Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Brightest Day #9 [2010]

The Brightest Day maxi-series follows 12 resurrected characters from the Blackest Night event. The entity within the White Lantern reveals that it is dying and a replacement must be chosen and each of the 12 have returned to protect Earth until the arrival of its new protector.

Aquaman is trying to struggle why he is telepathically linked to only dead sea life. He is consoled by his wife Mera who is also worried about the revelation that he controls them. Aquaman’s return has also instigated the return of his archnemesis, Black Manta. The White Lantern reveals to Aquaman to find the new Aqualad who happens to be Black Manta’s son.

Martian Manhunter realizes that he may not be the only one of his species who was teleported to Earth by Professor Erdel. While the other Martian is loose committing murders J’onn J’onzz goes to Professor Erdel’s laboratory only to find out that everything that he comes in contact with dies. J’onn goes to Oracle for help in solving mysterious murders by another Martian and asks the Teen Titans the whereabouts of Miss Martian. He travels to Australia only to find Miss Martian has been murdered. However the White Lantern returns her to life and she warns that there is another Martian on Earth. Together they work to find the missing Martian that leads J’onn to the forest in the center of Star City.