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The Hawkman Archives, Vol. 1 (Hawkman Archives #1)

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The first Silver Age adventures of Hawkman and Hawkgirl are reprinted in a stunning Archive edition! Reprinting the Hawkman stories from THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #34-36, #42-44 and MYSTERY IN SPACE #87-89, this volume also includes the heroes' team-up with the spacefaring Adam Strange from MYSTERY IN SPACE #90.
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published May 1st 2000 by DC Comics
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Matt Garcia
Jun 13, 2016 Matt Garcia rated it it was amazing
This was my first solo Hawkman experience and I enjoyed it very much. This collection has awesome artwork with a great mix of fantasy, sci-fi, and action sequences and panels. I thought it was cool how Hawkman and Hawkgirl are friends with a police commissioner who knows their secret identities and set them up with their jobs. He also uses a carrier pigeon to alert them of danger/ask for their help. It reminded me of batman in a way. The issues have good writing. I like Gardner Fox's use of ...more
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Apr 06, 2014 Brent rated it really liked it
I always loved the artwork in these stories by Joe Kubert and Murphy Anderson, more so since Kubert's recent death. I forget if I ever read the run-of-the-mill team-up of the Hawks with Adam Strange in Mystery in Space #90. What's special about it, though I loved the formula for Adam Strange's adventures on the planet Rann... is great art by Carmine Infantino inked by Murphy Anderson. I've been enjoying the craft of Gardner Fox's script's, his introduction of characters in brief outline, and ...more
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The Silver Age revival of Hawkman, collecting his try-out issues in Brave and the Bold, and his short run in Mystery in Space. Writer Gardner Fox seemed to be all over Silver Age DC. Having written the Golden Age Hawkman, it was probably a good choice. Unlike the GA Hawkman, whose origin was surrounded by magic, this new Hawkman is instead a police officer from another planet, come to Earth to capture a thief from his home world. Eventually, Hawkman, joined by his wife, Hawkgirl, stay on Earth ...more
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Gardner Francis Cooper Fox was an American writer best known for creating numerous comic book characters for DC Comics. Comic book historians estimate that he wrote over 4,000 comics stories.

Pseudonyms:
Jefferson Cooper
Bart Sommers
Paul Dean
Ray Gardner
Lynna Cooper
Rod Gray
Larry Dean
Robert Starr
Don, Ed, Warner and Michael Blake
Tex and Willis Blane
Ed Carlisle
Edgar Weston
Tex Slade
Eddie Duane
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