When I read an article, watch a YouTube video, or chat with someone about Hawkman, there is almost always the comment about how confusing he is. I don't dispute that, because there are different versions. There are the Golden Age Earth-2, Siver Age Earth-1, Hawkworld, Zero Crisis, Savage, and the current versions. They all have different origins and stories.
Jun 15, 2021
May 27, 2021
A Guide through the History of Hawkman
May 4, 2021
The History of Hawkman and Hawkwoman by Tim Board
Here is the history of Hawkman and Hawkwoman/Hawkgirl explained as simply as possible. I've tried to include all of the major events, reboots, changes, and series that the Hawks have experienced since their first appearance in 1940. I've also made an attempt to explain the current Hawkman, Hawkwoman, and Hawkgirl as simply as possible. If you click the link, you can see the chart up close. I hope they help. If you notice something that is wrong or something you think I should include in the chart, feel free to leave it in the comments.
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Apr 29, 2021
Flashcards of Hawkgirl/Hawkwoman's Historic Moments!
Hawkgirl first appeared as Shiera Sanders/Chay-ara in Flash Comics No. 1 which was published in November 1939. But she didn't strap on the wings until All-Star Comics No. 5 which came out on April 25, 1941. This month is the 80th anniversary of the first appearance of Hawkgirl, so I've made some flashcards of some of the historic moments from Hawkgirl/Hawkwoman's 80 years!
Apr 25, 2021
Hawkgirl/Hawkwoman 80th Anniversary Tribute Collage
Here is my collage to celebrate Hawkgirl's 80th anniversary. She first appeared as Shiera in Flash Comics No. 1 (November 1939), but she became Hawkgirl for the first time in All-Star Comics No. 5, published on April 25, 1941. I started making this collage during the summer of 2020, searching endlessly for pictures to use. As with the Hawkman collages, their wings always made it a challenge. After starting over numerous times, it gradually came together. I hope it is worthy of one of the greatest superheroines in comics. I've listed the artists whose work I used to create the collage down below.
Richard Howell, Bruce Patterson
Graham Nolan, Sam Parsons
Steve Lieber, Rick Magyar, Rob Schwager
Patrick Gleason, Christian Alamy, John Kalisz, Digital Chameleon
Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott, Alex Sinclair
Yildiray Cinar, Trevor Scott, Alex Sinclair
Joe Bennett, Art Thibert, Guy Major
Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, FCO Plascencia
Jim Lee, Sandra Hope, Tomeu Morey
Jorge Jimenez, Alejandro Sanchez
Bryan Hitch, Andrew Currie, Jeremiah Skipper
Fernando Pasarin, Oclair Albert, Jeromy Cox
Marco Castiello, Danny Miki, Jeromy Cox
David Marquez, Tamra Bonvillain
Many thanks to all the amazing artists who brought Hawkgirl to life over the years!
Apr 9, 2021
The Story of Shayera Hol/Hawkwoman and Kendra Saunders/Hawkgirl
Mar 12, 2021
The Ultimate List of All Hawkman Comics!
Here are the three lists: Updated (March 12, 2021)
1. List of all comics important to Hawkman and Hawkwoman/Hawkgirl's history (includes other series)
2. List of only Hawkman series (Legacy Numbering)
3. List of all Hawkman trades, collections, and omnibuses (Includes content and in order of release dates)
Jan 21, 2021
Tim Board's Hawkworld Gallery
Since I first started following Hawkman in 1977, I've gradually built up my collection of Hawkman and Hawkwoman comics, art, trades, figures, and other items. I've especially worked on building up my art collection in recent years. Here is a list of the items I have displayed in my collection.
Sep 17, 2020
Hawkgirl Ukiyo-e by Kota Nakatsubo
This is a ukiyo-e art piece by ukiyo-e artist Kota Nakatsubo. Ukiyo-e is a famous style of Japanese art which was popular during the 17th to 19th centuries. The use of hawks, clouds, feathers, and even the mace as the sun is beautifully creative.
There are three panels with writing on the right of the picture. The white panel says "鷹" (taka、ou) which means hawk and "女" (onna, jo) which means woman.
The red panel is very interesting. It is a "yojij yukugo" (四字熟語) or in English, a four-letter compound idiom. A good example would be "isseki nichou" (一石二鳥) which means "one stone two birds."
In this ukiyo-e, the four letters in the red panel says "gi yuu nin kyou" (義勇任侠).
義 (gi) means justice or righteousness.
勇 (yuu) means bravery.
任 (nin) and 侠 (kyou) together mean "unable to ignore the suffering of others."
Check out Kota Nakatsubo's Twitter and Art Station pages!
Aug 24, 2020
Hawkgirl Out of the Black Adam Movie
|Art by Arthur Adams|
Article: 'BLACK ADAM' FORCED TO DROP HAWKGIRL
Jul 31, 2020
Who will be cast as Hawkman in the Black Adam movie?
Hawkworld (Tim Board)
Hawkman: Alexander Skarsgard
My own personal choice for Hawkman has been Skarsgard for a few years now. He would be perfect casting in my opinion.
Jul 25, 2020
Hawkman Unleashed Part Two: Breaking Down Hawkman's History
Jul 18, 2020
Hawkman Unleashed Part One: The Reason and The Components of a Hero
|Hawkman 80th Anniversary Collage by Tim Board|
May 9, 2020
The List of Hawkworld Comics 1939-2020
Note: Not all of the team issues are listed here. I tried to look back and list just the significant moments in the teams' (Justice Society, Justice League, All-Star Squadron) issues. If there are some moments that you think should be added, please comment below!
Update: I just added a separate page for the trade paperbacks, collections, omnibuses, etc. Go to the bottom of the page and click the tab!
The List of Hawkworld Comics 1939-2020
Hawkman Legacy Comics List
Hawkman Trade Paperbacks, Omnibuses, Collections
(Alternate Link) The List of Hawkworld Comics 1939-2020
Apr 25, 2020
The Greatest Hawkgirl/Hawkwoman Stories
|Art by Ed Coutts|
Feb 20, 2020
Jan 14, 2020
Tim Board Highlights of Four Years of Hawkworld!
Dec 26, 2019
Top Twelve Hawkworld Moments of the 2010s!
Dec 1, 2019
Explaining Hawkman, Hawkwoman, and Hawkgirl (December 1, 2019 Update)
Nov 10, 2019
Hawkman 80th Celebration: Hawkman: The Flight Continues
|Art by Adam Kubert|
From Hawkman Vol. V No. 1 (August 2018), Writer Robert Venditti