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Old September 24th, 2008   Hol is offline   #17
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His entire Flash run.
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Old September 25th, 2008   Navydeepsea is offline   #18
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JSA return of Hawkman. Black Rain. Hawkman 1-24. Flash 197.
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Old September 25th, 2008   Steve Danger is offline   #19
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The Death of Superboy during the Infinite Crisis. It was probably the one time where I had a complete emotional response to a comic book. That last page... first I yelled, then I screamed, then I threw the book across the room, teared up, then tied one on for a fallen friend, eventually I passed out in a yard that was not my own (witnessing your childhood hero die violently does weird things to your brain).

But in the end, if he had to go... Geoff did it right. "Isn't it cool?"
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Old October 18th, 2008   kello is offline   #20
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I can't point to a single issue, because I've read so much by Johns. I just always associate his writing with these great character moments. Like the issue of Green Lantern when Hal ejects from a plane and recharges his empty ring by opening the falling manhunter's chest plate, or the issue where Hal is forced by the star sapphire alien to choose who he loves more: cowgirl or Carol, so he kisses the alien instead and throws her out of whack. I think the issue of JSA from way back when in which Doc Mid-Nite joins the team was great. Of course, the sinestro corps special was awesome, and the arc where Wally West has his identity wiped from public knowledge and he slowly recovers his memory was one of my favorites. I could go on...
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Old October 18th, 2008   Not My Real Name is offline   #21
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Ignition. I think that was Geoff at his best. The Thanagarian is very close second.
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Old October 19th, 2008   Crom is offline   #22
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Black Reign I think was great.
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Old October 22nd, 2008   Surfcooldude is offline   #23
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Old October 23rd, 2008   Fastest is offline   #24
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His Flash run was fantastic, you could pick pretty much any issue out of it and it would be great.

However, I personally think Green Lantern Rebirth is the best story I've ever read in comics. And I have higher hopes for Flash Rebirth, seing as how I like Flashes more than Green Lanterns.

But so far, Lo3W has been great, and it may take the top spot.
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Old October 24th, 2008   Thalya is offline   #25
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Funny you should post that Grievous. #224 was my first issue of Flash/first-ever Johns issue!

Just Prof. Zoom saying "It's backwards. It's reverse. It's destiny!" hooked me for life.

As for favorite issue? I'm not sure if I have a favorite single issue -- though Rage of the Red Lanterns looks like it could be. It's got the same feel as my fave Johns arc Rogue War. That's the arc that I can point to (along with Identity Crisis) and say "here's what made me want to write fanfic). I love the chapter-opening splash monologues - good stuff!
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Old October 28th, 2008   DeTroyes is offline   #26
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Old October 30th, 2008   The Weather Wizard! is offline   #27
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his entire Flash run (except, to a certain extent, "Wonderland".) his entire GL run. (especially Secret Origin, Rebirth, and all of his Blackest Night "prelude"!) Rogues' Revenge. most of JSA. (i've yet to pick up the current series. i'm gonna wait til the "new team rises from the ashes!" lol) The Flash: Rebirth looks like, if i had to pick a fave, it'd be that.
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Old October 30th, 2008   fldrmaus is offline   #28
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His entire Flash run, JSA: The Return of Hawkman and Injustice Be Done, issue #9 of Stars & S.T.R.I.P.E., the Falcon issue of Avengers.
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Old November 3rd, 2008   greenlflash 2184 is offline   #29
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Old November 3rd, 2008   Lundonj is offline   #30
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GL: Rebirth.

Then the Sin Corps War.

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Old November 3rd, 2008   ronaldj is offline   #31
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read Action 866 threw 870 this morning before going to work....that is some great reading now I am goin gto reread them tonight and I have New Krypton waiting next to the pile......been reading superman for years this is some ot the best .....
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Old November 4th, 2008   Sentinel119 is offline   #32
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His entire run on the Flash and Green Lantern. I would have to say that the one issue that stood out the most for me was Flash #182. The focus on Captain Cold was perfect. He is no longer this flat bank robber with a gimmick. He now has morals and ethics, while hard to describe at least they exist. He is my favorite Rogue and Scott Kolins's art was a perfect combination for the story.
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