Guy Gardner (New Earth)

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Real Name

Guy Darrin Gardner

Main Alias

Green Lantern

Other Aliases

[ 1 ], Green Lantern 2814.2,

Guy Joseph Gardner, Warrior, The Gardner, Green Lantern 2814.2, Red Lantern


Mace Gardner (brother), Roland Gardner (father), Peggy Gardner (mother), Joe Gardner (clone)


Green Lantern Corps, Star Sapphire Corps Justice League International · formerly Red Lantern Corps

Base Of Operations

New York City, New York Oa · formerly Baltimore





Public Identity


Human / Vuldarian hybrid



Marital Status



Green Lantern Honor Guard, formerly Social Worker, Special Education Teacher, Bar Owner





[ 2 ]


[ 2 ]







Earth-One · New Earth


Sector 2814


Kyle Rayner ( New Earth )


John Broome · Gil Kane

First Appearance
Green Lantern Vol 2 #59
(March, 1968)
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Guy Gardner is a top member of the Green Lantern Corps, and the second base one to be chosen from Earth. He has besides been a penis of Justice League International, and has gone by the name Warrior at one point in his career.

early animation

Main article: Yesterday’s Sins Guy Gardner was born in Baltimore, Maryland to parents Roland and Peggy Gardner. His beget was an abusive alcoholic, and frequently beat the unseasoned Guy while idolizing his aged buddy Mace. [ 3 ] Mace finally became a bull. After years of taking beatings and trying to impress his parents, Guy finally gave up. If he could not be ampere good as his brother, he decided to do the face-to-face. Guy turned into a adolescent delinquent, frequently getting into fuss and breaking the police. An outlaw and a condemnable, he was constantly going in and out of adolescent hallway. [ 4 ] After his 18th birthday, his brother ultimately straightened him out. When Guy stole a car, preferably than let him go to city imprison, Mace beat the mariner out of him, told him to stop making people ashamed of him, get some real clothes and a decent job. He loaned Guy some money, and told him it was the last time anybody else was going to look out for him. Guy started working hard in school again, got a job and paid his direction through college. He took his aggression out playing undergraduate football at the University of Michigan. [ 5 ] Later, his brother Mace was revealed to be a dirty collar after drug dealers shot him and left him paraplegic. Rather than continue be, Mace committed suicide by drowning himself in a river. Guy Gardner went on to graduate a Liberal Arts Major from college, with degrees in both psychology and education. For a time he worked counseling prisoners, before settling into a more permanent wave job as a gymnasium teacher for children in special department of education. [ 6 ] Eventually, when Guy ‘s father was dying of liver failure, the two would make peace and spend a workweek in concert before the old man passed aside. [ 7 ] [ 8 ]

Back-Up Green Lantern

When the former Green Lantern of Sector 2814, an foreigner named Abin Sur crash-landed on earth, he had to choose person to replace him concisely before he died. [ 9 ] The two most desirable men on the satellite to pass his ring on to were Guy Gardner, and Hal Jordan. Hal was chosen because at the meter he was closer to the crash-site, becoming the beginning Green Lantern of Earth about strictly by chance. Should anything ever happen to Hal, or should he be ineffective to fulfill his duties, Guy Gardner would be Earth ‘s Green Lantern. After finding this out, Hal journeyed to Baltimore and joined the Men ‘s Club where Guy practiced physical fitness. The two promptly became fast friends, although Jordan could not reveal his clandestine. [ 10 ] unfortunately, Guy was put out of deputation when he was hit by a bus, and the Guardians alternatively found a new backing for Hal in architect John Stewart. [ 11 ] Stewart went on a number of missions while Gardner was in the hospital. [ 12 ] [ 13 ] While he was still crippled, Guy Gardner would meet his longtime love-interest Kari Limbo, a itinerant womanhood with limited clairvoyant abilities. She told him that he had a great fortune ahead of him, and that one very black day of prime importance to him and all the global, he would be the last of a capital custom. [ 8 ] After Hal Jordan ‘s ring was damaged by the Crumbler, Guy Gardner had his prospect to become a Lantern at last. While Hal traveled to Oa to have it fixed, Guy worked in bicycle-built-for-two with greens Arrow to take down the dangerous Professor Ojo. however, when Hal ‘s might battery exploded in his face, he disappeared from the earthly region and was believed to be dead. [ 14 ] Hal Jordan consoled Kari Limbo for Guy ‘s death, and the two lento began to build an attraction to each other. [ 15 ] Finally, after a near-death experience, Hal Jordan proposed to Kari. [ 16 ] On the day of their marry, it was discovered that Guy Gardner had actually been transported to the Phantom Zone. Brainwashed by the Zoners, he teamed up with General Zod against Green Lantern and Superman. Hal was scantily able to leave the Zone alive with an unconscious mind Superman, and returning to Earth, he found Kari would no longer marry him if Guy Gardner was distillery alive. [ 17 ] When Hal went back into the Zone to rescue Guy, he found Sinestro had kidnapped him and taken him to the Antimatter Universe of Qward. After doing battle with his arch-nemesis, Hal finally brought Gardner back. however, he was in a comatose vegetative state that he would not come out of for several years. [ 18 ]

possible future

Both Hal Jordan and Booster Gold had been shown visions of the path history would have taken if Guy had indeed been chosen as the foremost Green Lantern, as he has so much wish. inevitably, he would have died of a scandalmongering plague while on a deputation to the satellite of Ghera. The Guardians have revealed to Hal that even if he had been chosen second, Jordan would still be the fleeceable Lantern of Earth fairly promptly. [ 10 ] however, this is late elaborated upon. As Guy is an instrumental figure in the War of Light, his early death would cause a butterfly effect condemning most of the population. The Sinestro Corps would have won the Sinestro Corps War, and gone on to conquer every satellite they see … leading to a worldly concern where Sinestro rules all. This is averted by Booster Gold and Rip Hunter, in one of their time-traveling missions. [ 7 ]

green Lantern Corps

crisis on Infinite Earths

Main article: Crisis on Infinite Earths During the Crisis on Infinite Earths, Guy last stirred from his coma. [ 19 ] possibly brain damaged, he wished to take back the power gang and the championship that should rightfully have been his. [ 20 ] At the clock time, Hal Jordan had decided to retire, [ 21 ] and John Stewart was the active Green Lantern of Earth. [ 22 ] Gardner and Jordan fought over Abin Sur ‘s grave, in a dramatic confrontation as Guy believed Hal was intentionally responsible for his problems. [ 23 ] Although the Guardians of the Universe required an extra Green Lantern for the time of Crisis, Hal was disable for the job as he had drop out. Guy Gardner finally got what he wanted … he was a green Lantern at final. [ 24 ] [ 25 ] For the foremost time in history, the Guardians were divided. Half of them believed that they should act to preserve biography, while the others argued that the Crisis was inevitable and fourth dimension should not be wasted fighting it. Matters were further complicated when a third of them were killed by the Anti-Monitor. [ 26 ] Guy was given a mission by one cabal of the Guardians to destroy the moon of Qward where the Anti-Monitor had been born. [ 27 ] To do this, he had to assemble a strike team of supervillains and invade the Antimatter Universe. Hal Jordan was even deputized to aid him. ridicule picked up the Shark, Sonar, Goldface, Throttle, Blindside and Hector Hammond. [ 28 ] After Gardner had already gone through, the other Guardians discovered that destroying the moon of Qward would undo the Anti-Monitor ‘s tether to the mortal universe, and make him much more knock-down. Although acting on orders, Guy had to be stopped at all costs. All Lanterns available were sent to the Antimatter Universe, and there was a cataclysmal battle for the destiny of the population between the Green Lantern Corps, Guy and his villains, and the deadly Weaponers of Qward. Finally, before he could destroy it, John Stewart put Guy down with his ring, and the universe was saved from destruction for a second time that day. In addition to the two others, Hal Jordan was besides reinstated in his official capacity. [ 29 ] In the consequence, Gardner concisely went missing. [ 30 ] still bearing a grudge against Hal, and believing himself mean to be the last true Green Lantern, he teamed up with Star Sapphire and Hector Hammond. Although defeated, disgraced, and wanted dead at this point by closely half the galaxy for his actions during the Crisis, they distillery saw electric potential in Gardner, and kept him on as a Lantern. The Guardians took a brief impart from the universe along with their female counterparts the Zamarons, and Guy was assigned to be mentored by the remaining deadly defender … Appa Ali Apsa, on Maltus. [ 31 ]


Main article: Legends During Legends, Guy Gardner finally returned to Earth. He declared himself drawing card of the Green Lantern Corps of Earth, and did battle with the seven other Lanterns stationed there for domination : Hal Jordan, John Stewart, Kilowog, Katma Tui, Arisia, Salakk and Ch ‘ p. He was subdued by Honor Guards Apros and K’ryssma, intending to remove him from the Corps permanently under Appa ‘s rigid orders. however, after a plea from Kari Limbo convinced the other Lanterns to vouch for Guy, Appa was persuaded to allow him to continue his career, in the hopes that he would one day reach the full potential he had been selected for. [ 32 ] On Apokolips, Darkseid sent his agent Glorious Godfrey to Earth intending to sway peoples ‘ minds against the superheroes, leading to crimson anti-vigilante rioting and protests which Guy about became a victim of. [ 33 ] As nonmigratory Green Lantern, he was selected by Doctor Fate to be function of a final team to fight against Godfrey ‘s gang in Washington, D.C. despite a presidential edict banning superhero activities. [ 34 ] Fighting against the Apokoliptian Warhounds, they finally managed to break Godfrey ‘s restraint over the populace. Although most of the other heroes immediately forgave those who had fought against them, Gardner insisted that the thinker command could not have taken root if there was not an already deep-rooted misgiving for their kind. The heroes present that day decided to band together as a fresh team to fight for justice. [ 35 ] As the previous Justice League had recently been disbanded, [ 36 ] they would go on to form a new incarnation, Justice League International. Before making his decision, he interacted with his fellow Lanterns again during Green Lantern Corps: Red Lantern. Kilowog was brainwashed by a russian descry into joining the Soviet Union, where he helped Mikhail Gorbachev create the Rocket Red Brigade. [ 37 ] Guy Gardner personally made it his mission to invade Russia and take care of the problem, despite the danger of causing an external incident. Kari Limbo attempted to dissuade him, but in his brain-damaged submit he did not feel the lapp sexual love for her he once had. [ 38 ] He single-handed took on both the mislead Kilowog and all seven Rocket Reds, in the process rescuing prisoners-of-war John Stewart and Katma Tui. however, once Kilowog saw the clean of oppression, he realized the mistake of his ways and was forced to fight his close personal supporter Rocket Red # 1 to the death. Although the political orientation of the West had arguably triumphed once more that sidereal day, the Lanterns all agreed that what they truly learned was that war is hell. [ 39 ]

Justice League International

Main article: Justice League International Guy ‘s run in JLI was full moon of constant personality shifts and endless argue between team members. This led to a contend with Lobo, [ 40 ] the sucker-punching of Blue Beetle during a boxing catch, [ 41 ] and finally him quitting the team after being “ belittled ” by Superman. [ 42 ] Gardner was romantically involved with his mate Leaguer Ice, even learning some rudimentary norwegian. Their kinship ended with her death at the hands of the Overmaster, but late events have led to her resurrection .

A New Beginning

Guy Gardner became a establish member of the new Justice League along with Batman, Martian Manhunter, Doctor Fate, Captain Marvel, Blue Beetle, Mister Miracle, Black Canary and Doctor Light. [ 43 ] Although Guy made repeated attempts to gain authority of the group, Batman rebuked him at every turn. These challenges culminated in a fist-fight between the two, excellently ending in a one-punch hard by the Dark Knight putting Gardner to sleep for several hours. [ 44 ] Hal Jordan was shown to be staunchly against Guy ‘s membership in the League, but president Maxwell Lord chose not to heed his warnings. [ 45 ] After waking up from Batman ‘s punch, Guy was shown to have a balmy split-personality disorderliness induced by oral sex injury. He switched back and forth between his normal aggressive self and a much kind, fresh and docile persona whenever he received a serious coke to the skull. [ 46 ] Earlier missions for the League involving international relations with the Soviet Union would reveal Guy as politically rightist, and a vocal preach of the policies of Ronald Reagan .
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yellow Power Ring

After Hal Jordan returned to Earth from a drawn-out last out in extinct space, he attempted to persuade Guy to allow him to have his sector back. An excessively confident Guy refused to listen to reason, and rather insisted that they make the decision in a one no-holds-barred fight in the streets of New York, without their rings. Gardner lost to Jordan in a punch-out, and was forced to give up his ring and quit the Corps. [ 47 ] He would go out in search of a modern weapon .

Guy Gardner Reborn

Main article: Guy Gardner Reborn
Guy refused to believe he could never be a hero again, and was not deterred by losing his powers. alternatively, he went through a act of efforts to reinvent himself. He tried to clean up all of the crime surrounding Times Square using nothing but his fists and his machismo. After getting beaten up by Black Hand and his crowd, he realized he would need a new doodad. At first gear, he visited the New Guardians, although he was kicked off their island by Gloss for flirting with her. He then tried to become a gun-toting anti-hero with an excessively large sum of guns, but gave that up when malfunctioning weaponry forced him to flee from a fight with Goldface. visibly annoy, he besides turned down an offer to be General Glory ‘s newfangled buddy. finally, he recalled that the Weaponers of Qward were celebrated for crafting Sinestro ‘s power call. Using the help of G’nort to make him a ship, he journeyed into quad and teamed up with Lobo. [ 1 ] together, the two bruisers went to the Antimatter Universe of Qward on Lobo ‘s Spacehog and beat up a planet fully of Qwardians before learning that Sinestro ‘s hoop was actually still on Oa … traveling back, they realized that they had unwittingly lead the Weaponers directly to the Guardians for a gigantic invasion. [ 48 ] During the massive battle that ensued, the Green Lantern Corps were about decimated by the invaders. Guy found the Crypts of the Green Lantern Corps, and had a battle of wills with the Soul of Sinestro for control of his Qwardian Power Ring. After wrestling it from his hands, Gardner single-handed put down the attackers and drove them back to Qward with arguably the most mighty weapon in the universe. Although they were glad that their home satellite was safe, the Guardians of the Universe remained highly worry about what they had unleashed upon the universe by allowing Guy to wield therefore much energy. [ 49 ] Unlike a k Lantern Ring, a Qwardian Power Ring is more herculean because it has no weaknesses. The yellow gang did not use a battery to recharge, but actually needed to be used against Green Lanterns to restore power. Gardner found this out by accident when a penis of the GLC fought him while he had absolutely no ability. [ 50 ] As the chicken call of Sinestro spoke Sinestro ‘s native language, Gardner was entirely ineffective to communicate with the ring, although it seemed to understand him to a degree. It would former be revealed during the War of Light that the yellow rings are operated not by self-control, but by their holder ‘s ability to instill great fear. For Guy Gardner to be able to use it so well is … well, it is actually really not all that surprising .

A New Guy in Town

back on land, Guy started a whole new chapter of his animation. He relaunched his crusade to clean up New York City, and promptly became recognized as the most dangerous hero around strictly for his collateral damage. Although his actions were widely panned by many including the newsworthiness media and his peers, he developed a big degree of newfound popularity from citizens who believed his pitiless determination in crime-fighting was much needed. A group of aliens who were attempting to start their own intergalactic police-for-hire to rival groups like the Green Lanterns, Darkstars and L.E.G.I.O.N. asked Guy Gardner to be their supporter and top hatchet man. He agreed to work for them, on the condition that they refer to themselves as the “ Gardners of the Universe, ” and besides that they wear his haircut. This gave him an income, and he was able to move out of his small apartment with General Glory and even hire himself a promotion agent. He had everything he wanted in addition to his champion career, office, wealth, and deference. [ 51 ] Working on his own now, he first went after Goldface to tie up their past feud. Although Hal Jordan and Tom Kalmaku were besides working the case at the clock time, Guy insisted that he would be the one to beat Goldface first, baiting the fleeceable Lantern into a contest. Using a combination of his brains, brawns, and fighting skills, Guy actually took Goldface down before Jordan could, even after his surround had been stolen, proving he could show Hal up on his own terms. [ 52 ]

death of Superman

Main article: Death of Superman It was while he had the jaundiced office call that Doomsday first gear appeared. Gardner was with the Justice League at the time, and when Doomsday caused Blue Beetle ‘s craft to crash, Gardner did not wait for the respite of the team. He charged directly in, and was cursorily overwhelmed by Doomsday, who pummeled him badly before tearing through the rest of the team. [ 53 ] Guy, his face beaten so badly he could scantily see, continued in the fight, but was put down again. [ 54 ] Guy was forced to sit the perch of the conflict out, taken off in an ambulance, but insisting that Superman put Doomsday down. [ 55 ] Superman and the monster finally killed each other in single battle. [ 56 ] Guy, although never close friends with the Man of Steel, mourned his death along with the respite of the League. [ 57 ] He gathered for Superman ‘s funeral in Metropolis and walked in the honor guard along with the League. [ 58 ] shortly thereafter, while in Chicago, Guy became mindful of four super-powered beings all claim to be Superman returned from the dead. Infuriated at what he regarded as pretenders disrespecting the memory of Superman, Guy decided to take action. He went to Metropolis and encountered “ The final Son of Krypton ” ( subsequently revealed to be the Eradicator ) and challenged him to a competitiveness. Impressed with the shaded Superman ‘s art and with the brutality he exhibited in defeating some park thugs, Guy was willing to endorse him as the real man of Steel. When the Cyborg Superman framed the Eradicator for the end of Coast City, Guy was the one extremity of the League who refused to believe the charge. however, he went along with the league when they were lured away from Earth in a ruse by the Cyborg. [ 59 ] He rallied together with many other heroes to fight the Parasites during Bloodlines, but was captured by their drawing card the Taker along with everybody else. [ 60 ] After being rescued by the New Bloods, he would help toss the gigantic freak directly into the sunlight, ensuring that it could nobelium longer harm anyone else again. [ 61 ]


After a visit back home to Baltimore, and finding out for the first time that his father was dead before he could confront the old man about his years of misuse, Guy determined to reinvent himself once again, give himself a new spirit, and let the universe know that he was back. Wearing an update leather jacket, gloves, boots and a logo on his chest of drawers, he became Guy Gardner : Warrior. [ 62 ]

Emerald Twilight

Main article: Emerald Twilight After Coast City was destroyed by Mongul and Cyborg Superman during Reign of the Supermen !, [ 63 ] Hal Jordan, the greatest green Lantern, turned insane. Determining that the Guardians of the Universe were bad leaders after they blocked his attempts to recreate his base, he went on a rampage destroying the integral Green Lantern Corps. Traveling to Oa, Hal murdered the Guardians, Kilowog, Sinestro, destroyed the Central Power Battery and left the stay of the Corps for all in. He began calling himself Parallax. [ 64 ] With the few remaining energies, Guardian Ganthet chose Kyle Rayner to become the death green Lantern. Guy has claimed that he was offered the side beginning, but turned it down. [ 65 ] Because of the actions of Parallax, Guy ‘s ring experienced a massive might surge and burned out, leaving him without a method of recharging it. Realizing it was unreliable, he asked Blue Beetle to help him, and began reluctantly wearing one of Booster Gold ‘s prototype exo-skeletons based on Kilowog ‘s plan for the Rocket Red Armor. [ 66 ] Alan Scott informed him of the calamity that had taken place on Oa. [ 67 ] Deciding to lead a hand-pick squadron to ground zero, Guy took Alan Scott, Captain Atom, Martian Manhunter, Wonder Woman, the Ray, Arisia and Ferrin Colos. They met and quickly found themselves outmatched by the persuasiveness of Parallax. [ 68 ] After a concluding struggle between Guy Gardner and Hal Jordan, Guy was defeated, and his ring destroyed by Hal ‘s augment powers. Depowered again, he was calmly sent back to Earth unconscious mind. [ 69 ] On a research for powers once again, he journeyed deep into the heart of Africa pursuing his superheroics. A legendary river was said to possess the powers of history ‘s greatest fighters, which it would imbue to those who had the genuine center of a warrior. Guy joined the party of Buck Wargo on his quest. [ 70 ] Braving Nazis, Zombies and Dinosaurs he finally sipped the “ water of the warriors ” and found great powers unlocked within him. Surrounding paintings seemed to depict him as some sort of big prophecized local bomber of myth. curtly subsequently, he was closely crushed by a gigantic boulder and apparently killed. He immediately came spinal column from the feel covered in foreign bolshevik armor that had been activated by the trauma. [ 71 ]

Zero Hour

Main article: Zero Hour now that he had powers again, Guy was able to answer the call when the universe was destroyed by a “ crisis in time ”. Parallax had achieved near omnipotence and was using his powers to destroy the timestream with the purpose of remaking a worldly concern that would be perfect in his own eyes. [ 72 ] Superman rallied the heroes of the global in Metropolis to prevent the collapse of reality as they knew it, and stop the cosmic terror Extant. Guy offered to lead the group but was immediately turned down. This was besides his first meet with Kyle Rayner. He saw the electric potential in the Crisis to undo the atrocities Hal had committed and bring the Corps back. [ 73 ] Requiring extra firepower, he was shocked to find that the newly armor his body was covered in could besides generate weapons based on his think commands. [ 74 ] Flung through time along with Steel, Batgirl and Supergirl, he went on an odyssey through history before returning to the deliver. Through the years, they met Anthro, the Rough Bunch, Space Ranger and the Blackhawk Squadron. Another trip took him to one of his earlier dates with Kari Limbo, although having an identical self in the same prison term period made his armor go amiss. He was besides taken to the day Coast City was destroyed, and watched the love of his life Kari die before his very eye. [ 75 ] Fissures widened, and Guy was one of the handful of heroes in the last pocket of world when Parallax actually revealed himself. [ 76 ] Clearly the most song against Jordan ‘s try reclamation of the universe, Guy was tempted by promises of a better universe, but ultimately refused the idea that something good could come of cosmic genocide. green Arrow shoot Parallax and ended his campaign, then the stallion universe was naturally rebooted at the Big Bang by the Spectre. Taken back to the regular world by Waverider, he discovered in the battle his armor had been lost and was replaced with foreign bark patterns that seemed to manifest the same abilities. [ 77 ] The rest of Justice League International fought Cadre during the events of Judgment Day, and Ice was tragically murdered by Overmaster. [ 78 ] As they were on fail at the time, Guy would not find out until importantly after it had happened .

Vuldarian bequest

Gardner discovered that his past was not what he thought it was. He was actually the descendant of a space-traveling race called the Vuldarians. This discovery finally led him to discover new powers within himself. These powers allowed him to resume his role as a superhero. [ 79 ] He besides established a superhero subject bar called Warriors, as both a source of income and a base between his adventures. [ 80 ] His early days as Warrior saw him struggling with his newfound powers. He had difficulty changing his consistency to any kind of weapon, and these transformations sometimes caused him trouble. After a breakdown that led to a confrontation with Superman and Supergirl, [ 81 ] with some soul-searching help from his ancestor, [ 82 ] Gardner last came into his own, able to use his new powers and was able to form barely about any tactical non-energy based weapon from his body, from guns to bombs, deoxyadenosine monophosphate well as absorb some forms of energy and redirect them through his respective “ weapons ”. Another ability, the cognition of warriors from across space and clock, was rarely used. It was during this time that Gardner fought against Dementor, a “ brother ” of sorts, in that he was besides a product of Vuldarian breed. Dementor was sent to Hell, but finally revealed that he was the one creditworthy for Gardner ‘s ceaseless personality shifts. [ 83 ] He finally dealt with his “ syndicate ” [ 84 ], a well as revealed another side of his Vuldarian powers : the ability to heal mortal wounds, such as regenerating a heart. [ 85 ]

Our Worlds at War

Guy was apparently killed during Imperiex ‘s attack on Earth. [ 86 ] however he was late discovered to be trapped in a pouch of Hell known as The Gorge in General Zod ‘s country of Pokolistan and became the nefarious demonic overlord of the Gorge while plotting for a manner to be released. Gardner finally lured Superman and Krypto into the Gorge and tried to force them to release him from his station by having Superman take his plaza. Turns out the plan was a ruse to trick his minion known as Kancer to take the character as godhead of the Gorge, freeing himself and Superman from the demonic region while trapping Kancer in Hell everlastingly. [ 87 ] After freeing himself from this, his warrior powers were apparently boosted. He declared it was his job to do things heroes like Superman could not. After his old colleague Elongated Man ‘s wife Sue Dibny was murdered by a mysterious attacker in Identity Crisis, Guy attended her funeral along with most of the rest of the superhero residential district. All present were required to wear their costumes, and Guy wore his old green Lantern attire from his days in the League. [ 88 ]

return to the Corps


Main article: Green Lantern: Rebirth ultimately, Hal Jordan came back to life and brought the rest of the Green Lanterns with him in a climactic conflict involving the Parallax entity and the Spectre impel. In a foreign attack at Warriors, all of his Vuldarian powers and DNA were overwrite when he was possessed by Parallax. [ 89 ] Jordan ‘s ring duplicated itself to provide him with one, and in an explosion at the Justice League Watchtower, Guy ultimately became a green Lantern once again. [ 90 ] He shook off the influence of Parallax when he was able to recognize and acknowledge fear. [ 91 ] While the newly reformed and resurrected Jordan was dealing with problems from Batman, Guy delightedly witnessed Hal catch Bats off guard with a correct hook. Parallax possessed the last persist defender, Ganthet, and Hal Jordan, Guy Gardner, John Stewart, Kyle Rayner and Kilowog did battle with the freak. In a antic display of ring-work, the five Lanterns won the day and restored energies to the Central Power Battery of Oa, reigniting the flames of the Corps. [ 92 ] Although their relationship had previously been antagonistic, Guy is now regularly friends with his colleague Lanterns, albeit still in his own gruff expressive style .


Main article: Green Lantern Corps: Recharge A new earned run average has begun, and the Green Lantern Corps goes back into action, and starts recruiting new members. This time, with a sum of 7200 Lanterns at all times, two for each space sector. Having ultimately proven himself as one of the best, Guy, along with Kilowog and Kyle Rayner, is selected to act as an teacher to the thousands of rookies now pouring in. [ 93 ] One of the merely veteran Lanterns give at this all-important orient in Corps history, Guy was besides responsible for a number of pressing missions at the time. As the universe was being tear apart by the Rann-Thanagar War at the time, they were sent to Mogo to prevent an invasion from the opposing forces. [ 94 ] The Spider Guild captured new recruit Soranik Natu, and took her prisoner in the Vega System, off-limits to Lanterns. Despite a centuries erstwhile treaty with the Psions of Vega, Guy and Kyle rescued her from her imprisonment. And were immediately ambushed by bounty hunters Bolphunga and Fatality, out for the prices on their heads. [ 95 ] The fight lead directly to the Guild Nest, where they had to fight both the hunters and armies of gigantic alien spiders. Along with Isamot Kol and Vath Sarn, the six Lanterns escaped from Vega and made it back into their own district. They realized that the Guild was involved in a complicated plot to compress stars into black holes and steal for world power, with designs on Oa for its future invasion. Code Zero. [ 96 ] This culminated in a all-out Spider Guild rape that required every one available Lantern to fight. Most of the rookies hush could not overcome the chicken impurity in their rings, and had difficulty targeting the chiefly golden warships. Hal Jordan and John Stewart even showed up for the struggle. Rallying their forces together, Guy Gardner took control of the stallion Corps, delivered a lecture at the Central Power Battery to unite their tactics, and led them to triumphant victory underneath his strategies. Working as one gigantic team, and concentrating all of their self-control in unison, they turned their plot back on the Spiders and obliterated the hive mind with the very explosion they had intended to use on the Guardians. Afterward, Guy received both great praise and great demerits. The Guardians noted that beneath his beastly outside lied exceeding qualities that warranted their special attention, and he was promoted to “ Lantern Number One ” of the Corps Honor Guard, not restricted to any sector. however, on the other pass, for breaking as many rules as he had, and committing what was effectively a mutiny to usurp command, he was in necessitate of some reprimand. Guy Gardner ‘s new placement was effective immediately, but he was besides denied shore leave for a broad class as punishment. The Corps was back, and stronger than it ever had been ahead. [ 97 ]

Infinite crisis

Main article: Infinite Crisis Around the second great crisis, Guy was a give force out throughout. His old friend Blue Beetle was murdered by Maxwell Lord during Lord ‘s beastly takeover of Checkmate. [ 98 ] Teaming up with early former Leaguers, Guy helped investigate the murder during the OMAC Project. [ 99 ] Alongside Booster Gold, Fire, Metamorpho and Mary Marvel he fought the OMACs attempting to destroy all superheroes. Another of his old friends Rocket Red was murdered by the robots. [ 100 ] He besides took rate in a last stand with numerous other heroes trying to face down a many OMACs as they could. At last, while they were battling, Sasha Bordeaux managed to shut the visualize down. [ 101 ] Former nemesis Despero was captured during the Crisis of Conscience, and Guy got to poke a stick at him through a cage, much to the galactic conqueror ‘s humiliate. [ 102 ] In the company of G’nort, who was trying to organize Rann – Thanagar peace talks after his planet had been destroyed in their battle, Guy met his old enemies the Tormocks once again. [ 103 ] They were taking advantage of the Crisis to completely wipe out the Vuldarians, but Guy intervened, and single-handed saved the dying race from extinction. [ 104 ] Next, he was working in the Polaris Galaxy at the climax of the Rann-Thanagar War as a widening rupture into the Multiverse opened up at the new center of the population. [ 105 ] After the Battle of Metropolis, when Superboy-Prime intended to fly through Oa at light accelerate and recreate the Big Bang, Guy led the Green Lantern Corps ‘ resist against him. Although a total of thirty-two Lanterns were killed in natural process by the rampage Kryptonian, they slowed him down farseeing enough for Superman to catch up to him and stop him. Superboy-Prime was imprisoned in the middle of a Red Sun Eater obtained through Donna Troy, and fifty dollar bill Lanterns were posted precaution around him at all times. Guy Gardner was asked to give the chief speech at the ceremony for the fallen subsequently. [ 106 ] Throughout the following year, he made several appearances on Earth although he was largely confined to space missions. He made it to the address Superman was supposed to give after the crisis to the lie of the hero community. [ 107 ] Guy managed to return to his home planet in time for Christmas that year american samoa well. [ 108 ] He besides helped save lives during the rain of the supermen, when the people of Lex Luthor ‘s Everyman Project simultaneously lost their powers during fledge and came crashing down to the streets below. [ 109 ] After Black Adam went on a rampage and started World War III, Guy was one of the big number of heroes who attempted to put him down. [ 110 ] [ 111 ]

One year late

Main article: One Year Later surprisingly, although he met with prejudice from about all early Lanterns, Hal found forgiveness in Guy for his actions as Parallax before anyone else. Guy tied helped Hal in a fist-fight that broke out with Turytt and Horoq Nnot in the cafeteria over his past actions, which earned him further disciplinary infractions. Given a probability at redemption when he discovered Tomar-Tu was still alive, Hal asked the Guardians ‘ permission to go on a recovery mission for the Lost Lanterns he had cast into space. Because they were in forbid territory, he was denied his request, but Hal and Guy decided to go anyhow during “ Revenge of the Green Lanterns “. Their search took them to the Manhunters ‘ homeworld of Biot, where they realized that the man who had been holding their friends prisoner was Cyborg Superman. [ 112 ] Hal freed the Lanterns he was responsible for, Ke’Haan, Boodikka, General Kreon, Laira, Graf Toren, Hannu, and Jack T. Chance. Arisia and Chaselon were besides discovered. Guy had been knocked out by the Cyborg, and submit to nanites which bonded him with one of the great Manhunter robots. [ 113 ] The Lost Lanterns broke him out with a great deal of effort, and Graf Toren rescued him. Guy organized a full moon elimination with all of the dozens of get Lanterns on the satellite, got everyone clear, and then Hal and Arisia exploded the planet just as the group escaped. Covering for Jordan, Guy told the Guardians that as an Honor Guard he had authorized the mission himself. Lanterns of his authority are allowed to break the rules three times before ejection. As his punishment, Salakk assigned him to Prime-Duty, one calendar month of monitoring the Red Sun Eater imprisoning Superboy-Prime. [ 114 ] After his year of punishment was complete, Guy Gardner was cook for some long-awaited prop up leave. The last mission he had to perform was aiding Soranik Natu on Betrassus, helping fight the treacherous Prince Ragnar. This led to the initiation of Princess Iolande into the Corps. [ 115 ] ultimately, he was allowed some vacation time on the Restoria planet in Sector 3241. Bolphunga the Unrelenting, who had apparently been tracking him for some time, took pleasure in interrupting his stay. Having left his band in the hotel safe which he was unable to access, Guy had to fight and evade the bounty hunter using only his wits and his reflex. He last got it back by using his old college football skills to intercept it in the air while Bolphunga was about to take it, efficaciously getting the cliff on him. [ 116 ] a rested as he could expect to be, Guy ‘s adjacent mission was to fight against Ranx the Sentient City and the Children of the White Lobe teaming up with Chthos-Chthas Chthatis. [ 117 ] Mogo was infected by the virus Despotellis. normally in charge of providing therapy and relaxation for Lanterns on land bequeath, the minor planet began brainwashing them to his own purposes. Kilowog and Green Man were both briefly driven harebrained and attacked their comrades. [ 118 ] Lanterns Quond and Tanakata Z were found murdered concisely after implicating Guy Gardner as their killer. Talking with Mogo subsequently about the faithlessly accusations, rather of the convention therapeutic imagination, he was confronted by a manufacture of his abusive father. [ 119 ] Gardner was the first to resist the heed control and warn the others of Mogo ‘s instability. Since Isamot Kol noticed earlier that something strange was happening on Mogo, he allows Guy to speak, and Guy decides to summon Soranik Natu to examine Mogo. Guy then fought together with Natu, Vath Sarn, Isamot, and Bzzd, and faced Despotellis even as he possessed Kilowog, and excised him from their friends. Mogo destroyed the entire infect area on his coat by colliding with an asteroid. Although their enemy had been defeated, and the Corps was safe once again, the virus heralded the coming of the Sinestro Corps shortly before being driven out. [ 120 ]

The Corpse

For a short time, Guy was sent to work with “ The Corpse “, the acme secret Black Ops division of the Green Lanterns, unknown to the general public. Run by a Durlan named Von Daggle, it was kept thus calm that in all of his years as a Lantern Guy had never even heard of it before. Along with another recruit, R’amey Holl, they attempted to prevent the Dominators from wielding one of the universe ‘s greatest weapons. This division has no official ties to the Corps, receive no backup or aid, work wholly clandestine, have no ethical standards in their practices, and die alone if they were caught. Daggle attempted to stop one of the Dominion who had gained god-like powers through ace science. Guy was supposed to assassinate a Khund telepath, but had difficulty reconciling himself to murder. The animal took advantage of this, and about killed him. He would be nursed back to health by the spiritual powers of R’amey Holl, who appeared to be in love with him. The god-like Dominator traveled to Earth, where he intended to avenge his ancestors. together, the three beat him into submission, and R’amey executed him on the spot. Guy was denied membership by Daggle, and told he had failed their tests because he was weak. Gardner said he would have refused anyhow because killing criminals is the slowly way out, and he was proud of himself for not living up to their standards. Gardner ‘s memory is wiped to forget the incident, and he returns to his regular duties with no memories of the things he had seen. [ 121 ]

War of Light

Sinestro Corps War

Main article: Sinestro Corps War
During the Sinestro Corps War, the Sinestro Corps launched an invasion against Oa and decimated the Lanterns stationed there. Parallax took possession of Kyle Rayner, and brought him rear to their base on Qward. [ 122 ] Both Guy and John Stewart were captured in conflict by Parallax a well. [ 123 ] Lyssa Drak held them both prisoner deep underground and subjected them to their worst fears. [ 124 ] They are freed by Hal Jordan and the Lost Lanterns, then blast their means out of the planet facing Sinestros left and right. Guy attacks Parallax, who about breaks his neck, but escapes unharmed. Disturbed by the cruelty of their enemies, the Guardians change the Book of Oa to allow deadly force to be used against all Sinestro Corps members. [ 125 ] As their ultimate go, Sinestro launches a all-out assault from the new Warworld onto Earth, the center of the Multiverse. Green Lantern Corps, Justice League of America, and Justice Society of America are all present for the struggle in New York City along with hundreds of others. Guy helps exorcise Parallax from Kyle, and the malefic entity is divided into four parts and contained within the four human ‘s power batteries. They say their oaths, and split up into teams. [ 126 ] At the climax of the epic poem confrontation in Manhattan, Guy fell on the spur of the moment violently ill. While everyone else was searching for a room to destroy the rampaging Anti-Monitor, Guy had the mind of dropping Warworld on him like a gigantic bomb calorimeter after detonating its core. This destroyed the Anti-Monitor ‘s containment suit, and Superman-Prime finished him off. Cyborg Superman was besides killed in the blast, and expressed gratitude for the ending of his liveliness. Near collapse and hacking up jaundiced all over the place, Guy was examined by Soranik Natu who determined he was under the determine of sentient bio-virus Despotellis. meanwhile, Sinestro was beaten in a fist fight against Hal Jordan, and Superman-Prime was banished from the population in an explosive blast of light by one of the dying Guardians. In a battle on a microscopic scale, Green Lantern Leezle Pon, a sentient smallpox virus battled against Despotellis in Guy ‘s bloodstream, finally winning out and saving his liveliness. Sinestro leadership defeated and the enemy Corps decimated, the Green Lanterns won the war and took back the population from the grapple of panic. A total of them stayed behind to clean up damage and rebuild the major cities that had been destroyed. Although he was prepared to use deadly force if absolutely necessary, Guy avoided giving into his basal instincts for the duration of the conflict. [ 127 ] now that Kyle Rayner was no longer Ion, he was assigned an Honor Guard put arsenic well and became Guy ‘s new collaborator. [ 128 ] concisely afterward the couple paid their respects to the dead at the Crypts of the Green Lantern Corps together. [ 129 ]

rejoinder of Ice

Ice, the erstwhile beloved of Guy Gardner ‘s life, was resurrected after years of being deceased during an affair between the Birds of Prey and the Secret Six. [ 130 ] In the consequence of the Sinestro Corps War, the two ex-lovers met once again in Times Square and shared a unmarried long and passionate kiss. Although Guy was ready and will to resume their kinship, Ice inactive needed time. Being dead for so long, she inactive needed to get her life back in holy order, and was not ready for a good attached kinship. Backing off to give her outer space, Guy arranged a proper date between them for precisely one month belated in the lapp spot. He besides insisted that he would be there for her whenever she needed him. [ 131 ] Kyle and Guy both got tired of their home-life on Earth, and decided to move to Oa to better suit their responsibilities as Honor Guards. Rebuilding his old destroy bar, Guy sets up a new Warriors restaurant for Lanterns to get solid food somewhere other than the cafeteria. Salakk requires some convert, but after a number of derogative remarks directed at them muses that their entertainment respect alone will be worth it. Before leaving Earth, Guy leaves a note on Ice ‘s bedside table explaining his disappearance. [ 132 ] As his first regular mission following the War, Guy and a phone number of other Lanterns were sent to catch the rogue Sinestro Rings and stop them before they could create any more havoc throughout the population. Arisia and Sodam Yat are taken prisoner and subjected to Black Mercy plants by Mongul and Duel Eknham. [ 133 ] The Honor Guards invaded Mongul ‘s planet along with Stel, Bzzd, Soranik Natu, Princess Iolande, Isamot Kol and Vath Sarn. cipher was lost in the rescue mission, but they distillery had to deal with the mother of all Black Mercies trying to protect her children. [ 134 ] After a drawn-out fight, they realized that the animal Mother Mercy was actually against Mongul ‘s custom of her plants to instill concern, and had lone been protecting herself. Mongul then ambushed the entire group with his mutate Mercies. [ 135 ] Left alone with Eknham guarding them, Gardner saw an opportunity and blew the Sinestro ‘s head off with a hoop blast, marking his first custom of madly force as a Lantern. All of the group tracked down and rape Mongul on his way to conquer another planet, and he was defeated by the sacrifice of Bzzd. Mother Mercy was inducted into the Lantern Corps to replace him, and the group flew back to Oa with a bantam coffin for their fallen companion. [ 136 ] Amidst great success, the new Warriors Bar finally opened up, serving only authentic american cuisine. While Guy had previously had a problem with the way Lantern chef Greet served up earth meals, the food was very popular when served correctly. soon after, eyeballs began raining from the skies … taken from mangle members of cub Lanterns ‘ families, killed by the Sinestro Corps. [ 137 ] While Guy was being sent out to investigate, Ice arrived on the planet days earlier, having hitched a ride with a boyfriend Lantern to meet up with him. unfortunately, Guy had to go out and find the killer whale, but Ice said she would be there waiting for him when he returned. Guy, Kyle, Kilowog and Saarek tracked down the Quintet, a group of buddy and baby Sinestros who they imprisoned in Sciencells. [ 138 ] Guy and Ice ultimately share their date together. He asks her to move in with him, and she declines, because she can not live in out space. The two argue about their feelings for each other, and although they both care vastly, there are plainly besides many complications. Both of them agree that their stream situations will make a relationship impossible, although in the future they both wish to continue things should they not be tied down by as many responsibilities. Guy has fellow Lantern Symon Terrynce escort Tora back to Earth. [ 139 ] As an Honor Guard, Guy is requested to accompany the Guardians of the Universe along with Arisia and Sodam Yat on a diplomatic deputation to the Star Sapphire Corps on Zamaron during “ Sins of the Star Sapphire “. Queen Aga’po and the Scarred Guardian argued about the value of love as an emotion, and Guy barely held the two back from instigating forcible conflict. Although they left safely from the planet, the Book of Oa would be rewritten that night to forbid physical relationships and love between Green Lanterns. Fresh off of his dissolution, this merely serves to make Guy bitter. [ 140 ]

final crisis

Main article: Final Crisis At the beginning of the Final Crisis, Orion of the New Gods was found murdered in a dumpster. martian Manhunter was besides killed by Libra. [ 141 ] Guy attended martian Manhunter ‘s funeral. [ 142 ] Alpha Lantern Kraken, at the time possessed by Granny Goodness, framed Hal Jordan for the murder of a God and the attempted mangle of his partner. He was taken off of active duty during the probe. [ 143 ] At the trial, Guy uncovered Goodness for the fraud she was and she assaulted the Guardians within their own bastion, attempting to take the powers of the Central Power Battery for the glory of Darkseid. Discovering that Earth was at the center of a judgment day singularity which could wipe out all being thanks to Darkseid ‘s machinations, Hal, Guy and Kyle all traveled back home with twenty-four hours to save the universe. [ 144 ] They faced reality heave and time distortions. [ 145 ] After Darkseid had been killed by Batman, they arrived for the ultimate confrontation between Mandrakk the Dark Monitor and Superman ‘s aggregate forces of the Multiverse. Along with his companion Lanterns, Guy helped drive a bet on made of pure self-control through the Dark Monitor ‘s heart, killing him once and for all. [ 146 ]

Emerald Eclipse

Main article: Emerald Eclipse
Sinestro was sentenced to death during “ Rage of the Red Lanterns “. Atrocitus, drawing card of the Red Lantern Corps, sent his minions out to ambush the convoy and take Sinestro for themselves. [ 147 ] After this confrontation, Guy helped bring in one of the Red Lantern Corps most powerful members, Vice. [ 148 ] He was still on Oa during the great Sciencell belly laugh. [ 149 ] At the time, the Guardians were on a deputation to Vega and the Orange Lantern Corps with Hal Jordan. [ 150 ] The belly laugh included a break unleashing every capture penis of the Sinestro Corps, american samoa well as any of hundreds of the Corps ‘ greatest enemies who had been imprisoned. [ 151 ] During the gigantic battle, Gardner actually briefly teamed up with his old enemy Bolphunga against the Sinestros, although he made it clear he still hated Guy. They last recaptured their enemies with the help of the Alpha Lantern Corps. [ 152 ] And then the Central Power Battery exploded. defender Scar, having switched allegiances to a newly master, destroyed it from within to take down Oa ‘s defensive shielding and make it more vulnerable to attack. The Lanterns regrouped, and started cleaning up the batch. Salaak brought Guy and Kyle ‘s attention to the actions of the Alpha Lanterns, and they realized that they were executing disarm prisoners. Alexander Nero was slaughtered correct before their eyes. The two Honor Guards made a stand against Chaselon, Green Man and Varix, Gardner peculiarly outraged at the ignore for the right to life, and the extent to which they were allowing the ideals of the Corps to slip. At beginning debating heatedly, and then putting themselves in the direction of the blasts. unable to convince the recently returning Guardians that their decrees were getting out of hand, they were forced to settle for only saving those who they had promised would be spared for helping them, Bolphunga and Kanjar Ro. The executions were brought onto the coat of Oa for all to see, proving that the Guardians wished no secrecy. For going against the decree, Guy and Kyle are demoted from their positions and stationed back on earth until they can control their emotions. [ 153 ] Main article: Blackest Night now stationed back on earth, Guy is able to be give for the Tribute Day ceremonies in Coast City honoring fallen heroes across the world. Back on his home satellite, Guy is besides able to continue pursuing his relationship with Ice, although they are forced to remain a long distance relationship for the most part. He believes most of the Guardians ‘ newest laws to be anserine and meaningless, but continues to wear his ring despite his miss of faith in them so that he can do the most good and help the most people. On a travel binding to Sector 0, him and Kyle are hit by a roll of Black Lantern Rings that wash over them flying through space. As Scar betrays and incapacitates the Guardians, the Crypts of the Green Lantern Corps are pillaged by the new rings, and the Black Lantern Corps rises. able to pick out whichever emotion is most heavily present in any life sentence imprint at the time, they identified Guy Gardner ‘s great and knock-down rage. [ 154 ] [ 155 ] It has been established that with the Guardians out of action, although Salakk is presently in charge, Guy and Kyle are next in the chain of instruction for see of the Corps. [ 156 ] Tragically, Rayner sacrifices himself by plunging into the Central Power Battery so he can obliterate hundreds of Black Lanterns in a single blow. Before dying, he thanks Guy for being like a brother to him. [ 157 ] This is excessively much to handle. He is completely overcome by his fad at the insensible horrors, and is inducted into the Red Lantern Corps. Equipped with a Red Power Ring in accession to his normal weaponry, he begins single-handed decimating the remaining Black Lanterns in his fit of anger, like a famished asinine uncontrollable animal. Thanks to the treatment of Star Sapphire, refusing to allow the endless love between Kyle and Soranik to extinguish, Kyle is resurrected by the purple faint. [ 158 ] however, the world power of the red has excessively much master over him and even seeing his friend brought back can not help him break from it. All of the Black Lanterns were destroyed by Mogo. In a brief moment of sanity, Guy asked for a mercy killing before he lost master again, because he could not stop the fury from overcoming him. [ 159 ] Mogo manages to stop Guy, foremost by using his rings to produce an energy construct representation of his internal struggle, weakening him, and then by placing him in a consortium of nutrients, containing leeches that purge about all of Guy ‘s rage contaminated blood from his body. Guy returns to normal, but is informed by the Indigo Tribesman Munk that only the lightly of a Blue Lantern can cure him wholly. The group are then summoned to Earth to join the struggle against Nekron. [ 160 ] He briefly battles Ice who was transformed into a Black Lantern. Guy and the other seven Corps battle the Anti-Monitor in a undertake to destroy the Black Central Battery. During this battle, he is briefly possessed by Deadman, who clues Kyle Rayner into how to defeat Nekron : by reviving Black Hand ( which finally is done through the Entity ‘s powers ), his connection to the population would be severed, since he served as Nekron ‘s liaison .
Main article: Brightest Day After the events of Blackest Night, Guy Gardner is slated to star in a third gear Green Lantern monthly series titled Emerald Warriors. The series is written by Peter Tomasi and features regular node appearances by Kilowog. Guy arrives on planet Odym for the cure from his Red Lantern ‘s connection to the red ring. however, the Red Lantern Bleez prevents Guy from receiving the cure. Guy decides not to take the cure, reasoning that the dangerous deputation he and the others are about to partake in may require such savage fury. While investigating a mysterious baron drain with Kilowog and Arisia, Guy unwillingly brings up more blood, which transforms into Atrocitus ‘ head, who reveals their confederation. Guy is forced to admit to his chap Lanterns that he vomited more blood a short time ago that formed into a tapestry of future events, and that, having learned that Atrocitus had the same thing happen to him, he and Ganthet entered into their alliance. Guy is abandoned by Kilowog and Arisia, who are disgusted that Gardner kept that information from them. Guy and Bleez wield to find the source of the power drain in Zardor, a telepathic alien warlord. Guy is then attacked by an enchant Sodam Yat. Guy is overwhelmed and fed to Zardor ‘s pet snake. Finding Bleez before he is swallowed, he kisses her, using that act to activate the Red Lantern department of energy in him and break free. together, they are able to disconnect Zardor ‘s victims from his control. Bleez sends the victims family while Guy fights Zardor. Guy is about killed, but is saved by Kilowog and Arisia ‘s intervention. however, Zardor manages to escape with Sodam silent under his control. Guy attempts to kill Sodam to keep him from hurting anyone, but is stopped by Arisia .

War of the Green Lanterns

Main article: War of the Green Lanterns
As the group return to Oa to brief the Guardians on the situations, they feel the impression of Parallax being returned to the Central Power Battery by Krona. Guy and Kilowog are able to resist ( due to their past experience with Parallax ), but Arisia is enthralled along with the other Green Lanterns, who attack Guy and Kilowog. Kilowog sends Guy away from the struggle to get help, and Guy contacts Hal Jordan, telling him to meet at “ The green House ”, a secret foundation on an unknown planet. once there, Parallax ‘s charm causes them to fight each other, forcing them to remove their rings. Locating the Green House, they use a starship to take them to Oa, where they meet with Kyle Rayner and John Stewart. Hal, possessing the rings of the other Corps ‘ leaders, offers them as alternate to the green ones. Guy chooses the crimson ring, citing his experience with it. With their new powers, they assist Ganthet against an onslaught of Green Lanterns, before being attacked by Mogo. After managing to escape the planet ‘s attack, the group split up : While Kyle and John go to stop Mogo from sending tainted rings across the universe, Guy and Hal travel to the Central Power Battery to remove Parallax from the Battery. As they reach near their objective, Guy and Hal are attacked by the Guardians, who have been possessed by the other six emotional Entities. Despite Guy ‘s attempt to fight back by using Krona ‘s gauntlet, he and Hal are defeated and brought to Krona, who intends to use bandages alike to his own to “ evolve ” the two into “ New Guardians ”. The destruction of Mogo creates enough of distraction for Guy and Hal to escape, bringing Ganthet with them. The three rendevous with Kyle and John at the Central Power Battery. At Ganthet ‘s recommend, Guy dons a Star Sapphire Ring, and Hal wears Larfleeze ‘s ring, and the blend might of the emotional spectrum shatters the shell of the Central Power Battery, releasing Parallax. Their mission accomplished, Guy has Kyle use his blue ring to cleanse him of the Red Lantern energy, and they all don their green rings in preparation for the final confrontation with Krona .


Guy Gardner is an vastly complex character with respective unlike sides to his personality. multiple interpretations of the character have seen a number of portrayals, and he has besides shown development over the years .


His absolute self-control and his complete refusal to back down from any crusade have made him one of the greatest warriors in the population. This has besides given him a ill-famed reputation in the superhero residential district as an objectionable butthead. Despite the disapproval from his peers for his persistent unsavory tendencies, he has constantly kept his chin up and refused to let the opinions of others stop him from doing what he knows is the properly thing. A bit of a rampantly tease in terms of attitude, and unwilling to listen to the rigid restrictions that bind most of his companion Lanterns, his determination, skill, and capriciousness have made him one of the most fear and respect lawmen in the universe .


Like most superheroes, Guy abhors killing and normally avoids it at all costs. He has provided a total of reasons for this. While he adheres to a rigorous moral code, he is not entirely inflexible when the situation he finds himself in calls for him to take actions towards the greater full. During his time with the Corpse, although drawing card Von Daggle required him to assassinate targets, he had an inner clamber, and ultimately could not bring himself to perform an performance like that. He later explained that killing person is the “ comfortable ” way out, and his vogue is making the trash of the universe face the music. [ 121 ] At the climax of the Sinestro Corps War, when custom of deadly wedge was enabled for regular Corps members, he was faced with this dilemma again. Trapped and cornered, he had no choice but to kill the Sinestros around him in self-defense. Although he expressed reluctance, and refer about keeping up with the standards of his friends, he was bequeath to if he had to. The choice was taken out of his hands by a beckon of Lanterns who came crashing down onto his position and saved him the trouble. [ 126 ] He very powerfully opposed the executions carried out by the Alpha Lantern Corps during Emerald Eclipse. Sciencell prisoners who participated in the riots were rounded up and killed by mandate of the Guardians. Guy was irate that they were sacrificing the ideals of the Corps by killing unarmed people in cold blood and without trials. unfortunately, though he argued himself into a suspension, he was unable to prevent the massacre. [ 153 ] however, Guy has killed ahead in the line of duty. Duel Eknham met his destiny at Guy ‘s band after attempting to kill him and his friends, although the villain had already been divided in half by Mongul. [ 136 ] however, he has at times taken an active base stance in his tenure as a superhero such as during his clock time as the “ Warrior ” where he decided he would be the badly guy or “ garbage man ” that would take care of the messes and dirty business that more priggish heroes strayed away from. As such he developed a poor people repute among the superhero community and is often seen as an abrasive hood by his peers. [ 161 ] He besides has a personal code of honor about fighting. While teaming up with Lobo, who was brutalizing Qwardians, the two had a discrepancy about their personal approaches to violence. Guy had enjoyed kicking their butt, but disapproved of torturing them needlessly subsequently, because there was no challenge in beating guys who were already beaten, and no point. Lobo accused him of having a soft blot, which he resented. [ 48 ] He besides took personal mistake with the nuclear arms race early in his career, because there was no glory in projectile war, and he believed battle should be man-to-man. [ 39 ]


  • Kari Limbo: Guy’s first girlfriend.[8] He dated Kari Limbo before he went into a coma. Believing him dead at first, Kari found comfort in Hal Jordan and developed a short relationship with him until Kari broke up with Hal and stood by Guy’s side to take care of Guy.[15][18] Sadly, when Guy stirred up from the coma and returned with a completely different personality, Kari couldn’t love him any longer. [162]
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  • Indomitable Will
  • Green Lantern Ring Mastery: Guy’s constructs are amongst the most powerful. Guy is so eager to ringsling, and possesses so much raw will power, his ring is often sparking like a leaky water faucet about to explode.[92]
  • Weaponry
    • Firearms[173]


  • Power Instability: Gardner’s Vuldarian powers came with a time limit to how long he could use them.[174] Spending hours at a time in his hybrid form weakens his stamina the more he uses it, requiring a 24 hour rest period before he’d be able to transform again.[172] (Formerly)
  • Irrational Hatred (Formerly)



In brightest day, in blackest night, no evil shall escape my sight. Let those who worship evil’s might, beware my power, Green Lantern’s light!

  • Although this character was originally introduced during DC’s Earth-One era of publication, their existence following the events of the 1985–86 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths remains intact. However, some elements of the character’s Pre-Crisis history may have been altered or removed for Post-Crisis New Earth continuity, and should be considered apocryphal.
  • Created during the Silver Age, Guy was actually supposed to be normal and non-dysfunctional. The persona he is so well known for today was actually created by Steve Englehart during the Crisis on Infinite Earths, not by John Broome who created the actual character.
  • Artist Gil Kane patterned Guy’s appearance on actor Martin Milner.
  • The character was not named after the NASA astronaut Guy Gardner, but after fan Guy H. Lillian III and writer Gardner Fox.
  • Guy is the only person shown to have twice worn the Red Ring and lived after removing it: first with the help of Mogo, who used leeches to remove the corrupted blood in his system caused by the ring, then with the help of Kyle Rayner, who at the time was wearing a Blue Ring, using its power to nullify the effects of the Red Ring, allowing Guy to remove it.
  • Guy has worn multiple rings at the same time, wearing his Green Ring and a Red one (against his will) during Blackest Night, then back to Green later. He then wore Red alone in the War of the Green Lanterns, then donning a Violet Ring at the same time before he removed both and went back to Green soon after.
  • Guy is also one of the few, if not only man to wear a Violet Ring, though he was not technically accepted or given the right to wear it.


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