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Favorite Comic Runs: Geoff Johns' FLASHPOINT vs. SINESTRO CORPS WAR

The Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment wrote these two massive stories for Flash and Green Lantern, but which do you like more and why? Come cast your vote and speak your mind!

Geoff Johns of sector 2814, you have the ability to create great stories. Welcome to the Favorite Comic Runs segment.

SINESTRO CORPS WAR spread a vicious and bloody war across the cosmos. FLASHPOINT literally changed the entire DC universe and was even the inspiration for a DC animated movie. Both are absolutely huge in scope and packed with A-listers, but which Geoff Johns' event do you enjoy more? Will his work with artist Andy Kubert race to victory in the poll or will Thaal Sinestro refuse to suffer defeat? Prepare to choose, Viners.

CLICK HERE TO CAST YOUR VOTE !

Still haven't read either of these epics or do you want to reread them? Well, that won't be a problem! The poll is open until Friday morning (ET). That's more than enough time to think this through and pick a side, right? Also, this gives you plenty of time to convince others why one story deserves to take the victory. And if you think the poll isn't going the way it should, you have a few days to spread the word and bring in more voters. Needless to say, there's an adequate amount of time for the poll to fluctuate. Finally, if your post is legitimately full of win, there's a chance we'll highlight it in Friday's article as the "Viner Post of the Week." One will be selected for each story, so have fun getting your elaboration on!

Last but not least, everyone say "you rock, Squalleon!" Why, you ask? Well, Squalleon was the first person to correctly guess this week's match-up (based on the teaser in Friday's article). Way to be awesome, Squalleon.

Check the homepage on Friday to see which story won and why. In the meantime, feel free to make future match-up suggestions in the comments below or via Twitter.

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Posted by Jasommcsveg

Love flash point

Edited by TimeLordScience

@k4tzm4n:

Just out of curiosity what made you choose Flashpoint over Infinite Crisis? Felt it was more relevant?

Posted by dondave

Sinestro Corpss War easily.

Personally I would have used Geoff's Flash run vs his Green Lantern or JSA run.

Posted by longbowhunter

Sinestro Corps War was single handedly responsible for making me a Green Lantern fan and making me aware of who Geoff Johns was.

Posted by orionbolt

How is this a contest? Sinestro Corps war. It was slightly confusing with the backstory but it had a beginning and end.

Posted by The_Comebacks

I prefer Flash Rebirth and Ignition over Flashpoint.

I'd vote Sinestro Corps

Posted by Fastestmanalive

Definitely Sinestro corps war. One of the best Geoff Johns=Green Lantern stories and probably one of the best comic story lines period.

Flashpoint was ok. Nothing too special imo besides for kicking off the new 52.

Edited by Pokeysteve

Wow this is tough. I just read Flashpoint last year so it's a little fresher in my mind. I think I need to reread Sinestro Corps War before voting.

For a suggestion, how about Loebs Superman/Batman against his Red Hulk :D

Posted by BR_Havoc

No brainer here Sinestro corps war was fantastic where Flashpoint was one of the weakeat of Johns events.

Posted by MrMazz

Easily Sinestro Corp War. It had a suddeness and clarity that Flashpoint really lacked, which is why Flashpoint Paradox is such a good adaptation of the story arc.

Posted by Lone_Wolf_and_Cub

Flashpoint was horrible. Sinestro Corps War by a landslide, not to mention its one of my favorite crossovers of all time.

Posted by Wardishy

I haven't read the Sinestro Corps War, although I would like to eventually. Flashpoint was really interesting though.

@squalleon You a Final Fantasy fan dude?

Posted by Squalleon

@wardishy said:

I haven't read the Sinestro Corps War, although I would like to eventually. Flashpoint was really interesting though.

@squalleon You a Final Fantasy fan dude?

Yes :-)
You may be the first person to notice.

Posted by ScarletWitchFever

The Sinestro Corps Wars was much more interesting, IMO.

Posted by k4tzm4n

@k4tzm4n:

Just out of curiosity what made you choose Flashpoint over Infinite Crisis? Felt it was more relevant?

Yup.

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Edited by CantDance93
Edited by jorelliot

Sinestro Corps War is still the greatest comic event I've ever read. Flashpoint doesn't hold a candle to it. It was almost entertaining at best.

Posted by dagmar_merrill

Haven't read SCW

Posted by CantDance93

@squalleon: the Squall Leon kinda makes it pretty obvious :p

Edited by Squalleon

@squalleon: the Squall Leon kinda makes it pretty obvious :p

I didn't try to be sneaky, still no one notice or even if they did @wardishy was the first who mentioned it.

Posted by crevicekid

Flashpoint was very disappointing in the end. Sinestro Corps War is incredible. Not even a contest...

Edited by CantDance93

@squalleon: well in my head I knew you were a FF fan XD , i'm guessing because you also include Leon in your name you're a KH fan, too?

Edited by Squalleon

@squalleon: well in my head I knew you were a FF fan XD , i'm guessing because you also include Leon in your name you're a KH fan, too?

Dude you are inside my head! Most would think this was from Squall Leonhart.

Edited by Ultron345

WOW. Now this is a tough one to call. SCW seems like the overall better choice even tho Flashpoint was amazing.

Posted by Life_Without_Progress

@pokeysteve: Loeb's Hulk run wasn't really his best work.

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Posted by Ebow44

I choose Sinestro Corps War because it truly felt epic and it introduced the entire emotional spectrum. Green Lantern has been my favorite series since I read issue 25, the finale of the War.

Posted by buttersdaman000

Siniestro Corps war easily. Flashpoint was kind of mediocre IMO

Edited by CantDance93

@squalleon: Always nice to meet another KH/FF fan :p can't wait for KH3!

Posted by CantDance93

if this was blackest night vs infinite crisis my head would of exploded.

Posted by Squalleon

@squalleon: Always nice to meet another KH/FF fan :p can't wait for KH3!

I am actually so mad with the franchise that I will probably won't play it :-P

Posted by CantDance93

@squalleon: because of the huge delay with KH3 and the crappy hand held games (minus DDD and BBS those were good) and the huge slap in the face with it not being for PS3 and PS4 only?

Posted by MadeinBangladesh

going with Flashpoint

Edited by ArturoCalaKayVee

SCW hands down. Was an amazing story. Flashpoint, though an interesting concept, aided in killing the DCU.

Posted by Pokeysteve

@pokeysteve: Loeb's Hulk run wasn't really his best work.

I haven't actually read it yet. Was he on X-Men or am I thinking of someone else. Some one that the DC fans are meh about was loved over at Marvel and I can't remember who.

Posted by joeagentofhand1

@dondave said:

Sinestro Corpss War easily.

Personally I would have used Geoff's Flash run vs his Green Lantern or JSA run.

this

Posted by Emerald_General_Jai

I'd have to go for Sinestro Corps War. Now don't get me wrong, Flashpoint was a good read, but it just doesn't add up to the majesty that was the real scope of the conflict that ingited the War of Light. Sinestro and his corps launched a campaign that stretched the Universe and was such a masterful epic.

Edited by k4tzm4n

One more day to vote. Please spread the word and all that.

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