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Issue #82 – “History of the Hawks”

Issue #82 – “History of the Hawks”

This week we talk all about the many and convoluted histories of Hawkman and Hawkgirl/woman! But first, we break down the latest in DC news that’s fit to print. Also, we FINALLY discuss the new Titans show.

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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)


News & Notes

(1:45) Psycho Pirate To Be Introduced in Arrowverse Crossover

(6:29) Jim Gordon Gets A New Nemesis for Gotham’s Final Season

(12:38) First Images of the Monitor from Arrowverse’s Elseworlds Released

(15:12) Jensen Ackles Donned the Red Hood Costume for Halloween

(17:25) Patreon Episodes Upcoming


Doctor’s Pull List

(18:45) Titans


History of the Hawks

(33:25) Did Geoff Johns, or any other writer, ever implicitly tie the Hawks to Hawk and Dove?

(37:51) Weaponry?

(42:52) How do you feel about the current Hawkman run?

(48:00) Good jumping off point to start reading Hawkman?

(51:36) What types/eras of reincarnations would you like to see?

(56:40) Is Hath-Set now irrelevant to the Hawk mythos?

(1:02:57) What is it about the Hawks that is appealing?  Who would be good to play them in the DCEU?

(1:10:41) Will we ever get Hawkman on the big screen?

(1:16:23) Why was Hawkwoman in the Justice League cartoon? Is there a reason why a Golden Age character has survived for so long and been so prolific?

(1:28:20) Favorite story from the Silver Age?

(1:30:53) Does the animated Justice League series abridge the Hawks’ history?  Where do the Hawks stand in the Thanagarian class system? Biggest failure of the Thanagarians and how it shaped the Hawks?

(1:37:53) Weaving the history of the Hawks without retconning.


Dial Doc

(1:46:15) Zodiac Countdown

(1:48:31) Pi-rate


Hawkman & Hawkgirl

Carter Hall (PreFlashpoint)

Carter Hall (Rebirth)

Katar Hol (Golden Age)

Katar Hol (PreFlashpoint)

Katar Hol (Rebirth)

Kendra Saunders (PreFlashpoint)

Kendra Saunders (Rebirth)

Shiera Sanders (PreFlashpoint)

Shayera Thal (Golden Age)

Shayera Thal (Silver Age)


Characters, Places, Things


Claw of Horus

Daniel Hall (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Dawn Granger (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Don Hall (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Hank Hall (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Hath-Set (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Hector Hall

Lyta Hall

Nix Uotan (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Nth Metal

Onimar Synn (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)

Psycho-Pirate (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)


Ultra Monitor (PreFlashpoint) (Rebirth)



Recommended Reading & Viewing

Hawkman Vol 5

Hawkworld Vol 1

JSA: The Return of Hawkman

Justice League (TV Series)

Titans (TV Series)





Geoff Johns

Jared Padalecki

Priyanka Chopra

Rami Malek


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