Green Lantern #4

Writer: Geoffrey Thorne Artist: Tom Raney, Marco Santucci Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: July 7, 2021 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 11 User Reviews: 17
6.8Critic Rating
4.9User Rating

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Improve. Adapt. Overcome. The same lessons John Stewart learned in the Marine Corps help him begin his quest to find the other lost Lanterns in the dark sectors of space. Meanwhile, back on Oa, one of the Corps’ newest members, Jo Mullein, alongside Young Justice’s Teen Lantern and Simon Baz, tends to the wounded and investigates who or what caused the source of all Green Lanterns’ power to go nuclear and wipe out the Corps.

  • 8.5
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jul 6, 2021

    Raney and Santucci bring some great visual flair to both sides of the story. Stewart's story has a great visual adventure style to it while the Oa investigation has more traditional imagery that showcases dynamic character and environment. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - Franco Giacomarra Jul 6, 2021

    Green Lantern #4 trades in some blockbuster surprises for solid pacing and well-drawn character dynamics that set this book up to be both thrilling in the moment, and satisfying in the long run. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weird Science - Eric Shea Jul 6, 2021

    Green Lantern continues to be a fun book that's throwing a lot at us but in a way that's fun to see, while also creating a mystery about what happened to the Green Lantern Corps and whether or not someone was behind the tragedy of the Central Power Battery exploding. The art is great throughout and I can't wait to continue the adventures or misadventures of Teen Lantern and Jo Mullein. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - Matthew Lloyd Jul 6, 2021

    Green Lantern #4 is another great installment in the newest Green Lantern series. John Stewart and Jo Mullein are getting some exposure and they the creative team is doing a wonderful job with these Lanterns. The high concept for this series continues to work well with just enough character moments to balance it and be a well-rounded tale. There's a lot going on and there are multiple mysteries to be solved. It's fun and exciting and it feels fresh. It's a different take on the Green Lantern concept, but one that is working very well. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Collier "CJ" Jennings Jul 6, 2021

    Green Lantern #4 continues to inch John Stewart and his fellow Lanterns closer to their Future State status while providing a rollicking sci-fi adventure. With the possible reintroduction of a classic GL enemy, it looks like the Lanterns are in for the biggest fight of their lives. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    The Comicbook Dispatch - ozwoods Jul 8, 2021

    Green Lantern #4 continues to show how John Stewart perseveres against hostile elements without his lantern ring to help him. It really lets the tactful, soldier aspect of John come through in this issue while further exploring the fates of his fellow Green Lanterns. The backup story expands on some of the fallout of the Central Power Battery's destruction. However, it doesn't progress the overall mystery all that much and kind of drags its feet going through the obvious suspects that fans can already deduce are not behind it. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ComicBook.com - Matthew Aguilar Jul 7, 2021

    Green Lantern continues to explore the loss of the Main Power Battery and the ramifications of that loss from several angles, and it's the combination of those angles that makes Green Lantern #4 so compelling. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Jul 6, 2021

    Green Lantern seems to be in danger of deviating too far from what readers expect in pursuit of telling a fresh story. Thorne probably needs to advance the story quicker instead of this deep dive into the Lost Lanterns. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Jul 13, 2021

    There's still no sign of Hal Jordan who was teased at the end of the last issue so it's unsure what the greatest Green Lantern may be up to. We do however get confirmation on some of the Lanterns who have been taken out by the attack which sadly appears to include Arisia Rrab. Couldn't they have killed Kyle, instead? Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Blog Of Oa - Myron Rumsey Jul 12, 2021

    Green Lantern #4 is the weakest issue of this series so far, with the wholesale killing off of fan-favorite characters for cheap shock value. Readers deserve much better than a book that is so unspectacular in its conception and execution that you're left not caring if you ever pick up another issue. Four out of ten lanterns. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Forces Of Geek - Lenny Schwartz Jul 7, 2021

    Overall, this is a plodding chapter in the Green Lantern saga. It is such a shame as the previous series was so good. Read Full Review

  • 1.5
    Merlyn Jul 6, 2021

    ...Of course Hal is Parallax again, the move literally no one asked for but Thorne needed to put in the book to satisfy his Hal Jordan hate boner. A mess overall, I'm giving up on this book. I'll give him something, though, he managed to make Teen Lantern even more annoying than in the Bendis era, something I thought would be difficult to do.

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  • 1.0
    Maud Benjamin Jul 6, 2021

    The art is ugly and the story is disgusting.

  • 1.0
    GL Fan 2814 Jul 8, 2021

    So this issue we learn that several fan favorite GL's were killed with no fanfare at all - what a waste of the rich legacy that has been built up over the years. The artwork in the front half continues to be a travesty for the eyes.

    There's literally nothing of value or interest happening here. What an awful series.

  • 1.0
    KFuqua Jul 9, 2021

    Done with this title. $ issues of this mess is enough. Poorly written, bad story line and bad art...no thanks.

  • 1.0
    RedKSuperman Jul 12, 2021

    This comic series under Thorne is complete garbage. More of crap no one asked to read. I would give a 0/10 if I could.

  • 8.0
    daspidaboy Jul 6, 2021

    While this series isnt Geoff Johns Green Lantern, I am still very interested in this story with Jo Mullein and Teen Lantern finding Sinestro. Plus, I like John Stewart trying to overcome his PTSD and doing dark stuff.

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  • 7.5
    Antenovial Jul 6, 2021

    While I'm getting used to the art and it sure is dynamic, the now and then comically large heads of the characters harm the overall charm of the title quite a bit. To continue with the negatives: This time around there was a bit too much untranslated Spanish for me. An editor's note would have been appreciated.

    But the Issue offers a lot of intrigue as well as plot points to think about. Even as a fairly new GL reader, I enjoyed the reference to Mosaic. I've always been a fan of using pre-existing continuity because it makes me want to learn more about the characters.

    I also appreciate how effectively art and narrative show the trauma the characters have experienced or are experiencing. Especially the transition from J more

  • 6.0
    Psycamorean Jul 11, 2021

    This was fine. I don't really have much to say. I'm not outraged that Hal is parallax again, since that's not at all what happened, and even a child wouldn't draw that conclusion from that page... But comics have been proven to be helpful in giving those with reading disabilities relief and boosting reading comprehension levels, so we need to accept that some people just aren't as capable as the rest of us, despite this person being able to, ironically, use an online comics piracy hub called ReadComicOnline. I'm also not outraged by the deaths, because being a Green Lantern fan is cringe.

  • 5.5
    UxasIs Jul 12, 2021

    Starting to lose my interest in this series

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  • 8.5
    tonpas1989 Jul 6, 2021

  • 8.0
    Radar Jul 12, 2021

  • 7.0
    Jason The Dude Jul 18, 2021

  • 6.5
    saintseiya010101 Jul 7, 2021

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