"Torch Bearer, Part I of VI": Green Lanterns Torquemada and Garmin Vid arrive at the planet of Quinilon in Sector 3521. They find a massive field of debris orbiting the planet and Ion floating in the middle of it. They
- He is unaware of what transpires... unaware of the danger. He should be warned. We owe him that much.
Appearing in "Torch Bearer, Part I of VI"
- Tarra Karn (First appearance)
- Marissa Rochelle (First appearance)
- Schuyler (First appearance)
Synopsis for "Torch Bearer, Part I of VI"
Green Lanterns Torquemada and Garmin Vid arrive at the planet of Quinilon in Sector 3521. They find a massive field of debris orbiting the planet and Ion floating in the middle of it. They question him about the carnage, but Ion begins acting strange. He cannot explain why he is even there. As his agitation grows, Ion begins acting irrationally. The other Green Lanterns attempt to calm him down, but he releases a brilliant flare of green light blasting them backwards.
Later back on Earth, Kyle Rayner awakens inside of a rented cabin at an artists' colony in Kaaterskill's Notch. He talks with one of the elder artists, Schuyler, and meets an elective mute named Marissa Rochelle. He tries to ingratiate himself with Marissa, but she coldly dismisses him.
As time passes, Kyle tried to lose himself in his artwork. However, his solitude is interrupted by the arrival of a female Thanagarian bounty hunter out for Kyle's head. As she brandishes her energy mace, Kyle changes into Ion.
- This book was first published on April 26, 2006.
- This issue received a second printing with pencil art by Ivan Reis on June 1st, 2006.
- Ion is a twelve-issue limited series that follows the events of Green Lantern: Rebirth and Green Lantern Corps: Recharge.
- This issue includes a montage of cameo images of various characters from Kyle's life.
- This issue is reprinted in the trade paperback Ion: The Torchbearer.
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Links and References
- Kyler Rayner article at Wikipedia
- Kyle Rayner biography page at the Unofficial Guide to the DC Universe