“Just Seen The Green Lantern Trailer…Why Is He Not A Black Guy?”

John Stewart > Hal Jordan ANY DAY

But of those who have, they are more likely to have come across Green Lantern on the more recent Justice League cartoons, than have read the comic. And the Green Lantern who appears in that cartoon? John Stewart. A human Green Lantern – who happens to be black. The choice of Lantern was clearly made to diversify the otherwise horrendously white (and green) team – something that has often not bothered the comic book version.”