John was infected with the rage of the red power rings and attacked Saint Walker. [2], John Stewart debuted in Green Lantern 2011 vol. John absorbs the Black Lantern energy, along with all the Green Lantern energy, and regretfully uses it to destroy Mogo, knowing that they lack the time to heal Mogo before Krona uses it to 'recruit' a wave of reinforcement Green Lanterns. Eventually, John was forced really reevaluate who he was as a Green Lantern. In the comic book continuation of the television series Smallville, Stewart is a member of the Green Lantern Corps who works as a police detective for the NYPD in his civilian identity. Things are made worse when Mogo joins the attack. As he and Kyle head for Mogo's core instead, they discover residual Black Lantern energy around it. [27] After escaping Xanshi's atmosphere, John realises that the planet is headed for Earth, along with every Black Lantern in the universe, and contacts Hal, warning him of the impending threat. John finally makes peace with losing his wife Katma and failing to save Xanshi; he and the other lanterns destroy the core of the planet which was made up of thousands of black power rings. Stewart was also a member of the Darkstars for some time. On their return to the matter universe, John and the others are affected by the return of Parallax to the Central Power Battery by Krona. Later, on board the Antimatter Earth Crime Syndicate satellite, he again loses control and nearly brings down the satellite with his blasts. After John refuses to fight, Fatality leaves, telling John that he and the Star Sapphires are her enemies leaving John in sorrow. After Jordan gave up being Green Lantern in the 1980s, the Guardians selected Stewart for full-time duty. John Stewart is an architect and veteran U.S. Marine from Detroit, Michigan, who was selected by the Guardians as a backup Green Lantern to then-current Green Lantern Hal Jordan, after the previous backup, Guy Gardner, was seriously injured after getting hit by a car while trying to save a civilian. It might have been funny seeing Hal Jordan and John Stewart meeting each other, while being in different branches of the US Armed Forces, before they became Green Lanterns, but I think it just might have been too much of a coincidence. After the villainous First Lantern is destroyed and the unemotional Guardians are killed off by Sinestro, John begins a relationship with Fatality in-between on Mogo. DC published 18 issues of the ongoing Green Lantern: Mosaic title between June 1992 and November 1993. John is almost overwhelmed by Black Lanterns, but is saved by seven corps united against Nekron. When Hal Jordan’s backup Lantern Guy Gardner was incapacitated by a head injury, John Stewart was chosen by the Guardians of the Universe to take his place. [46] While tracking the Mogo fragment's destination, he is discovered by Fatality, who is seeking a sundered love in danger. [49], After the invasion of Durlans, John discovered that a Durlan impersonated Fatality delectably throughout the months. [53], John appeared as a reserve Green Lantern in Justice. Following the War's conclusion, John assists a new Green Lantern from Sector 282 "selected" during the period when Mogo was under Krona's control in adjusting to the power of her ring despite the possibility that she will not be allowed to keep it by assisting her in halting a war taking place in her sector, the original Lantern for that sector having died during the war. Stewart eventually regained the use of his legs as a parting gift from Jordan before Jordan sacrificed himself to destroy the Sun-Eater during the 1996 "The Final Night" storyline. As he and Kyle head for Mogo's core instead, they discover residual Black Lantern energy around it. The details John Stewart disguised himself as the bounty hunter "Hunger Dog" to undercover in Europe. However, this is a front: he later helps Hal escape, believing Superman has only good intentions. On the way, John attempts to stop the flow of tainted rings sent by Mogo, but fails. Jordan then concludes that Stewart was an excellent recruit and has proven his worth. He would continue to make key appearances in Action Comics Weekly after The Green Lantern Corps' cancellation (1988). [1] The character was created by Dennis O'Neil and Neal Adams, and first appeared in Green Lantern (Volume 2) #87 (December 1971/January 1972). His characterization initially differed from the comics version by being a former United States Marine and having not been explicitly revealed to have studied architecture. She trapped him in a crystal with her so there would be no interference from the dueling Corps. Colonel Hal Jordan was an Air Force pilot and a Green Lantern at an unspecified point. He reappears in the episode "Alpha Male" where he is shown helping to rebuild the Mount Justice after it is attacked by Red Torpedo and Red Inferno. After entered inside, they discovered Green Lanterns Horoq Nnot and Stel, the last one tells John he must flee from the planet immediately. He told Kilowog that he would see Katma again and that the universe told him so. John Stewart used the Ring of Compassion to battle, ultimately channeling the Black Lantern Power Rings inside of Lantern Mogo to detonate the planet from its' core. 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