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It seems like it was fairly common for Comic heroes to begin teaming up with kids in their crime fighting. Batman had Robin, Captain America had Bucky, Green Arrow had Speedy, Aquaman had Aqualad, etc.

Did any of the Green Lanterns ever have something like this?

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The Green Lantern had several "sidekicks" including Doiby Dickles

Doiby Dickles

Streak the Wonder Dog

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Kyro

Kyro

and Pie Face (AKA Thomas Kalmaku)

PieFace

You can also find a pretty comprehensive list of his supporting characters here

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Most of those are, as you said, supporting characters. The question was about sidekick heroes (Robin, Speedy, etc). –  Jeff Mar 7 at 22:31
    
Pieface was definitely more of a sidekick. He saved Hal's life on numerous occasions... –  Richard Mar 7 at 22:55

If you mean the current set of heroes who use the name 'Green Lantern' the answer is "Nope, not really." Ever since Hal Jordan first took the name, Green Lantern never had a teenaged superhero sidekick. Typically, the role they can be play in stories (exposition-requiring trainee, hostage, machina for the deus, etc) can be filled by another member of the Green Lantern corps, often a trainee.

Once the Green Lantern Corps expanded to include 2 for each space sector, this became even easier to write in, as it was no longer rare for two Green Lanterns to meet while 'on the job'.

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That's what I was thinking but I've never read Alan Scott. Figured he might have had something. –  David Starkey Mar 7 at 22:15
    
He had several teenaged sidekicks including Kyro and Pieface... –  Richard Mar 7 at 22:19
    
@Richard: Ah, serves me right for discounting the character who hasn't been relevant for 30 years :) –  Jeff Mar 7 at 22:29
    
@Jeff - As I said, this is why I hate comic-book questions :-) You can always find some weird one-part from the 1940s that proves you wrong. –  Richard Mar 7 at 22:35

There was also briefly a Kid Lantern.

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"Kid Lantern" was Wally West (AKA Kid Flash) who temporarily wore a power ring generated by Hal Jordan. He certainly wasn't a true sidekick. –  Richard May 31 at 18:50

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