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Oa

Oa, from the Justice League TV series
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Universe DC Universe
Notable Races Guardians of the Universe
Genre Various

Oa is a fictional planet located at the center of the DC Comics Universe. Image File history File links Information. ... If you were looking for the Croatian Intelligence Agency, OA, click here for Obavještajna agencija Oa is a fictional planet located at the center of the universe in DC Comics. ... Image File history File links Planet_Oa. ... Justice League was an American animated television series about a team of superheroes which ran from 2001 to 2004 on Cartoon Network. ... Cover to the History of the DC Universe trade paperback. ... The Guardians of the Universe are fictional characters in the DC Comics universe. ... The exploration of other worlds is one of the most enduring themes of science fiction. ... DC Comics is an American comic book company (with related media publishing businesses). ... Cover to the History of the DC Universe trade paperback. ...


History

One of the oldest planets, Oa serves as the home and headquarters to a race of blue-skinned powerful humanoids who have dubbed themselves the Guardians of the Universe who administer the Green Lantern Corps. According to the story "Heart of A Star" in the Sandman: Endless Nights graphic novel, Oa's star is called Sto-Oa (the Light of Oa) by the children of the planet's inhabitants. Its location has been firmly established by numerous references in Green Lantern comics over the years. The Guardians of the Universe are fictional characters in the DC Comics universe. ... The fictional Green Lantern Corps is an intergalactic police force featured in DC Comics, particularly series featuring the superhero Green Lantern, Earth’s member of the group. ... The Sandman was a comic book series written by Neil Gaiman and published by DC Comics for 75 issues from 1988 until 1996. ... The Sandman: Endless Nights is a graphic novel by Neil Gaiman as a follow-up (but not a sequel) to his ground-breaking Sandman series. ... For the DJ, see DJ Green Lantern. ...


Oa's history is not clear; according to some stories, the Guardians originated in a planet called Maltus. These evolved Maltusians later moved to Oa and named themselves Oans. Oa became a convenient base of operations. Other stories had the Oans living there from the beginning. Maltus is the planet the Guardians of the Universe originated from previous to their move to Oa. ...


Oa appears to be mainly a desert-like, lifeless planet. The main feature is the Guardian's city, which includes, among other things, the Main Power Battery that is charged by the Guardians with their own unique green energy, which the Battery then broadcasts to the personal Power Batteries of all the Green Lanterns.

Defensive Grid, Art by P. Gleason, P. Rollins

At one time, Oa was host to several cities stolen from various worlds (including some from Earth) along with their unwilling inhabitants. This "mosaic" of cities was created by an insane Guardian who was left behind when the others left the universe for a time. Although he was defeated by the Green Lanterns, when the Guardians returned, they decided to keep the cities on Oa as an experiment in multicultural cohabitation. This decision was against many of the inhabitants' wishes to be returned to their home worlds, and was looked upon unfavorably by many Green Lanterns (but respected). The Green Lantern John Stewart was assigned to keep peace in the composite city (as portrayed in the comic book series Green Lantern: Mosaic). Image File history File links Size of this preview: 296 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1261 × 2554 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 296 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1261 × 2554 pixel, file size: 1. ... Mosaic is the art of decoration with small pieces of colored glass, stone or other material. ... John Stewart is a fictional comic book superhero in the DC Universe, and a member of the intergalactic police force known as the Green Lantern Corps. ...


Oa was eventually left uninhabited after the Green Lantern Hal Jordan, under the influence of the evil entity Parallax, killed all but one of the Guardians and most of the Corps. Later it was destroyed in a battle between the still-insane Jordan and his successor, Kyle Rayner. Hal Jordan is a fictional character, a DC Comics superhero. ... Parallax is a fictional comic book villain from DC Comics. ... Kyle Rayner is a fictional character, a superhero from the DC Comics universe, known for most of his publication history as Green Lantern, a member of the intergalactic police force known as the Green Lantern Corps. ...


The planet was reformed sometime later by Jordan's old friend and associate Tom Kalmaku in the graphic novel Legacy: The Last Will and Testament of Hal Jordan. The Central Power Battery was then recharged and the Guardians resurrected shortly thereafter by Kyle Rayner after he spent some time as the near-omnipotent "Ion".


After attacks by Superboy-Prime and the Spider Guild, the Guardians refortified Oa by creating a planetwide armour and defensive system to prevent successful attacks against them. The full capability of the new systems are still unknown. Superboy-Prime is a fictional superhero turned supervillain in the DC Universe. ...


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