32-year-old Alan Scott finds the starheart, a dense meteor of condensed Oan Energy, and feels compelled to craft it into a lantern & ring & become the Green Lantern.
20-year-old John Trugillo assumes the mantle of Black Condor, becoming a protector of the earth and a predator of evil.
27-year-old Janos Prohaska ends his service with the Polish Air Service & becomes a soldier of fortune. He enlists the aid of 21-year-old Stanislaus Drozdowski, who is just out of university.
21-year-old Ted Grant begins his professional boxing career.
12-year-old Roy Lincoln starts working as a lab assistant for his father.