"What happens when a Light goes out?"

Posted by jordama (4225 posts) - - Show Bio

 

Spoilers may ensue

Out of boredom I was flipping through some CV pages and ended on Kieron Gillen's. I clicked his work blog and began scrolling through his posts. That is when I found this:

 

GENERATION HOPE #9
Written by KIERON GILLEN
Penciled by JAMIE MCKELVIE
Cover by SALVADOR ESPIN
“OUT, OUT…”
This is the X-Men comic that will have people talking for years! Some candles burn twice as bright and half as long. Some candles don’t get a chance to burn at all. Generation Hope discover what happens when a light goes out.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

Is it possible that they could be killing a Light already!?!

Could this really just be to hype up the book or would this be a permanent death (as permanent a comic death is)? Would this develop the team and make them realize that they are playing in the big time? Will Hope fall apart from the death or will the team stop listening to her as completely as they were? 

 First Five

Who Could Die?

Hope: Very unlikely because she is needed to help all mutants, if she was dying, it would be a huge event. So not going to happen.

Laurie: It is possible. Her powers had a nice twist but she may be expendable.

Gabriel: As I have seen from some users, he isn't as popular as some other characters. Plus he may give his life to save Hope considering he seems to have a crush on her. Plus with a name like Velocidad, it is only a matter of time before he gets picked off.

Idie: She probably provides the most interesting story line of all the characters, hating being a mutant and feeling like a monster. I really don't see them killing of the 14 (12) year old just yet.

Teon: The issue before is proclaimed to be the "Trial of Primal" (don't add the alias), could he be taken into custody and killed while trying to escape? I know at least one user that would scream as loud as she could about this.

Kenji: The outsider of the group. His powers are probably the most useful of the group and his death may be the easiest for the team to handle.

 Baby?

Six Light Baby: If you did not know yet there is a sixth light, a unnamed unborn baby. Could the baby die before it is born? This would probably be the big coup out of the options, but make the most sense of all the lights. Especially given what the issue is said to be about.

So what do you think? Honestly it seems like they would kill the new baby to make the first mission a failure and make the team more serious.

#1 Posted by Kairan1979 (16711 posts) - - Show Bio

I think Six Light Baby is the best choice.

#2 Posted by John Valentine (16296 posts) - - Show Bio
@Kairan1979 said:
" I think Six Light Baby is the best choice. "
This isn't The Walking Dead, I'm pretty sure Marvel wouldn't kill a baby.


Anyway, I hope all of them die. They suck.
#3 Posted by Kairan1979 (16711 posts) - - Show Bio
@John Valentine:
they killed baby Apocalypse.
#4 Posted by John Valentine (16296 posts) - - Show Bio
#5 Posted by newxfactor (86 posts) - - Show Bio

I think Teon will be killed, just because of the cover #8, but I don't like my own theory, hope the light that would be killed is a future villian light.

#6 Posted by jordama (4225 posts) - - Show Bio

You know what would be funny, if Teon died accidentally while fighting Wolverine.

#7 Posted by Mutant God (3020 posts) - - Show Bio

I think Gabriel's TIME will RUN OUT! :D

#8 Posted by jordama (4225 posts) - - Show Bio
@Mutant God: Punny

He may overextend himself and age rapidly and be unable to be with the team
#9 Posted by Mutant God (3020 posts) - - Show Bio
@jordama:
Thats what  I was thinkng everytime he uses his powers he gets closer to death unless he has a healing factor or something 
#10 Posted by jordama (4225 posts) - - Show Bio
@Mutant God:  I really hope they wouldn't do something like that
#11 Posted by Mutant God (3020 posts) - - Show Bio
@jordama:
what death or the healing factor
#12 Posted by jordama (4225 posts) - - Show Bio
@Mutant God: Healing Factor
#13 Posted by Mutant God (3020 posts) - - Show Bio
@jordama:

why?
#14 Posted by ReVamp (22863 posts) - - Show Bio
@Mutant God said:
"

I think Gabriel's TIME will RUN OUT! :D

"

This. That or the dog guy. I hope the dog guy, I just want to shoot however thought that it would be a good idea to incorporate such a ridiculous character. Sigh

No offense to anyone who likes the character...

#15 Posted by jordama (4225 posts) - - Show Bio
@Mutant God: Such a cheap way out and wouldn't make sense. His powers should force him to age and that should be dealt with not coped out.
#16 Posted by KumoriKunoichi (588 posts) - - Show Bio

If it's Kenji that's stupid. He finally calmed down and if they kill him off before any character development,  I'm done with this series.

Same with Teon, I want to know more about him. He's the light we probably know least about.
I don't see them killing Idie, she's not only young but there's a lot of room there.
Laurie and Gabe seem like the most expendable.

Of course this is probably just another gimmick to get us to read the issues. 
#17 Posted by Cafeterialoca (1503 posts) - - Show Bio

Teon kills the pregnant woman.
Teon is put on trial and is put to sleep.
Calling it.

#18 Posted by jordama (4225 posts) - - Show Bio

The cover for Generation Hope 10 creates a new theory for what happens in Issue 9.

#19 Posted by fesak (7031 posts) - - Show Bio

Brought to trial when she's underage..?

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#20 Posted by jordama (4225 posts) - - Show Bio
@fesak: I think seven and up can be trialed as an adult. A 14 year old is not that big of a stretch.
#21 Posted by fesak (7031 posts) - - Show Bio
@jordama said:
@fesak: I think seven and up can be trialed as an adult. A 14 year old is not that big of a stretch.
Really? Here you have to be over 15.
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#22 Posted by jordama (4225 posts) - - Show Bio
@fesak said:
@jordama said:
@fesak: I think seven and up can be trialed as an adult. A 14 year old is not that big of a stretch.
Really? Here you have to be over 15.
If I remember correctly, New York is pretty young.

According to wikipedia as young as six can be tried as an adult in some cases.
#23 Posted by fesak (7031 posts) - - Show Bio
@jordama said:
@fesak said:
@jordama said:
@fesak: I think seven and up can be trialed as an adult. A 14 year old is not that big of a stretch.
Really? Here you have to be over 15.
If I remember correctly, New York is pretty young.

According to wikipedia as young as six can be tried as an adult in some cases.
That's just wrong.
But back to the point: Why would Idie be trialed in the US for accidentally killing people in Nigeria?
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#24 Posted by jordama (4225 posts) - - Show Bio
@fesak said:
@jordama said:
@fesak said:
@jordama said:
@fesak: I think seven and up can be trialed as an adult. A 14 year old is not that big of a stretch.
Really? Here you have to be over 15.
If I remember correctly, New York is pretty young.

According to wikipedia as young as six can be tried as an adult in some cases.
That's just wrong. But back to the point: Why would Idie be trialed in the US for accidentally killing people in Nigeria?
Possible that Nigeria wants to put her on trial for her crimes and the X-Men try to defend her but Idie wants to do penance for her crimes, she does think of herself as a monster.
#25 Posted by AgeofHurricane (7265 posts) - - Show Bio

IF they kill Idie im going to kill THEM!

#26 Posted by jordama (4225 posts) - - Show Bio
@AgeofHurricane said:
IF they kill Idie im going to kill THEM!
Idie appears on the cover of issue ten, she doesn't look safe, but she isn't dead.
#27 Edited by newxfactor (86 posts) - - Show Bio

It's a gay teenager who suicides: http://www.ifanboy.com/content/articles/EXCLUSIVE_PREVIEW__Generation_Hope__9_Addresses_Teenage_Gay_Suicide
#28 Posted by Cafeterialoca (1503 posts) - - Show Bio

It wasn't any of them.

#29 Posted by jordama (4225 posts) - - Show Bio

We learned one thing, a light goes out and they all know. I think Hope felt but shared the experience with the others. 

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