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SuperFriends Comic Book Character
Jack O’ Lantern
Jack (Issue 37)
Real name: Daniel Cormac
Species: Metahuman
Homeworld: Earth
Universe: Earth-1A
Base: Ireland
Affiliations: Global Guardians
International Heroes
Weaponry: Mystical Lantern

Global Guardians Team Member

Daniel (Issue 40)

Daniel Carmac as he appeared in Super Friends #40 (January, 1981).


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.

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!
Hal Jordan asks Jack O’Lantern where he got the name.

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 and Doctor Mist.



Mystical Lantern provides:

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


Super Friends comics (1976-1981):



  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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