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Review: Green Lantern #59

Wait until you see the revelations in this one.

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Hal Jordan has had his hands full trying to find the entities of the different lanterns. He's also had to make some strange alliances. It was only a matter of time until others started questioning his motives. 

The Good 

Let me start out by saying, "Whoa!" This issue blew me away, not once, but twice. Even though this is the "Green Lantern" book, we're continuing to see several members of the other Lantern Corps. There are some crazy and interesting revelations about theIndigo Tribe. Even though I had heard about one, seeing it on the page was a bit of a shocker.  
We also got some great interaction between Hal and Barry Allen. These two were friends before Barry's "death" and it's not surprising that he would be the one to call Hal on his new bed-fellows. A lot has changed since Barry died and Hal has to try to make him understand the dangers of the entities, especially since he did some vile things when possessed by Parallax.   
It's easy to take the writing and art for granted as you immediately get sucked in. I found myself engrossed and quickly turning the page to see what was going to happen next. Thinking about it afterwards, you really get a sense of awe and that there are big things happening here. With the announcement of the War of the Green Lanterns next February, you can't help but wonder if what Hal is doing now will be part of the cause.
And then there's the last page. Even though there is no way what happens will stick, it was unexpected and pretty darn cool.  

The Bad 

Waiting for the next issue.

The Verdict - 5/5 

This is a great time to be a Green Lantern fan. Even though this is supposed to be a book about just Hal Jordan and we're seeing so many other characters thrown in, it all works so nicely. The Sinestro Corps War and Blackest Night set the bar for the epic Green Lantern stories and the action and fun continue to have a strong presence in this title. It's going to be a long wait until the next issue.