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SuperFriends Comic Book Character
Jack O’Lantern
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Real Name  Daniel Cormac
AKA 
Species  Human
Home Planet  Earth
Universe  Earth-1A
Hair Color 
Eye Color 
Relatives 
Apprentice to 
Apprentice  {{{TheirApprentice}}}
Affiliation  Global Guardians
Base  Ireland
Enemy of 
Abilities 
Weaponry  Mystical Lantern
Voiced by 
From an old legend, about a man who was neither good enough for heaven nor bad enough for the other place! So he wandered about between with a lantern!

Green Lantern asks Jack O’Lantern where he got the name.


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Daniel Cormac of Ireland, who was born to a poor farmer who was granted a magic lantern by an Irish fairy. As an adult he takes on the identity of the costumed hero Jack O’Lantern. He becomes a member of the Global Guardians, the international group of superheroes.


Continuity from SuperFriends Comic Book

In 1977, Jack O'Lantern helps Green Lantern dismantle a bomb in Ireland.[1]


Background Information

On the parallel-universe of Earth-One, during the summer of 1982, he helps Superman find an ancient ruin in Ireland.[2]

He is later seen as part of a group of heroes from Ireland and England trying to save the world.

When the United Nations decide to fund the Justice League International, the Global Guardians find themselves without financial support, and disband. Cormack subsequently joins Rumaan Harjavti's army in Bialya. After Harjavti is killed by the Queen Bee, Jack voluntarily joins forces with the villainess in taking over the world. He is left dying in a sewer after a battle with the Justice League. He is found alive by his girlfriend Owlwoman in when the two heroes are found by Doctor Mist.


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Equipment

Mystical Lantern provides:

  • Flight
  • Flame Projection
  • Teleportation
  • Illusion Casting
  • Enhanced Strength
  • Fog Creation

The lantern's powers wax and wane depending on the time of day, being weakest at noon and strongest at midnight.


Appearances

Super Friends comics (1976-1981):


Notes


References

  1. As revealed in the SuperFriends ComicBook, issue #8 (November, 1977)
  2. As revealed in the DC Comics Presents, Vol. 1 #46 (June, 1982), which can be found at the DC Database

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