Subj: Re: A story I wouldn't mind seeing in the GL booksPosted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 at 12:18:09 pm EDT (Viewed 421 times)
Reply Subj: A story I wouldn't mind seeing in the GL books
Posted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 at 10:18:55 pm EDT (Viewed 11 times)
To my knowledge this has not been done in all the years of the GL book, but I could be wrong.
We've seen him in flashbacks, and we saw a prerecorded message of him when Hal was shot and dying, and his ghost did help Hal get out of Nekron's realm in the old Tales of the GLC mini series when they fought Nekron and Krona.
But now.....how about a story where some type of timewarp has occurred and coming from the past to the present......ABIN SUR!
Abin will get to see the future, learn of the spectrum war, the corrupt Guardians and their demise, Parallax, Sinestro going renegade, he would get to meet his successor Hal Jordan and work with him, and perhaps give him some advanced training and knowledge of the power rings.
Also imagine what Abin would think of Sinestro going renegade....those two were friends, so I'd imagine Abin Sur would have a few choice words for his old friend.
Add to the story of course the temporal ramifications of Abin being in the present and the ever present danger that if he dies in the present then the past completely changes.
Also I believe once upon a time they did a story where Abin met Alan Scott....I think. Perhaps Abin could help restore Alan to the DC universe from all this rebirth junk and then we'd get an Abin/Alan/Hal team up.
Could be a lot of fun.
The closest thing to this happening was Abin Sur in Flashpoint.
It's interesting that a hero/villain performs one amazing feat, or use a power they haven't used for 20+ years, and that automatically propels them to a high status despite scans and evidence to the contrary. I don't know what is worse, selective feat picking that has only been done once or twice 20, or more, years ago or ignoring evidence from scans or the lack thereof. We need to stop putting our favorite heroes/villains on pedestals and start putting them where they really belong. But it's evident that people never will because they would rather accuse others of cherry picking feats, when they don't, and being 'morally superior' when they aren't. I guess being honest and as fair as possible only opens one up to being the target of childish accusations and fault finding by those who insist on acting petty and childish. What happened to a good debate between two civil, mature, adults?