The origin of Marvels new vigilante superstar - a teen with incredible powers and the urge to use them to stamp out crime.<br />The Hobgoblin is searching for an item of power rumored to have been hidden somewhere in Queens NY. To help in this endevour, he recruits mob boss Phillipe Bazin to find it. Bazins gang accost St Johnny near the the old fairgrounds and offer him money for the info they want. They leave Johnny a taste of what they would pay and give him time to think it over.<br />Meanwhile, the Powell family is having their own troubles thanks to Mr Bazin. ADA Grace Powell is offered a bribe to lay off Bazin which she turns down, and Mike Powell is having problems as a police officer in an over-worked underpaid force. As they talk at the dinner table, Mike Powell mentions how he needs an Edge Against Crime.