Another great, well written and reasoned article, Captain. I really enjoyed how much Jensen honored continuity that has not been mentioned at all in recent years, like John working at Ferris Air, and the Guardians choosing him directly. I hope more stuff about him being prophesied comes up in future stories. The writers really need to reference Mosaic more.
Definitely! After thinking about it some more, the social activist portion of John's origin sort of reminds me of this scene on Justice League: