Posted by G-Man (39621 posts) - - Show Bio

The first 'mission' for the New Guardians is over. Everyone managed to survive having to work together and now we're left wondering what will happen next. The big thing that happened involved some pretty serious developments for Arkillo. We'll have to keep an eye on him to see how that goes. The main focus for issue #9 seems to be on the Reach. Last issue mentioned the "Fall of the Blue Lanterns" so we'll have to hope the New Guardians can put aside their differences once again in order to assist the Blue Lanterns, should they actually need the help.

With issue #9 in stores on Wednesday, May 23, DC Comics has given us an exclusive preview for the issue.


Written by: Tony Bedard

Pencilled by: Tyler Kirkham

Inked by: Batt

Color by: Nei Ruffino & Hi-Fi

Lettered by: Dave Sharpe

ODYM, homeworld of the BLUE LANTERNS, is under attack by the alien conquerors known as THE REACH! The combined power of the different Lantern Corps might not be enough to defeat The Reach! To make matters worse, they may have been betrayed by one of their own!

Continued from BLUE BEETLE #9.

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#1 Posted by Ganthetsward20 (724 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah this is my favorite Lantern book.

#2 Posted by Blizaga101 (1015 posts) - - Show Bio

BLUE LANTERNS FTW. gotta love da blues

#3 Posted by feargalr (1242 posts) - - Show Bio

This is a great series, overall I really like the direction the Green Lantern universe is moving in

#4 Posted by DanteTheRedKnight (120 posts) - - Show Bio

I just wish the series would go a little more faster...even Teen Titans

#5 Posted by zackattack529 (1408 posts) - - Show Bio


#6 Posted by blur1528 (1095 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm surprised there's that many blue lanterns

#7 Posted by Greenflashlight (184 posts) - - Show Bio

I Love how they have expanded the Corps

#8 Posted by Stormultt (5470 posts) - - Show Bio

Yay more blue lantern scan time.

#9 Posted by Calico5 (16 posts) - - Show Bio

I love how each individual corps, tribe, Star Sapphires, and Larfleeze have there own side stories. Makes the difficulty of a team seem real, and possibly better then just the differences between emotions. I do wish the Red lanterns book was more integrated to make Bleez's story more easily understood. In Arkillo's storyline, even though the destruction of the Yellow Lanterns took place in another book, the integration of this plot line explains universal happenings better. All around great book!

#10 Posted by LordRequiem (1334 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice artwork.

#11 Posted by ATVhero (15 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow. All of the corps are having problems.

#12 Posted by evilvegeta74 (4672 posts) - - Show Bio

they look like the Blue Beetle ! Is that their tech that the Blue Beetle is using?

#13 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (41181 posts) - - Show Bio
@evilvegeta74 said:
they look like the Blue Beetle ! Is that their tech that the Blue Beetle is using?
#14 Posted by fACEmelter88 (686 posts) - - Show Bio

No lantern or their corps can get a break

#15 Posted by Friskynesss (79 posts) - - Show Bio

I wonder though, back in Rage of the Red Lanterns it was shown that the new recruit has to converse with Ganthet and Sayd before joining the corps... so how are so many part of the Blue Lantern corps given the absence of the two Guardians?

#16 Posted by edtie97 (81 posts) - - Show Bio

When did the blue lantern corps gain new members?

#17 Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus (6958 posts) - - Show Bio

Always have loved the blues, and this looks awesome!

#18 Posted by GamerGeek360 (259 posts) - - Show Bio

I love this book so much. I'm a huge fan of the GL series with Hal and SInestro, but something about the team-up aspect of all the Corps here just draws me in and doesn't let go. Love coming back to this every month!

#19 Posted by jrock85 (2882 posts) - - Show Bio

Currently the best Lantern title, IMO.

#20 Posted by BlueLanternBeast (76 posts) - - Show Bio

I want to know who all of these new blue lanterns are. Looks awesome!

#21 Posted by htb106 (1724 posts) - - Show Bio

this looks like it's going to be excellent!

#22 Posted by krspaceT (1882 posts) - - Show Bio

Can't the reach go bother some other corp?

#23 Posted by Skaddix (3111 posts) - - Show Bio

So Yellow Down, Indigo Down, Green about to be replaced, Red Poisoned, and Blue about to be crushed? Who is next? Honestly, Orange was never a Corps in the first place so that leaves Violet as the last Corps standing.

#24 Posted by DEGRAAF (8344 posts) - - Show Bio

I like the Blue Lantern Corps but i was hoping Kyle would become a Blue Lantern or start weilding the Blue and Green rings at the same time continuously rather then one or two issues like Guy did with rings and Hal did. It makes sense to have both

#25 Posted by stormtrance1618 (182 posts) - - Show Bio

I love the Blue Lantern Corps and am loving this series!!!

#26 Posted by blueninjapanther (754 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome blue lantern corp vs the reach. this is like a book of blue. Blue is the best color, I'm so gonna buy this.

#27 Posted by Emperormeister734 (892 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow the Blue Lantern Corps have grown its good to see Babar again

#28 Posted by HolySerpent (13360 posts) - - Show Bio

Favorite series....

#29 Posted by termiteone4ever (9468 posts) - - Show Bio

YEs i am liking this Series Arkillo got to luv that fool makes me laugh big time .

#30 Posted by Miss_Garrick (1761 posts) - - Show Bio

Nothing better happen to Saint Walker... OR I WILL GET RED RING ON THE WRITER!!

#31 Posted by zackattack529 (1408 posts) - - Show Bio

@Skaddix: and the violet planet is gonna be attacked by the reds yaa...its about to get reall monotone in the universe haha blackest night pt 2?. lol

#32 Posted by KidSupreme (848 posts) - - Show Bio

WOW i cant wait to read it .. the whole thing

#33 Posted by lady_toyano (175 posts) - - Show Bio

exciting stuff!!