Far Sector #12

Writer: N.K. Jemisin Artist: Jamal Campbell Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: June 9, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 11 User Reviews: 14
8.7Critic Rating
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When Jo Mullein left Earth for parts unknown, little did she know she’d end up becoming a Green Lantern at the farthest outpost in the known universe, dealing with a complex culture that was about to have its first murder in centuries. Investigating that death unearthed a lot of secrets and made her a lot of enemies, and it all comes to a head in this rousing final issue. Written by multiple Hugo Award winner N.K. Jemisin and drawn by Naomi co-creator Jamal Campbell, this epic space adventure is one you will want to read over and over again.

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Jun 8, 2021

    When all is said and done, Far Sector #12 delivers a superb finale to its phenomenal tale. The only complaint I can levy against it is that there is no more to enjoy. To Jemisin, Campbell, and Bennett, thank you for delivering this superlative story. Its emotional depth and deep themes about society make it a story that stands with the titans of its medium. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Black Nerd Problems - Morgan Hampton Jun 9, 2021

    I'm so excited for her next adventures. She's already a main character in the new Green Lantern series also featuring John Stewart, so I think it's safe to say she's not going anywhere any time soon. Jo Mullein is the future.  Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Comics Bookcase - Zack Quaintance Jun 8, 2021

    Far Sector #12 marks the end of a tremendous run of comics, a different sort of cosmic Big 2 comic that has the potential to be a long-term evergreen seller, even in bookshops that dont specialize in selling comics. Read Full Review

  • 9.3
    Major Spoilers - Jonathan Cadotte Jun 12, 2021

    Far Sector #12 is a fine send off for the series as well as the Young Animal imprint in belonged to. The emotional resonance and visuals are enough to offset some of the pacing issues in the early pages. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jun 8, 2021

    It's an ambitious series, but one that mostly sticks the landing despite some pacing struggles along the way. It's good to have another diverse Lantern added to the GLC"and, I believe, the first LGBT one"but any future writer to work with her will have a high bar to match. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicBook.com - Matthew Aguilar Jun 9, 2021

    While I hope this isn't the last we've seen of Far Sector, it is a fitting and satisfying end to one of my favorite Lantern tales ever and will be a series I recommend to anyone who will listen. Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jun 8, 2021

    Campbell delivers some explosive, beautiful and detailed art throughout this issue. Every page is filled with amazing imagery, scale and detail. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Jun 12, 2021

    The main story wraps a bit too abruptly, but I think the character work and the artwork more than elevate this series in the end. It's a good read as a whole. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Jun 15, 2021

    Far Sector offered the feel of old school sci-fi, mixed with mystery and comic action with an undercurrent of class warfare and racial injustice. It's a thoughtful and engaging story to see played out over a dozen issues. Both it, and it's creation of Sojourner Mullein, were a great success. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    AIPT - Ryan Perry Jun 8, 2021

    More than anything, Jemisin and Campbell deliver an issue that feels bittersweet. They both have obvious talent on display, and it seems like all of the issues' flaws simply stem from there being too few pages. However, the flaws that exist are fairly significant, and can really water down what had been set up to be an extremely exciting conclusion. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    DC Comics News - Matthew Lloyd Jun 8, 2021

    Despite the pacing issues of this series, I can't recommend Far Sector enough. Overall, it's a wonderfully interesting, entertaining and challenging series. Jemisin will make you think! Jemisin will also make you feel. The series was shockingly topical at times as the Summer of 2020 provided the United States with some social unrest that resonated with the plot Jemisin had already written for the issues that were released at that time. Far Sector #12 may feel a bit unsatisfying on its own, but the series is definitely worth a read, and it will probably be even better experienced as a whole. Read Full Review

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