- Green Lantern
- Mainstream Universe, 1950s-present
- Powers and Abilities
- Recommended read
Mainstream Universe, 1950s-present
Betah ( niece ) Tomar-Tu (son)Betah (niece)
Green Lantern Corps
Black Lantern Corps
Reading: Tomar-Re (New Earth)
Earth-One · New Earth · Prime Earth
John Broome · Gil Kane
|First Appearance||Appearance of Death|
|Green Lantern Vol 2 #6
|Green Lantern Vol 2 #198
- There are a million ifs in a man’s mind– and not one in his actions.
- — Tomar-Re src
Tomar-Re was a member of the Green Lantern Corps.
Tomar-Re was a scientist on the planet Xudar before joining the green Lantern Corps. He became a pivotal member of the Corps, training new members, like Arisia, and serving in the Honor Guard. He investigated reports of abuses of power by Sinestro on Korugar. He was close up friends with Abin Sur, Green Lantern of neighboring sector 2814. Tomar ‘s most celebrated mission while serving in the Corps share with the planet Krypton. Krypton, a planet in Sector 2813, was growing increasingly mentally ill. It was due to explode, caused by internal pressures deep inside the satellite ‘s core. Tomar-Re sought to use a rare compound called Stellarium to absorb some of the tectonic pressure, therefore saving the Kryptonians. He gathered the intensify, and was en path to Krypton when a yellow solar flare blinded him, and forced him to drop the stellarium. He cursorily recovered, but discovered he was blind. He gathered what fiddling stellarium he could without his spy, and proceeded towards Krypton. He was closing in when his vision started to clear. The foremost thing he saw upon his sight retort was Krypton exploding. The Guardians of the Universe recovered Tomar and brought him back to Oa, where he healed and rested. [ 1 ] He late grew to a senior respect extremity of the Corps, but his former career was not without monetary value. The most difficult consequence was during the Nekron crisis when the end god used the spirit of Tomar-Re ‘s asleep father to attempt to sway the Lantern to surrender. Although tempted, Tomar kept to his oath and destroyed his don ‘s spirit to continue the battle, much to his personal pain. [ 2 ]
During the Crisis on Infinite Earths, Tomar-Re took partially in a battle in the Antimatter Universe on Qward to prevent the destruction of the Anti-Monitor ‘s remaining tethers to the physical world. He was deal deadly injuries by Goldface, and with his dying breath left his green Lantern Ring to John Stewart. Hal Jordan, who had been retired at the clock time, was able to take back the ring from Abin Sur he had passed on to Stewart. [ 3 ] Tomar-Re ‘s bequest continued on through his son, Tomar-Tu. During the events of Blackest Nights, Tomar-Re was resurrected as a Black Lantern in the Crypts of the Green Lantern Corps on Oa and fighting the green Lanterns who stood against them [ 4 ].
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- Although this character was originally introduced during DC’s Earth-One era of publication, their existence following the events of the 1985–86 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths remains intact. However, some elements of the character’s Pre-Crisis history may have been altered or removed for Post-Crisis New Earth continuity, and should be considered apocryphal.
|Black Lantern Corps member
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