jake_fury's Green Lantern: New Guardians #23 - Keep Hope Alive review

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Feeling Blue

The Story:

Relic's war against the Lantern Corps begins as he sets his sights on the Blue Lanterns.

The Good:

I think too many times in comics we get promises from creators that "things are going to change", "you won't believe what happens next", or "everyone dies". DC promised that Relic was going to change the face of the Green Lantern universe and this story is delivering. If you've been following, he's out to destroy the various Lantern Corps to prevent the emotional spectrum from being drained and ending the universe. It sounds somewhat silly but we've seen stranger concepts in comics.

In this issue, he targets the Blue Lanterns' new home world and his path of rage begins. Without spoilers, he does pretty much everything he has set out to do even with the Blue Lanterns being assisted by Kyle Rayner, Carol Ferris and the Templar Guardians. Wanton destruction follows in his wake and you have to read this issue to see what goes down with Saint Walker & company.

The art by Brad Walker and he keeps up with the action packed story. All of his scenes are very well done and particularly his gorgeous version of Carol Ferris.

The Bad:

Nothing.

The Score: 5/5

This series and direction are actually delivering on promises. I can't wait to see how and when Relic is stopped by the Lanterns.

3 Comments
Posted by johnkmccubbin91

May need to read this as I thought Relic would be kept till Lights Out (and I realised during the first part that it wasn't the case). Great review : )

Posted by Jake Fury

@johnkmccubbin91: thanks for the kind words! I am really liking this arc and Relic so far.

Posted by johnkmccubbin91

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    Since Justin Jordan jumped on this book this has became my favorite Lantern book out there.The way he handles the characters is just unique and this actually feels like a real threat and not like the First Lantern who felt like such only in the end.Relic looks as a really cool villain and so far what we have seen from him I like him just too much.He of course is like any else Lantern villain,an old almost omnipotent being that has some hate for the Guardians and the Rings and wants to destroy a...

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