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Starman (DC)(07 - Jack Knight)
Real Name: Jack Knight
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Although Ted Knight, the original Starman, was his father, Jack cared little for the world of super-heroes, preferring his career as a collectibles dealer. However, when his brother, David, was killed in action shortly after taking on the role of Starman, Jack was forced into taking up the cosmic rod in order to protect Opal City and bring his brother's killer to justice. Since then, he imperceptibly came to love his role as Opal's protector, and found that he enjoyed being a hero. Recently, he embarked on a year-long quest in space to find Will Payton, his girlfriend Sadie's brother and a former Starman. He was eventually successful in his quest, but did not bring Payton back to Earth since the latter discovered he may be the reincarnation of an alien prince.

Jack agreed to be a member of the Justice Society after the mission to ensure Fate's reincarnation, but following events in Opal City which kept him away for some time, he reconsidered and become a reservist, called in when the group was in desperate need of additional firepower. Later still, following the death of his father, and Sadie's announcement that she was pregnant, he decided to step down from the heroic world altogether in order to rear his two children (the first having been sired without his knowledge when he was raped by the Mist), passing the cosmic rod onto Courtney Whitmore, the current Star-Spangled Kid.

Created by James Robinson and Tony Harris.

First Appearance: Zero Hour: Crisis in Time (1994) #1

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Issue Appearances:
52 (2006)
All Star Comics (1999)
All-Star Comics 80-Page Giant (1999)
Batman und Superman präsentieren (2005)
Batman/Hellboy/Starman (1999)
Blackest Night: Black Lantern Corps (2010)
Blackest Night: JSA (2010)
Booster Gold (2007)
Chase (2011)
Day of Judgment (1999)
DC Comics: the Sequential Art of Amanda Conner (2012)
DC Universe: Origins (2009)
DC Versus Marvel/Marvel Versus DC (1996)
DCU: Legacies (2010)
Genesis (1997)
Glenn Fabry Sketchbook (2013)
Green Arrow/Black Canary Wedding Special (2007)
Green Lantern (1990)
Hellboy: Masks and Monsters (2010)
Hourman (1999)
Identity Crisis (2004)
JLA (1997)
JLA: Act of God (2000)
JLA: The Ultimate Guide to The Justice League of America (2002)
JLA: Welcome to the Working Week (2003)
JSA (1999)
JSA Secret Files (1999)
JSA: All Stars (2003)
Justice League Wedding Special (2007)
Justice League: Cry for Justice (2009)
Legends of the DC Universe 3-D Gallery (1998)
Lobo (1993)
Martian Manhunter (1998)
Secret Files & Origins Guide to the DC Universe 2000 (2000)
Sins of Youth Secret Files (2000)
Sins of Youth: JLA Jr. (2000)
Sins of Youth: Starwoman & The JSA Jr. (2000)
Starman (1994)
Starman 80-Page Giant (1999)
Starman Secret Files (1998)
Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E. (1999)
Superboy (1994)
The Power of SHAZAM! (1995)
The Spectre (1992)
The Vault of Michael Allred (2006)
Young Justice (2000)
Young Justice: Sins of Youth (2000)
Zero Hour Sampler (1994)
Zero Hour: Crisis in Time (1994)

Group Affiliation(s):
Justice Society of America (DC)

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