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Black Lantern Superboy In Adventure Comics

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With the announcement of the upcoming ADVENTURE C OMICS STARRING BLACK LANTERN SUPERBOY, It seems as though Conner Kent may soon become a Black Lantern! The Source recently caught up with Adventure Comics editor Brian Cunningham who revealed that the
 Francis Manapul 'Adventure Comics' #7 Variant Cover
upcoming issue of Adventure Comics, written by Tony Bedard and penciled by Travis Moore will be titled "What Would Black Lantern Superboy Do?"
 
 

“The title is ‘What Would Black Lantern Superboy Do?’ and, frankly, he says some pretty outrageous stuff, plumbed from Conner’s subconscious. In fact, we learn an awful secret about Conner that I kinda wish I didn’t know. And there is a HUGE moment in this issue that no one will want to miss. ADVENTURE #7 tangibly pushes the character forward in a way you won’t expect.” 

 Aaron Lopresti 'Adventure Comics #7' Cover
 
 
 
Based on the two covers by Francis Manapul and Aaron Lopresti, it looks like Conner will be going after Cassie Sandsmark? Adventure Comics starring Black Lantern Superboy will be released on February 10, 2010, and Blackest Night #7 will hit the shelves the following week. Either way, it looks like he will return by April based on the solicit for Adventure Comics #10. Are you looking forward to the next issue of Adventure Comics?
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Posted by A Boy Named Art

Well, it makes sense that he would, given the criteria set up so far - Connor *did* die and come back. Funny how the BL version just looks like Match with a nicer shirt. 

Posted by badog

I swear he was turned into a Black Lantern when it was made that everyone who had been resurrected turns into a black lantern???

Blackest Night #5, art by Ivan Reis.
Edited by Timm

He was a black lantern in Blackest Night number 6...
all the issues are behind the Blackest Night storyline at this point.
and BN Wonder Woman killed... well let me not spoil it.

Posted by Caligula

yeah not really a susprize he has been a Black Lantern for a while now.
Posted by Paragon

In theory, shouldn't he have just been a BL in the first place, since he wasn't resurrected until the 31st century. His body is still theoretically in the Kryptonian tech back in the Fortress of Solitude.

Posted by Pez85
@Paragon:
Wasn't his body brought to the future, and resurrected there?
Posted by Emerald_General_Jai
@Paragon said:
" In theory, shouldn't he have just been a BL in the first place, since he wasn't resurrected until the 31st century. His body is still theoretically in the Kryptonian tech back in the Fortress of Solitude. "
Which would have been a real nice fight to watch..but then we'd miss the chance at some teen angst. LOL. Either way i'm a fan of Kon an i'll be there for this. 
Posted by danhimself
@Timm said:
" He was a black lantern in Blackest Night number 6...
all the issues are behind the Blackest Night storyline at this point.
and BN Wonder Woman killed... well let me not spoil it. "
that was a dream
Posted by DEGRAAF
@Paragon said:
"In theory, shouldn't he have just been a BL in the first place, since he wasn't resurrected until the 31st century. His body is still theoretically in the Kryptonian tech back in the Fortress of Solitude. "

LOL i stated that same thing when i first heard people say super boy would come back as a black lantern. I kept thinking superboy could fight his very self. 
 
@Timm
said:
"He was a black lantern in Blackest Night number 6...
all the issues are behind the Blackest Night storyline at this point.
and BN Wonder Woman killed... well let me not spoil it. "

Can you please pm me and spoil it for me. im not gonna pick up the title. i would just like to know 

lol someone might want to go lock the post i just created. Its the same thing.  
 
I dont htink it was supposed to be a surprise that superboy was a black lantern, we knew it was gonna be a black lantern tie-in and we knew conner is a black lantern already i think the surprise was supposed to be what the BN tie ine is about....
Edited by Portrait
@Timm: Yeah, who did BL Wonder Woman kill? 
 
As for the Adventure Comics cover: Looking forward to it, but I would have preferred the book if Geoff Johns and Francis Manapul were back on it.
Posted by danhimself
@Portrait: @DEGRAAF:  no one...it was only a dream that I think Aphrodite made her have to help get rid of the black rings influence
Posted by DEGRAAF

yea i didnt think superboy had freeze breath but maybe he just gained that power 
 

After a short time Conner's Kryptonian physiology developed he gained near enough the same powers as Superman, he gained super strength, although the full extent of his strength has never been shown he is strong enough to go toe to toe with the likes of Superboy-Prime, Conner also gained invulnerability which gives him a massive durability level, heat vision, x-ray vision, and super hearing but has never been shown to use super breath or telescopic vision. However, because Conner is still growing and developing,his powers continue to increase in strength.There is a slight down fall in that his body sometimes uses up it's stored solar energy too quickly so Superboy can't always push himself to the limit.     

Posted by Theodore

Yeah, he became a BL at the end of BN#5

Posted by Portrait
@DEGRAAF said:
" yea i didnt think superboy had freeze breath but maybe he just gained that power  After a short time Conner's Kryptonian physiology developed he gained near enough the same powers as Superman, he gained super strength, although the full extent of his strength has never been shown he is strong enough to go toe to toe with the likes of Superboy-Prime, Conner also gained invulnerability which gives him a massive durability level, heat vision, x-ray vision, and super hearing but has never been shown to use super breath or telescopic vision. However, because Conner is still growing and developing,his powers continue to increase in strength.There is a slight down fall in that his body sometimes uses up it's stored solar energy too quickly so Superboy can't always push himself to the limit.      "
And if he does push himself to the limit it could kill him. That's a fairly important factor.
Posted by danhimself
@DEGRAAF:  he said told Kid Flash that he didn't have ice breath
Posted by DEGRAAF
@Portrait said:
" @DEGRAAF said:
" yea i didnt think superboy had freeze breath but maybe he just gained that power  After a short time Conner's Kryptonian physiology developed he gained near enough the same powers as Superman, he gained super strength, although the full extent of his strength has never been shown he is strong enough to go toe to toe with the likes of Superboy-Prime, Conner also gained invulnerability which gives him a massive durability level, heat vision, x-ray vision, and super hearing but has never been shown to use super breath or telescopic vision. However, because Conner is still growing and developing,his powers continue to increase in strength.There is a slight down fall in that his body sometimes uses up it's stored solar energy too quickly so Superboy can't always push himself to the limit.      "
And if he does push himself to the limit it could kill him. That's a fairly important factor. "

must have missed that part. i hope he grows out of that
Posted by Portrait
@DEGRAAF said:
" @Portrait said:
" @DEGRAAF said:
" yea i didnt think superboy had freeze breath but maybe he just gained that power  After a short time Conner's Kryptonian physiology developed he gained near enough the same powers as Superman, he gained super strength, although the full extent of his strength has never been shown he is strong enough to go toe to toe with the likes of Superboy-Prime, Conner also gained invulnerability which gives him a massive durability level, heat vision, x-ray vision, and super hearing but has never been shown to use super breath or telescopic vision. However, because Conner is still growing and developing,his powers continue to increase in strength.There is a slight down fall in that his body sometimes uses up it's stored solar energy too quickly so Superboy can't always push himself to the limit.      "
And if he does push himself to the limit it could kill him. That's a fairly important factor. "
must have missed that part. i hope he grows out of that "
He may have. That was before his death and after his first battle with SBP
Posted by DEGRAAF
@danhimself said:
" @DEGRAAF:  he said told Kid Flash that he didn't have ice breath "

yea thats what i thought. I was just curious bc the show Krypto frozen in the cover page
Posted by RedK
@DEGRAAF said:
" yea i didnt think superboy had freeze breath but maybe he just gained that power  After a short time Conner's Kryptonian physiology developed he gained near enough the same powers as Superman, he gained super strength, although the full extent of his strength has never been shown he is strong enough to go toe to toe with the likes of Superboy-Prime, Conner also gained invulnerability which gives him a massive durability level, heat vision, x-ray vision, and super hearing but has never been shown to use super breath or telescopic vision. However, because Conner is still growing and developing,his powers continue to increase in strength.There is a slight down fall in that his body sometimes uses up it's stored solar energy too quickly so Superboy can't always push himself to the limit.      "
Thats because he's half human and he also won't live as long as superman
Posted by DEGRAAF
@RedK said:
" @DEGRAAF said:
" yea i didnt think superboy had freeze breath but maybe he just gained that power  After a short time Conner's Kryptonian physiology developed he gained near enough the same powers as Superman, he gained super strength, although the full extent of his strength has never been shown he is strong enough to go toe to toe with the likes of Superboy-Prime, Conner also gained invulnerability which gives him a massive durability level, heat vision, x-ray vision, and super hearing but has never been shown to use super breath or telescopic vision. However, because Conner is still growing and developing,his powers continue to increase in strength.There is a slight down fall in that his body sometimes uses up it's stored solar energy too quickly so Superboy can't always push himself to the limit.      "
Thats because he's half human and he also won't live as long as superman "

lol i hope he does, i like him just as much
Posted by DEGRAAF

actually since his kryptonian heritage kicked in maybe he will
Posted by NightFang

Like I said before..."Bring Super-Boy back but make him pi$$ed off"

Edited by Caligula
@NightFang said:

"Like I said before..."Bring Super-Boy back but make him pi$$ed off" "


you mean make him Superboy-Prime. 
 
we already have one of those.
Posted by RedK
@DEGRAAF said:
" actually since his kryptonian heritage kicked in maybe he will "
No it he won't by human standars he'll live long but comparring him to superman he won't. even with his Kryptonian powers kicking in thats why when he exerts himself his power is quickly depleted though this could because he hasn't used them as much compared to his T.K
Posted by Timm
@danhimself: regardless, it was still stupid. in fact that might make it more stupid.
Posted by Sylar0

Wheres Tim a.k.a. Red Robin for all this I mean his friend has come back as a blck lantern and is going after  Cassie, but I guess he is doing more important things like looking for Bruce. He's still ALIVE and I don't care what others keep telling me.

Posted by DEGRAAF
@Sylar0 said:
"Wheres Tim a.k.a. Red Robin for all this I mean his friend has come back as a blck lantern and is going after  Cassie, but I guess he is doing more important things like looking for Bruce. He's still ALIVE and I don't care what others keep telling me. "

everyone knows hes alive
Posted by RedK
@Sylar0 : Actually thats a good question cause Tim and Bart where with Connor and Cassie at the end of issue #7
Posted by TheMess1428

I'm confused and I hope that somebody will clear this up for me. I have not been reading Blackest Night but I have been going by what it showed on the internet. Only reason why I'm not reading it is because I am flat broke and cannot afford comic books right now.
 
Which one of these are true about resurrected heroes/villains?
A. They become Black Lanterns without dying just because they were dead at one point.
B. They become Black Lanterns from dying again.
C. They stay the way they are and another Black Lantern of them is created because they were dead at one point.
 
Please help me out here.

Posted by protoalex1

it would be cool if match appeared

Posted by crazed_h3ro

I was waiting for this to happen ^^,Black Lantern Superboy is awesome!!.I hope that Green Arrow (black Lantern) shows up in something ^^

Posted by No_Name_
@TheMess1428: A is correct
Posted by TheMess1428
@Babs: Thank you very much for clearing that up.
Posted by JimmyKudo09

I don't much care for DC Comics.   Although I like everything else of theirs, (tv shows, movies, video games, etc).
Posted by No_Name_
@TheMess1428 said:
" @Babs: Thank you very much for clearing that up. "
:)
Posted by SilverZeo

OH PLEASE let this be the issue that BL Tana Moon shows up!

Posted by RedK
@SilverZeo said:
" OH PLEASE let this be the issue that BL Tana Moon shows up! "
Ah crap I nver even thought of that, It would be so cool to see her beat up Cassie.
Posted by fedykin87
@RedK said:

" @DEGRAAF said:

" yea i didnt think superboy had freeze breath but maybe he just gained that power  After a short time Conner's Kryptonian physiology developed he gained near enough the same powers as Superman, he gained super strength, although the full extent of his strength has never been shown he is strong enough to go toe to toe with the likes of Superboy-Prime, Conner also gained invulnerability which gives him a massive durability level, heat vision, x-ray vision, and super hearing but has never been shown to use super breath or telescopic vision. However, because Conner is still growing and developing,his powers continue to increase in strength.There is a slight down fall in that his body sometimes uses up it's stored solar energy too quickly so Superboy can't always push himself to the limit.      "
Thats because he's half human and he also won't live as long as superman "
 Actually wasn't that weakness weeded out? Fighting Prime the first time is what introduced it but after he was revived he was able to go toe to toe with Prime the entire time not only showing an increase in power but that he could now push himself to that level without dying. Also wasn't it also shown that he isn't unless powerful or as long live(able) as Superman just because he's half human? It just seems he gains the power levels supes has a bit slower although like I said he was able to go toe to toe with Prime and thats something it toke Supes, Supergirl, and Powergirl to do when Prime was weakened.
Posted by Joey Ravn

Oh, so it was that Superboy. And there was I, thinking it would be Superboy- Prime. You know, after the ending of Adventure #5, it would have made sense.
But then again, now I'm wondering what happened to Prime after Adventure #5 :P

Posted by greenenvy

Yep I will getting this.
Posted by greenenvy

Looks good.

Posted by Son_of_Magnus
@jimmykudo09 said:
" I don't much care for DC Comics.   Although I like everything else of theirs, (tv shows, movies, video games, etc). "
I would yell at you but you have a Train avatar =]
Posted by DEGRAAF
@fedykin87 said:
" @RedK said:

" @DEGRAAF said:

" yea i didnt think superboy had freeze breath but maybe he just gained that power  After a short time Conner's Kryptonian physiology developed he gained near enough the same powers as Superman, he gained super strength, although the full extent of his strength has never been shown he is strong enough to go toe to toe with the likes of Superboy-Prime, Conner also gained invulnerability which gives him a massive durability level, heat vision, x-ray vision, and super hearing but has never been shown to use super breath or telescopic vision. However, because Conner is still growing and developing,his powers continue to increase in strength.There is a slight down fall in that his body sometimes uses up it's stored solar energy too quickly so Superboy can't always push himself to the limit.      "
Thats because he's half human and he also won't live as long as superman "
 Actually wasn't that weakness weeded out? Fighting Prime the first time is what introduced it but after he was revived he was able to go toe to toe with Prime the entire time not only showing an increase in power but that he could now push himself to that level without dying. Also wasn't it also shown that he isn't unless powerful or as long live(able) as Superman just because he's half human? It just seems he gains the power levels supes has a bit slower although like I said he was able to go toe to toe with Prime and thats something it toke Supes, Supergirl, and Powergirl to do when Prime was weakened. "

lol yea i never understood that. He seems to be weaker than Superman and/or supergirl but as strong as supreboy prime. How does that work? I wish they would straighten out his power levels. I would love for him to be on the level of superboy prime but if he was that strong there wouldnt be much need for the entire teen titans team he is about to join, also He would be unstoppable.
Posted by Grim
@DEGRAAF said:
" @fedykin87 said:
" @RedK said:

" @DEGRAAF said:

" yea i didnt think superboy had freeze breath but maybe he just gained that power  After a short time Conner's Kryptonian physiology developed he gained near enough the same powers as Superman, he gained super strength, although the full extent of his strength has never been shown he is strong enough to go toe to toe with the likes of Superboy-Prime, Conner also gained invulnerability which gives him a massive durability level, heat vision, x-ray vision, and super hearing but has never been shown to use super breath or telescopic vision. However, because Conner is still growing and developing,his powers continue to increase in strength.There is a slight down fall in that his body sometimes uses up it's stored solar energy too quickly so Superboy can't always push himself to the limit.      "
Thats because he's half human and he also won't live as long as superman "
 Actually wasn't that weakness weeded out? Fighting Prime the first time is what introduced it but after he was revived he was able to go toe to toe with Prime the entire time not only showing an increase in power but that he could now push himself to that level without dying. Also wasn't it also shown that he isn't unless powerful or as long live(able) as Superman just because he's half human? It just seems he gains the power levels supes has a bit slower although like I said he was able to go toe to toe with Prime and thats something it toke Supes, Supergirl, and Powergirl to do when Prime was weakened. "
lol yea i never understood that. He seems to be weaker than Superman and/or supergirl but as strong as supreboy prime. How does that work? I wish they would straighten out his power levels. I would love for him to be on the level of superboy prime but if he was that strong there wouldnt be much need for the entire teen titans team he is about to join, also He would be unstoppable. "
he's not that strong. His first fight with Prime, he got his butt kicked because Prime is stronger and faster. The second fight (and the third) he had a surprise advantage, and the fights didnt last that long. Its like a lightweight fighter going against a fast heavy. He isnt as strong or even as fast, but as long as he stays a step ahead he can survive. 
Posted by RedK
@Grim said:
" he's not that strong. His first fight with Prime, he got his butt kicked because Prime is stronger and faster. The second fight (and the third) he had a surprise advantage, and the fights didnt last that long. Its like a lightweight fighter going against a fast heavy. He isnt as strong or even as fast, but as long as he stays a step ahead he can survive.  "
Yea and when ever Prime is fighting he goes in using blunt force and anger.
Posted by DEGRAAF
@Grim said:
" @DEGRAAF said:
" @fedykin87 said:
" @RedK said:

" @DEGRAAF said:

" yea i didnt think superboy had freeze breath but maybe he just gained that power  After a short time Conner's Kryptonian physiology developed he gained near enough the same powers as Superman, he gained super strength, although the full extent of his strength has never been shown he is strong enough to go toe to toe with the likes of Superboy-Prime, Conner also gained invulnerability which gives him a massive durability level, heat vision, x-ray vision, and super hearing but has never been shown to use super breath or telescopic vision. However, because Conner is still growing and developing,his powers continue to increase in strength.There is a slight down fall in that his body sometimes uses up it's stored solar energy too quickly so Superboy can't always push himself to the limit.      "
Thats because he's half human and he also won't live as long as superman "
 Actually wasn't that weakness weeded out? Fighting Prime the first time is what introduced it but after he was revived he was able to go toe to toe with Prime the entire time not only showing an increase in power but that he could now push himself to that level without dying. Also wasn't it also shown that he isn't unless powerful or as long live(able) as Superman just because he's half human? It just seems he gains the power levels supes has a bit slower although like I said he was able to go toe to toe with Prime and thats something it toke Supes, Supergirl, and Powergirl to do when Prime was weakened. "
lol yea i never understood that. He seems to be weaker than Superman and/or supergirl but as strong as supreboy prime. How does that work? I wish they would straighten out his power levels. I would love for him to be on the level of superboy prime but if he was that strong there wouldnt be much need for the entire teen titans team he is about to join, also He would be unstoppable. "
he's not that strong. His first fight with Prime, he got his butt kicked because Prime is stronger and faster. The second fight (and the third) he had a surprise advantage, and the fights didnt last that long. Its like a lightweight fighter going against a fast heavy. He isnt as strong or even as fast, but as long as he stays a step ahead he can survive.  "

suprise attacks only help for so long, He was going toe to toe with superboy prime in the end. They seemed to be pretty evenly matched at the end.
Posted by Curleyman182155

I cannot wait for these covers, Superboy is my favorite and I got every issue of the regulars and the variant covers! Thanks for the sneak peek 

Posted by JimmyKudo09
@Son_of_Magnus: Yay another Train Heartnet fan! :)
Posted by Sylar0
@DEGRAAF:
Yeah everyone knows he's alive but the questions is will Tim find him and if so when.
Posted by fedykin87
@DEGRAAF said:
" @Grim said:
" @DEGRAAF said:
" @fedykin87 said:
" @RedK said:

" @DEGRAAF said:

" yea i didnt think superboy had freeze breath but maybe he just gained that power  After a short time Conner's Kryptonian physiology developed he gained near enough the same powers as Superman, he gained super strength, although the full extent of his strength has never been shown he is strong enough to go toe to toe with the likes of Superboy-Prime, Conner also gained invulnerability which gives him a massive durability level, heat vision, x-ray vision, and super hearing but has never been shown to use super breath or telescopic vision. However, because Conner is still growing and developing,his powers continue to increase in strength.There is a slight down fall in that his body sometimes uses up it's stored solar energy too quickly so Superboy can't always push himself to the limit.      "
Thats because he's half human and he also won't live as long as superman "
 Actually wasn't that weakness weeded out? Fighting Prime the first time is what introduced it but after he was revived he was able to go toe to toe with Prime the entire time not only showing an increase in power but that he could now push himself to that level without dying. Also wasn't it also shown that he isn't unless powerful or as long live(able) as Superman just because he's half human? It just seems he gains the power levels supes has a bit slower although like I said he was able to go toe to toe with Prime and thats something it toke Supes, Supergirl, and Powergirl to do when Prime was weakened. "
lol yea i never understood that. He seems to be weaker than Superman and/or supergirl but as strong as supreboy prime. How does that work? I wish they would straighten out his power levels. I would love for him to be on the level of superboy prime but if he was that strong there wouldnt be much need for the entire teen titans team he is about to join, also He would be unstoppable. "
he's not that strong. His first fight with Prime, he got his butt kicked because Prime is stronger and faster. The second fight (and the third) he had a surprise advantage, and the fights didnt last that long. Its like a lightweight fighter going against a fast heavy. He isnt as strong or even as fast, but as long as he stays a step ahead he can survive.  "
suprise attacks only help for so long, He was going toe to toe with superboy prime in the end. They seemed to be pretty evenly matched at the end. "
I agree with this. Surprise attack only work for so long and Prime was in the arctic in direct sunlight so it wasn't like he was getting weaker at all he was full charged and strong the whole time and pimp slapping multiple Ultra Boys and Mon-Els effortlessly but Conner was the only one that was in his face the whole time he was fighting him. Given most of his story and everything I would say that Conner is even with Supergirl and Superman probably if he uses his TK strength but his Kryptonian ones are still developing so those might be weaker than his TK ones such as strength or something at least until he absorbs enough sunlight as adult Conner has shown to be as strong if not stronger than supes. The comics never actually stated or shown that he was weaker than a kryptonian just because he was half human just that he could be because he isn't as developed. Chris is the only 'kryptonian' shown to be weaker since he's only part or something and probably just using it for Conner to even though the opposite is shown in comic.
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