Jay Garrick gained his powers as The Flash when he inhaled the hyper-charged atoms of a radioactive liquid. Alan Scott became Green Lantern when he found a piece of the alien "Starheart" in the form of a green metal lantern. He fashioned a ring that allowed him to create objects and constructs out of solid green light. Carter Hall was an archaeologist and reincarnated spirit of the Egyptian Prince Khufu. He created a belt and wings using Nth Metal, an anti-gravity alloy, and became the legendary Hawkman! All three became charter members of the first Justice Society of America.