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Brightest Day #11

The cover promises the return of the Black Lanterns. The interior pages deliver.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Scott Clark, Joe Prado, Patrick Gleason, Oclair Albert, David Beaty, Keith Champagne, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 7th, 2010

The Flash #5

This issue feels like a transition point towards next month's conclusion, but it's a fast-paced one at that.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 22nd, 2010

Brightest Day #10

Black Manta stops by to liven things up a bit. In Manta’s own words, “Unexpected. But interesting.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Scott Clark, Joe Prado, Oclair Albert, David Beaty
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 16th, 2010

Green Lantern #57

Geoff Johns tries to squeeze the Star Sapphires into the new greater Lantern cosmology. It's a little forced, but almost works.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Tom Nguyen, Keith Champagne
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 9th, 2010

Brightest Day #9

When even the other characters in the comic find the plot hard to swallow, something has gone wrong.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Rebecca Bachman, Keith Champagne, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 2nd, 2010

Brightest Day #8

Hawkgirl or White Lantern Firestorm? Those are your cover options for this issue. One of them will cost a pretty penny, the other one will only run you two hundred ninety-nine pennies.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason, Ardian Syaf, Vicente Cifuentes, Rebecca Buchman, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 18th, 2010

Brightest Day #7

Hank Hall and Boston Brand sit down for cheeseburgers. Hilarity ensues. Or maybe not.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason, Ardian Syaf, Scott Clark, Joe Prado, Vicente Cifuentes, David Beaty, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 4th, 2010

Green Lantern #56

Hector Hammond, Larfleeze, and Green Lantern meet up in North Branch, Minnesota and the sheriff asks Hal to retrieve a lawn flamingo.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Tom Nguyen, Keith Champagne
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 29th, 2010

The Flash #4

This month's issue of "The Flash" feels both classic and modern at the same time, which is a nice twist.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Francis Manapul, Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 28th, 2010

Brightest Day #6

"Brightest Day" is still all over the map, creatively and fictionally.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason, Scott Clark, Joe Prado, Vicente Cifuentes, David Beaty, Mark Irwin, Christian Alamy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 26th, 2010

Brightest Day #5

DC’s solicitation for this issue promises, “Deadman discovers the truth behind the formation of the White Lantern and what it means to the twelve returnees and the rest of the DC Universe.” Not so much.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Ardian Syaf, Joe Prado, Vicente Cifuentes
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 8th, 2010

Wonder Woman #600

There's something for everyone in "Wonder Woman" #600, but overall it's not as strong as one would hope.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski, Gail Simone, Amanda Conner, Louise Simonson, Geoff Johns
Artists:
Don Kramer, George Perez, Amanda Conner, Eduardo Pansica, Scott Kolins, Michael Babinski, Scott Koblish, Bob Wiacek
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 30th, 2010

The Flash #3

The continuing adventures of Barry Allen rush on under the "Brightest Day" banner with some surprising revelations.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Francis Manapul, Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 30th, 2010

Brightest Day #4

"Brightest Day" continues on, but only a select few of the returned twelve appear in this issue. Aquaman and Martian Manhunter fans are sure to be disappointed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Ardian Syaf, Scott Clark, Oclair Albert, Vicente Cifuentes, David Beaty
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 16th, 2010

Brightest Day #3

Still setting the stage for what's to come, but the creative team behind this series might just be able to make this work.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason, Ardian Syaf, Scott Clark, Joe Prado, Vincente Cifuentes, David Beaty, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 6th, 2010

Green Lantern #54

Two Red Lanterns in the New York subway system and neither of them is Bernie Goetz. What could possibly go wrong?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Tom Nguyen, Keith Champagne
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 1st, 2010

Brightest Day #2

"Brightest Day" is still a big jumble of storylines, one that's yet to gain cohesiveness.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason, Adrian Syaf, Scott Clark, Joe Prado, Vicente Cifuentes, Tom Nguyen, Rebecca Buchman, David Beaty
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 19th, 2010

The Flash #2

"The Flash" is fun so far, but so far it's also surprisingly predictable

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Francis Manapul, Joel Gomez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 12th, 2010

Brightest Day #1

While the white rings resurrected twelve heroes and villains, this issue follows only a half dozen of the returned heroes.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Pat Gleason, Ardian Syaf, Scott Clark, Joe Prado, Vicente Cifuentes, Mark Irwin, Oclair Albert, David Beaty
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 5th, 2010

Green Lantern #53

With "Blackest Night" over, "Green Lantern" heads in a direction of... To Be Continued!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Keith Champagne, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 21st, 2010

The Flash #1

A swift, lightweight launch for a new series, but not a bad one.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 15th, 2010

Brightest Day

After the "Blackest Night," there must be a "Brightest Day," if for no other reason than to sell some comics.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Fernando Pasarin, John Dell, Cam Smith, Prentiss Rollins, Dexter Vines, Art Thibert
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 14th, 2010

Superman: Secret Origin #5

As "Superman: Secret Origin" gets closer to modern times, the issues are slightly less compelling, but still well-crafted.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gary Frank, Jon Sibal
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 12th, 2010

The Flash Secret Files and Origins 2010 #1

A nearly full-size Barry Allen story and plenty of background info on the worlds of two Flashes.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Scott Kolins, Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 9th, 2010

Blackest Night #8

The white light shines on and all is right with the world.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 31st, 2010

Blackest Night #8

: "Blackest Night" draws to a close with "Brightest Day" looming on the horizon, but is it worthwhile? I say most definitely. And thank you.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 31st, 2010

Green Lantern #52

This issue is being billed as the penultimate chapter to "Blackest Night." I kinda thought that designation was fulfilled with "Blackest Night" #7, but I guess not. Semantics.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Rebecca Buchman, Keith Champagne
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 24th, 2010

Blackest Night #7

The White Lantern is revealed here. All will be well.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 25th, 2010

Blackest Night: The Flash #3

The Rogues are the best part, but that's often been true with any Flash series.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
February 19th, 2010

Green Lantern #51

"Blackest Night" continues to erupt across the DCU as the Color Guard turns their collective power against the Spectre.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 17th, 2010

Superman: Secret Origin #4

In what might by Gary Frank's best-looking Superman comic yet, we get new origin for the Parasite and more.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gary Frank, John Sibal
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 30th, 2010

The Atom and Hawkman #46

"Blackest Night" has resurrected another title from the cancellation pile. This issue is about as close to "Blackest Night" #6 1/2 as we're going to get and it leads straight into February's "Blackest Night" #7.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ryan Sook, Fernando Pasarin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 28th, 2010

Green Lantern #50

Industry veteran Doug Mahnke fills the role of artistic clean-up batter, and "Green Lantern" #50 is his grand slam.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Rebecca Buchman, Tom Nguyen, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
January 28th, 2010

Blackest Night: The Flash #2

Kollins' art is superb, Johns' story goes beyond the formula for a very good "Flash" tie-in to "Blackest Night."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
January 26th, 2010

Adventure Comics #6

Even as an oversized issue, "Adventure Comics" #6 feels a little rushed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 18th, 2010

Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds

Any fan of the Legion of Super-Heroes, George Pérez, Geoff Johns, or even Superboy Prime (you may have problems if you fall into that category) will want to look into this book.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
George Pérez, Scott Koblish
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 4th, 2010

Blackest Night #6

"Blackest Night" breaks the silence of the "skip week" in full color brilliance as the Black Lanterns set their sights on Earth.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 30th, 2009

Blackest Night #6

"Blackest Night" #6 in some ways feels like a fan game come to life, but in a fun and entertaining way.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 30th, 2009

Green Lantern #49

Ed Benes comes in as John Stewart goes all military on a bunch of Black Lanterns. Unfortunately, it's the worst issue of the series so far.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ed Benes, Marcos Marz, Luciana del Negro
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 26th, 2009

Adventure Comics #5

A good series goes off the rails here, as Superboy Prime invades the DC offices, literally.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Sterling Gates
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Bob Wiacek, Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 13th, 2009

Blackest Night: Flash #1

"Blackest Night: Flash" breaks out of the starting gate with a supersonic boom, delivering a plethora of characters, a myriad of settings, and a tightly-conceived tie-in to the main "Blackest Night" series.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 3rd, 2009

Green Lantern #48

Larfleeze and Atrocitus share a delicate moment, and Sinestro bears his feelings to Hal Jordan. This issue also contains a few other Lanterns and some promises made under duress.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 25th, 2009

Blackest Night #5

Middle issues are often where things slow down, and while "Blackest Night" does that for a bit, it's already picking the pace back up for a good cliffhanger.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 25th, 2009

Flash: Rebirth #5

While the story's a bit slowly paced for a tale about the Flash, this issue reveals something hugely significant.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ethan Van Sciver
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 19th, 2009

Adventure Comics #4

In what is surely to be the strangest "Blackest Night" tie-in, the joke is getting a little old.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Sterling Gates, Michael Shoemaker
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Bob Waicek, Clayton Henry
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 18th, 2009

Green Lantern #47

The main tie-in book to "Blackest Night" continues to entertain on multiple levels.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Tom Nguyen, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 28th, 2009

Blackest Night #4

A largely inconsequential issue unless you like boring speeches about being a hero and watching Barry Allen run around.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 28th, 2009

Adventure Comics #3

It's a shame Geoff Johns and Francis Manapul's run is almost over, because "Adventure Comics" is awfully fun right now.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Michael Shoemaker
Artists:
Francis Manapul, Clayton Henry
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 14th, 2009

Green Lantern #46

"Blackest Night" leads to some "Uneasy Alliances," indeed. And Mahnke's the right man to draw that type of thing.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 3rd, 2009

Superman: Secret Origin #1

Geoff Johns and Gary Frank offer a fresh new take on an old story. What's that? You've seen fresh new takes on Superman before? Well, this one is also a good read too.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gary Frank, Jon Sibal
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 23rd, 2009
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