Meet the new boss, same as the old boss Hereâ€™s the biggest problem I have with any series (DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, whoever) that attempts to retell an origin story set during a different time period; itâ€™s the same origin story set during a different time period.Â It doesnâ€™t matter if it is Red Son, Gotham by Gaslight, or Daredevil Noir, they all follow the same plot points, but just adds that What If? twist to try and hook the reader.Â Sometimes it works, other times it doesnâ€™t.
or, Geoff Johns, the Master of the RetCon Green Lantern #30 was highly anticipated in the Hill household, as I would get to see part 2 of what I believe to be a 3 part origin story, and it didnâ€™t disappoint. Beautiful artwork, beautiful storytelling, and just the right amount of twist to give the story a new breath of fresh air. Now donâ€™t get me wrong, the Green Lantern origin story is one of the greatest there is. It is simple, uncomplicated; Abin Sur crashes, Hal Jordan is brave. What more do you want? But the GL origin story