Green Lantern #3

Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Liam Sharp Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 9, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 28 User Reviews: 58
8.4Critic Rating
8.7User Rating

When the Earth goes up for sale on the alien black market, it's up to the Green Lantern Corps to bust up "The Slave Lords of the Stars" in the latest space saga from Grant Morrison (MULTIVERSITY) and Liam Sharp (WONDER WOMAN)! With the Justice League frozen by Gamma Gong tech, Earth ends up on the auction block, and Volgar Zo hosts a menagerie of the universe's deadliest despots and criminals: Steppenwolf, Queen Bee, the Dominators and much, much worse. Hal Jordan leads a squad of Lanterns into the fray-and someone's going to pay the ultimate price before this case gets closed.

  • 10
    AIPT - Ritesh Babu Jan 9, 2019

    Morrison and Sharp have done it again, this is another classic issue in the making. Unpredictable, fun, immersive and bold, this is stellar work. Read Full Review

  • 10
    You Don't Read Comics - Rick Lopez Jan 9, 2019

    Morrison and Sharp display yet again the perfect symmetry they bring while working together. Creating an absolute must read title while being completely accessible for new readers, standing as yet another testament of the series and something predecessors failed to accomplish. With a minimum of two years ahead for this run, as confirmed by Morrison himself, an already unforgettable journey has only just begun. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Jan 9, 2019

    Each issue of The Green Lantern so far has been unpredictable. It's exactly the only thing comic readers could have expected from a book written by Grant Morrison. Along with The Green Lantern quickly ascending to the top of DC's must-read pile every month. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Big Comic Page - Jonathan Mullen Jan 10, 2019

    Look, just read this whole series. Right now. Every issue so far has earned a perfect score from me, and for good reason. Its just that damn good. Read this because youre not going to be disappointed. This is a creative team working at their absolute best to bring you something that is without peer at DC right now. Its easily the best ongoing series of 2018/19 and, quite frankly, if you love good comics, good science fiction or just good storytelling then you owe it to yourself to read this. Its an 80s 2000AD-filtered masterpiece and an absolute triumphfor all involved. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jan 9, 2019

    Grant Morrison's runs on mainstream comics are often divisive, but I don't know if he's ever found a book where he's better suited than the Green Lantern franchise. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    The Brazen Bull - Charlie Chipman Jan 9, 2019

    The weird-factor continues to increase inThe Green Lantern (2018-) #3, but as this story grows weirder, it also grows more intense. There's a darkness that's lurking just beneath the surface of this tale, and we're only pages away from it showing itself; in fact, a taste of what's to come is offered in the issue's final scene. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Sequential Planet - Alexander Williamson Jan 9, 2019

    Another strong "episode" of Grant Morrison's cop drama take on Green Lantern, The Green Lantern #3 is both a narrative and artistic triumph, and one of DC's very best ongoing books right now. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    On Comics Ground - Marcus Freeman Jan 9, 2019

    Hal Jordan solves the disappearance of Earth and has a heart to heart with "God" in the process. Hal is rightfully disgusted by the actions of the Dhorians, but Hal may have taken things a step to far by dispensing his own brand of justice. What will be the consequences of Hal's actions? Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Blog Of Oa - Myron Rumsey Jan 9, 2019

    The Green Lantern #3 is another cosmic romp that you'd expect with Grant Morrison's name on the cover. With a combination of far out cosmic commerce, police drama and a satirical look at the shortsightedness of the human race this issue has a bit of everything going on. Liam Sharp and Steve Oliff do a great job bringing it all to life in this great issue. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Black Nerd Problems - Oz Longworth Jan 11, 2019

    Morrison and Sharp certainly served up a nostalgic, funny comic that isn't afraid to pick at its reader as well as the world they live in. More than worth the couch change. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Corey Patterson Jan 9, 2019

    A cosmic crime drama that simultaneously asks us existential questions about our happiness and purpose in the universe. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Jan 12, 2019

    Morrison mixes the police procedural stuff with some really far out and cosmic ideas, really pushing this comic to its potential! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Jan 13, 2019

    So far, I'menjoying this new version of the classic hero! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Corps - Anthony Thornton Jan 9, 2019

    From cover to cover, I am hooked on the artwork in this issue, and in the series as a whole so far. Sharpe and Oliff are a strong team, and The Green Lantern is the perfect place to show that. The story keeps you hooked, and continues to give us something different, and really weird, and I love it. Go pick it up right now and read! Already read it? READ IT AGAIN! Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Multiversity Comics - Alexander Jones Jan 11, 2019

    "The Green Lantern" #3 is a weird, wild and wonderful exploration Hal Jordan's morality. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Comic Watch - John Jack Jan 10, 2019

    An interesting albeit off the rails issue, definitely worth your time. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Feb 6, 2020

    There's an enjoyable flow to this that plays with big ideas that reminds me of classic Star Strek in a way that's definitely a positive. Morrison is having fun here in how he's managing the whole thing and we make out with some absolutely stunning artwork from Liam Sharpe. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Batmanaruto Jan 9, 2019

    Liam Sharp’s art is amazing in this issue as the detailed backgrounds make space seem empty and full at the same time. The pairing of Morrison and Sharp is really making The Green Lantern a must read. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Green Lantern Corps - iggy Jan 9, 2019

    If Liam Sharp doesn't get nominated and win a Eisner trophy for his work on this issue, it'll be a travesty. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weird Science - Reggie Hemingway Jan 9, 2019

    The fate of the Earth is sealed! And most of its inhabitants seem cool with it. Hal Jordan's by-the-books police technique might not jibe with every sleep-n-eat and ne'er-do-well, but by gum there's going to be law and order in this galaxy, if he has to arrest bug-eyed slacker to do it! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge Jan 9, 2019

    We will see where this month's cliffhanger takes us, but for now, The Green Lantern continues to be a knockout read. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Impulse Gamer - Andrew Bistak Jan 14, 2019

    Grant Morrison and Liam Sharp continue their interesting and entertaining run on Green Lantern who both add a plethora of DC Easter Eggs that makes the story jam packed with delicious outer space goodness which also channels that innocent silver age feel of the 60s. All in all, another interesting issue as Hal Jordan goes face to face with God and gets closer to the mystery of Commander Mu and his villainous plan. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comicosity - Michael Hale Jan 9, 2019

    In short, this comic continues the weirder-than-expected style that has been on-going since the first issue, and the ending panel is the kind which I might actually say is shocking. Not shocking in that Hal hasnt done things similar to this before, but more because it comes from Hals raw, angry response to the situation. I imagine this moment might spark some controversial exchanges, but it doesnt detract completely from the fact that Morrison and Sharp have become a great team for this series. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Infinite Earths - J.D. Jr. Jan 10, 2019

    A wild and wacky science fiction romp! Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Matthew Mueller Jan 9, 2019

    This isn't the strongest issue of the series thus far, but those last few pages significantly raise the stakes for next issue, and we're definitely on board for the long haul. Read Full Review

  • 6.3
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Jan 14, 2019

    It's weird, disturbing and alien as heck, with a final page shocker. I'm just not feeling it as much as I would have liked to. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    DC Comics News - Matthew Lloyd Jan 9, 2019

    Three issues in, The Green Lantern is a bit of a jarring shift from the Green Lantern comics of the last 15 years. While the aliens and intrigue are engaging both visually and storywise, there is a clear lack of character work missing. So much so, that it may be difficult to get this to feel like a Green Lantern comic. The humor in the issue leans towards satire and it's not clear if that's good or bad, but it was clever and enjoyable and was probably the best part of the comic along with Sharp's Woodesque aliens. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Comic Book Bin - Philip Schweier Jan 9, 2019

    All in all its a flawed book. But I can't say I'm really surprised. DC had a good thing going with Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps and Green Lanterns. But they chose to fix them, when they really didn't need fixing at all. Read Full Review

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