Today marks the release of the final issue of BRIGHTEST DAY. In the penultimate issue, Swamp Thing reemerged. And if you thought that was a surprise, just wait until you see what issue #24 has in store for you. For those of you wondering, today is indeed one of those days when we will be following up with a “THIS JUST HAPPENED” post later in the afternoon. Needless to say, this is a finale of epic proportions.
Today sees the release of BRIGHTEST DAY #23, the series' penultimate issue. As a fan, I've got push-pull issues with endings. An an entertainment junkie, I often hurry to the end for the big reveal. Who lives? Who dies? Oh, her father was the killer. The super advanced robots are dead. A great ending is satisfying, but there's a sadness, too. We're never going back to the island. Our favorite hero or our favorite villain is dead. Their stories are over. The end.
When I was recently handed the editorial reins to GREEN LANTERN, GREEN LANTERN CORPS and GREEN LANTERN: EMERALD WARRIORS, it felt admittedly daunting. I was coming on board just as all three titles raced into the massive crossover story, “War of the Green Lanterns.” It was an intimidating prospect.
After a strange cloud of glowing white bats save them from a sudden attack by Man-Bat, Batman and Robin begin to unravel the mystery behind Gotham's fallen angel. But how is Man-Bat involved, and what did he mean when he said "Stay away from the light?" Answers begin to come to light in BATMAN AND ROBIN #21, the second part of "Dark Knight vs. White Knight" by Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason, in stores March 9.
It's been a long journey for the Martian Manhunter since his revival, including an entire lifetime of false happiness on a rejuvenated Mars. But now the veil is lifted from J'onn's eyes, and they're filled with tears of rage. It's time to settle things with D'kay, but when given the choice between a new Mars and Earth, J'onn has to ask himself... Where is my real home? [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"] BRIGHTEST DAY #21 hits stores March 2nd.
Zardor has the upper hand over Guy Gardner in a battle over Green Lantern Sodam Yat - are his ring and willpower strong enough to escape paralysis in the gut of a giant serpent? GREEN LANTERN: EMERALD WARRIORS #7 is on sale next Wednesday. [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"]
It's not easy being Batman. Between the opera galas to be attended, the business matters of Wayne Enterprises and all of the supervillains needing to be stopped, Dick Grayson and Damian have their hands full in Gotham while Bruce Wayne is traveling the world recruiting members for his new network of Batmans. When an angel-winged body falls from the sky during a gathering of the city's social elite, it's a sign that things are about to get even stranger in Gotham, really quickly...