The life of a superhero has never been an easy one. Forget travelling to a parallel universe to foil the nefarious plans of would-be planetary invaders. That sort of thing is all in a day's work.
No. The real struggle our comic book champions face on a daily basis is how to protect their secret identities from discovery. What do you tell your boss when you have been off fighting the good fight while you are supposed to be putting in a nine to five, Monday to Friday?
Luckily enough Green Lantern always
has a readymade cover story up his sleeve...
Green Lantern #3 (vol. 2), 1960
Hal Jordan - King of Excuses!