| BOOK OF OA: CATEGORY: HERO|
| ||Created by Joe Edkin, Jeff Hedzel and Mac Myers|
In the early 1950's, the Guardians of the Universe decided that a member of the Green Lantern Corps must be established on Earth to act as its' protector. They were concerned about Earth's entry into the nuclear age, and believed humans had not yet proven themselves to be responsible with so much power. The Guardians attempted to recruit Donna Parker, a schoolteacher from Nebraska.
A mother of three, Donna Parker had lost her husband in the Korean War. She was approached by a Guardian offering the responsibilities of a Green Lantern. Parker turned down the Guardians' offer, believing her children must come first.
[Green Lantern Corps Quarterly #4]
It has not been revealed if Abin Sur, the Green Lantern of Space Sector 2814 at that time, had known of this, or if the Guardians offered any other humans the power ring before Hal Jordan became a Green Lantern.
Plot, script: Joe Edkin & Jeff Hedzel
|CREATIVE TEAM (First Appearance)|
Pencils: Mac Myers
Inks: Al Gordon & Barb Kaalberg
Colors: Anthony Tollin
Letters: Dan Nakrosis
Assistant Edits: Eddie Berganza
Edits: Kevin Dooley
Although in a GLCQ letter column, the editor tries to dismiss this story as not being in continuity, I think it fits very well. It is unusual, but not unheard of to have more than one Green Lantern in a Space Sector.
At the time of this story, I assume the Justice Society has disbanded, and the "costumed mystery men" were in retirement. My pet theory is due to the rampant paranoia of the McCarthy era, the Guardians wanted to down play extraterrestrial involvement by having a human operative on Earth. Failing this, they called upon Captain Comet, a mutant who is one hundred thousand years more evolutionarily advanced than other humans.
Warning: include(who_footer.php) [function.include]: failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/tenzel/dcuguide.com/glcorps/profile.php on line 297
Warning: include() [function.include]: Failed opening 'who_footer.php' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/local/lib/php:/usr/local/php5/lib/pear') in /home/tenzel/dcuguide.com/glcorps/profile.php on line 297
|All titles, characters, character names, slogans, logos, and related indicia are trademarks ® of and copyright © DC Comics unless otherwise noted and are used without permission. This site is not used to make a profit, rather its purpose is to attract more people to the greatness that is DC COMICS.|
This page and all text herein is Copyright ©
Green Lantern Corps Webpage
This page and all herein may not be used by others without the express and written consent of the owners of this site.