And Then I Read: GREEN LANTERN #4

Image © DC Comics. Written by Grant Morrison, art by Liam Sharp,
Colors by Steve Oliff, letters by Tom Orzechowski

A four-armed cowboy and a masked Darkstar sit swapping tales in a bar. Hers is a tale of Countess Belzebeth, destroyer of worlds, preying on the sun of a race of ant-like creatures with her sun-eaters in order to get them to release another horrible threat. His is a tale of Hal Jordan and two other Green Lanterns as they try to save a different world from another sun-eater, and how Hal ignored a summons to appear before the Guardians of the Universe to answer for a killing at his hands so that he could save this world, as well as the other Green Lanterns with him. And what his punishment was for the killing. Both tale-tellers have a good reason for their tales, they each want something the other has.

Kudos to Grant for inventive story structure and to Liam for inventive art. Everything in this book is quality, including the coloring and lettering. Recommended.

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