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GL Mike reviewed Red Lanterns #27 Feb 17, 2018
8.0

Another solid issue with good artwork. My favorite part is Guy's interaction with Tora.

Red Lanterns #27

By: Charles Soule, Alessandro Vitti
Released: Jan 29, 2014

There's a new gang in town as The Red Lanterns come to Earth!  How will the rest of the universe react to the Reds' policing their new "jurisdiction"? And more important, how will Ice react when Guy Gardner comes a-courtin'? The cover's a big hint!

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GL Mike reviewed Red Lanterns #26 Feb 17, 2018
8.0

Overall, this was a good issue. I liked the art and the story of the lanterns going against Gensui. Also the death of one of the lanterns was cool too. I didn't like the parts with Atrocitus.

Red Lanterns #26

By: Charles Soule, Jim Calafiore
Released: Dec 31, 2013

A RED WILL BE DEAD! It's Guy Gardner and five Red Lanterns on their first mission in Sector 2814 - a planetary army a billion strong, led by the evil fascist dictator Field Marshal Gensui. How can they all possibly survive? In fact, not all of them do!

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GL Mike reviewed Red Lanterns #25 Feb 16, 2018
7.5

I'm interested in the storyline of the Reds having their own sector. The Atrocitus return part... not so much. It's kind of boring. The art is decent, but nothing here that's blowing me away. I do really like the cover.

Red Lanterns #25

By: Charles Soule, Alessandro Vitti
Released: Nov 27, 2013

As the dust settles from Lights Out, Earth is no longer under the protection of the Green Lanterns. Sector 2814 is now the sole province of Guy Gardner and the RED LANTERNS! Criminals bewarepsychopaths bewarehell, EVERYONE beware! How did this happen, you ask? Jump onboard with this issue and find out!

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GL Mike reviewed Red Lanterns #24 Feb 15, 2018
9.0

Even though this issue is part four of the "Lights Out" crossover, it stands on it's own. Soule does a nice job of balancing the continuation of the story from last issue and the crossover story in the other lantern books. I loved the Guy/Bleeze interaction scenes. The artwork is very good too.

Red Lanterns #24

By: Charles Soule, Alessandro Vitti
Released: Oct 23, 2013

LIGHTS OUT part four! Can the Lanterns cooperate with each other long enough to defeat Relic? If Hal Jordan thought Guy Gardner was difficult before, just wait till he meets Guy GardnerRED LANTERN!

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Dispatchdcu reviewed Sideways #1 Feb 15, 2018
7.5

I work with kids his age. Therefore, I can say from experience.

1: kids are always on their dang phoneS
2: kids are about posting videos of everything
3: kids are dressing in weird pajama outfits and are all about video games, including girls too!
4: The bullying was not accurate. It happens of course but not like that. Bullying is more or less done online too. So the kid more

Sideways #1

By: Dan DiDio, Kenneth Rocafort
Released: Feb 14, 2018

During the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, high school junior Derek James accidentally fell through a rift into the dark matter dimension! Now, as Sideways, he can create rifts in midair to leap through dimensions at will! But with that much power comes great liability-and cracks are starting to form in the fabric of the space-time continuum...
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GL Mike reviewed Sideways #1 Feb 15, 2018
7.5

What is DC doing? First we get "Damage" aka "dc Hulk", and now it's "Sideways" aka "dc spidey." It's hard not to see the similarities. I DID like the artwork. Story 6.5; art 8.5 = 7.5 overall. Anyone remember the DC "bloodline" heroes that came out in the 90's? This could be bloodlines round 2! Ugh!

Sideways #1

By: Dan DiDio, Kenneth Rocafort
Released: Feb 14, 2018

During the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, high school junior Derek James accidentally fell through a rift into the dark matter dimension! Now, as Sideways, he can create rifts in midair to leap through dimensions at will! But with that much power comes great liability-and cracks are starting to form in the fabric of the space-time continuum...
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GL Mike reviewed Red Lanterns #23 Feb 15, 2018
8.0

I like this issue, but I can't find anything to love about it. The story and artwork are good but not great.

Red Lanterns #23

By: Charles Soule, Alessandro Vitti
Released: Aug 28, 2013

Guy Gardner is embedded deep within the Red Lantern Corpsbut did he just lose his only way out? And what does Atrocitus intend to do with the terrible power of the embodiment of rage known as the Butcher?

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GL Mike reviewed Red Lanterns #22 Feb 15, 2018
8.0

An enjoyable issue with decent artwork. Sets some groundwork for moving this book forward in future issues.

Red Lanterns #22

By: Charles Soule, Alessandro Vitti
Released: Jul 24, 2013

Guy Gardner has suddenly found himself at the top of the Red Lantern food chainbut in a pack of bloodthirsty animals like these, everyones a predator! If he wants their respect, hes gonna need the nastiest piece of work in the Corps on his sidebut Bleez has her own ideas about what Guy Gardners got coming to him!

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9.0

The best part of this issue is the artwork! Van Sciver is the man! It's absolutely beautiful. The scene with the ring going through the Eradicator's head is AWESOME! So, the art alone is worth the price of admission. The story... good, but not great. It's moving a little slow for my taste. Art 10; story 8.0 = 9.0 overall.

Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #38

By: Robert Venditti, Ethan Van Sciver
Released: Feb 14, 2018

"ZOD'S WILL" part two! Mounting an escape from General Zod's prison camp, Hal Jordan and Kyle Rayner must face down the natives of the Kryptonian villain's new planet. As Hal and Kyle fight to survive the natives, Zod and his family, can even one of them make it out alive to warn the rest of the universe about the growing threat?

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Dispatchdcu reviewed Flash #40 Feb 14, 2018
9.0

So from and ending in detective that I wasn't a huge fan or to an ending in this issue I loved. Wally West is back as THE Flash. None of this whose who of Wally's or how many Flashes we got.

We have a Flash ( red head Wally) and a Kid Flash ( not red head Wally)

I really hope we get more than an arc of Wally being the Flash. I like Barry but he has been going through some more

Flash #40

By: Joshua Williamson, Carmine Di Giandomenico
Released: Feb 14, 2018

"PERFECT STORM" part two! Gorilla Grodd is after Central City's Speed Force, and The Flash is on the run! But the one thing Barry Allen can't outrun is the truth...and his nemesis knows a terrible secret about the Fastest Man Alive.

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GL Mike reviewed Flash #40 Feb 14, 2018
9.0

This is a great issue. I love the ending and hope it sticks! It better not go back to the status quo in an issue or two. The story was enjoyable and easy to follow. The artwork enhances the story so much! A must read for every Flash fan!

Flash #40

By: Joshua Williamson, Carmine Di Giandomenico
Released: Feb 14, 2018

"PERFECT STORM" part two! Gorilla Grodd is after Central City's Speed Force, and The Flash is on the run! But the one thing Barry Allen can't outrun is the truth...and his nemesis knows a terrible secret about the Fastest Man Alive.

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GL Mike reviewed Red Lanterns #21 Feb 14, 2018
8.0

New writer Charles Soule & artist Alessandro Vitti come aboard to take over the title. Honestly, I was expecting a little more from their first issue. The story is ok, with Hal Jordan sending Guy Gardner to spy on the Reds by becoming a Red Lantern himself. Since when does Guy EVER listen to Hal? I'm hoping the storyline becomes more interesting as it progresses. This issue is a lot of set-up. I f more

Red Lanterns #21

By: Charles Soule, Alessandro Vitti
Released: Jun 26, 2013

Its recruitment time for the Red Lanterns, and no one in the universe is safe...especially with the most volatile Green Lantern, Guy Gardner, suddenly in their corner! But why has Guy turned his back on his own Corps?

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GL Mike reviewed Red Lanterns #20 Feb 13, 2018
7.5

Milligan's final issue is a "cleansing of the pallet." It reads like he wants to tie up loose ends and give the new writer a Red Lanterns Corps that has put their personal issues aside and are ready to move on. The artwork is decent.

Red Lanterns #20

By: Peter Milligan, Will Conrad
Released: May 22, 2013

WRATH OF THE FIRST LANTERN epilogue! Following the battle against the First Lantern and the Guardians, for the first time in centuries Atrocitus feels peace. What could possibly calm his legendary rage? And more importantly, what does that mean for the Red Lanterns? A surprising turning point for Atrocitus and the Red Lanterns in this, the conclusi...

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GL Mike reviewed Red Lanterns #19 Feb 13, 2018
6.0

Another failing grade issue. Ugh, and on the heels of a very good issue with #18. This book is very inconsistent. The artwork isn't terrible, but the story is really bad.

Red Lanterns #19

By: Peter Milligan, Will Conrad
Released: Apr 24, 2013

All the rage of the Red Lantern Corps is focused on one target. Care to guess who it is?

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GL Mike reviewed Red Lanterns #18 Feb 13, 2018
9.0

This is one of the best Red Lantern issues in a long time! The artwork is beautiful and the story is great. This is the first crossover issue that works. Also, the cover is awesome! Finally, a good Red Lanterns issue!!!

Red Lanterns #18

By: Peter Milligan, Miguel A Sepulveda
Released: Mar 27, 2013

WRATH OF THE FIRST LANTERN continues! The First Lantern turns his formidable gaze on Atrocitus and shows the high king of vengeance that everything he believed about himself, the universe and rage has been pitifully wrong. And thats just for starters. Meanwhile Rankorrs attempts to live a normal life end in tragedyand a fight to the death with Ble...

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GL Mike reviewed Red Lanterns #17 Feb 13, 2018
6.5

This issue is not very good. The art is sloppy and the story boring. The connection to "wrath of the first lantern" shows up on the very last page. Overall, very disappointing issue.

Red Lanterns #17

By: Peter Milligan, Miguel A Sepulveda
Released: Feb 27, 2013

WRATH OF THE FIRST LANTERN continues! Atrocitus and his Red Lanterns seek final vengeance against the Guardians of Oabut things dont go as planned!

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GL Mike reviewed Red Lanterns #16 Feb 12, 2018
5.5

Even the art is bad in this one. It's a total train-wreck! This series is falling prey to tying itself to the other green lantern books in hopes of drawing in new readers. It's not working and I'm afraid it's going to continue.

Red Lanterns #16

By: Peter Milligan, Miguel Sepulveda
Released: Jan 30, 2013

RISE OF THE THIRD ARMY continues!

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GL Mike reviewed Red Lanterns #15 Feb 12, 2018
6.0

The only good thing about this issue was the artwork. The story was disconnected and all over the place. The "third army" has nothing to do with the issue even though it's mentioned on the cover. I've been a fan of Milligan's writing on this book, but this issue strikes out!

Red Lanterns #15

By: Peter Milligan, Miguel Sepulveda
Released: Jan 2, 2013

Rise of the Third Army continues!

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GL Mike reviewed Red Lanterns #14 Feb 12, 2018
8.0

The artwork in this issue is very good. I really liked the story for the first part of the book, but then Milligan changes direction and instead of continuing with the "third army" plot, he goes off in another direction, sending the red lanterns to different planets to seek vengeance in order to strengthen the power battery. It seemed a little disconnected to me. Overall, it was still pretty good. more

Red Lanterns #14

By: Peter Milligan, Miguel Sepulveda
Released: Nov 28, 2012

Rise of the Third Army continues!

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GL Mike reviewed Red Lanterns #13 Feb 12, 2018
9.0

I love this issue. The artwork is beautiful and the story awesome. I love the way Milligan changed the course of the story mid-way through. First, we get a story about a slave girl and her sister, then WHAM - Rise of the Third Army! Great issue!

Red Lanterns #13

By: Peter Milligan, Miguel Sepulveda
Released: Oct 24, 2012

Rise of the Third Army! As the Third Army attacks, a Red Lantern will die! What dark choice will Atrocitus be forced to make to insure the survival of the Red Lantern Corps?

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GL Mike reviewed Red Lanterns #12 Feb 12, 2018
8.0

The final round of the Atrocitus vs Abysmus slug-fest, as Bleez contemplates an offer to become a Star Sapphire. The best part of this issue is the artwork. Story 7; Art 9; 8 overall.

Red Lanterns #12

By: Peter Milligan, Miguel Sepulveda
Released: Aug 1, 2012

BLEEZ is a captive of the STAR SAPPHIRES! RANKORR is poisoned, dying and lost in space! ATROCITUSS final, blood-spattered battle with ABYSMUS!

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GL Mike reviewed X-O Manowar #11 Feb 11, 2018
8.5

The artwork has really enhanced this series. However, here it takes a step back into mediocrity giving this issue an "8.5" instead of the usual "9.5"

X-O Manowar #11

By: Matt Kindt, Ryan Bodenheim
Released: Jan 24, 2018

ALL-NEW ARC! ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! "VISIGOTH" - PART ONE!
Aric of Dacia's bone-crushing climb to the throne of an alien world earned him scores of allies... and a legion of scorned enemies. Now, stripped of his crown and cast out of his kingdom, the man known as X-O Manowar must return to his roots as a sword-wielding warrior of Earth if he...

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GL Mike reviewed X-O Manowar #10 Feb 11, 2018
9.5

Another AMAZING issue! This is the jumping on point if you haven't been reading X-O! Aric isn't even in the issue and I didn't miss him. This issue is that good! The art is so good I actually felt like I was reading a movie. The ONLY reason I'm not giving it a perfect "10" rating is because it was a quick read. This is one of the best comics currently on the market in my opinion.

X-O Manowar #10

By: Matt Kindt, Renato Guedes
Released: Dec 27, 2017

Wanted dead or alive by the galaxy's deadliest band of mercenaries!
One does not rise to power without making enemies along the way...and for X-O Manowar, the armored emperor of the planet Gorin, those enemies' grievances have now come due. To end his reign, Aric of Dacia's adversaries have paid a blood-fueled bounty to a ragtag assemblage of t...

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GL Mike reviewed X-O Manowar #9 Feb 11, 2018
9.5

The art alone is worth the price of admission and absolutely amazing! The story is best summed up by Schon who says to Aric, "you've won the battles, but you've lost everything else in the process."

X-O Manowar #9

By: Matt Kindt, Clayton Crain
Released: Nov 22, 2017

Hail to the emperor!
With his throne attained and his enemies defeated, Aric of Dacia is not only the undisputed emperor of the war-shattered world of Gorin... He is one of the most feared warlords in the known galaxy! But as this former hero of Earth grows more confident with each brutal campaign, he'll soon discover that his greatest enemy is...

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GL Mike reviewed X-O Manowar #8 Feb 11, 2018
9.5

The story is simple and enjoyable. The artwork is absolutely amazing! This is not a jumping on issue for new readers, so if you're not reading X-O: Manowar you need to be jumping aboard with the next issue! This is one of the best books on the market!

X-O Manowar #8

By: Matt Kindt, Clayton Crain
Released: Oct 25, 2017

Besieged!
War has returned to the world of Gorin - but, this time, the planet's ravaged armies face a threat from the stars, not within! Now, as the intergalactic assault reaches a critical peak, it falls to Gorin's newly coronated emperor, Aric of Urth, to fortify not just a kingdom, but an entire world! With his sentient armor to aid him, the...

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GL Mike reviewed Eternity #4 Feb 11, 2018
9.0

This was an excellent conclusion to the story. I almost feel it could have been a three issue series combining issues two and three together into one issue and then end with this issue! Kindt brought it all together here and it became clear what he was trying to do with the series. I love some of the moral questions presented to the reader in this issue. The artwork was excellent. The colors seeme more

Eternity #4

By: Matt Kindt, Trevor Hairsine
Released: Jan 31, 2018

A cosmos in chaos! At the farthest edge of human understanding, Abram Adams - the lost cosmonaut called Divinity - and his comrade, Myshka, have discovered the purpose of their existence in this universe... and in the next one beyond our own. Now, as a seemingly infinite pantheon of mythic gods and cosmic beings rises to meet them head on, they'll ...

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GL Mike reviewed Eternity #3 Feb 11, 2018
8.0

Another good issue with excellent artwork. My only complaint is that I'm getting tired of the story line about getting the baby back.

Eternity #3

By: Matt Kindt, Trevor Hairsine
Released: Dec 27, 2017

To the ends of eternity!
In a realm beyond the limits of human perception, a group of impossibly powerful beings have laid claim to a human child... Now, to save their son, Abram Adams - the god-like being known as Divinity - and his comrade turned lover, Myshka, must finally reconcile their humanity with the unreal abilities conferred upon the...

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GL Mike reviewed Eternity #2 Feb 11, 2018
8.5

A good story with excellent artwork. I personally liked the first issue a little better but this was also good. I would give the story an "8.0" and the art a "9.0" averaging "8.5" overall.

Eternity #2

By: Matt Kindt, Trevor Hairsine
Released: Nov 29, 2017

Divine intervention!
Beyond the barriers of our reality... Outside the boundaries of human understanding... A universe of immensely powerful beings and advanced civilizations has evolved parallel to our own... But what links this strange plane of existence to ours, and what do its majestic inhabitants want with the child of Abram Adams - the de...

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GL Mike reviewed Eternity #1 Feb 11, 2018
9.0

A great start to a new "Divinity" mini-series. I do think there should have been a summary on the inside cover to catch up new readers on what has gone before in the previous Divinity mini-series. It's a quick read, but one that needs multiple reads to really understand what is going on. The art is beautiful.

Eternity #1

By: Matt Kindt, Trevor Hairsine
Released: Oct 25, 2017

A VISIONARY NEW SERIES! From the minds of New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (X-O MANOWAR, Mind MGMT) and blockbuster artist Trevor Hairsine (DIVINITY, X-Men: Deadly Genesis) comes an expedition into the Unknown. Beyond time... Beyond space... Beyond reality itself... ETERNITY awaits!

This October, Valiant unveils a new plane of...

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GL Mike added Eternity to their pull list Feb 11, 2018

Eternity

A VISIONARY NEW SERIES! From the minds of New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (X-O MANOWAR, Mind MGMT) and blockbuster artist Trevor Hairsine (DIVINITY, X-Men: Deadly Genesis) comes an expedition into the Unknown. Beyond time... Beyond space... Beyond reality itself... ETERNITY awaits!

This October, Valiant unveils a new plane of...

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