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Showing posts with label Hawkman. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Hawkman. Show all posts

May 2, 2022

Aldis Hodge's Hawkman coming to Funko Pop!

 This was going around on Facebook and Twitter. It appears that Funko Pop will be releasing the Black Adam characters, including Aldis Hodges' Hawkman. It's possible that the figures will appear in July since that was the original release date before it got pushed back to October. Here is the article about the news. 



Apr 20, 2022

Hawkman One-Shot in a Black Adam Tie-in

 It has been announced that DC Comics will be releasing Black Adam - The Justice Society Files: Hawkman on July 5th. The 48-page comic will feature two stories; Hawkman and Isis. Here are the details of Hawkman's story.

Long ago, Hawkman was the leader of the Justice Society, but what is he now? Still a hero, or another relic in a museum? Everything changes when he finds himself haunted by not only the past, but also the vengeful spirit of a wayward thief. Will this Gentleman Ghost be the death of Hawkman or will he deliver a warning from beyond the grave? The road to Black Adam begins here.
  It will be written by Cavan Scott with art by Scot Eaton and Norm Rapmund. Here is the link to the announcement. 



Mar 20, 2022

A Guide Through the History of Hawkman and Hawkwoman/Hawkgirl (Part 3 is up!)

Cliff Chiang

Hawkman and Hawkgirl are two of the most iconic characters in American comics history. In the 80+ years since their first appearances, there have been almost 600 comics that featured one or both heroes. They have also been a part of many superhero teams and numerous crisis/crossover events that DC Comics has specialized in over the last few decades. They have been through many reboots, rewrites, and restarts. For a new comic book reader, it's natural not to know where to start with a character that has been around for 80+ years. That's where I come in. I have been a Hawk fan since 1977 when I discovered Hawkman on the back of an out-of-date 1976 DC Calendar. I have followed the twists, turns, flips, and flops over the years to keep it in order. This article is to help you see the amazing journey that these two characters have been on. I'll post a link to the list of comic books that they have a prominent role in, so if you want to look for something and the dates, you'll probably find it there. Enjoy the journey! 

Link: Hawkman and Hawkgirl/Hawkwoman Comics Lists 

Mar 15, 2022

Talking about Hawkman and Hawkwoman!

 

Here are the times Yours Truly has been invited to a podcast, zoom chat, YouTube interview, or website article to talk about Hawkman over the years. It's been an honor each and every time. 

13th Dimension: Why Hawkman Matters 
The Angrygeeks Show Podcast: Hawkworld
The Comic Source Podcast: Talking Hawkman with Robert Venditti 
The Comic Source Podcast: Hawkman Day with Robert Venditti
Comic Book University: Spotlight on Hawkworld 
DarkKnightNation: Let's Talk Comics with Hawkworld 
ComicManJake: Hawkman Day with Tim Board
Pop Culture Squad: Winged Passion – Tim Board’s Hawkworld 

I'm always up for a fun chat about Hawkman and Hawkwoman so send me a PMDM, or email (houseofhawkman@gmail.com) to let me know when and where! 

Mar 2, 2022

Video: The History of Hawkman and Black Adam

 Going over the history between Hawkman and Black Adam. These two were once like brothers, but something happened to make them enemies. 

Feb 2, 2022

Black Reign (JSA/Hawkman 2004)

 In 2004, Geoff Johns wrote a six-issue story that crossover over in the JSA and Hawkman series. It told the story of how Black Adam took over Khandaq and how the Justice Society went to stop him. It was one of the highlights of both series. The upcoming Black Adam movie (July 2022) will probably take its main storyline from this series. It's a fantastic story that is well worth picking up. You can find the collection of the six issues in the JSA #8 trade paperback. Another official Black Reign trade is scheduled to come out in June. Definitely worth picking up!

#1 JSA No. 56
#3 JSA No. 57
#5 JSA No. 58
#2 Hawkman No. 23
#4 Hawkman No. 24

 

#6 Hawkman No. 25

 



Feb 1, 2022

Robert Venditti Article on Thinking Critical

 Wes of Thinking Critical interviews Robert Venditti, the writer of X-O Manowar, Green Lantern, Hawkman, Freedom Fighters, Superman '78, and many other great books. Rob even mentions my reaction when they announced that he was writing Hawkman. (I was thrilled!) Check out the interview for lots of background stories about how he approached the character of Hawkman and others! 


Jan 8, 2022

The Hawkworld Report Podcast: Finding Hawkman and Hawkgirl in the Bronze Age

 In this episode, we'll look at the current comics with the Hawks, check the most recent Black Adam movie news, and look at where to find Hawkman and Hawkgirl during the Bronze Age (1970-1985). LINK



Jan 6, 2022

Hawkworld 6th Anniversary!

January 15 is the 6th anniversary of Hawkworld! Thank you for all the support! To celebrate, I'm giving away one copy of Robert Venditti's Hawkman! The winner can pick the volume of their choice (1-4)! To enter, go to Twitter (like and retweet) or Facebook (like and share)! The winner will be announced on January 15! Thanks to everyone for all their support over the years! 



Jan 1, 2022

The Hawkworld Report Podcast: What's Going On With Hawkgirl and Hawkwoman?


Check out my podcast The Hawkworld Report! LINK

1. Current Hawks in the Comics
2. Black Adam Updates
3. Explaining the Hawkgirl/Hawkwoman Situation 

Dec 26, 2021

Hawkman Review 2021: A Year of Cameos, Flashbacks, Teases, Deaths, and Waiting

 The Year 2021 was a typical between-series year for Hawkman; cameos, flashbacks, unfulfilled teases, panel fillers, several deaths, and solicitations that delivered nothing. Hawkgirl had a bit more this year in the Justice League series, but Hawkwoman made only one appearance. Hawkman also made appearances in two DC animated films but both were massive disappointments. Below is a summary of all the appearances the Hawks made this year. 

Dec 15, 2021

'Tis the Season to be Freezin': A Hawkman-Harley Quinn Story


'Tis the Season to be Freezin' 
"A Change of Heart" 
Script: Tara Roberts 
Art: Eric Battle 
Colors: Eva De La Cruz
Letters: Ferran Delgado
Editor: Katie Kubert

 It's been exactly 10 months since we got a Hawkman story where he is not a cameo, flashback, or panel filler. They announced the issue in the September solicitations, but there has been very little talk about the issue since, and since Hawkman is not even listed on the contents page, most fans will probably miss this one. It's the sixth story of eight in the issue and told over ten pages, which is actually two more than we got back in February's "DC Love is a Battlefield." 

Dec 5, 2021

Hawkman by Alex Ross

 Over the years, Alex Ross has given us some truly magnificent works of Hawkman. Although his work is out of my price range, I was fortunate to get a signed print of the cover of Justice No. 7. Here are the pieces that Ross has given us over the years. Here are the links to Alex Ross' websites: Official Website / Twitter / Facebook / Instagram

Nov 12, 2021

Hawkman and Hawkwoman/Hawkgirl's History in Comics!


 Celebrating Hawkman's 82nd Anniversary! Hawkman made his first appearance in Flash Comics No. 1 on November 20, 1939! To celebrate the greatest winged hero in comics' history, I've put together some information to help old and new fans to find Hawkman and Hawkwoman/Hawkgirl's comics! The pictures are color-coded to make it a bit easier:
Red: Golden Age Carter Hall I and Shiera Sanders I
Blue: Silver/Bronze Age Katar Hol I and Shayera Hol I
Yellow: Modern Age Katar Hol II and Shayera Thal
Green: 1999-2011 Carter Hall II and Kendra Saunders I
Orange: New 52 Katar Hol III and Kendra Munoz-Sanchez
Light Blue: Rebirth-Present Carter Hall III, Shayera Hol II, Kendra Saunders II
Purple: Two or more versions.


Nov 9, 2021

Black Adam Producer Hypes Up Hawkman Battle


 Black Adam is still months away from release, but slowly but surely we're starting to get some news, leaks, and comments about the movie. Last week, Black Adam producer Hiram Garcia talked about the battle between Black Adam and Hawkman. It looks like we'll be getting a huge fight scene. However, Hawkman is nowhere near Black Adam's strength levels, so unless they bring in the Claw of Horus, it will be interesting to see how they are going to pull it off. Various sites reported Garcia's comments, but Screen Rant surprisingly had the most detailed report. 

Black Adam Producer Hypes Up DC Movie's Hawkman Fight 

Here's the Black Adam news collection if you want to catch up on all the Hawkman-related news from Black Adam! 

Nov 3, 2021

Collecting Hawkman Comics! What to do?!


 
It's been a year since the last Hawkman series ended! What's a Hawkfan to do when Comic Book Day has nothing to offer? The answer is Back Issues! Collecting all of the series, mini-series, one-shots, guest appearances, and backup features is always fun. 

I keep track of everything I have with CLZ. It's a great site to keep track of what you have so check it out.

I often go to MyComicShop.com to look for what I'm missing. You can also tell them what you are looking for and they will email you when it comes in so it's pretty handy. 

Oct 30, 2021

The History of the Live-Action Hawkman and Hawkgirl.

By Tim Board (Hawkworld Facebook and Hawkworld Twitter) Updated!

Thirty-nine years ago, on January 19 and 26, 1979, NBC broadcast "Legends of the Superheroes", a two-part special with several DC heroes and villains. This was also the show that gave us our first live-action Hawkman. Do you know how many men and women have played Hawkman and Hawkgirl over the years? While live-action Batman actors are almost too numerous to count, the number who have played the Winged Wonders on silver or small screens have been few and far between. Let's take a look at the actors who have played the Hawks over the years.

Oct 20, 2021

Win a Copy of Hawkman Awakening Signed by Robert Venditti!

 Hawkman Day 2021 is coming soon! November 20 is the 82nd anniversary of Hawkman's first appearance in Flash Comics No. 1! The cover date is January 1940, but according to Grand Comics Database, the actual release date was November 20, 1939. So Hawkworld has always celebrated Hawkman's anniversary on this day. 

This year, we have a special giveaway contest to celebrate! Here's your chance to get a copy of Hawkman Awakening (issues #1-6) of Robert Venditti and Bryan Hitch's Hawkman! And it will be signed by Venditti himself! One winner will be randomly chosen on November 20! To enter, just come over to Twitter and retweet the contest tweet and leave a comment! Hawkfans will be posting a bunch of things to celebrate Hawkman's birthday so come over and join! See you there!