Warning! Spoilers for Inexperienced Lantern #2!
The Inexperienced Lantern Corps simply suffered one among their most devastating losses so far, as a terrorist group attacked Oa whereas the group was being accepted into the United Planets. Within the aftermath of the destruction, the Lanterns undergo one other heartbreaking fortune, when Simon Baz – and a lot of different Lanterns – are killed in an explosion, fully beautiful the few surviving members of the Corps.
In latest months, the Inexperienced Lantern Corps has undergone some challenges as they attempt to refind their place within the galaxy. Future State has already teased the Central Energy Battery on Oa being destroyed and sending the group into peril, as they needed to study to be heroes with out the facility of their rings. Within the current, they needed to show themselves to the United Planets, as a number of the fellow planets within the coalition did not need Oa to affix. Whereas the Lanterns have been ultimately accepted, it meant they now answered to the United Planets versus the Guardians of Oa. Whereas all that occurred, Oa was attacked by the Yridian, a bunch of magical terrorists.
In Inexperienced Lantern #2 by Geoffrey Thorne, Dexter Soy, Marco Santucci, Alex Sinclair, and Rob Leigh, John Stewart informs the Corps of their presently unknown standing among the many United Planets, whereas the members head to Oa for the funeral of a slain Guardian. It is there the Guardian Memoysni informs the Corps they’ll give some energy as much as stand equal with different planets, as a lot of sectors are made defunct. Stewart meets with the Guardians to precise displeasure on the sudden reassignments and learns he will patrol the darkish sector with hundreds of different lanterns. Nevertheless, when the ship launches the Central Energy Battery explodes.
Sojourner Mullein, the Inexperienced Lantern of the Far Sector, will get the message about Oa and flies to the planet solely to find Teen Lantern holding Simon Baz’s lifeless physique – whose ring has flown away. Tears pour down the younger Lantern’s face as she says “dijo que cuidara de simon” which is Spanish “he instructed me to maintain Simon.” Mullein’s knowledgeable that there aren’t any Inexperienced Lanterns left alive on Oa.
Not solely is Baz seemingly killed within the blast, however the destiny of different Lanterns, equivalent to John Stewart and Kyle Rayner (the latter who was flying in house when the battery exploded) is unknown at this level as nicely. Contemplating Mullein’s discovery that no Lanterns survived on Oa, the bomb is likely to be the only most devastating blast within the historical past of the Inexperienced Lanterns. The query is, who’s alive in addition to Jo and the Teen Lantern? Inexperienced Lantern #2 is in shops now.
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