Jose "Jody" Cardona's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: Monkeys Fighting Robots Reviews: 149
7.2Avg. Review Rating

This one-off story brought a smile to my face with a book that is full of positivity. I highly recommend it.

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An amazing first issue sets up the story perfectly while looking as amazing as the previous series.

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An amazing first issue sets up the story perfectly while looking as amazing as the previous series.

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The most recent chapter in the Doomsday Clock series is the best one yet.

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As we head towards the finale, Doomsday Clock goes to more epic heights.

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The return to the world of Watchmen is a dark, intriguing tale with beautiful artwork.

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This issue is near perfect with phenomenal storytelling and fantastic art. Highly recommended.

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This issue is damn near the perfect way to end Gleason and Tomasi's creative run.

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The Batman Who Laughs is the perfect way to end the Dark Knights tie-ins both through story and art.

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The opening to the Flash War story arc is exciting and promises to be the best story for the scarlet speedsters.

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This issue wraps up the current Green Lanterns arc in spectacular, emotional fashion.

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The Wonder Twins first issue is an excellent lighthearted story with phenomenal artwork.

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Doomsday Clock returns and with it a well written and fantastically illustrated story.

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An epic conflict of personal codes and phenomenal art mix to create an amazing installment of the Superman series.

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The first chapter to this new arc is as intriguing to read as it is beautiful to look at.

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A massive leap in storytelling from the last issue, Batman the Devastator reminds us of the destructive and dark origins of the Dark Knights.

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Despite a lackluster ending, this annual gives a heartwrenching yet beautiful origin of a legendary Batman Villain.

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This chapter of the Doomsday Clock saga sees the characters of DC and Watchmen team up to further their goals.

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This chapter of The Flash War is the best one yet.

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Justice League Odyssey's opening issue is fun and looks phenomenal.

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The story of JLC meeting the Aquaman of North Korea is a fun, action-packed thrill ride.

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The second chapter of the Bizarroverse arc is fun, exciting, and emotional thanks to it's newest member, Boyzarro

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While the younger Jason seems a bit too unrealistic, this origin story is a wonderful installment that is beautiful to look at.

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The Super Sons return with a bang!

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DC's Year of the Villain has begun and teases what is to come perfectly!

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Dial H For Hero is a pleasant fun surprise in the Wonder Comics lineup.

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The mystery continues to expand as the Watchmen's conflicts begin to affect the DC Universe.

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Revelations and fantastic art make this chapter one of the best in the series.

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The Price arc comes to a conclusion with The Flash and Batman at each other's throats.

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The arc comes to a close with plenty of fun and action to be had.

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This chapter is a step up from the last by making the story more personal and the art more phenomenal.

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While a strange trip, this story honors the history of the Man of Steel masterfully.

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The Flash War has come to an excellent conclusion and the world will never be the same!

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The conclusion to the Strength Force part of the Force Quest was an entertaining, action-packed ride!

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This chapter in the recent Green Lanterns arc goes above and beyond on all cylinders as we travel into the heart of darkness.

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The Witching Hour crossover continues to remind us why we love the Justice League Dark!

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The Man of Steel miniseries comes to a beautiful, action-packed close.

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This issue of New Super-Man and the JLC is a fun, well drawn, and impactful story.

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This beautifully drawn story took a surprisingly deep turn and benefitted from it.

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This is a fantastic setup issue that introduces readers old and new to the world of Bizarro and his new son.

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The Witching Hour continues to impress as we follow Wonder Woman and the Justice League Dark to learn the origin of Hecate.

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This chapter in the Super Sons story is full of campy comic book fun.

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While not emotionally driven, this is another great addition to the Dark Nights Event!

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The second issue of Dial H for Hero continues the fantastic looking, fun adventure.

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The Flash War has kicked it up a notch, aiming to tug at readers' heartstrings.

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While it's a story we've heard before, The Flash Year One is off to a fun start with great art.

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Freedom Fighters continues to be a kick-ass maxi-series.

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A fun dark comedic story comes to an end with a twist that no one sees coming.

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The climax of the Bizarroverse arc is well drawn, written, and all around a great read.

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The newest Action Comics arc promises an intriguing new mystery in the Bendis Era of Superman.

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The Arkham Knight has a rocky start but promising future in the DC Universe.

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The conclusion of the current arc of The Flash is full of action, emotion, and more.

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The Flash teams up with Psych for a fun casino heist!

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The Trickster's Greatest Trick comes to a fantastic close in this Flash arc.

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The opening issue to the Freedom Fighters series is a solid issue that introduces readers old and new to Earth X.

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While lacking character moments, this issue does a great job in showing off what the Freedom Fighters can do.

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This issue excels at making the Green Lanterns of sector 2814 relatable, no matter how terrifying they look.

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While not as action-packed as past stories, The Secret History of Task Force X continues to color me impressed.

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This chapter in the Strength Force story arc is interesting and looks fantastic!

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The opening to this story arc is a fun adventure that involves our heroes investigating missing heroes on a dating app.

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The first issue of The Man of Steel lays out its villain's past and Clark Kent's depressing present.

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The opening to this noir tale for the Martian Manhunter will get its hooks in you before the issue is done.

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While it does teeter off in the middle, the opening issue of Naomi properly introduces us to our new teen heroine.

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Naomi's little town gets more interesting as the mystery deepens.

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What it lacks in depth, it makes up for in pure zany fun.

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The Flash's newest story opening sets the stage for an intriguing ride.

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The Trickster has stepped into the spotlight and brings an intense yet fun story to the Flash series.

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The opening to the issue has a great plot but gets tripped up by an unnecessary second one.

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While it doesn't give many clues to the mystery that is laid out, it is fun to see Jessica's skills that she's grown into.

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Despite a few flaws in the story, the wrath of Cyborg Superman gives us an epic issue of this Green Lanterns arc.

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While the art and action carry this chapter, the story itself has slowed to a crawl.

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While it's nothing to write home about, this issue has just enough to keep you interested to make you wonder where it will go next.

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Despite an epic and beautiful fight between the gods, the conclusion of the Children of the Gods arc fell flat in terms of storytelling.

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It has a few missteps, but Young Justice #1 is a fun intro to the series.

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While not action packed, it's incredibly emotional as it ties up the end of the war. While it will be a while till we see a Flash crossover of this magnitude again, I can't wait to see where both our scarlet speedsters will go from here. I highly recommend this issue, especially if you are a fan of Wally West.

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While the art is fantastic, the story itself has grown dull in this chapter.

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While the art leaves much to be desired, this issue is an entertaining jumping on point for the series.

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While the issue is a fantastic opening to this new story, the art holds the comic back from being perfect.

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Despite the plot finally pushing forward, we find the same issues that plagued the previous two issues.

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While lacking in major plot development, this issue provides a fun action-packed chapter to the Amazons Attacked arc

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While the story has a few glimmers, the conclusion to the Just War feels imbalanced.

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While it is beginning to take shape, the current arc of Action Comics is stumbling.

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If you are just looking for a fun time in the Dark Nights: Metal story, you might want to avoid this. On the other hand, if you want something to challenge you to interpret, then go out and pick this up. While the story itself is all forms of insane, the art takes advantage of this trip and gives us something nightmarish yet delightful to look at. It's not for everyone, but for the minority who enjoy such bizarre tales, they will certainly enjoy this one.

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While very beautiful to look at, this chapter of the Dark Nights Metal saga suffers from telling us of amazing feats instead of showing us.

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The Doomsday Clock world is more fleshed out but feels as if it's forgetting why we're here in the first place.

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The story has finally found its footing as we begin introducing new force avatars.

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While it's beautiful to look at, this chapter to the most recent Green Lanterns arc feels entirely pointless to the overarching plot.

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This Green Lanterns story arc comes to a lackluster conclusion, with the exception of a few stand out parts.

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The conclusion to the Witching Hour might not be as great as the rest of the story, but an okay read nonetheless.

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While the art is phenomenal and the promise of intrigue is there, this issue falls flat due to its bland characters.

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While a beautiful comic, the story begins to falter due to pacing.

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The story of Juan Soria is a surprising, fun ride in the world of Suicide Squad.

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Despite the amazing artwork, cold hard logic is the downfall of this chapter in the run.

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While beautiful to look at, the epilogue of this story has a major break in logic in the aftermath. While it is nice to see Damian and Jon grow as characters, the lack of problem-solving from the Titans drag the issue down hard. If you stayed with this arc up to this point, I would say pick it up. If not, take a pass on it.

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The first issue of Superman has a few stand out moments but stumbles overall.

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While beautiful to look at, the lack of emotional weight leaves much to be desired for this issue.

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Despite the fantastic art, this arc continues to disappoint due to its disjointed story structure

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Despite a few missteps, the opening to the Dark Gods arc promises an entertaining story for the Wonder Woman series.

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Despite a few missteps, the opening to the Dark Gods arc promises an entertaining story for the Wonder Woman series.

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While fun at times, the issue feels unbalanced and unfocused.

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While the problem with the storytelling remains, the characters' interactions with one another give hope to the series.

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The conclusion to the Force Quest arc had some standout moments but fell flat overall.

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This issue provides an action-packed, colorful introduction for the villain of the arc

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The current arc of Superman may look pretty, but leaves much to be desired in terms of story.

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While beautiful to look at, the characters' actions drag the issue down in quality.

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While it is a beautiful issue to the series, the story feels more of a chore to read than anything.

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While looking great, the story of the recent Wonder Woman arc has become boring.

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While the art has leaped in quality, the story has taken a tumble instead.

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The Flash runs in place, despite the location change.

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The Superhuman Trafficking Arc comes to a beautiful messy close

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We begin to see the story take shape as the Lanterns take the offensive.

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While readers will find fun, the mystery of the Kents is beginning to drag.

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While lacking in the art aspect, the series continues to fulfill the need of action and emotion.

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The penultimate issue to the Man of Steel Miniseries is essentially filler and will leave you asking 'can we finish up now?'

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While beautiful to look at, The Super Sons of Tomorrow arc rushes to an unsatisfying conclusion to its story.

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The conclusion to the Swan Song story falls hard but looks beautiful while doing it.

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The finale to Robinson's Wonder Woman run and the Dark Gods arc fail to impress.

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While the book is visually fantastic, the story needs improvement.

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This chapter of The Flash has highs and lows, leaving a mixed bag to pick from.

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While hinting at the menacing mystery, the current arc continues to feel dull.

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The story's big revelation promises a change in dynamic of the Super Sons but also leaves many questions.

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While the art has improved, the out of character actions of the cast drag the story and the issue down.

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While this issue doesn't reveal much plot, the action and art are enough to take a look.

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Despite the surprisingly human talk between the Amazonian Twins, the issue comes off lacking, accompanied with inconsistent art.

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While the story structure and dialogue has improved, it's clearly a rehash of the last issue.

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The opening issue of this Wonder Woman arc has great concepts but an unsatisfying execution.

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While the art is fantastic, the story leaves much to be desired.

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The mystery isn't enough to keep Action Comics exciting.

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Despite some interesting exposition, the story continues to feel like it's running in place.

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The mystery of the corrupted rings has been pushed aside with lack of story-progression.

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Despite being amazing to look at, the conclusion to this Suicide Squad arc falls hard in terms of storytelling.

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While having its moments, the conclusion to this arc is average at best and kept up by its art.

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Despite having a fun team-up between Metropolis' protectors, the first chapter of the Imperius Lex arc falls short.

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Bendis' Superman has taken a bizarre turn with dialogue and average story.

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The Dark Gods Arc of Wonder Woman comes to a disappointing stop.

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While it promises a fantastical future, the opening issue comes off as an average comic.

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While the character of James Jesse is intriguing, the origin presented here is rather dull.

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The climax of the current Green Lanterns may succeed in the action but fails at providing character.

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While the pace and art hinder the issue, the story is beginning to take an exciting shape.

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What starts as an interesting lesson about preserving Krypton's legacy devolves into a rehashed story from the Green Lanterns series.

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While a beautiful comic, it's layout and dialogue leaves the reader more confused than entertained.

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The finale of Green Lanterns fails as both an arc conclusion and a series finale.

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Despite the much-needed action, the story has come to a crawl, growing dull with every passing page.

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Despite the much-needed action, the story has come to a crawl, growing dull with every passing page.

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Despite the return of a former Squad member, this storyline continues to drag at the penultimate issue.

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An average story concludes with an ending that raises too many problems.

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While the questions of the last issue were answered, several inconsistencies drag the issue down.

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The current story of Wonder Woman isn't coming together as expected.

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This issue of Green Lanterns disappoints as an opening to a new arc and as an anniversary issue.

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