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Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 5 03-30-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,204
Posted By DougG_ATL
I'll echo several of your sentiments. The main GL...

I'll echo several of your sentiments. The main GL book is not bad, but it's not especially engaging and Billy Tan is still the wrong artist for the title.

I appreciate every Doug Mahnke issue...
Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 5 08-17-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,462
Posted By DougG_ATL
Manhke is one of my favorite comic artists, so...

Manhke is one of my favorite comic artists, so I'm trying to give Billy Tan a fair shake. Unfortunately, his faces and weird body shapes are still leftover from his tendencies on Avengers.

Sent...
Forum: Red Lanterns/Warrior/Guy Gardner 06-29-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,315
Posted By DougG_ATL
This was the most interesting issue of Red...

This was the most interesting issue of Red Lanterns in nearly two years of stories. Soule writes a plausible transition from the conclusion of the First Lantern slop to a new status quo - for the...
Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 5 06-29-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,675
Posted By DougG_ATL
The variant covers have the arc subtitle: 'Fall...

The variant covers have the arc subtitle: 'Fall of the Lightsmiths.' Betting Relic will help de-emphasize the other Corps. On that, I'm giving Venditti, Jensen and Soule the benefit of the doubt.
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Forum: Green Lantern Corps/Emerald Warriors/John Stewart 06-13-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,425
Posted By DougG_ATL
I enjoyed Jensen's first issue. He does an...

I enjoyed Jensen's first issue. He does an admirable job housekeeping in the wake of the First Lantern, as well as establishing a new baseline. Rebuilding the GLC in a universe that no longer trusts...
Forum: Green Lantern Corps/Emerald Warriors/John Stewart 06-13-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,425
Posted By DougG_ATL
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Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 5 05-27-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 18,918
Posted By DougG_ATL
Why are you leaving? New creative teams? ...

Why are you leaving? New creative teams?

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Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 5 05-25-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 18,918
Posted By DougG_ATL
I really enjoyed GL 20. It's jammed with...

I really enjoyed GL 20. It's jammed with everything good and bad about Johns' run, amped up to 12. I loved the huge heroics on display, the reinforcement of the Green Lantern Corps' importance to the...
Forum: Sector 0 05-18-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,002
Posted By DougG_ATL
I will give the new creative teams 3 issues to...

I will give the new creative teams 3 issues to grab me. None of them have any built-in draw for me, so they have to establish their ground quickly and firmly. With the departure of James Robinson and...
Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 5 05-07-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 18,918
Posted By DougG_ATL
I'm trying to check my expectations as I...

I'm trying to check my expectations as I anticipate GL #20. I want it so badly to be good - to somehow reconcile most of what Johns has introduced - but I also expect to be strung along. I do look...
Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 5 03-22-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 8,316
Posted By DougG_ATL
Has anyone else seen a bit of retread of Mongul's...

Has anyone else seen a bit of retread of Mongul's black mercy plants in the First Lantern's ability to expose victims to a false, alternative life? My expectations for the conclusion are pretty low,...
Forum: Sector 0 03-22-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,221
Posted By DougG_ATL
The cart is a bit off the rails. But that applies...

The cart is a bit off the rails. But that applies to DC overall. The New 52 is looking more and more to have been a poorly planned, marketing-focused editorial direction; I went from reading 15 DC...
Forum: Sector 0 03-22-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,783
Posted By DougG_ATL
Even if she's not from Earth, more female...

Even if she's not from Earth, more female characters are sorely needed.
Forum: Sector 0 03-22-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,979
Posted By DougG_ATL
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Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 5 03-07-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 15,178
Posted By DougG_ATL
I enjoy Green Lantern too much to stop reading....

I enjoy Green Lantern too much to stop reading. Johns has been mercurial at times, but his overall GL run is pretty remarkable. It will be interesting to see how these brand new, untested creative...
Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 5 03-07-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,976
Posted By DougG_ATL
Volthoom traveled back in time to accomplish what...

Volthoom traveled back in time to accomplish what Krona was attempting: to witness the moment of creation. Bearing witness to the light embued him with the power of the First Lantern. It's fairly...
Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 5 03-07-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,976
Posted By DougG_ATL
Not much story movement in #18. Not a bad issue,...

Not much story movement in #18. Not a bad issue, but feels less than necessary.

I missed Doug Mahnke on the art (not looking forward to his departure).
Forum: Sector 0 02-23-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,175
Posted By DougG_ATL
Some of you are batshit crazy. Doug Mahnke and...

Some of you are batshit crazy. Doug Mahnke and Christian Alamy are one of the best teams in comics. Check out Final Crisis: Superman Beyond, The Mask and the Obsidian Age arc on JLA.

Any book he...
Forum: Other Comics 02-20-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,032
Posted By DougG_ATL
JLA was surprisingly decent. Johns resorts to...

JLA was surprisingly decent. Johns resorts to some 'recruit the team' tripe, but the purpose behind its formation is interesting.

Finch's art is as formulaic as ever,but it does set the book apart...
Forum: Sector 0 02-20-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,175
Posted By DougG_ATL
Apologies for the misattribution. It's less...

Apologies for the misattribution. It's less disconcerting that Tan is the one new to the Green Lantern universe, but only a little less so.

Lots of comics fans seem excited about Venditti and...
Forum: Sector 0 02-20-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,175
Posted By DougG_ATL
Billy Tan did a bunch of Marvel books for several...

Billy Tan did a bunch of Marvel books for several years - Spidey, Avengers. I dropped every title once he came on board. It's distractingly bad artwork for major comics.

Here's the Venditti quote...
Forum: Sector 0 02-20-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,175
Posted By DougG_ATL
I'm not excited about these new teams at all....

I'm not excited about these new teams at all. I'll have to read some X-O ManoWar to see if Venditti carries any appeal for me and I don't see how Fialkov's prior work translates to Green Lantern...
Forum: Sector 0 10-11-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 556
Posted By DougG_ATL
Mile High Comics Has Large GL Collection For Sale

Hey, GL fans. Long time, no see! Still reading and keeping up with the discussions here.

Got an email from Mile High Comics in Colorado a few weeks ago - they scored a bunch of older Green...
Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 5 10-01-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 23,585
Posted By DougG_ATL
Except that all these titles are available...

Except that all these titles are available digitally at the same price. The scarcity in print creates demand for the digital products.

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Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 4 08-15-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,535
Posted By DougG_ATL
I enjoyed how Bedard handled the Corps' state of...

I enjoyed how Bedard handled the Corps' state of being after the war. Enjoyed seeing different characters' reactions to the Guardians' actions; we wouldn't be getting 'New Guardians' if the blue...
Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 4 07-15-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 16,645
Posted By DougG_ATL
Exactly. See Bruce Wayne. Sent from my...

Exactly. See Bruce Wayne.

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Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 5 07-13-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 23,585
Posted By DougG_ATL
Not shocked at all. This makes Flashpoint: Abin...

Not shocked at all. This makes Flashpoint: Abin Sur a bit more interesting.

Johns has got some 'splainin' to do for this to make any sense.
Forum: General/About Us 07-11-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,938
Posted By DougG_ATL
The GLCMB is awesome! Spreading Green Lantern's...

The GLCMB is awesome! Spreading Green Lantern's light for four great years! Thanks, guys.

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Forum: Red Lanterns/Warrior/Guy Gardner 07-11-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,489
Posted By DougG_ATL
I'm going to give Red Lanterns a chance because...

I'm going to give Red Lanterns a chance because of writer Peter Mulligan. He knows how to develop characters and can make the RLs more than just pissed-off stooges for Atrocitus.

Sent from my...
Forum: Green Lantern Corps/Emerald Warriors/John Stewart 07-11-2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,471
Posted By DougG_ATL
Biggest gaffe of EW #11 (and Tomasi should know...

Biggest gaffe of EW #11 (and Tomasi should know better): Guy has his ring removed by this Delilah-esque alien...how does he maintain his friggin' Green Lantern uniform throughout the issue?

Sent...
Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 4 07-11-2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 19,121
Posted By DougG_ATL
I was right on 3 counts...Sodam Yat didn't...

I was right on 3 counts...Sodam Yat didn't reappear 'til after BN and Atrocitus has his own title pending. I was ESPECIALLY right on the last prediction...lol.

I re-read Blackest Night last week;...
Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 4 07-11-2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,140
Posted By DougG_ATL
This is exactly why I am FINE with the industry...

This is exactly why I am FINE with the industry deemphasizing numbered comics. It's devolved into little more than a marketing tool; "new #1" issues make for big sales, as do anniversary issues in...
Forum: Green Lantern on the Screen 06-17-2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 14,925
Views: 920,287
Posted By DougG_ATL
Just leave your expectations at the door and ride...

Just leave your expectations at the door and ride the roller coaster! It's summer, it's Green Lantern on the big screen...let's have FUN!

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Forum: Green Lantern on the Screen 06-17-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,214
Posted By DougG_ATL
Pay little attention to film snobs during summer....

Pay little attention to film snobs during summer. These are the same people who made Crash 'Best Picture' a few years ago.

I'm going at midnight and can't wait!

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Forum: Green Lantern Vol. 4 06-13-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,561
Posted By DougG_ATL
A new reader coming in from the film won't be...

A new reader coming in from the film won't be jumping on at #67, anyway. Still a pain to have the delay in concluding the Krona story.
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