Green Lantern #4

Writer: Grant Morrison Artist: Liam Sharp Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: February 6, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 22 User Reviews: 51
8.8Critic Rating
8.4User Rating

In a bar on Rann, two shrouded strangers recount two blood-chilling narratives-one in which a Blackstar heavyweight demands access to a secret vault on planet Weirwimm, threatening its gruesome annihilation with Sun-Eaters; and the other about maverick Hal Jordan and his small cadre of GLs struggling to destroy those same Sun-Eaters. And the cliffhanger-as any TGL fan will tell you about this book-may stun you enough to buy two copies!

  • 10
    Green Lantern Corps - iggy Feb 6, 2019

    The Green Lantern remains the oddball of the DC Universe, no other comic currently published by DC has this. I would advise you to jump on board now, because it's only going to get weirder from here. Read Full Review

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

    Morrison and Sharp produce yet another  absolute must read issue for the series. Their ability to work together and produce something truly magical stands as both testaments to their respective legacies as well as the Green Lantern mythos at large. Whether Morrison fanatic, honorary Lantern Corps member or just a fan of the medium this series expertly delivers something for everyone. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Big Comic Page - Jonathan Mullen Feb 7, 2019

    Okay, at the risk of repeating myself, go read this. If youre not then youre making a huge mistake. Its an insane ride from start to finish with nothing less than the best writing, colours and artwork in the business today. Read it, love it and come back for something even better next month. That pretty sums up the experience of being a Green Lantern fan right now. Read Full Review

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Ari Bard Feb 10, 2019

    The Green Lantern #4 brings the spaghetti western to comics in a spectacular cosmic fashion that defines the true meaning of the words Intergalactic Lawman. Read Full Review

  • 10
    AIPT - Ritesh Babu Feb 6, 2019

    Morrison and Sharp's mastery of cosmic storytelling is exhilarating. Intimate and Epic, this magisterial saga of light and darkness is one for the ages. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Crusaders - Jeffrey Bracey Feb 12, 2019

    The new Green Lantern series is of too a great start. This has the makings of a classic run in my opinion and I hope they can this up. I strongly recommend this book. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Black Nerd Problems - Oz Longworth Feb 6, 2019

    Bottom Line: Morrison's vision for the GL universe has taken form and though it may not resemble anything else in the current era that's come before, it's a strange, fun romp from two of the best in the business. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Feb 6, 2019

    Morrison on a licensed property is always a risky proposition " you never know when you're going to get those last few arcs of his X-men " but this is the kind of property where it feels like he can truly cut loose and indulge his best instincts. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    The Brazen Bull - Charlie Chipman Feb 6, 2019

    Impeccable world building and masterful storytelling make this series, as well as every issue thus far, a must-read. Sure, it's weird, but stories about space cops should be weird, right? Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Feb 6, 2019

    This issue also put Hal in his best position…operating outside of the whims of the Guardians, but his latest act of defiance might cost him big time. I love the sense of unpredictability of this book and the feeling that anything can happen. Morrison and Sharp are on to something special here and this remains one of the best DC reads each month. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Blog Of Oa - Myron Rumsey Feb 6, 2019

    The Green Lantern #4 is another great issue in what has been a wonderful run thus far from Grant Morrison, Liam Sharp and Steve Oliff. There are a lot of details that are easy to overlook and rewards readers who choose to take a deep dive and take the time to immerse themselves in the experience. This isn't your typical read it once in fifteen minutes and put it in the long box type of book and that's a good thing. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Feb 9, 2019

    Another exciting and wildly imaginative issue of The Green Lantern drives home just how darn cool this comic is! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Watch - John Jack Feb 9, 2019

    An interesting issue that helps tie together the overarching narrative working within the previous relatively standalone issues. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Brian Renninger Feb 6, 2019

    I'll say it again: as long as Morrison and Sharpe stay on and finish their run in a cohesive fashion, we're looking at a definitive run on the character, or at least an incredibly memorable Green Lantern series. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - Oscar Maltby Feb 11, 2019

    The Green Lantern #4 is a serious flex from a powerhouse creative team. Sharp’s unrestrained artwork and Morrison’s unfiltered script make for a real overdose of cosmic fun. It’s the kind of issue that promises to spark a lifetime love for any kid lucky enough to pick it up. For the seasoned reader, it’s an indulgent issue that demands the reread, the rereread and the rerereread. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    On Comics Ground - Marcus Freeman Feb 7, 2019

    Hal Jordan's willpower and fearlessness might have got him into trouble. The Guardians are investigating whether Hal is delivering justice or just acting as judge, jury, and executioner. Meanwhile, Controller Mu and his Darkstars are advancing their plot to control the universe. Mu's general, Countess Belzebeth, has revealed herself to be a force to be lethal force to be reckoned with that can bring whole populations to their knees. Hal Jordan seems to have realized that maybe he must become his enemy to defeat his enemy. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Apr 7, 2020

    Setting the stage for what's to come, the two tales we get here while talking at a bar is definitely intriguing. It has all the right kind of next-level science fiction I want from it in that even though we get some decent action it's not all about the usual superheroics punching around. There's a sense of something meatier in motion and it's unfolding slowly and carefully. I'm really digging the alien designs in general and just how peculiar some of them are and the embracing of the weirdness at times. Sharp's artwork is fantastic with Olliffe's color design and I'm digging what Morrison is up to even if I'm not seeing the big picture yet. I'm enjoying watching each piece reveal itself. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Infinite Earths - J.D. Jr. Feb 6, 2019

    A swashbuckling sci-fi adventure worthy of Hal Jordan's timeless legacy! Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Matthew Mueller Feb 6, 2019

    Green Lantern is embracing imagination, and it's paying off in a big way. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Feb 6, 2019

    Overall, this book delivered a well-rounded read from a talented creative team that I am looking forward to revisiting next month. They covered a lot of ground in this book, and handled it better than many would have, which gives promise for when the story picks up in issues to come. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Weird Science - Reggie Hemingway Feb 6, 2019

    Can Hal Jordan and some weird-looking members of the Green Lantern Corps stop a world's sun from being consumed? Probably. I mean, that's like his "thing,' right? All "save the planet" and whatnot. Me, I'd want to know what the sun thinks about it. Has anyone considered that the sun might want to be eaten? Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Comic Book Bin - Philip Schweier Feb 6, 2019

    Thereis another plot point I cant explain without giving much away. But I will goso far as to say that if Grant Morrison thinks he can convince us that Hal isnot undercover, then his reputation is considerably tarnished. His narrativechoices in this issue" telling a disjointed story from two differentperspectives " does nothing to impress me. But honestly, hes never impressed me. Your mileage mayvary, but I doubt by much. Read Full Review

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