"Master of the Power Ring!": Acting as chairpersons for a charity bazaar, gives Carol Ferris an opportunity to spend more time with Green Lantern. While out working in the Kalahari desert, clearing sand that poses a threat to development, in doing so he uncovers a strange meteor which he
Appearing in "Master of the Power Ring!"
Synopsis for "Master of the Power Ring!"
Acting as chairpersons for a charity bazaar, gives Carol Ferris an opportunity to spend more time with Green Lantern. While out working in the Kalahari desert, clearing sand that poses a threat to development, in doing so he uncovers a strange meteor which he brings back with him to Coast City to be examined. While on a dinner date with Carol, Hal spots a meteor on a collision course with Earth, and stops it. While in space he spots another meteor which he takes with him back to Earth. His date with Carol is interrupted once again when a news bulletin about a deadly radiation from the planet Jupiter may threaten the Jupiter probe. Going off into space once more, Hal detects the source: yet another meteor, which he takes and brings back with him to Earth.
Hector Hammond, who has used his super intellect to escape from prison, wants to get at these meteors and so uses his super-mind to take control of scientists at the science institute to bring them to him. When he finds that Green Lantern has put force fields around them, he decides to bring Green Lantern to him by using his will-power to control Green Lantern's power ring.
Forcing Green Lantern to come to him by taking control of his power ring, Hammond hopes to use the power ring to unleash the meteors gasses so that they can enable him to move once more. However, after the first two meteors are freed from their force fields, Hammond decides he wants to be wearing the power ring when he frees the third meteor. Commanding the power ring to come off, it suddenly stops obeying his commands. Green Lantern tells Hammond that he became wise to the fact that he was being manipulated to find those meteors and so commanded his power ring to lose it's 24 hour charge if someone with a greater willpower commanded it to leave his finger. Lantern then knocks out Hammond easily and turns him back over to the police. Later he joins Carol at the Charity bazaar.
Appearing in "Dual Masquerade of the Jordan Brothers!"
- Red Peters (Single appearance)
- Jeremiah Jordan (First appearance)
Synopsis for "Dual Masquerade of the Jordan Brothers!"
Picking up Sue Williams for his brother Jim to bring her to their uncle Jeremiah's 70th birthday, she tells Hal about how a criminal that his brother Jim and his uncle Jeremiah helped put away has escaped from prison. Arriving at his uncles home, Hal learns that the party is a masquerade party, and that finding the crook Red Peters would be difficult.
To make things more complicated, Sue, still believing that Jim is the Green Lantern convinces him to dress up as Green Lantern to protect his uncle from Red Peters. Hal decides to keep up this masquerade by using his power ring to make it appear as though Jim has a function power ring of his own. When Red Peters shows up in costume, Hal decides to duck out and change into the real Green Lantern.
Jim corners who he thinks is Red Peters outside, but they knock each other out just as Hal arrives, Hal realizes the person who Jim punched out was the mayor in a Red Peters costume. Rushing inside Hal manages to stop the real Red Peters from shooting Jack and Jeremiah who think it's the mayor playing up his masquerade costume. Later changing back to Hal Jordan, just in time for Jim to revive and be thanked by Sue for saving his uncle and brother with a kiss.
- This issue is reprinted in The Green Lantern Archives Vol. 4 and Showcase Presents: Green Lantern Vol. 2.
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