Blackest Night #5
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General Information
Series: Blackest Night (Volume 1)
Issue Number: 5
First Published: November 25, 2009
Previous Issue: Blackest Night #4
Next Issue: Blackest Night #6

Synopsis for "Blackest Night"Edit

On the planet Ryut of Space Sector 666, the homeworld of the Black Lantern Central Power Battery where we not only see the Guardians of the Blue Lanterns, Ganthet and Sayd, but also the heads of the 7 Lantern Corps (Atrocitus, Larfleeze, Saint Walker, Star Sapphire, Hal Jordan, Sinestro, and Indigo-1). They find that the Black Lantern Battery is no longer on the planet Ryut. So, in order to find out its location, the lanterns recite their respective Corps oaths and recharge their rings, except for Larfleeze who does not have an oath for the Orange Lantern Corps.Meanwhile on Earth, Black Hand resurrects, Batman who spits out Black Power Rings while Nekron explains that he was behimd every resurrection and they are all still connected to him. Superman, Kid Flash, Superboy, Wonder Woman, Green Arrow, Animal Man & Ice were transformed into Black Lantern's with Barry & Hal fighting away the rings.

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Blackest Night Issue #5 Cover-2


  • Nekron refers to the Black Lantern Batman as "Bruce Wayne", indicating that he is aware that the corpse is not really Batman.


  • The eight heroes transformed by Batman are known by fans as the Nekrotic Eight.


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