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

Oct 18, 2020

Hawkman Vol. V Tribute Collage 2020

Hawkman Vol. V kicked off in June 2018, and for two and a half years, Hawkfans were treated to one of the best series in the 81-year history of Hawkman and Hawkwoman. Sadly, the series has been canceled and will end with issue No. 29. The final issue will be released on November 10th, which just happens to be the 81st anniversary of Hawkman's first appearance in Flash Comics No. 1, released back in 1939. To celebrate a great series and the anniversary of two great characters, I've created a tribute collage to remember most of the great moments in the series. I started work on this back in April 2020, but after hearing about the cancellation, I sped it up and finally finished it. Under the collage is the list of all the artists who contributed to this great series. It's my way of saying thank you for giving us such a great book that the fans can enjoy for many years to come. 
Note: If you want a pdf file of the collage, post your email in a comment or send me a private message on Twitter or Facebook. 


Writer: Robert Venditti 
Pencillers: Bryan Hitch, Will Conrad, Pat Olliffe, Fernando Pasarin, Marcio Takara, Marco Castiello 
Inkers: Bryan Hitch, Andrew Currie, Daniel Henriques, Paul Neary, Andy Owens, Norm Rapmund, Scott Hanna, Will Conrad, Tom Palmer, Oclair Albert, Danny Miki, Wade Von Grawbadger, Marcio Takara, Cam Smith
Colorists: Alex Sinclair, Jeremiah Skipper, Jeromy Cox 
Cover: Bryan Hitch, Alex Sinclair, Will Conrad, Pete Pantazis, Roger Robinson, Pat Olliffe, Tom Palmer, Jeremiah Skipper, Tyler Kirkham, Raymund Bermudez, Mikel Janin 
Variant Covers: Stepan Sejic, Dale Keown, Matteo Scalera, Julian Totino Todesco, Bill Sienkiewicz, Shane Davis, Cully Hamner, Inhyuk Lee, James Harren, Richard Pace, Dan Panosian, Paolo Pantalena, Trevor Hairsine, Rain Beredo, Gerardo Zaffino, Sebastian Fiumara

To every single person who had a hand in creating this series; Thank you. 

Oct 13, 2020

Board Review of Hawkman No. 28: Final Justice Part Two: The Nth Degree


What do you do when you're not immortal anymore? Do you cherish each and every moment more? Do you suddenly become aware of the clock as your life heads to the inevitable finish? Or does the thought of your life ending paralyze you; not because you are afraid for yourself, but because you are afraid for the ones you love? 

Oct 12, 2020

Hawkman Cosplayer Andy Holt Receives Guinness World Record for his Hawkman Costume!

 Congratulations to Hawkman Cosplayer Andy Holt! Andy created an amazing costume with a wingspan of over 19ft. This set the record for the "largest mechanical wings on a cosplay suit." Andy has set the world record with the costume and he is listed in the 2021 edition of the Guinness World Records! Congratulations to Andy Holt! 

Article: Hawkman cosplayer creates record-breaking wings that feature in the Guinness World Records 2021 edition 




Sep 9, 2020

Reviews of Hawkman No. 27 at Comic Book Round Up!

 


Check out the many reviews of Hawkman No. 27 (released September 8). The issue features the Justice Society and it is pure joy to read the book! Check out the reviews at CBRU and make sure you get your own copy! LINK

Don't forget to come over and sign the petition to keep Hawkman soaring! PETITION

Sep 8, 2020

Board Review of Hawkman No. 27: Final Justice Part One: Seems Like Old Times


The long-awaited issue of Hawkman No. 27 has finally been released. Ever since the jaw-dropping cover by Mikel Janin was released back in June, Justice Society fans have been waiting for this one. With the announcement of the ending of the series coming in November, this issue took on a whole different look and meaning. 
On the one hand, we had Hawkman and Hawkwoman joining up with the Justice Society in the 1940s. Flash (Jay Garrick), Green Lantern (Alan Scott), Sandman (Wesley Dodds), and Wildcat (Ted Grant) appeared as they battled the Injustice Society. It was pure comic book fun that many of us grew up on. This issue is a perfect example of why so many fans are hoping for Robert Venditti to take on a JSA book someday. 

Aug 30, 2020

The Inspiration of Hawkman


I teach in a private school in southern Japan. I've taught here for 25 yrs. During the school year, all of the teachers are required to give a motivational speech to the students. Well, last week it was my turn and I talked about what else? Hawkman!

Aug 26, 2020

New Animated Movie Starring the Justice Society Coming Next Year!

Art by Alex Ross
A new animated Justice Society of America movie has been announced. Reports are saying that the movie will be coming next spring. It will feature the Justice Society during World War II. With this movie and the Justice Society getting some attention from the Black Adam movie, all we need is an announcement of a new JSA comic with Robert Venditti! Article link

Aug 24, 2020

Hawkgirl Out of the Black Adam Movie

Art by Arthur Adams
Sad news. We got news from Dwayne Johnson The Rock himself that Hawkgirl has been dropped from the roster for the Black Adam movie. This is incredibly disappointing news as many fans were looking forward to seeing the Hawks together on the silver screen at last. It's not happening this time, but I hope we get to see Hawkman and Hawkwoman flying across the silver screen together someday. Preferably within my lifetime.
Article: 'BLACK ADAM' FORCED TO DROP HAWKGIRL

Aug 23, 2020

Hawkman Officially Confirmed for Black Adam

Dwayne Johnson confirms Hawkman for the upcoming Black Adam movie. It's scheduled to be released in December 2021.


Aug 21, 2020

Hawkman Vol. 3 Darkness Within Released in September 15!

The next volume of Robert Venditti's Hawkman series is out on September 15th! Hawkman Vol. 3 Darkness Within will include issues No. 13-19. Issue No. 19 has Hawkwoman's long-awaited return so don't miss this one!


Aug 15, 2020

Petition to Keep Hawkman Soaring!


SIGN THE PETITION 

Hawkman Vol. V was started in June 2018. Since then, the series has received outstanding reviews and has been steadily building a devout fan base. Through the Hawkworld fan group on Twitter and Facebook, many fans have expressed their love for the soaring odyssey that writer Robert Venditti has created. It has recently been reported that DC Comics is canceling the series with issue No. 29, which comes out in November, with no announcement of a replacement. This series cannot end now. Over the last two years, Venditti has revitalized one of the most iconic characters in comic book history and fans are hoping to see the story continue. This petition is for fans of the comic to express their support for the comic to continue, whether it be in paper or digital form. With this petition, we can show DC Comics how much the series is loved and enjoyed by fans who have followed Hawkman and DC Comics for many years. Let's keep Hawkman soaring!

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Hawkman Canceled With No. 29 in November

Hawkman Vol. V by Robert Venditti has been canceled. The series ends at No. 29 which comes on November 10, which just happens to be Hawkman Day.
DC November Solicitations 

Aug 11, 2020

Board Review of Hawkman No. 26: Hawks Eternal Conclusion: Death of a Thousand Hawks


The soaring journey of exploration and discovery across time and space with Hawkman and Hawkwoman has come to an end, and another has begun. What an amazing journey it has been so far. Starting from the islands of Greece, we saw ancient Egypt, the Feitheran's Dinosaur Island, the floating cities of Thanagar, Atom's Microverse, the Hawktastic Soarship, the destruction of Krypton, a battle for Earth over London, an endless war on Nebulen, the dark Shadowlands, the familiar Midway City, the gargantuan tomb of Titan Hawk, and finally the temple of the Lord of the Void on Qgga.

Aug 9, 2020

Preview of Hawkman No. 26!

DC Comics has released the first four pages of Hawkman No. 26. The issue is out on August 11th. You don't want to miss this one!
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Aug 6, 2020

Hawkman Unleased Part Three: Soaring to New Heights

By Tim Board

Hawkman Unleashed Part One: The Reason and The Components of a Hero 


On March 14, 2018, the new Hawkman series by Robert Venditti was announced. About a month after the announcement, I had the huge privilege of joining Rob and Jace Milam on The Comic Source podcast to talk about the upcoming series.
During the podcast, Jace said, "...ten, fifteen years from now when someone asks Tim which Hawkman run he should read and Tim says, "Read Venditti's run. That's where it's at."
We're two years into the run and I'm there. Rob's run on Hawkman has become the definitive run for comic book fans to find out about Hawkman. There have been many great series in the history of Hawkman and this does not take anything away from those fantastic stories. But Venditti's run has brought it all together, connected everything, and explained the great characters of Hawkman and Hawkwoman. This is the fifth series titled Hawkman and usually, it would be Vol. 5, but since the very beginning, I've been calling it Vol. V in honor of Venditti. For the third and final article, let's take a look at what Venditti has brought to the origin/purpose, secret identity, love, powers, weapons, locations, villains, supporting cast, and death/reincarnation of Hawkman.

Jul 31, 2020

Who will be cast as Hawkman in the Black Adam movie?

The Black Adam starring Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock is still scheduled to be released in December 2021. Very little news and a whole lot of rumors have been flying around about the movie for years. As the production schedule gets closer, there is a lot of speculation about who will play Hawkman. Hawkman has never appeared on the big screen, so there is a lot of excitement among fans about who will be announced. Many fan sites have made their predictions about who is going to be the first to bring the Winged Wonder to the silver screen. Below are some of the predictions and links to the sites. Who do you want to be cast as Hawkman?

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

By Tim Board

Hawkman Unleashed Part One: The Reason and The Components of a Hero
Hawkman Unleased Part Three: Soaring to New Heights (Coming August 1) 

   During Hawkman's 80-year history, he has had seven series, four mini-series, many special one-shot editions, and several runs in other comics. If we gave Hawkman comics a legacy count, we'll reach No. 250 in September 2020. (Check out the list here.) That's pretty low for a character that has been around that long. Hawkman seems to be a character that is impossible to ignore as a concept, but the concept has proved to be difficult to put onto the comic book pages for whatever reason. In Hawkman Unleashed Part One, I listed nine things that should be included in a Hawkman comic: origin/purpose, secret identity, love, powers, weapons, locations, villains, supporting cast, and death/reincarnation. In Hawkman Unleashed Part Two, let's take a look through the history of Hawkman comics and see how each series included the nine components.

Jul 18, 2020

Hawkman Unleashed Part One: The Reason and The Components of a Hero

By Tim Board
Hawkman 80th Anniversary Collage by Tim Board
Hawkman Unleased Part Two: Breaking Down Hawkman's History (Coming July 25)
Hawkman Unleased Part Three: Soaring to New Heights (Coming August 1)

In my mind, Hawkman is the greatest comic book character ever created. Now before all the Batman and Spider-man fans scoff, curse, and click away, let me explain why I think this way. We all love comics. We love how a certain character or story grabbed our attention, our interest, and finally our heart and never let go. For me, that character is Hawkman. For you, it might be Wonder Woman or Captain America. And that is perfectly fine. Somewhere, somehow, that character became rooted in your consciousness and stayed. Every time you see the image of that character, your heart immediately starts beating faster. You'll remember your favorite stories where the character lifted you up. Or you may even feel enraged, as you remember a story where you feel your hero was mistreated. But that's why comic books will never go away. These characters have become a part of our identity, and they keep us young until our dying day.

Jul 7, 2020

Board Review of Hawkman No. 25: Hawks Eternal Part Two: Taking Lives


At the end of the last issue, we were left with the phrase "The Power of a Thousand Lifetimes." My guess was that both Hawkman and Hawkwoman would call their former lives to the present in the way Hawkman did when he took down the Deathbringers to fight the Lord of the Void (LOTV). That's not what happened. We got a long-awaited reveal, a puzzling comment about a weapon, and the true meaning of the aforementioned phrase. Slight spoilers ahead!