What can I say? I liked this more than any other issue and I think it is purely because of what I just learned (see my latest post in the "Flash thread"
This book still has problems, but the panel layout, that usually distracting panel layout, didn't bother me as much this issue as I think it was used to better effect. It actually guided us through this time instead of being a jarring "LOOK HOW DIFFERENT I AM!" look.
The writing also seemed a tad better here than in past issues, but it couldn't have been too different than before so I am not sure what that means.
I am also still not a fan of this villain, but I can respect Abnett's reasoning for using him, the history, but man will I be glad to move on.
Also, is that tattoo that Roy has on his left (?) arm the same one that Gen13's Grunge has on his chest? It looked familiar in that one panel, though all you can see is the wings. I haven't gone back to check for a better view, but ... if DC plans to incorporate the Wildstorm Universe a little less overtly this time around, this could be a clue to something. Or ... or it is nothing at all.
Haha, but yes, getting back to it, this is still a better issue than those that have gone before it, regardless of the reasons why.
7 outta 10 - things that pique my interest