Metal: Watch the Color of Kendra’s Eyes – In a previous post regarding Dark Nights: Metal #2, I asked the question: If Kendra Saunders (Lady Blackhawk) is not hosting the soul of her departed great-aunt Shiera Saunders, then what happened to Shiera? or better yet, why is Kendra talking about Shiera’s past lives with Carter Hall as if it were her own past lives? She … Continue reading Metal: Watch the Color of Kendra’s Eyes
As mentioned previously, my current collection plans are to just go for seven out the ten comic books where Hawkgirl appeared on the cover between 1960 and 1969. Three out of those ten are outside my price range. So far, I have collected 4 out of the seven and one is on its way. The two remaining, I have not yet located. The ones I … Continue reading Hawkgirl/Covergirl-Pt.2
In the 1940’s, the golden age, earth-2 Hawkgirl appeared in issues of both All-Star Comics and Flash Comics yet she only appeared 16 times in the titles between 1941 and 1949. After the 1940’s, this character, the Earth-2 character, did not appear again until 1972 that was in a TPB presentation on female super heroes. Later on, it was not until the 1980’s that she … Continue reading Desperately Seeking Hawkgirl – pt. 4
In my research done in the line of tracking the appearances of the elusive Hawkgirl, I learned that her silver age persona as Shiera Hall appeared in two back-to-back Justice League of America issues. These issues were numbered 52 and 53. I found the issues at ComiXology. Her appearance in issue 52 (March 1967) was limited to a few panels. However, she did get to … Continue reading Desperately Seeking Hawkgirl – pt. 3
In an earlier post, I was half-joking that the silver age of comics ended with Green Lantern issue #83. I had just read about this issue saying that in the story that Carol Ferris learns the true identity of Green Lantern. Noting that the year of the issue was 1971 and about the time that I stopped reading comic books because I was now “too … Continue reading Is This the End?
(Continued from Desperately Seeking Hawkgirl – pt. 1) Now, you may be wondering how it is that I was able to find issues containing the elusive and mysterious Hawkgirl. I found this great website called comicbookdb.com – the Comic Book Database Search for the character that you are interested in and you can get a chronological listing of every “book” that the character appeared in. … Continue reading Desperately Seeking Hawkgirl – pt. 2
As I mentioned on an earlier post, back when I was kid reading comic books in the 1960’s, I had taken an “interest” in Hawkgirl, the winged companion of Hawkman. What I had noticed was that out of all of the DC Comics heroes and heroines that I knew of, she seemed to be the rarest of all. Rarely would I see her on the … Continue reading Desperately Seeking Hawkgirl – pt. 1