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"Beware My Power!": Guy Gardner is injured in an accident, and the Guardians have Green Lantern choose another emergency substitute for himself--who happens to be black.
- Man, that's pretty corny... except for the part that says, "Beware my power!" Mmm-hmm... I do dig those words!
- -- John Stewart, on the Green Lantern Oath
Appearing in "Beware My Power!"
- Green Lantern (John Stewart) (First appearance)
- Jeremiah Clutcher (Single appearance)
Synopsis for "Beware My Power!"
Guy Gardner is injured in an accident, and the Guardians have Green Lantern choose another emergency substitute for himself--who happens to be black.
Appearing in "What Can One Man Do?"
Synopsis for "What Can One Man Do?"
Mayor Jack Major wishes to step down as head of Star City’s government. Mayoral aide Kevin McManus phones up Oliver Queen and asks him to run for the office. Queen phones some of his Justice League friends to talk over the offer, and gets mixed advice. But, shortly after, Green Arrow is embroiled in a race riot in which a young boy is shot, and, despite GA’s and a team of doctors’ best efforts, he dies. Moved to tears by the incident, Green Arrow goes to see Dinah Lance, and tells her he has decided to run for mayor.
Appearing in "Earth's First Green Lantern!"
- Abin Sur (Flashback only)
- Ungara (First appearance) (Flashback only)
- Athmoora (Flashback only)
- Pendara (Flashback only)
- Orlana (Flashback only)
- Abin Sur's Starship (Flashback only)
Synopsis for "Earth's First Green Lantern!"
This story is reprinted from Green Lantern (Volume 2) #16.
As Hal recharges his ring and changes back into his civilian guise, Pieface has some questions regarding about the Green Lantern that he succeeded: Abin Sur. Like why he never wore a mask and why he flew in a spaceship when Hal found him instead of using his power ring to fly like the other Green Lanterns. Hal tells Pieface that shortly after he became the Green Lantern, he asked his power ring the same questions, and it recounted Abin Sur's last adventure prior to crashing on Earth:
Abin Sur was inspecting the planet Athmoora which has been perpetually stuck in a neo-medieval stage instead of being in an atomic age. Probing one of the inhabitants' minds he learns that the energy beings known as the Larifars have stunted their progress by robbing them of their intelligence.
Abin then traveled to the Larifar home planet and imprisoned the entire race, except for Balzona, who was on another planet waiting for his fellows to arrive and drain the intelligence of another planet. When Balzona learns of his races fate, he goes after Abin Sur and terrorizes his home planet. Abin agrees to free the other Larifars, however convinces Balzona that his power ring wouldn't have the power to bring them to that location in time. Boarding a shuttle, Abin Sur uses the long space flight to trick Balzona is distracted by flying near Sirus's green radiation belt, Abin Sur is able to recharge his power ring without Balzona noticing. Abin then uses his power ring to imprison Balzona and send him to join his fellow Larifars. During the flight home however, Abin was struck by a yellow radiation belt negating his power ring long enough to be unable to prevent his shuttle from crashing on Earth -- and his destined meeting with Hal Jordan.
Finishing his story, Hal gives Pieface the title in which he'll call the story once he writes it down in his case book "Earth's First Green Lantern."
- First appearance of John Stewart. He appears next in Justice League of America #110.
- Guy Gardner appeared last in Green Lantern (Volume 2) #59, this is his second appearance. He appears next in Green Lantern (Volume 2) #116.
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