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The first promo image released, by ...

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The first promo image released, by new GL artist Billy Tan, notably does not include Simon Baz, the newest Green Lantern from Earth who is taking a big role in the new Justice League of America title by Johns.


Johns has been doing well with ...

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Johns has been doing well with Green Lantern and has written a new Green Lantern for fans to enjoy, Simon Baz.

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Since Sinestro and Hal Jordan are lost Baz has been chosen to wear the ring which is great for new readers just jumping on the title; as Baz figures out how to use the ring, new readers will be able to learn about the Green Lantern Universe.
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Synopsis: Simon Baz is confronted by the Justice League and things don't go so well.
Simon Baz and the Justice League Good: The issue is very suspenseful and it starts with the Justice League confronting Baz about being a terrorist.
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Meaning there's more of Baz to come, and that hopefully other writers might continue Baz's storyline for future comic books.
Simon Baz's character is both enjoyable with a bit of a cool arrogance to him. This issue is not all about Baz as it's also a continuation of Hal Jordan and Sinestro's story from Green Annual #1.
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Especially, when Baz is running away from the Justice League, I feel it was a missed opportunity on his part.
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Baz is a good character and right now he's in quite the predicament.
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Simon Baz and the Justice League


SIMON BAZ To ...

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SIMON BAZ

To most people, Dearborn, MI's Simon Baz isn't anyone special -- but what he's gone through this year speak to a lot of Americans' experience.
A Lebanese-American raised in the shadow of the 9/11 attacks and hit hard by the current financial climate, Baz was forced to turn to crime to make ends meet and provide for his family, revealing the dark underside of the American dream. Reports have linked Baz to terrorist activities, perhaps explaining his recent disappearance, but we hope that he's made of more fearless stuff than that would suggest -- perhaps the new Green Lantern seen in Dearborn in the last few months can shed some light over this blackest of nights.


For the first time ever, an ...

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For the first time ever, an Arab-Muslim character, Simon Baz, has been added to the ranks of DC Comics "Green Lantern" series.

Geoff Johns, chief creative officer at DC Comics, created Simon Baz after drawing from his own experiences as an Arab-American.
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Johns revealed that Baz will join the Justice League of America- one of DC Comics most prominent issues- and that the character will fight alongside well-known superheroes including Green Arrow, Catwoman, and Hawkman.
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"One of the things I really wanted to show was its effect on Simon and his family in a very negative way."
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He's made some mistakes in his life, but that makes him more compelling and relatable," added Johns of Simon Baz.
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"So Cool," wrote Abdulla, while Callum posted, "Expecting s--- to hit the fan when Fox News finds out the new Green Lantern, Baz, is a Muslim."

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