Confirmed: Simon Baz, The New Green Lantern, Was In Guantanamo Bay

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In the New 52 Prebirth issues of Green Lantern, we saw the origin of new Lantern Simon Baz. As an Arab-American car thief who steals a van full of explosives and end up being imprisoned in an anonymous place outside of the USA.

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It was heavily implied that this was Guantanamo Bay. But in the New 52, they didn't like to use such names or make quite such obvious references.

-015But it was quite clear what was going on. And where it was going on.-016 Today however, in the new issue of Green Lanterns, they make it official…

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On the same day where Aquaman is also imprisoned as a terrorist…


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Obama sacrifices his principles to Amanda Waller…
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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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