“BEFORE AND AFTER SCIENCE.” Jack Ryder is captured by a mob boss, drugged and left for dead. That does not stop him from returning as the Creeper! “THE TALE OF THE GREEN LANTERN!” A piece of the Starheart travels to ancient Earth, where it is shaped into a lantern that eventually falls into the hands of Alan Scott, who becomes the first Green Lantern!
- "Before and After Science" written/plot by Andy Helfer, penciled/plot by Keith Giffen, inked by Rick Bryant, colored by Carl Gafford and lettered by John Costanza.
- "The Tale of Green Lantern" written by Roy Thomas, penciled and inked by George Freeman, colored by Anthony Tollin and lettered by Jean Simek.
- "Secrets Behind the Origins Dept.:" 1/2 page text piece on the history of the Golden Age Green Lantern by Roy Thomas.
Note: The Golden Age Green Lantern story is based off of All-American Comics issues #16-18.