Character Spotlight: John Stewart

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John Stewart is the third Green Lantern of Earth, formerly a sniper for the U.S. Marines and an architect. His power ring grants him the ability to make energy constructs guided by thought using hiswillpower. Originally given Green Lantern Corps membership after his predecessor Hal Jordan left the position, he has also shared the planet with his friends and fellow officers Guy Gardner and Kyle Rayner. Prior to her death at the hands of Star Sapphire, he was married to the alien Katma Tui. He has also been a member of theJustice League, the Darkstars and the Indigo Tribe. John Stewartwas created by Dennis O’Neil and Neal Adams, first appearing inGreen Lantern (Volume 2) #87. (1972)

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Stewart is one of the founding members of the Justice League, as seen in the animated series of the same name and its subsequent Justice League Unlimited. He was voiced by Phil LaMarr. 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. Since then the comic book version has been updated to reflect these changes. In a development not seen in any other version of the Green Lantern mythos,

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