Alan Scott, the original Green Lantern
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Alan Scott, the original Green Lantern

Green Lantern (Alan Scott)

Alan Scott, the original Green Lantern, debuted in All-American Comics #16 (May 21, 1940).

Railroad engineer Alan Scott stumbles upon a magical lantern which speaks to him and offers him unimaginable power. Scott fashions a ring from the lantern, and beings a lifelong career as a superheroic defender of justice, as the mighty Green Lantern!