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DC Comics Creates Dearborn-Based Arab American "Green Lantern"

September 6th, 2012



DC Comics is adding a new character to its universe, this week. The latest issue of the Green Lantern will feature the superhero as an Arab-American man from Dearborn. The new character was created by Michigan native Geoff Johns – one of the top talents at DC comics. Matthew Jaber Stiffler is a researcher at the Arab American National Museum. He spoke to WDET’s Rob St. Mary about the new comic book character and Arab American representation in the media.

(click the audio like above to hear the interview)

Geoff Johns Book Signing
Friday, September 7th 5-7pm
Green Brain Comics
13210 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn, MI

NOTE: Signing is by ticket only. Tickets are limited and available only at Green Brain Comics.

Geoff Johns Presentation
Saturday, September 8th 4-6pm
Arab American National Museum
13624 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn, MI

NOTE: The presentation is free. Seating is first come, first served.