September 4, 2012
Character Simon Baz, DC Comics most prominent Arab-American superhero, is featured on the November 2012 cover of the latest Green Lantern series. The character and creator share Lebanese ancestry and hail from the Detroit area, which boasts one of the largest and oldest Arab communities in the United States.
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When DC Comics decided to blow up its fabled universe and create a brave, diverse future, Geoff Johns drew from the past for a new character: his own background as an Arab-American.