By: Cynthia Ayala
Green Lantern Corps #35 (RELEASE DATE: OCT 8, 2014 | COVER PRICE: $2.99)
Godhead Act 1: Part 3 | Reckoning
This is a very good series thus far. I love that John is not the central focus within this series. I was never a fan of John Stewart before the reboot, especially when he killed Mogo, but ever since the New52, the writers have done a wonderful job building his character and turning him into a very good leader.
And he was able to do what Hal Jordan failed to do, pull one over the New Gods. That’s applaudable to say the least. John thinks about situations which is why he is a strong leader, he doesn’t let his emotions control him and focuses on them in order to think about the situation and make a plan to save his teammates and stay alive. He’s a brilliant leader and Jensen writes it out amazingly.
Now, as far as the story goes, so far so good. The story flows perfectly from where it left off, building the story with the proper momentum and using the issues to introduce more and more characters from New Genesis. It’s a very well told story, written well and drawn out beautifully as well.
WRITER: VAN JENSEN
ARTIST: BERNARD CHANG
COLORIST: MARCELO MAIOLO
PUBLISHER: DC COMICS
Justice League #35 (RELEASE DATE: OCT 15, 2014 | COVER PRICE: $3.99)
The Amazo Virus | Prologue: The Outbreak
Woah. I have to say, Jessica Cruz, aka Power Ring, makes an interesting addition to the team. She’s a character who has an obvious susceptibility to darkness.
But the true shining stars of this issue is Bruce and Lex as they battle it out in front of the camera’s to announce their corporate partnership. While Lex shines and reveals that he is part of the Justice League in order to do good and showcase that he is different person who wants to do good for the world.
However, the real revelation has to do with what’s within his secret laboratory. His secret-secret laboratory. None other than Lena Luthor, his sister, as well as the Amazo virus. Readers don’t know what the Amazo Virus is but they can speculate that it is going to be a very bad thing. But from all the mystery revolving his sister and that illness she has, both events could be tied together which makes the story very interesting. And then there is the mysterious assassin who has been hired to kill Lex. An easier mystery to talk about then to solve.
WRITER: GEOFF JOHNS
PENCILLER: DOUG MAHNKE & IVAN REIS
INKERS: KEITH CHAMPAGNE
COLORIST: BRAD ANDERSON
PUBLISHER: DC COMICS