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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

Blackest Night #3

Jason Rusch's girlfriend, Gehenna, shares with us, "This is totally creeping me out." Me too, Gen, me too. The third creepy issue of this creepy story is here to creep you out.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 16th, 2009

Green Lantern #45

"Blackest Night" sweeps across the galaxy in an issue of "Green Lantern" that doesn't feature Hal Jordan, yet is still chock full of action and excitement.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 2nd, 2009

Superman: Secret Files 2009

"Codename: Patriot" has begun over in the Superbooks. This is a pricey way to get caught up to speed, but for the most part, it is very informative.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka, James Robinson, Sterling Gates, Geoff Johns
Artists:
Pete Woods, Jamal Igle, Jon Sibal, Pere Perez, Francis Manapul, Renato Guedes, Jose Wilson Magalhaes, Matt Camp, Fernando Dagnino, Raul Fernandez, Stefano Gaudiano
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 16th, 2009

Blackest Night #2

Zombie fun -- well, violence -- and a breakneck pace make this a great summer event.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
August 13th, 2009

Adventure Comics #1

Geoff Johns, Francis Manapul, and Clayton Henry successfully show that both Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes have a place in today's comic market.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Francis Manapul, Clayton Henry
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 12th, 2009

Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds #5

"Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds" finally crosses the finish line, but it's easy to forgive with such a satisfying conclusion.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
George Perez, Scott Koblish
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 23rd, 2009

Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps #2

So I bought a comic with a Red Lantern, a Star Sapphire, and an Orange Lantern in it. No this isn't a joke. Why do you say that?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi, Ethan Van Sciver
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Ruy Jose, Gene Ha, Tom Mandrake, Doug Mahnke, Tom Nguyen, Christian Alamy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 22nd, 2009

Blackest Night #1

Is this comic excessive?Yes. But the excesses are epic and this creative team makes them worth reading about.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 16th, 2009

Blackest Night #1

n a week besieged with undead and creepiness, DC offers up their event of the summer. This review is relatively spoiler-free.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 15th, 2009

Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps #1

"Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps" tackles two familiar Lanterns and one new addition, but these origin stories don't quite spark enough interest.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Chris Samnee, Rags Morales
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 15th, 2009

Green Lantern #43

Billed as a Prologue to "Blackest Night," this issue welcomes Doug Mahnke to the Green Lantern corner of the DC Universe, just in time for a world of creepiness.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 8th, 2009

Green Lantern #42

War is about to break out among the different colors of Lanterns. You'd almost think there was a big crossover storyline just around the bend. Oh, hang on...

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Philip Tan, Eddy Barrows, Jonathan Glapion, Ruy Jose
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 24th, 2009

Flash: Rebirth #3

Geoff Johns's Flash sci-fi epic feels a bit out of step, but the ambition is impressive

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ethan Van Sciver
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 11th, 2009

The Flash: Rebirth #2

"The Flash: Rebirth" is an all right comic, but it feels odd to be calling an issue of "The Flash" a little... slow.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ethan van Sciver
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 6th, 2009

Green Lantern #40

With the release of "Blackest Night" #0 for Free Comic Book Day, the War of Light is drawing nearer. This issue moves more pieces onto the virtual chessboard.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Philip Tan, Jonathan Glapion, Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 5th, 2009

Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds #4

Resurrections and revelations and, yup, this is classic DC superhero storytelling done well.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
George Perez, Scott Koblish
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 4th, 2009

Blackest Night

You may have been able to get your hands on a copy of "Blackest Night" #0 as part of Free Comic Book Day at your local comic shop, but if it eluded you for some reason, try and find it. It's the best free comic you'll get in some time.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Rob Hunter, Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 4th, 2009

Justice Society of America #26

Happy birthday, Stargirl! The end of an era happens here and it certainly makes for an enjoyable read.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham, Nathan Massengill
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 29th, 2009

Green Lantern #39

Geoff Johns introduces the Orange Lanterns, and Phillip Tan reinvents himself as an artist.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Phillip Tan, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
April 10th, 2009

Justice Society of America #25

A throwdown with the (Black) Adam's Family that looks great but suffers from a weak ending.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Jerry Ordway
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Bob Wiacek
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 5th, 2009

The Flash: Rebirth #1

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ethan Van Sciver
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
April 1st, 2009

Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds #3

The spectacle many readers wanted in "Final Crisis" is in this comic, in all of its eye-popping detail.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
George Perez, Scott Koblish
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
February 9th, 2009

Adventure Comics

Otto Binder and Al Plastino's introduction of the Legion of Super-Heroes is still charming, although "Superman" readers might be more excited by the back-up feature.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Otto Binder, Geoff Johns
Artists:
Al Plastino, Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 6th, 2009

Justice Society of America #23

Geoff Johns's final "Justice Society of America" story returns to Black Adam, with a slightly slow but promising first installment.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Jerry Ordway
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Bob Wiacek
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 1st, 2009

Green Lantern #37

Red, Yellow, Green, and Blue Lanterns all collide with Sinestro as the prize, and it's hard to not see the upcoming "The Blackest Night" story on the horizon.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 25th, 2009

Action Comics #873

"New Krypton" comes to a close, with an ending that is actually more interesting in what's to come, rather than what happens.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Pete Woods, Renato Guedes, Wilson Magalhaes
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 14th, 2009

Justice Society of America #22

18 issues later, "Thy Kingdom Come" finally ends, but with a bit more whimper than bang.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Alex Ross
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham, Alex Ross, Nathan Massengill
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 10th, 2009

Faces of Evil: Solomon Grundy #1

Solomon Grundy, born on Monday. Printed in comic book form and released on Wednesday. This issue follows Grundy after "The Tornado's Path".

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Scott Kolins
Artists:
Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 7th, 2009

Green Lantern #36

"Rage of the Red Lanterns" continues as the War of Light is declared upon the universe in an issue jammed with Star Sapphires as well as Red, Blue, and Green Lanterns.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 4th, 2009

Action Comics #872

The "New Krypton" crossover continues to be entertaining, but it's also starting to feel like one too many new elements are being inserted into a story that's nearing its conclusion.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 11th, 2008

JSA Kingdom Come Special: Magog #1

Most people would expect the main story in a one-shot special to be the attraction with the backup story the slightly forgettable one, but DC Comics decided to switch things up here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi, Geoff Johns
Artists:
Fernando Pasarin, Scott Kolins, Mick Gray
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 21st, 2008

Action Comics #871

"New Krypton" continues to weave a larger tapestry with the threads of Superman's two worlds as Kryptonians and Earthlings mingle a little more, with interesting results.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 12th, 2008

Justice Society of America #20

Alternate reality fisticuffs may be boring, but it’s the small character moments and great art that make this issue worth reading.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Alex Ross
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham, Nathan Massengill, Jerry Ordway, Bob Wiacek
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 5th, 2008
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