Green Lanterns 40: Discussion

by Michael DeLaney and Mark Mitchell

This article contains¬†SPOILERS. If you haven’t read the issue yet, proceed at your own risk!

Michael:¬†Tim Seeley’s Green Lanterns has the DC logo on the cover, but it feels like a very Marvel series, particularly The Amazing Spider-Man. In the heyday of the Stan Lee/Steve Ditko era, ASM had socially relevant messages, long-running narratives, and, of course, the down-on-his-luck protagonist. The modern Amazing Spider-Man tales try that same type of storytelling with an occasional social media flair — to varying success. With ties to prior issues and the constant personal problems of our heroes, and a superhero dating app,¬†Green Lanterns 40 fits right in with that ASM mold. Continue reading