Green Lanterns Vol. 1: Rage Planet

Green Lanterns Vol. 1: Rage Planet

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In these stories from GREEN LANTERNS: REBIRTH #1 and GREEN LANTERN #1-6, new Green Lanterns Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz begin a new era of emerald excitement, tackling the universe's toughest beat: Earth. These rookie Lanterns promised to protect others in brightest day or blackest night, but as the "Red Planet" begins to rise, the duo finds themselves confronted with the unimaginable threat of Bleez and the Red Lanterns!

  • 6.0
    Wallin6 May 9, 2017

    Green Lanterns Vol.1 Rage Planet is the first book in DC’s new Rebirth line for the Green Lantern run of comics. Unlike Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps, which follows the stories of the much more established members of the ring slinging police force of the galaxy such as Hal Jordan and Kyle Rayner, Green Lanterns follows the brand spanking new recruits of the Green Lanterns of Earth, Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz. Up until now both Cruz and Baz have only existed in the publications of other runs, such as Green lantern and the Justice League during the New 52 run. In the entirely new line, Green Lanterns, Cruz and Baz provided with the lime light of their own publication, which for readers doubles as the best possible starting point for picking up these characters. Right away this book jumps into a little bit of catch up for the main characters, basically reinforcing that these two are rookies and are learning alongside the readers, though the back stories and origins of both Cruz and Baz are more or less left as assumed knowledge which may or may not be a hurdle for some readers. Once the story proper gets rolling it leaps right into the two newbie ring singers investigating what is essentially a crack den, but for members of the rage powered Red Lantern Corp, and this is the track that this book will follow for the majority of this arch, hence the title Rage Planet. One of the other Hurdles that a story like this has to deal with when the characters are as new as they are here is that as well as developing the plot the writers also need to develop that characters alongside the main story arch, which sometimes isn’t a problem for much more well established characters like Batman or Hal Jordan, and that’s because for the majority of readers already know what the characters motivations are, this level of understanding is impossible when the protagonists are as new as Cruz and Baz. This means that for Green Lanterns Rage Planet the plot drives along are a s

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