect is a DC-designed clone of Brian Michael Bendis, is second to none in his love of the DC universe. He understands the characters remarkably well (save Batman), and there’s no hero he’s more in touch with than Hal
Ivan Reis is a perfect fit to interpret the mythos of the Green Lanterns. His realistic, technique-before-style approach conveys the hopeful, heroic tone that a GL title should have, particularly one with Hal
Worth the money? Yes, especially if you’ve been following the current arc.