How Lantern Kyle Rayner Is Murdered By The Omega Men

We were told that that the upcoming launch of Omega Men from DC Comics in June would feature the death of Kyle Rayner at their hands. But did we believe it?.

The Omega Men are back in an all-new series! They've murdered White Lantern Kyle Rayner and now, the universe wants them to pay! Who are these intergalactic criminals – and is there more to their actions than meets the eye?

We've also noted a recent trend of decapitation in comic books, even as real-life assassinations from ISIS were on the rise.

Well, the Omega Men preview in today's Convergence: Batman & Robin #2 manages to tie that all together. This one is done very much on purpose…

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In a nine panel grid, we are made aware that this is a video, a fixed camera on a chair…


With a mysterious figure in white forced onto it, by the Omega Men, a bag over his head. Revealed as…



Kyle Rayner, the previous Green Lantern, it is.


And an appeal to home…o6
…one cruelly cut short. And this is how the new Omega Men series is first shown to the public… say, you don't think they are a subset of HEAT do you?

At least they didn't use a fridge…

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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