It just says that Robert and Van didn't want to kill him off. Editorial probably did.
Glad that plan went down the drain. And with John finally taking center stage in GLC, it looks like DC editorial is finally seeing that John is full of untapped potential waiting to be unleashed.
I knew he was but In the GL Annual Hal said he died and i hadnt seen past the previews
he's been shown in future GL solicits and is set to have a big fight with Hal in December.
good point plus they are having a Yearr One or Year Zero tie-in coming up also