Green Lantern: Rebirth #5

Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Ethan Van Sciver Publisher: DC Comics Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 16
7.0Critic Rating
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In this shocking issue, learn the final fate of Kyle Rayner! And as Hal Jordan's rebirth explodes across the DCU, the JLA continues its epic battle against one of the oldest powers in the Universe. But are the heroes prepared for the return of Hal Jordan, Green Lantern?

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Keith Dallas Apr 8, 2005

    Meanwhile, the Rebirth story over the first five issues has been cleverly diplomatic, crafted to appease fans of every popular Green Lantern over the past 20 years. Well, it appeases everyone except those extremist fans who want the entire Green Lantern concept razed and reduced to just one ring bearer--whichever one is their favorite, of course. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 15, 2005

    I like Ethan Van Sciver, and I think he's a wonderful artist who brings an amazing level of detail to the page. However, he's also an artist who has a less than impressive track record when it comes to his ability to meet the monthly deadlines, and as such one does have to openly wonder why editor Peter Tomasi didn't take this into account when he decided Ethan Van Sciver was the ideal artist for this high profile miniseries. I mean perhaps they ran into some unforeseen problems that threw a monkey wrench in their efforts to keep this train running on time, but truth be told it looks more like this book adopted the cross your fingers and hope for the best approach, and this plan never works. Still I will concede that Ethan Van Sciver turns in another lovely issue, and it's good to see that he's not cutting corners to catch up to the schedule, as I'd rather wait the couple extra weeks. I mean there's some lovely visuals in this issue as Hal Jordan and Sinestro lay into each other with a Read Full Review

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