After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. I have a lot if questions about this arc, whatever, I need read the aftermath of Swamp Thing and others tie-ins for complete understand the sense if this. Brightest day was a bit of a letdown. There's a problem loading this menu right now. He worked with Richard Donner for four years, leaving the company to pursue writing full-time. Unfortunately, not only is most of that unexplained, but what does get explained comes out of nowhere. Underutilized and. Johns' brilliant Brightest Day story arc comes to a good, not great, end with this volume. Geoff Johns and Others 4.5 • 6 Ratings; ... (GREEN LANTERN CORPS) to continue the biggest event in comics as BRIGHTEST DAY burns back the BLACKEST NIGHT. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He has written highly acclaimed stories starring Superman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Teen Titans and The Justice Society of America. While the final reveal of the protector is fun, I can't help but feel that Johns didn't have enough time (possibly due to the impending New 52 relaunch) to wrap things up as completely as he may have wanted to or had planned to. Mainly because these are some of my favorite DCU characters. I'll give DC a few more tries. Welcome back. And aside from the Hawkman story, which seemed the most convoluted, everything was pretty good. Some subplots or characters had more to do than others; some characters dropped out entirely and are not mentioned until the end. I enjoyed the artwork and the mystery around the resurrected heroes and for what purpose. During that time, he also began his comics career. The third and final collected edition of Brightest Day doesn't quite fulfil the promise that was displayed within the first volume of the series as it ends with more of a whimper than a bang. Slightely disappointing ending...because the New 52 kicked in after., Billy Jensen's Favorite Fictional Citizen Detectives. The second felt like a wandering mess. It was published on June 2, 2010. Please try again. Brightest Day Vol. Reviewed in the United States on July 12, 2017. I had to do a lot of research on some of these obscure heros/villians. The first trade posed a lot of questions and felt like a slow reveal mystery. 1 (NOOK Comic with Zoom The follow-up to the best selling comics event BLACKEST NIGHT, written by Geoff Johns and Peter Tomasi! After all the build up and mystery over the new protector of the Earth in the previous two volumes, the story feels unfortunately a tad rushed to close here. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published A thrilling conclusion to the "Brightest Day" series. So one of the things I found myself doing when I read the, DC set a new standard in continuity storytelling when it began publishing weekly comics again with 2006's. The only negative I would give this volume is that the ending got a little hokey (we need earth, wind, water, and fire to win? In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. So...this whole story really was just a message about pollution and humans destroying the earth, huh. 3 stars because I learned more about the DC universe and it's characters. In this third volume, Hawkman and Hawkgirl pay a visit to the Star Sapphires, but with the Hawks' connection to the cosmic corps, it looks like this meeting may end in bloodshed. They are joined by artists Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason and Ardian Syaf on the follow-up to the best selling comics event of 2009. Through perseverance, Geoff ended up as the assistant to Richard Donner, working on Conspiracy Theory and Lethal Weapon 4. Please try again. But a pheonominal story! I know some people may be turned off by the whole hippy-ish Save the Planet lesson Johns gave but as someone who has been rereading the Alan Moore Swamp Thing writings, Johns' bringing back the Swamp Thing had me cheerly aloud in Barnes and Noble. Johns continues to deliver great story-telling and the art was wonderful. At the climax of Blackest Night -- Nekron's attack on the living world using the so-called Black Lantern Corps -- a number of deceased heroes and villains returned to life through the agency of the Entity. Copyright © 2020 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. I was expecting Captain Planet to show up). Currently, he is the writer of GREEN LANTERN CORPS and BATMAN AND ROBIN. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. 3” as Want to Read: Want to Read. I wouldn't even properly consider this a deus ex machina or a twist per se, just a headscratcher with very little basis. The art was by multiple artists and all done very well. Unfortunately, that is what I enjoyed most about these books...the homework. One of his proudest moments was bringing KINGDOM COME to DC's attention and also re-launching JSA for a new generation.