32-year-old Kent Nelson leaves Nabu's tomb possessing the helmet of Nabu & discovers that the world is in chaos. He first becomes Doctor Fate.
30-year-old Ted Grant is framed for the murder of Socker by his managers Flint & Skinner. He survives a hit while in police custody that kills 2 cops. Now a fugitive, he becomes Wildcat & clears his name.
21-year-old Roy Lincoln is bathed in an experimental explosive compound, 27-QRZ, when Nazi spied raid his father's lab. He develops a fibro-wax suit to contain his powers & becomes the Human Bomb.
Uncle Sam manifests again during World War II, assembling the Freedom Fighters to fight overseas, including 21-year-old Roy Lincoln, 29-year-old John Trugillo, 21-year-old Sandra Knight, 33-year-old Iron Munro & 42-year-old Paul Kirk.
23-year-old Zinda Blake hustles her way onto blackhawk island as a mechanic & quickly becomes their main engineer. She becomes Lady Blackhawk.