Hal Jordan of Earth, you have great rage in your heart. You belong to the Red Lantern Corps. But for how long will he remain consumed in rage?
Injustice 2 #56
Writer: Tom Taylor
Artist: Daniel Sampere
Cover Artist: Daniel Sampere
Cover Colors: Alejandro Sanchez
Colorist: Rex Lokus
Letters: Wes Abbott
Publisher: DC Comics
What You Need to Know:
The Red Lanterns have come for Sinestro and are intent on killing anyone in their path. Before they can complete the deed, one of their members is assassinated and a fight between Green Lantern & Red Lantern begins. In the chaos, Sinestro attempts to take the new Ring but is stopped by Hal Jordan. In the ensuing scuffle and break up prompted by an energy blast from Soranik, Hal dons the Red Lantern Ring. With what limited control he has, he takes on the Red Lantern Corps to give the Green Lanterns and Sinestro a chance to escape. However, he is soon captured and spared by Atrocitus who loves his power and control over Rage. He asks what he hated enough to make him this powerful and receives the answer “Myself”…
What You’ll Find Out:
Back above the surface of Oa, the survivors of the Red Lantern attack return. Salaak (unnamed) is the first to greet them and question what happened on Harring. After discovering about the Red Lantern attack, Hal joining their Corps, and using the Red Ring to allow their escape we shift back to Hal. Still bound in chains by the Red Lanterns. Zilius Zox (another unnamed Red Lantern) wants to kill Hal for using his power against the Corps. But Atrocitus is still captivated by his power and skill. Hal manages to attack Zilius with a Construct while bound but before he can eat Hal whole, Atrocitus stops him. Atrocitus realizes he knows who Hal Jordan is and references his long list of terrible actions. Hal is given an ultimatum, join the Red Lantern Corps or be ripped limb from limb. Hal agrees despite his guilt induced Guy Gardner hallucination telling him not to.
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