Monday, June 30, 2014

Sinestro #3 Review and *SPOILERS*

Written By: Cullen Bunn
Art By: Dale Eaglesham, Rags Morales
Cover Price: $2.99
Release Date: June 25, 2014

It's The Power Of Fear..... Can Ya Feel It?

Last time we looked at the leader of fear he was getting his house in order by whoopin' the asses of all the Sinestro Corps who opposed his rule.  So pretty much everyone, and after the fight was over Sinestro was the true leader of the Yellow Lanterns once more.  Now that that was taken care of it was time to find a suitable home for the Korugarian survivors he's collecting, and also a new base of operations for the Sinestro Corps.  It seems that a abandoned prison planet is suitable for both, and all Sinestro needs to do is clean up before his people move in.  That means slaughtering all the leftover prisoners, and while he's there he gets some loyal Corpsmen to brutally kill some questionable ones to prove a point to anyone else that might want to revolt against him in the future.  So the Korugarians get the planet and the Sinestro Corps will set up shop on the planet's moon.  So if everything goes smoothly all our characters should have a nice place to live.  That is if the cult of emotion killers doesn't find them first.  Let's check it out.

Explain It!:

Our story begins with a group of Yellow Lanterns meeting in secret to discuss how Sinestro isn't a fun leader, but all their bitching is interrupted when... Oh god the emotion killers are there, and it looks like they plan to cleanse the bearers of fear, and you know that can't be a good thing.

Back to moving day, Sinestro is overseeing the Yellow Lanterns, making sure that the kitchenware is packed in the right boxes and that the good china is marked "FRAGILE".  Soranik leads Sinestro to the Korugarian survivors to see if they are well enough to travel, and is shocked to find out that they are not grateful to Sinestro for their rescue.  It has a little to do with his iron rule, and a little to do with The First Lantern destroying their planet to get at Sinestro.  To me their fear of him, and ungrateful attitude is justifiable, but Sinestro is flabbergasted.  He sulks away while Soranik tries to explain that they're acting the same way she is because they are all his prisoners.  As a sign of good faith Sinestro tells Soranik that she's isn't his prisoner, and offers her a Green Lantern battery to recharge her ring.  But even after a good charge she decides to stay, because someone needs to keep an eye on him and his rag tag group of Fear Lanterns.

Now it's time to get back to the rescuing of the Korugarian people, Sinestro, Soranik, and a group of Yellow Lanterns find out about a bunch of survivors that are up for sale at a auction block on the planet Muz, and intervene with a bid of pain.  Yeah a big fight breaks out when the aliens don't want to give up their property, and while Soranik protects herself from the bidding wars, she is horrified at all the bodies left in the Sinestro Corps wake at the end of the battle.

In the end these Korugarian survivors are afraid of Sinestro as well, and it takes Soranik to make them understand that they will not be hurt.  The group prepare to leave with their prize, but are stopped by the emotion hating cult that tells our anti-heroes that they will be collected and added to their congregation.  So it would seem that next issue we are going to see what this mysterious group are all about, and hopefully see Sinestro go ape shit on them.  Make sure you're back here next month as we explore the future of Sinestro.

Bits and Pieces:

Sinestro has some of the best artwork that DC Comics is offering up in the New 52, and put Dale Eaglesham's art with the voice that Cullen Bunn gives Sinestro and you have yourself a home run of a series.  Plus we get a added bonus of Rags Morales putting his awesome hand in this story as well, so what's there to bitch about?  I've truly enjoyed every panel of this series, and find myself getting jittery waiting for the next issue to come out.  We've also got a great foe in the form of a emotion hating cult that seems to be a great foil for the force of fear that Sinestro is, so make sure that you pick up this book and the rest of the series.  It's a awesome read.


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