So, the Green Lantern Corps is working with the Sinestro Corps, but are they working well together? With tensions running high, working alongside one another has proven to be quite difficult for members of both corps. And while it appears as though a little bit of cooperation will eventually go a long way, I fear that this new team-up won’t make it long enough to reach its full potential.
“’THE PRISM OF TIME’ part one! The Green Lantern Corps has united with their once mortal enemies the Sinestro Corps, but there’s a storm brewing on the horizon as an enemy from the future arrives to rip the two apart. There will be no peace in this time.”
While I didn’t initially find the concept of two opposing corps members teaming up to patrol a sector of the galaxy to be all that appealing, I can appreciate the added tension that this situation poses now that there is some serious conflict around the corner. And as far as that serious conflict is concerned, I am really looking forward to seeing how this arc plays out.
But while I am looking forward to the next few issues of this series, I have to point out that while this Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #18 does a fine job setting the stage, I was a bit bored with the issue up until the end at least. Robert Venditti is placing a good deal of emphasis on the tension between the Green Lantern Corps and the Sinestro Corps, and while some emphasis is necessary, I believe that too much time is being spent here.
For the first part of a new arc, Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #18 wasn’t too bad, but it wasn’t all that entertaining either. Surely, Venditti has some big things in store for us…we just have to wait…