Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Brightest Day #12 [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.

Series co-writer Geoff Johns explains that this series is about second chances and some will work out while others will not. The various subplots within Brightest Day will intertwine with one another and present an overall comprehensive story.

Both Ronnie Raymond and Jason Rusch are separated from the Firestorm matrix. Professor Stein tells Ronnie that it is imperative that both Ronnie and Jason do not combine to form Firestorm due to the impending explosions that will result. We also learn that there is a third entity within the Firestorm matrix. The third entity is the Black Lantern Firestorm now calling himself Deathstorm who resurrects the Black Lantern Corps in search of the White Lantern.

Martian Manhunter realizes that he may not be the only one of his species who was teleported to Earth by Professor Erdel. While this other Martian is loose committing murders, 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. J’onn travels towards Mars to find and confront this other Martian called D’kay D’razz.