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Review: Green Lantern Corps #13

“The Rise of the Third Army” is officially underway, and Peter J. Tomasi is still kicking butt and taking names in Green Lantern Corps #13. As their weird, will-less white zombies begin taking over the universe one poor bastard at a time, [...]

October 14, 2012 Reviews
The Return of the Phantom King

Review: Action Comics #13

You can tell Grant Morrison has been having a lot of fun writing DC Comics‘ “New 52″ Action Comics, and in this month’s Action Comics #13, you can almost see Morrison smiling on each page. Easily one of the best issues of this [...]

October 8, 2012 Reviews
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Required Reading – Green Lantern: Rebirth

Hal Jordan is haunted by death in DC Comics‘ Green Lantern: Rebirth. One might even say he is hunted by death. Before he became the greatest Green Lantern of all, the seeds that helped shape Hal Jordan into the “man without fear” [...]

September 25, 2012 Reviews
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Bullet Reviews #75

For the 75th time(!) it’s Tuesday and that means it’s time for Bullet Reviews! This week we look at: Batman And Robin #0, Captain Marvel #3, Conan The Barbarian #8, Creep #1, Dark Shadows #7, Hawkeye #2, It Girl! And [...]

September 19, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Team 7 #0

I never intended to pick up a copy of Team 7 #0. Once I found out it was about a covert team of human military types who were the “last defense” against superhumans, my interest waned – I am, after all, a [...]

September 17, 2012 Reviews
The secret origin of Guy Gardner

Review: Green Lantern Corps #0

I have a confession to make: I’ve never been that big of a Guy Gardner fan. Shocker, I know – especially considering how often I praise Peter J. Tomasi’s Green Lantern Corps. And given my recent rants – I mean, reviews [...]

September 17, 2012 Reviews
Meet Simon Baz - the new Green Lantern of Sector 2814

Review: Green Lantern #0

As I sat and read through Geoff John’s polarizing new Green Lantern #0, one word kept coming to my mind, over and over, like a splinter: Why? As in, “Why do we need a new Green Lantern of Sector 2814?” We already have four, [...]

September 11, 2012 Reviews
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A Dummy’s Guide to DC Comics’ “New 52″: Special Anniversary Edition

I think I speak for everyone here at ComicBooked when I wish DC Comics and their impressive universal reboot dubbed the  “New 52″ a happy one-year anniversary. In honor of this anniversary, I thought it’d be fun to do a [...]

September 3, 2012 Features, Reviews
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Review: Green Lantern Annual #1

Warning: This review does contain spoilers! You’ve been warned.    Green Lantern Annual #1 is definitely the game-changing issue all of us were expecting, but while it has some great things going for it, there is sadly one thing Geoff Johns [...]

September 1, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Green Lantern: New Guardians #12

In the last couple weeks, DC Comics‘ Green Lantern titles have been nothing but awesome, well-written, action-packed mini-epics that have been creatively tying up storylines in preparation for the supposedly game-changing Green Lantern Annual #1 that hits shelves next week. Green Lantern #12 hit readers [...]

August 25, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Green Lantern Corps #12

The end of DC Comics’ Green Lantern Corps “Alpha-War” arc is finally here, and it goes out with a bang – literally. Writer Peter J. Tomasi and artist Fernando Pasarin are at the top of their respective games in Green Lantern Corps #12, providing [...]

August 19, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Green Lantern #12

**SPOILER WARNING: This review contains many spoilers concerning pivotal plot points in Green Lantern #12. If you have not yet read the issue, now would be a good time to leave this review. Consider yourself WARNED!** Ladies and gentlemen, the end is [...]

August 18, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Batman and Robin #12

This month’s Batman & Robin #12 proves once again that writer Peter J. Tomasi and artist Patrick Gleason are indeed a formidable one-two punch in DC Comics’ New 52 Universe. The superb combination of Tomasi’s streamlined, air-tight writing and Gleason’s sharply [...]

August 14, 2012 Reviews
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DC Comics Confirms Green Lantern Fans’ Worst Fears

Some of you who read my recent review of Green Lantern #11 will no doubt remember how I said that Geoff Johns was scaring me, because, among other things, that issue hinted at Hal Jordan disappearing in the future with the new [...]

August 9, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Action Comics #12

Grant Morrison and Rags Morales hit it out of the park with Action Comics #12. This issue goes from 0-60 from page one, and doesn’t slow down, even to the last page. Morales’ art is phenomenal and kinetic,  and Morrison seems to [...]

August 8, 2012 Reviews