Green Lantern #153

Writer: Judd Winick Artist: Dale Eaglesham Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: August 14, 2002 Critic Reviews: 1
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Green Lantern has faced impossible odds in the past and always has come out ahead. Now Kyle Rayner must go head-to-head with the greatest challenge yet...his high school reunion! The horror...the horror! Meanwhile, during his visit home, Kyle and his mom reconstruct their past and look toward a brighter future. 

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Aug 20, 2002

    The scenes leading up to the reunion, and the reunion itself are quite enjoyable, though the latter is largely comprised of stock comedic situations that I've see play out in the half-dozen high school reunion stories I've encountered over the years. I also enjoyed the little tap dance that Kyle has to perform after Jen & his mother uncover that he's been purposely keeping them apart, and Jen proves to be a regular source of amusement as she needles Kyle in the opening scene, and when she enters the museum that is his old room. However, the final third of this book doesn't quite work for me as it's a bit too obvious that Judd Winick is working at wringing the emotional angst out of the material. I'm also a bit wary about the final couple pages where Kyle gets the phone call, as frankly I saw a plot like this coming the second this supporting player was introduced. I had rather hoped Judd Winick could've come up with way of exploring this idea that was quite so obvious in it's bid to pr Read Full Review

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