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Green Lanterns #9 Review

“All I wanted was the power ring” If you’ve been following the coverage of the Green Lanterns title here on the Blog of Oa for any length of time you…

Green Lanterns #8 Review

“The ring gets heavier every day” With October upon us writer Sam Humphries provides a seasonally inspired script for this week’s Green Lanterns #8 as Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz…

Green Lanterns #7 Review

“My Mom is my hero” With the first arc of Green Lanterns concluded writer Sam Humphries takes a pause to focus on the relationship of Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz…

Green Lanterns #6 Review

“I made a construct!” Green Lanterns #6 is a bit of a mystery in some ways considering that the “Red Planet” arc was originally scheduled to end with issue five…

Green Lantern books still selling strong

DC Comics topped the sales charts for the second month in a row in August, capturing nine of the top ten books for the month.  While sales for the Green…

Green Lanterns #5 Review

“Your small existence is not worth my notice” Simply put, this week’s Green Lanterns #5 is one twenty page long action sequence that serves entirely to promote the notion that…

Green Lanterns #4 Review

“Let the ring find someone who deserves it” In this week’s Green Lanterns #4 writer Sam Humphries turns his attention to character study, taking the time away from dealing with…

Podcast of Oa Episode 104

Back from the Edge of Oblivion Co-hosts Bill Giancoli and Myron Rumsey are back with episode 104 of the Podcast of Oa.  In this episode Myron shares Green Lantern related…

Green Lanterns #3 Review

“I will never forgive you for this, Simon Baz” Issue three of Green Lanterns is out this week and with the creation of the Hell Tower ramping up the big…

Green Lanterns #2 Review

“Insufficient willpower” We are into the second month of DC Comics’ Rebirth initiative and to start the month off is Green Lanterns #2 wherein we learn a little bit more…

Green Lanterns #1 Review

“One lantern will serve…the other will fall” The Green Lanterns title begins it’s twice-monthly run with this week’s first regular issue and in it writer Sam Humphries depicts Atrocitus’ plan…

Green Lanterns Rebirth #1 Review

“It was a test, Simon.  And you failed.” A brief preface When it comes to this week’s Green Lantern Rebirth #1 I’m not quite sure where to begin.  The Blog…

Green Lantern June 2016 Solicitations

DC Comics Rebirth starts in June and their creative decisions have fans buzzing in both positive and negative ways.  Regardless of anyone’s opinion the immediate future of the DC universe…

Too Much of a Good Thing

Editorial – DC’s Green Lantern Plans are a Step Backwards In 1959 John Broome, under the guidance of DC Comics’ editor Julius Schwartz, gave the first rebirth to the Green…

DC Announces Green Lantern Creative Teams

DC Comics held a press event today at WonderCon in Los Angeles, California today, finally outlining some of their plans for their upcoming Rebirth initiative.  The press event was precluded…

Some Rebirth Questions Answered

Our Opinion of Today’s DC News We heard some rumors via Bleeding Cool early on in the month but today Geoff Johns made official what the DC Rebirth initiative embodies,…