Green Lantern #61

    Green Lantern » Green Lantern #61 - Seeing Red released by DC Comics on February 1, 2011.

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    BRIGHTEST DAY continues with the revelation of the identity of the cloaked figure that's been collecting the Emotional Spectrum Entities! But how does its end goal involve the Butcher, the personification of rage? Plus, another being seeks the red entity – The Spectre! And he has no patience with his former host Hal Jordan, who happens to be in the way…



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    Atrocitus Versus The Well as The Butcher 0

    This issue is all about Atrocitus and the Butcher, the red power ring entity.  The Good Atrocitus is a complex character. He's done some vile things but it's because of what he's suffered. On his quest to find the Butcher and contain the entity, it's almost hard to decide if we should be rooting for him or not. A pleasant surprise was the appearance of the Spectre. Seeing Spectre go up against the Butcher as well as Atrocitus is something worth seeing.  The story manages to provide lots of actio...

    9 out of 9 found this review helpful.

    Hot Blooded Awesome 0

    The Good: The inner monologue from Atrocitus was fantastic. We finally got a good look into his head, and it worked very well. Especially the way the end reflected the beginning. The form The Butcher takes in a human host is COMPLETELY BADASS. The way The Butcher interacts with his host is brilliantly wicked. The ending conversation between Atrocitous and The Spectre is a fantastic look at Capital Punishment and such themes. It harkens back to the earlier issues of The New Guardians arc, and I r...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.

    An Eye for an Eye 0

    Atrocitus and the Spectre strangely take over this issue of Green Lantern as the Butcher finally takes a host in what is a great story for the character of Atrocitus but not so much for anyone else.  Out of all the new characters to come out of the Emotional Spectrum, Atrocitus has probably been the most interesting. He was introduced to us as a rage-filled monster, which he continues to be, but Geoff Johns has continually expanded on the character's reasons for being so. We already knew he was ...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
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