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


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.


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…


Obama sacrifices his principles to Amanda Waller…
SSQUADREB-1-5-2a668After all it was she who had Simon Baz so imprisoned…-020

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