Green Lantern #155

Writer: Judd Winick Artist: Dale Eaglesham Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: October 9, 2002 Critic Reviews: 1
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Green Lantern pleads with The Flash and the JLA to help him go back in time and avert his personal tragedy, which leads his peers to confront him about the ethics of heroism, and the line of violence that Kyle may have crossed. Now, only the wisdom of Hal Jordan as The Spectre can save his soul. This issue heralds big changes for the coming months and features the unexpected return of a long-absent hero.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Oct 15, 2002

    The scenes dealing with Terry's beating, and the repercussions that have followed are well done, and while the scene at the Watchtower brings the idea that this story is set in a fictional universe into the picture, I did enjoy the tension that was at play between Batman & Kyle. Still, the time travel discussion did pull me out of the story somewhat, as it got me thinking of the other ways that Kyle could "fix" this problem. I also have to say that I strongly disagree with the direction that Judd Winick took this story, as while I'm glad to see this book moving into an outer space setting, the reasoning that is used to justify Kyle's behavior makes the character look almost cowardly. I mean, it's rather unsettling to think that Judd Winick's idea of a hero is a person who runs away when they are subjected to an idea they finds objectionable. I realize that this is a human reaction, but I can't say that I cared much for it. Then again Peter Parker's forever quitting the hero game, so I Read Full Review

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