Green Lanterns #11

Writer: Sam Humphries Artist: Robson Rocha Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: November 16, 2016 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 17 User Reviews: 19
7.8Critic Rating
8.7User Rating

“THE PHANTOM RING” part three! The Phantom Ring has been claimed, but is its new bearer friend or foe of the Green Lantern Corps?

  • 10
    AIPT - David Brooke Nov 16, 2016

    This is as solid as psychological thrillers come. The Lanterns are dealing with their own emotional issues and now must deal with someone even more erratic, which is highly entertaining if you dig character work. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Heroes Direct - Eammon Jacobs Nov 17, 2016

    Green Lanterns #11 is setting the stage for the pair to come to blows with Frank Laminski, and we can't wait. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    DC Comics News - Tony Farina Nov 16, 2016

    It may sound apocryphal, but if you only have time and money for one Green Lantern comic, this is the one to get. The layers of complexity that Sam Humphries and his art team bring to this book is inspired. I am not suggesting it is easy to write Hal, John and Guy, but they are what they are. There is a history to them. Humphries and his team have to create a new world. They have to give life to these characters with whom most readers and most of the other characters in the DC Universe are unfamiliar. That is a heavy load, but this team has broad shoulders. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Comicosity - Amy Ziegfeld Nov 16, 2016

    Green Lanterns is a good book that keeps getting better. Humphries is exploring some interesting themes and the book looks gorgeous. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Weird Science - Joey Casco CSW/CSS Nov 29, 2019

    Frank so desperately wants to be a hero but not for the right reasons. It's clearly for the accolades and spotlight and power. And that's what makes him such a good character. He's arrogant and cocky and selfish, and this issue does a great job of making you both love and hate him. It also progresses the story of the two GLs and their partnership nicely. Another fun issue in an awesome arc. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Green Lantern Corps - iggy Nov 17, 2016

    The only real problem I had with this issue was that Frank immediate turned into an Orange Lantern so quickly. It would have been nice to see Laminski being untouchable due how civilians perceive him and allow Frank to live that fantasy he's wanted then pull the rug from underneath him. Besides that, I really enjoyed this issue of Green Lanterns with most of centering around Frank's characterization. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    IGN - Jeff Lake Nov 17, 2016

    At this point, the rainbow corps are a familiar trip to the well, which makes the initial introduction of the Phantom Lantern feel somewhat ho-hum. What ultimately proves the difference here is Sam Humphries' layered characterization, the writer imbuing glory-hound Frank with just enough earnest passion to keep him relatable. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weird Science - Eric Shea Nov 16, 2016

    Green Lanterns continues to impress and even though this issue is a fast ass read, I still found myself enjoying what it was giving me, even if that was mostly Frank Laminski hamming it up for a camera.  The art and colors are solid all the way through and I can't wait to see where this story goes. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comicsverse - Dennis Mui Nov 17, 2016

    GREEN LANTERNS #11 is a great issue that sets up Frank Laminksi to become the hero he wants to be and thinks he is, and then lead to his fall from grace. He is surely turning into a villain and looks to be a challenge for Simon Baz and Jessica Cruz in the oncoming issues. I can't wait to see what else the Phantom Ring can do and what else is in store for Laminksi, Baz, and Cruz. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Batmanaruto Nov 16, 2016

    This is another solid issue, to a great arc as Humphries tries to revoloutionaize the Green Lantern mythos and allows it to be of easy access to new readers. Although the art does suffer, for the most part it is good. One more complaint I would say is I would like a bit more Simon and Jessica characterization like in the first arc, but that is just me. I cannot wait to see how this arc ends, especially with the inclusion of Volthoom. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Newsarama - David Pepose Nov 17, 2016

    Evil ring-slingers are nothing new in the world of Green Lanterns, but thanks to some gorgeous artwork from Robson Rocha, this middle-of-the-road story still packs a nice punch. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Blog Of Oa - Myron Rumsey Nov 17, 2016

    Green Lanterns #11 is one of the better issues in the series thus far, albeit I think that Sam Humphries would have been better served in letting the Phantom Lantern enjoy his time in the sun and putting the pressure on the Green Lanterns before giving us his fall from grace.  Robson Rocha's expressive artwork compliments Humphries script nicely in this second chapter of "The Phantom Lantern".  Seven out of ten lanterns. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Nov 21, 2016

    However, the sequence does reveal something about the Phantom Ring and its properties (which are far more complex than expected). With Laminski's transformation from a Green to an Orange Lantern we have to wonder just how much power the Phantom Ring has (and how much harm the good-intentioned fool could cause without meaning to). Worth a look. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    GWW - Agasicles Stamas Nov 17, 2016

    This issue still shows good stuff, even though not a whole lot happens here. Some of the blame for that goes to the pain that shows through when there are two issues coming out in a month. Not every issue can move the story forward in a great leap, and so these inch-stone issues are going to happen. But I really need the creative team to bang the drum next issue. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ComicBuzz - Tony Thornley Dec 22, 2016

    Again, I really enjoyed this issue. I definitely think its still the Lantern book to beat, and gives us some of our best superheroes out there right now. Read Full Review

  • 6.7
    Multiversity Comics - Robbie Pleasant Nov 21, 2016

    Good characterization and artwork only slightly hampered by some plot-mandated poor choices. Continues to build the Phantom Ring story arc well. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Crusaders - Dusty Good Nov 28, 2016

    The art is sharp in this title and it's a quick read, but in the end this book just feels like filler waiting to get to the main plot. Read Full Review

  • 10
    The Villain Nov 16, 2016

    Sam Humphries continues to progress this story very naturally. I love this new villain character. He been very solid so far and he appears to have the upper hand on the other two real Green Lanterns. We keep learning more about what the Phantom Ring can do and now dangerous it really is.

  • 9.5
    GL Mike Feb 1, 2018

    Another great issue with fantastic art that enhances the story a hundredfold! Watching Humphries develop this new antagonist over the past few issues has been fun. In this issue Frank really displays his full psychopathic personality as he tries to be a hero only to reveal his "true colors."

  • 9.0
    Holyjiebus Nov 17, 2016

    Comic Book Review (9/10) “Amazing,”
    Green Lanterns #11 “The Phantom Lantern Part 2,”
    Writer: Sam Humphries,
    Penciller: Robson Rocha,
    Plot: Frank Laminski and Volthoom were successful in capturing Rami the Guardian and stealing the Phantom Ring, and Laminski is now the bearer of the Phantom Ring and plans to live out his dreams of becoming a super hero. Simon and Jessica are on the case as they now race against time to rescue Rami and take back the Phantom Ring. Can Simon and Jessica find Laminski in time?
    The key part of this issue was the progression (or spiraling downfall of Laminski) of the story telling. This is probably Humphries’ best issue yet, as you can track the downfall/turn of Laminsky from more

  • 9.0
    Bosschill Nov 23, 2016

    I really like this issue it's make me things that this bad guys isn't that bad and the art still amazing the story is very interesting too.

  • 8.5
    Gizmo Nov 24, 2016

    Frank finally realizes his dream to be a hero, by hook or by crook. I love the smirks that Rocha draws for him. Simon and Jessica have to play the bad guys in this case to do the right thing and it ads some interesting drama when the media gets involved.

  • 8.0
    Jack's Yattering Dec 3, 2016

    Sam Humphries continues to surprise me. After a shakey opening arc (from a writer whose work I never cared for, previously) GREEN LANTERNS is shaping up to be one of the most fun "LANTERN" books in years. I almost dropped this book after the first arc but my love of the Lanterns (and these two Green Lanterns, in particular) made me give it another shot. I'm glad I did.


  • 10
    Xtian95 Nov 16, 2016

  • 9.0
    sebastianorellana95 Nov 16, 2016

  • 9.0
    EDiakota Nov 16, 2016

  • 9.0
    VGCinema Mar 26, 2018

  • 8.5
    Rotivv Nov 16, 2016

  • 8.5
    ak94 Nov 18, 2016

  • 8.5
    ActionCity Nov 20, 2016

  • 8.5
    Yippeekiyay Dec 19, 2016

  • 8.5
    mrDovydas Feb 15, 2017

  • 8.0
    Rico Nov 24, 2016

  • 8.0
    Haand Nov 25, 2016

  • 8.0
    Nuckster77 Dec 2, 2016

  • 7.0
    GL Fan 2814 Nov 16, 2016

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