Green Lantern, Vol. 5: The Sinestro Corps War, Vol. 2 (Green Lantern IV #5)
Sinestro -- Hal Jordan's former mentor turned arch-nemesis -- has gathered an army of soldiers fueled by the fear they instill in others. Former Green Lantern Kyle Rayner has been possessed by the entity known as Parallax and now assis...more
This digest collects the second half of the Sinestro War story arc and sets things up for the Blackest Night arc that follows. Lots of groundwork is laid here for future lantern stories: lethal force is enabled for Green Lantern...more
Andererseits stört mich so ein bisschen die Einführung der ganzen anderen Corps aus dem emotionalen Spektrum. Dass das kommt muss sowieso jedem klar sein, d...more
So I opened up this volume, expecting to see the blood bath as the Corps starts to be able to really fight back. Instead, Johns rolls t...more
Pulling it altogether into a single collection like this is great - if the story is tight, which this one isn't. The only purpose of this storyline w...more
I wasn't familiar with most of the characters, and while this didn't really help me to connect with them, I did feel interested in the universe as a whole. By the end of this book, my curiosity was sufficiently piqued to convince me to look for the next volumes at the library.
However, I didn't enjoy vol. 2 as much, at least at first. Things kind of dragged in chapters six through eight, but really picked up in chapter 9, with the battle between Sadam Yat and Superman Prime. After that, things got really good, especially during the battle with the Anti Monitor and the final showdown with Hal Jordan and Sinestro.
Like I said in my Vol. 1...more
How about that, they made me a Green Lantern fan. You know, the superhero with the magic ring that makes him travel around space as a bright green policeman? Geoff Jones and a wonderful art staff managed to grasp all the best parts of this superhero mythos and create some very engaging fantasy by tapping into grand themes. Green represents life and willpower; the absurd weakness to yellow is because yellow represents...more
Also, a team book where the people actually work as a team? Be still my beating heart :)
ARTWORK: A minus; STORY/PLOTTING: B plus; CHARACTERS/DIALOGUE: B to B plus; JSA MYTHOLOGY: A minus; ACTION SCENES: A minus to A; OVERALL GRADE: A minus; WHEN READ: end of October 2013.