Green Lantern #2

Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Carlos Pacheco Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: June 29, 2005 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 9
6.5Critic Rating
8.6User Rating

Hal Jordan continues his mission to bring the light back into the darkest corners of the DCU! While struggling to realign his life on Earth, Hal Jordan makes a horrifying discovery in the farthest reaches of space--one that holds the key to the future of the Green Lantern Corps.

  • 9.0
    Comics Bulletin - Adam Volk Jul 8, 2005

    In the end regardless of fans feeling towards the return of Hal Jordan, Green Lantern #2 stands on its own as a brilliant story. Geoff Johns run on Green Lantern will undoubtedly be marked by future fans as a pivotal era in comic book story-telling, a brilliant, innovative series that quite literally brings to life one of DCs most beloved superheroes. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jul 7, 2005

    Carlos Pacheco is a very good artist, and that's why it's so disappointing to see him stuck working on a title that affords him so few opportunities to show off what he's capable of. If I had Carlos Pacheco as my artist, I'd ensure that at last half the issue was a popcorn movie style action sequence, but Geoff Johns has apparently decided that talking heads and the occasional explosion plays more to his strengths of his artist. Still, there are some moments in this issue where Carlos Pacheco is allowed to show what he can do, as there's a lovely reveal shot where we see what has emerged from the truck explosion, and there's a nice sequence where the older version of the villain is replaced by a new, improved version on the final page. The art also does a nice job on the little moments, like the fact that Hal's ring constructs are more than his standard boxing glove/power blasts, and I hope that this trend continues, as I'd love to see Carlos Pacheco given the freedom to exercise his Read Full Review

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