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Saturday, November 14, 2009

Not quite cryptic enough?

For the record, while I may not have been reading comics as long as a lot of you folk (five years this coming January!) I have to say,

I don't buy any death that takes place in the middle of a storyline involving alien zombies.

Especially not when someone's just started dating Sinestro's daughter.

I'm just saying.


  • At November 14, 2009 9:49 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    What? He's as dead as Jason Todd... uh... Bucky Barnes... uh...


    -- Jack of Spades

  • At November 15, 2009 6:06 AM, Blogger K. D. Bryan said…


    I'm with Ragnell on this - Everybody's coming back. EVERYBODY.

  • At November 15, 2009 8:56 AM, Blogger Saranga said…

    of course he's coming back. was still a great death scene though.

  • At November 15, 2009 10:03 AM, Blogger kalinara said…

    I enjoyed the death scene too. :-)

    And yes, K.D. Bryan, that's pretty much what I think too. :-)

  • At November 15, 2009 12:29 PM, Blogger Your Obedient Serpent said…

    I have no doubts that Kyle is coming back.

    It's almost disappointing, though, because that was one HELL of a death scene.

    I've always had a weak spot for Heroic Sacrifices and Holding The Bridge.

    It's been a long, long time since a comics character has died a death as good as this one, and had it stick.

  • At November 15, 2009 1:06 PM, Blogger SallyP said…

    I think it may have finally dawned on DC that they may have more dead characters than living ones, and hopefully Blackest Night is going to address this imbalance.

    Heck of a death scene for Kyle though.

    Poor Kilowog. Poor Soranik. Poor Guy.

  • At November 16, 2009 11:43 AM, Blogger tavella said…

    I'm not quite as optimistic, because I think Kyle has been deathbait for a while, but he did die in a tie-in rather than the main series, so being back becomes more likely.

  • At November 16, 2009 12:11 PM, Blogger kalinara said…

    He also died in the middle (not end, middle) of a multi-issue storyarc involving the dead coming back to life, after just recently embarking on a new romantic relationship with Sinestro's daughter.

    "Death-bait" seems a bit premature. Especially since, I firmly believe they're not about to kill him off permanently before Sinestro finds out his daughter's dating the "alley rat". It'd be too much missed potential. :-)

  • At November 16, 2009 4:35 PM, Blogger SallyP said…

    Oh God yes. Can't you just SEE Sinestro having a hissy fit when Soranik and Kyle come over for Thanksgiving?

  • At November 16, 2009 10:51 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    No, no..this time? It's for real.

  • At November 18, 2009 7:26 PM, Anonymous Wrye said…

    Did we see a heart? I'm not buying it if we didn't see a heart.


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