Brightest Day Vol. 3
By Geoff Johns; (Illustrator)
(DC Comics, Hardcover, 9781401232160, 280pp.)
Publication Date: September 13, 2011
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Comics hottest writer Geoff Johns (BLACKEST NIGHT, GREEN LANTERN, THE FLASH) joins with Peter J. Tomasi(GREEN LANTERN CORPS) to continue the biggest event in comics as BRIGHTEST DAY burns back the BLACKEST NIGHT. They are joined by artists Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason and Ardian Syaf on the follow-up to the best selling comics event of 2009.
Once dead, twelve heroes and villains were resurrected by a white light expelled deep within the center of the earth. Now, Aquaman, Martian Manhunter, Firestorm, Hawkman, Hawkgirl, Deadman, Jade, Osiris, Hawk, Captain Boomerang and Zoom must discover the mysterious reason behind their return and uncover the secret that binds them all. In this third volume, Hawkman and Hawkgirl pay a visit to the Star Sapphires, but with the Hawks' connection to the cosmic corps, it looks like this meeting may end in bloodshed. And more even more blood may be drawn as Captain Boomerang hunts down Deadman and Dove!
Geoff Johns is Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment. He has written highly acclaimed stories starring Superman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Teen Titans and The Justice Society of America. He is the author of the New York Times bestselling graphic novels GREEN LANTERN: RAGE OF THE RED LANTERNS, GREEN LANTERN: SINESTRO CORPS WAR, JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA: THY KINGDOM COME and SUPERMAN: BRAINIAC, and is the author of DC Comics' biggest, most recent events, BLACKEST NIGHT, BRIGHTEST DAY and FLASHPOINT. Johns has also written episodes of the TV series Smallville and Robot Chicken. He wrote the story of the DC Universe Online massively multiplayer action game from Sony Online Entertainment LLC. Currently, he is the writer of the new series JUSTICE LEAGUE, AQUAMAN and GREEN LANTERN.
Peter J. Tomasi was an editor with DC Comics for fourteen years. One of his proudest moments was bringing KINGDOM COME to DC's attention and also re-launching JSA for a new generation. Peter has also written the critically acclaimed graphic novel LIGHT BRIGADE along with many other stories for DC Comics. Currently, he is the writer of GREEN LANTERN CORPS and BATMAN AND ROBIN.
"Extremely cool and exceptionally crafted"—Ain't It Cool News
"Deft storytelling"—Philadelphia Daily News