Newsarama, Geoff Johns revealed this interesting little tidbit:In an interview with
"I'm actually the most excited for Deadman to charge his ring...all will become very clear in issue #7 as the story behind the returning characters is revealed."
Just when it seemed like Brightest Day might be starting to drag a bit, it looks like Johns will be kicking it up a notch very early on in his run. I wasn't expecting the answer to why the came back for a long time.
Here is the official DC Comics solicit for Brightest Day #7:
There can be only one who wields the White Lantern...but is it truly Deadman? And what will happen when he attempts to charge the white ring? Meanwhile, Ronnie Raymond risks everything for Firestorm, Martian Manhunter uncovers more clues about the bizarre string of murders stretching across the country, Aquaman searches for the key to the ocean's survival and the Hawks come face-to-face with the evil that lurks within the strange land known only as Hawkworld!