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fitcomicnerd You can imagine how much this tickled my fancy! Reading The Weaponer. I can't figure out where this fits in the whole Blackest Night/Brightest Day story...I know it's a tie in somewhere before Brightest Day, I think. I hate reading stuff out of order and it's hard to find a good list! Anyway, this is a great book. I love GL. I have read more GL than Batman lately! Crazy! Batman will always be number one, but GL is a very, very close second! Read his books and you'll see what I mean!! 😀 3h

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Hefe Christopher C. Hayes
chrischayes Yeeesssssssss... 19h

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thegreenlanterns Late Night Sketch Dump: Green Lantern Bar by Mike Becker

#Greenlantern #JohnStewart
#HalJordan #GuyGardner #greenlanterncorps #mikebecker
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supernerdbrizzy Kilawog and John Stewart taking a selfie for their variant cover. #GreenLantern #JohnStewart #Kilawog #DCComics #New52 #Selfie 1d

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the_dc_files JOHN STEWART

According to the Ancient Reader in the Tower of Talo, on the day of John Stewart's birth, an immortal Guardian of the Universe prophesied that John would would grow to become the legendary hero known as "The Opener of Doors." Back on Earth, John's father drank, abused his mother, and instilled a reckless contempt for society in him before selfishly leaving the family. When John was fifteen, he went joyriding as he often did in his aunt's car along with his younger brother Damon and younger sister Rose. A drunk driver crashed into them, causing a terrible accident that killed Rose. The event was so traumatic for John that he blocked some of those memories and turned his attitude around to be more focused and disciplined.

Graduating from school, John wanted to become an architect, but he joined the U.S. Marine Corps first. The experience further honed his focus and discipline, and he excelled as a sniper. He succeeded in becoming an architect after leaving the corps. However, the job he landed a firm only lasted eight months before he was fired. Reasons for his lay off were given, but the real reason that was apparent to John was racism.

When Guy Gardner was injured and unable to continue his duties as a Green Lantern soon, the Guardians of the Universe selected John to be Guy's temporary replacement. Hal Jordan did not initially agree with the Guardians decision, seeing John's anger toward society as making him unfit and untrustworthy for a power ring. However, John quickly proved Hal wrong and became much more than a temporary replacement for anyone.
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the_dc_files JOHN STEWART
Creation

The character was created by writer Dennis O'Neil and artist Neal Adams. John first appeared in Green Lantern Vol. 2 #87.

Character Evolution

Preceded by Black Lightning, John Stewart was one of DC Comics earliest black superheroes, and as such, a good deal of attention was paid to his race. One of his notable characteristics was an anger toward society over racism, and one of his earliest adventures revolved around a racist politician. Created in 1971, the character's appearances were sparse until the 1980's. John's real break through after his initial appearances came when he was given the lead role in Green Lantern from 1984 to 86.

Two years later, John had a major role in the four issue limited series Cosmic Odyssey. It was in this story that the planet Xanshi was destroyed, an incident that became one of the character's major defining moments.

In 1992, DC Comics launched Green Lantern: Mosaic with John in the starring role. The series ran for 18 issues and featured John acting as caretaker of a community of various alien cities forcibly brought together by a mad Guardian. It also featured John's evolution into the first human Guardian. The series was clearly focused on elevating the status of John's character, building him up to show he was different from Hal Jordan in ways other than just race and in some ways more formidable than Hal. The series was both a commercial and critical success. However, DC editorial decided it was to be cancelled by the time the fifth issue came out, claiming it simply did not fit with their editorial vision and giving writer Gerard Jones a year to finish the story. It has been speculated this was largely in preparation of the massive changes to the Green Lantern status quo during Emerald Twilight. After reaching this height of a starring role, the character of John Stewart fell into a slow decline of status. John was crippled in the pages of Darkstars and then regulated to a supporting role in Green Lantern.
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While the character saw little spotlight in comics, John found new popularity on television as the primary Green Lantern in theJustice League animated series, which ran for several years on Cartoon Network. He proved so popular on the series that elements of his portrayal in the series were adapted to his character in the comics, such as his background as a U.S. Marine.

When Green Lantern: Rebirth raised the Green Lantern franchise to new heights of popularity, John Stewart was the only one of the now four human Green Lanterns to fall through the cracks. While Hal Jordan took over the Green Lantern series and Kyle Rayner and Guy Gardner each went on to starring roles in their own series, John became an infrequently used supporting character in Green Lantern. This would not change until nearly five years later when John was given a starring role alongside Kyle in Green Lantern Corps with writer Tony Bedard.

Major Story ArcsCosmic Odyssey

When the gods of Apokolips and New Genesismade an alliance to face a threat against the galaxy, John Stewart was one of the heroes called upon to help. Four aspects of the Anti-Life Equation had invaded the galaxy, and each intended to destroy a planet that would begin a process threatening to destroy the galaxy. John teamed with Martian Manhunterto save the planet Xanshi from one of the aspects. Tragically, they failed due to John arrogantly believing he could stop the aspect's plan on his own. Xanshi was destroyed, and the guilt drove John to the brink of suicide.
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secret_hydra_agent_9 Sorry had to repost
#greenlantern #haljordon #johnstewart #guygardner #kylerayner
It was Kyle Rayner not Allan Scott
GL ftw
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gonzo_flow Here's my problem with DC crossovers: they're usually pretty good but there is never a conclusion. It always leads into another crossover or arc. Now, having said that, Uprising was a good read with a crazy twist. It's gonna be tough for John Stewart to get over the emotional trauma dealt to him by those bastard Durlans. The annihilation of the Durlans felt right, and I'm glad Mogo decided to do it, but the last page reveals that the Durlans were only pawns in a cosmically evil chess match. What aggravates me is that I don't get the GL Corps singles, and I'm wondering if I'll have to wait for vol 6 to come out before I can get a proper conclusion to this story. Or, will there be another Lantern crossover that forces me to buy books I don't really want? I guess it's good to be bitching because the story was really good; I'm really just complaining that the story didn't finish. Regardless, Robert Venditti continues to raise the stakes involved with the Lanterns, and I am so on board for that, in brightest day or darkest night, no issue shall escape my site--haha #dc #dccomics #crossovers #variants #comics #comicbooks #greenlantern #greenlanterncorps #uprising #durlans #haljordan #johnstewart #fatality #mogo 1d

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cazedmunds And #GreenLantern #JohnStewart has new shoes! Thank you @Crocs! Life is beautiful and #Green. 1d

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