Green Lantern: Emerald Warriors #1
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Green Lantern: Emerald Warriors #1

Writer: Peter J. Tomasi Artist: Fernando Pasarin Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: August 11, 2010 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 12 User Reviews: 1
7.3Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

Bursting out of BRIGHTEST DAY, this new series presents a whole new chapter in the epic GREEN LANTERN saga as Guy Gardner begins his secret mission for Atrocitus, bringing the fiery GL into conflict with Hal Jordan which will create massive repercussions for the Green Lantern Corps!

  • 9.0
    Comic Vine - Zack Freeman Aug 11, 2010

    If you're like me and you were disappointed that Tomasi was ending his stellar Green Lantern Corps run too soon, you'll be relieved to know that this title's picking up exactly where he left off on. There are a lot books focusing on the recently-expanded Green Lantern cosmology and his take continues to be, heads and tails above, the best execution of all of these concepts. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Weekly Crisis - Ryan Schrodt Aug 12, 2010

    This is a strong debut issue with Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Aug 14, 2010

    But I'm willing to forgive those failings, because it's great just to see Guy back in action and back in character, as a smart, rough and ready hero who's willing to do the dirty jobs to protect the innocent. Oh, and I'm also glad to see him starring in his own comic, rather than sharing the lineup with a cast of dozens in Green Lantern Corps. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    cxPulp - Blake Petit Aug 12, 2010

    This is a good start, but I cant help feel it would be a better middle. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Conclusion: DC could have been taking a risk putti Aug 11, 2010

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  • 8.0
    IGN - Dan Phillips Aug 12, 2010

    The issue's biggest shortcoming has to be its ending, which closes things on a rather ambiguous note, especially for a debut issue. New series need to sink their teeth into you right off the bat, and I'm not sure the final two-pages of this issue do anything close to that. If anything, they simply left me scratching my head. Because its Peter Tomasi and Guy Gardner, though, I'll gladly come back to find out just what's up with that last page. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Robert Tacopina Aug 12, 2010

    If you are unfamiliar with the Green Lantern titles, this issue may prove to be a very difficult book for you to just dive in and enjoy. There are too many little nuances that will detract from the overall experience, too many questions to be asked. However, if you have been following along this will be a nice companion piece to what has come before in the Green Lantern titles. A little tightening up and this book could really excel. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Revolution - Rokk Aug 13, 2010

    Green Lantern Emerald Warriors #1 was a good debut issue. This issue was certainly worth the $3.99 cover price. Fans of Tomasis Green Lantern Corps are sure to enjoy this issue. Fans of Blackest Night will also enjoy Green Lantern Emerald Warriors #1. I would certainly recommend this issue to readers who like either super hero stories or Sci-Fi stories. This is a quality read that delivers a satisfying and polished product. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Bin - Colin Andersen Aug 13, 2010

    In the end, Emerald Warriors #1 is a solid book. As of right now, it cant hold a candle to Tomasis run on Green Lantern Corps, but this is an unreasonable expectation of any book, especially when the series is only one issue in. Im certainly interested enough to return for more next month, but I really hope the story ramps up and makes this a series worthy of its creative legacy. However, if youre hesitant about it, I wouldnt blame anyone for waiting for the first trade paperback. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicList - Brandon Borzelli Aug 14, 2010

    This issue has a lot going for it. Tomasi has excellent command of the cast and the character of Guy Gardner has been long overdue for an ongoing. The book is using major supporting characters from previous mega arcs. The comic seems to have a very good story to tell right off the bat. The only negatives are that the cover charge is $4 and that it seems like the book might be taking more of a slow burn approach which may seem to go against its lead character's norm. This was a decent start though and there is certainly a lot to like in here. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Aug 12, 2010

    And, surprise surprise, it seems the Red Lantern isn't to be trusted. Really? Wow, thanks Peter J. Tomasi for spelling that out for me in multiple panels! Yes, it does give you plenty of Guy Gardner in all his glory but the rest…meh. Hit-and-Miss. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Comic Book Resources - Timothy Callahan Aug 16, 2010

    Tomasi has proven that he's good at juggling a variety of characters in a boiling pot of superhero melodrama, but this isn't a strong start for "Emerald Warriors," even with the heat turned up in the final pages. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Ryan Apr 27, 2020

    I was worried that Tomasi’s momentum would dip without his partner in crime Patty Gleason on the art duties, but Pasarin proves to be a more than competent artist himself. Guy is finally getting the attention he deserves and Tomasi starts the series off strong by setting up a mystery involving Guy, Ganthet, and Atrocitus

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