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gunwitch31

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Zazu

Subj: Let me clear this up for you about the eye, this is U.S. history folks.
Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 at 10:53:02 am CDT
Reply Subj: Re: Magog Question...
Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2008 at 04:05:51 am CDT

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> > > Has anyone noticed, that Lance Corporal David Reid, has a similar weapon to Magog, and his energy signature is also the same.
> > > Could it be this guy is Magog in Kingdom Come?
> > >
> > > Makes ya go hmmmmmm........
> >
> > Also, did anyone notice on the page where Gog is expolding from the 3rd world the image of the eye in the triangle icon that Lance has on his arm??
>
> The brand? It was on his arm in his first appearance when he was explaining his powers to Green Lantern, Flash, and Hawkman.
>
> Do you mean it was glowing? Yeah, I noticed that, but its not unusual for him.

No, KaGe meant that the same syymbol on Lance's arm is seen in the panel where Gog is in his flaming freefall. If you look to the left of Gog in that panel, you'll see the same symbol on a piece of rock that's on Lance's arm. This is mostly likely the stone that Lance found and transformed him, IIRC.

> > > > Has anyone noticed, that Lance Corporal David Reid, has a similar weapon to Magog, and his energy signature is also the same.
> > > > Could it be this guy is Magog in Kingdom Come?
> > > >
> > > > Makes ya go hmmmmmm........
> > >
> > > Also, did anyone notice on the page where Gog is expolding from the 3rd world the image of the eye in the triangle icon that Lance has on his arm??
> >
> > The brand? It was on his arm in his first appearance when he was explaining his powers to Green Lantern, Flash, and Hawkman.
> >
> > Do you mean it was glowing? Yeah, I noticed that, but its not unusual for him.

The Eye of Providence or the all-seeing eye is a symbol showing an eye surrounded by rays of light or a glory, and usually enclosed by a triangle. It is sometimes interpreted as representing the eye of God keeping watch on humankind.

In 1782 the Eye of Providence was adopted as part of the symbolism on the reverse side of the Great Seal of the United States. The Eye, however, was first suggested as an element of the Great Seal by the first of three design committees in 1776.

Possibly the most famous use of the eye is on the back of the United States one-dollar bill. The original design for the 1935 bill was initially approved by then-president Franklin D. Roosevelt. Roosevelt, a 32° Scottish Rite Mason,[5] then changed his mind and placed conditions on his approval. With his signature, Roosevelt included a drawing that reversed the appearance of the sides of the Great Seal of the United States on the dollar, such that the Seal's reverse (back) including the Eye, counterintuitively appears first on the left. He then added the words "The Great Seal" to appear beneath the Eye of Providence design, and added "of the United States" to appear below the Bald Eagle design of the obverse of the Seal, which he moved to the right.

Lance Corporal David Reid is the descendant of Roosevelt. That's all there is. I think everyone else is reading way too much into him becoming Magog.


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