John Stewart was an architect and a former U.S. Marine, who was selected by the Guardians of the Universe as Hal Jordan's backup Lantern after Guy Gardner was seriously injured. Although Jordan objected initially after seeing that Stewart had a belligerent attitude towards authority figures, the Guardians stood by their selection and Jordan complied, equipping Stewart with the standard uniform and power ring.
- New players can select a pre-made character template inspired by John Stewart.
- John Stewart is a playable character for Legends PvP.
- During the battle between the Green Lantern Corps and the Sinestro Corps in Metropolis, the player will join with John Stewart to battle Sinestro.
- During the battle between the Green Lantern Corps and the Sinestro Corps in Metropolis, the player will join with Sinestro to battle John Stewart.
- Green Lantern (John Stewart) first appeared in Green Lantern #87 (January 1972).
- John Stewart was the first African-American superhero to be created in the DC Universe.
- John Stewart's voice was provided by voice actor Ken Thomas, and now is provided by George Washington III
- As an architect, John Stewart runs a private studio called Shining Light Architecture and is responsible for the design of the Hall of Justice and the current JLA Watchtower satellite.