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Old 11-16-2018, 10:35 AM   #10
Trey Strain
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Originally Posted by Star-Lantern View Post
Looking back on things, Guy Gardner is pretty awesome, and I think he's a great character to have around. He hasn't been that great to me lately (I don't really care that much for him from the Johns era and after, I've realized), but back in the '80s and early 90s, a lot of cool stuff was done with him. It would be a travesty if DC axed him and left Baz, who I see as utterly worthless.

I'll be honest, I do miss the days when it was Hal Jordan, John Stewart, and Guy Gardner. I've been reading some old Gerard Jones comics lately, and I think those three characters played off of and complimented each other really well. Say what you will about Jones (and I certainly won't defend him), I do believe he wrote some of the strongest stuff Green Lantern has had, and regardless of whatever else, I won't take that away from him.

Things have gotten way out of hand with the number of GLs these days, and all the characters suffer for it.
I agree with all that. Adding Kyle was a blunder but it's too late to undo that, so putting him in Titans is the best solution.

To me the best era of GL was with Hal, Guy and John -- Englehart through Jones. My biggest beef with Johns is that he depicted himself as the greet restorer, but in fact he didn't respect anything that any previous writer had done.

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