Green Lanterns #48

Writer: Aaron Gillespie, Tim Seeley Artist: Ronan Cliquet Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: June 6, 2018 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 15 User Reviews: 9
7.2Critic Rating
6.3User Rating

"REBEL RUN" part one! The Guardians can no longer stand idly by as Jessica Cruz's ring gains more sentience. They've seen anomalies within the rings turn into universal nightmares, and now it's up to their greatest Lantern, Hal Jordan, to relieve Jess of her ring!

  • 8.5
    Comicsverse - Eric Nierstedt Jun 6, 2018

    GREEN LANTERNS #48 begins "Rebel Run" and Aaron Gillespie's turn as head writer. He starts his tenure with an interesting, but somewhat muddled, story as Jessica has to run from the Green Lantern Corps. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Shoot The Breeze Comics - Marcus Freeman Jun 7, 2018

    After a rather lackluster arc and annual issue, Green Lanterns bounces back with an explosive new are that pits Lantern against an entire Lantern corps. Jessica Cruz is on the run and she is trying to put the pieces together to find out why. I'm excited to see if Jessica finds the answer she needs or will Hal, Simon, and the corps take her down first? Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Jun 8, 2018

    Green Lanterns #48 delivers another good issue of the series, even as it transitions writers. The story feels like a natural progression from the previous issues, and none of the charm has been lost in the transition. Cliquet and Hi-Fi return to provide good artwork too, and the comic earns a recommendation. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Green Lantern Corps - iggy Jun 6, 2018

    The overall tone of this issue felt extremely different from previous chapters of Seeley's run. This issue didn't share similar aspects that one might find when reading a Green Lantern story. This felt more like a suspense thriller. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jun 6, 2018

    Although there's a guest writer on this issue, it actually does feel like a close to Seeley's run, and it's looking like a strong finish. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Cat Wyatt Jun 6, 2018

    This issue has been interesting. It's different from the others; in that it's not terribly clear what is actually going on. We're missing the whole beginning of this story, clearly in an attempt to obfuscate the truth from us. We can only hope that the next issue will give us more answers than this one will. On the bright side this one did do a good job of getting us emotionally invested in what was happening, so there's that. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - Konrad Secord-Reitz Jun 7, 2018

    Green Lanterns #48 brings a new creative team to the series with a great look and interesting characters. Be sure to pick this issue up. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Matthew Mueller Jun 6, 2018

    This has the makings of a thrilling caper across the cosmos, and we're definitely along for the ride. Read Full Review

  • 7.2
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Jose "Jody" Cardona Jun 9, 2018

    While it doesn't give many clues to the mystery that is laid out, it is fun to see Jessica's skills that she's grown into. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Watch - Justin Cooper Jun 18, 2018

    This is the best issue that I have read in ages! Run Jessica Run! Read Full Review

  • 6.8
    Weird Science - Eric Shea Jun 6, 2018

    All in all, the art in this issue is excellent and besides for a few missteps along the way and the fact that I'm a little pissed I don't know what's going on yet, this was  a pretty cool story that I look forward to getting back to next issue Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    AiPT! - Connor Christiansen Jun 6, 2018

    At the base of Green Lanterns #48 lies an entertaining story, unfortunately it's buried under a frustrating regression of Jessica Cruz's character that make way for a lesser rogue-Lantern story. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    GWW - Deron Generally Jun 5, 2018

    Jessica manages to escape and finds herself at a space port looking for the contact she let get away and this is another moment that gives way too much credit to Jessica Cruz as a character. I like her as a character overall, but the one thing that has yet to be explored for her is a sense that she is crafty enough to evade capture or move within the fringes of the galaxy in opposition to the other Lanterns who have been doing the job a lot longer. Without context, this story seems flat both in character and motivation. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comic Book Bin - Philip Schweier Jun 6, 2018

    Ronan Cliquet is back at the drawingboard; hes perhaps my favorite GL artist in recent years. Which brings me tothe subject of the variant cover by Warren Loww. Imagine a Disney-styledrawing, heavily airbrushed to go on the side of your 1970s conversion van.Ick. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Blog Of Oa - Myron Rumsey Jun 11, 2018

    Green Lanterns #48 seems like a misfire based on some odd narrative and characterization choices. The book does look nice, but it sure does feel like a story that was rushed to fill a couple of issues. Five out of ten lanterns. Read Full Review

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