In this story, the New Gods are posed against the Green Lantern Corps in such a way that they are actually sinister and villainous. Keep in mind this is set in the new 52 universe, so we are introduced to this universe's New Gods. After his actions were discovered by his masters, he was exiled for punishment. His moment of defeat was a symbolic moment, illustrating how the illusory power of darkness and death always crumbles and flees when faced with the power of life, light and truth. Was it when you decided to use the Source Wall? If you're a diehard Lantern or New God fan, it's an interesting read, but if you were never interested in them in the first place or want something with more substance, I'd go looking for something else.
I was there when Rayner was given the last Green Lantern Ring. We are now living in an age of centralised democracy, an age where there is no dictator to blame. They let the war come to them and thought they could win it. We decided to take a look at the finale of this epic arc as and the, who now have the prepare for war against all of the lanterns in order to prepare for their eventual battle with and the forces of. I think the thing that made me give it 4 stars instead of 5 was the ending.
A year ago, Kyle Rayner, the White Lantern, breached the Source Wall at the edge of the universe, killing himself to save creation and inadvertently tapping into the Life Equation. They're great characters and great high concepts. The art is lovely throughout this mega-series even as it cycles through different creative teams. Again, it was one of those things where, bringing these mythologies together — the Source Wall, the New Gods and the Green Lantern mythology — and reading the stories and making connections there, finding out that all the pieces can fit in very interesting ways, similar to how Kyle being the White Lantern also folds into him having the life equation and things like that. Highfather quickly realizes that the Lanterns are the protectors they claim to be, even though the battle on New Genesis almost destroyed everything. Part of my lukewarm response may just be due to my general lack of familiarity with the characters.
While they serve him for a short time, all the beings he reanimated actually come back to life, and one of those beings is , the being from the previous universe who told the lanterns that they were draining the emotional spectrum from the universe, which will ultimately end it. When help arrives in the form of Highfather, the Guardians know the All-Father is not to be trusted, but desperation can lead to bad decisions. With the fate of every living creature across infinite worlds in the balance, there is no time for peaceful resolution or the folly of mortals. All in all, this is a decent if uninspiring conclusion to the series, with pretty good art and some decent action moments. This version of the New Gods really have no compassion whatsoever. Where Oliver Queen advocated direct action, Hal Jordan wanted to work within the system; where Oliver advocated social change, Jordan was more concerned about dealing with criminals.
Can you talk about what that issue entails? Black Hand can reanimate the dead and make them into his personal army. I wanted to create weird environments and worlds. So character really came first. This story has an interesting conclusion which could Green Lantern: New Guardians is probably the most important book to the Godhead crossover after Green Lantern, since the Life Equation is really what everyone's after, but as usual, the three issues here make no sense on their own, so there's little point to reviewing them. I mean, I am a villain - do not trust me vibes are practically wafting off of this guy in waves.
So their style of leadership will be different. As the Lanterns vs the New Gods in a full out war, to my knowledge hadn't happened yet. This included Aquaman, the Batman books and Green Lantern Books. A lot of great work has been done. Because we really needed that. There's a lot more soul-searching in the midst of battle, and the relationship between Kyle and Carol has some good moments and bad moments, but at least it does try to humanize these characters, even if they tend to drag it out a bit too much. The rest of the book is yet another battle with Oblivion.
And now they're coming back home to become leaders. A good end to the series when it could have been so much worse. Jensen: Yeah, that's the thing that I learned coming into superhero comics is just how little space 20 pages is, in terms of writing it. What kind of story are you exploring there? But Van, what's coming up in Green Lantern Corps? Rating for Green Lantern Annual 3- Godhead Finale: 7. Hal Saves New Genesis While Highfather stands down and realizes the error of his ways, many lanterns decide to get out of town, as New Genesis falls to the ground, and if that happens, everyone in the city will die. The good news, though, is that I asked Robert Venditti the show-runner of Godhead on Twitter about what happened to Larfleeze. Venditti: Yeah, that will be picked up in Green Lantern 37.
We do get to see Orion in action and some powerful battles of New Gods vs Lanterns. After the conclusion to Blackest Night, the Green Lantern title tied into the aftermath event , with several members of Corps from across the emotional spectrum seeking to gain control of the that settled on Earth in the final issue of Blackest Night. And suddenly the fight turns the other way. Fearing the ring bearers too unevolved to wield power that they do not fully understand, Highfather decrees that all who wield a Power Ring must relinquish it to the New Gods. If you were hoping for cosmic confrontations, impossible odds, boom tubes, lantern rings, team ups, and a giant green Hal Jordan construct, this is event is for you. Characters: The characters in this book are amazing. The supervillain was introduced in 7 July—August 1961.
Since this event touches upon all titles it gets a little confusing why one character is in a specific circumstance without wondering how they got there in the first place. . And it all seemed to make perfect sense, as a way to bring those two mythologies together. Godhead was a pleasure to read and the artwork is rather appealing. He is known for writing and co-creating The Strange Talent of Luther Strode, Spread, Dead Body Road, Deep State, Dark Gods and Savage Things.
The idea that my least favorite Lantern somehow snaked Carol away from Hal makes me want to rage like a Hulk. The time of the Lanterns is ending as the New Gods make a dramatic, universe-altering entrance. When the Silver Age Green Lantern, , was introduced, the character starred in a new volume of Green Lantern starting in 1960 and has been the lead protagonist of the Green Lantern for the majority of the last 60 years. So some thing things will be different? Later following Jordan's revival in Issue 20, the series shifted to focusing on him exclusively once again where he is now the leader of the Green Lantern Corps. Please review the types of cookies we use below. Does this set up something that follows? Kyle, interacting with Highfather, is acting like this is the first time he has encountered someone from new genesis.