Hawkgirl (Kendra Saunders) - Wikipedia
After a decade of superheroics, the Earth-Two Hawkman and his wife Shiera/ Hawkgirl retired and started their own family. Biological son. Kendra later repeated the attempt on her own and unlocked her Hawkgirl persona. the rest that they had 24 hours to deliver Hawkman and Hawkgirl over to Savage Rip Hunter then arrived, suggesting the two consider couples counseling. Hawkgirl (Kendra Saunders) is the name of a fictional superheroine appearing in American A brewing relationship between Hawkgirl and Red Arrow became one of the major subplots in the series though The Hawkman ongoing monthly series was retitled to Hawkgirl, with Kendra replacing Carter as the lead character.
Solid Like A Hawk: Following the "JSA" revival, the next "Hawkman" series had a pretty decent multi-year run. We'll get into the specifics later. Regardless, inDC asked cosmically-inclined writer Jim Starlin to take a crack at "cleaning up" Hawkman's past.
The first step along that journey -- which might have included an ongoing series -- was October 's "Hawkman Special," which Starlin wrote and pencilled while Al Milgrom inked. While it tied into the "Rann-Thanagar Holy War" miniseries, it stood alone in terms of facilitating Hawkman's confrontation with his past.
Specifically, the mysterious "Demiurge" explained that Hawkman was one of the "Aberrant Six," beings possibly including Hal Jordan and Wonder Woman whose existences had been changed by DC's various timeline tweaks.
The Demiurge's biggest bombshell was that Hawkman's entire history of reincarnation had been a lie, and that his real identity was the Thanagarian Katar Hol. That last part might sound like a minor distinction, but it was a big deal.
Whatever Starlin had planned for Hawkman never came to pass, though.
Starlin's changes were never addressed again. The Hawks weren't out of the woods yet, though.
She'd died in 's "Identity Crisis" while he'd joined her in 's " As usual, though, death was just another step along the road for the Hawks. In the year-long follow-up "Brightest Day," they went on a quest to save the bones of Khufu and Chay-Ara from the queen of the Zamarons, the alien race connected to the Star Sapphire Corps. Once again, Hawkman made it out in his original form, but Hawkgirl didn't Over 25 years later, Hawkman returned the favor, although not for the Atom.
Following "Infinite Crisis," all of DC's superhero books did a one-year time-jump in order to facilitate some shocking status-quo change. Kendra finally resolves to take the fight to her mortal enemy, Hath-Setwho had been spying on her for some time. Hawkgirl starts getting closer to finding him with the assistance of BatmanSupermanand Oracle.
Hawkman follows on a rescue mission, but is captured and imprisoned by Hath-Set's minions. Meanwhile Hawkgirl is able to free herself. She encounters Hath-Set, and after a final battle, kills him and saves Hawkman.
The two now finally find peace, breaking the cycle of reincarnation and failure. They can see themselves falling in love again, but with Hawkgirl asserting that, this time, Carter must earn her love.
Initially both were looking for a fling, but then found themselves in love, with Hawkgirl even meeting his daughter Lian, a result of his former romance with Cheshire. Despite of everything the two started dating, with the Justice League later finding out after Red Tornado caught Hawkgirl and Red Arrow sleeping together. Red Arrow's constant pain due Cheshire 's absence, and Hawkgirl conflicted feelings regarding Hawkman brought stress in their romance, causing the couple to fight regularly.
Eventually the relationship dissolved and Red Arrow left the Justice League. Thus, Kendra was the only member not affected by Kanjar Roenabling her to fight against the villain and rescue her friends. Hawkgirl then left the Justice League due to injuries sustained in Final Crisis. As the two heroes quarrel, the reanimated corpses of Ralph and Sue Dibnynow members of the Black Lantern Corpsenter Hawkman's sanctuary.
The Black Lanterns attack, Sue impaling Hawkgirl on a spear.
Ralph taunts Hawkman, telling him that Hawkgirl never loved him; a claim she refutes with her dying breath. Hawkman is killed shortly afterward, and both heroes are reanimated as Black Lanterns by Black Hand himself.
Hawkgirl says she remembers all her past lives, then unmasks to reveal herself to be Shiera, she and Carter joyfully reuniting. Brightest Day In the Brightest Day crossover, Carter and Shiera follow Hath-Set, who has collected the bones from all of their past bodies, and created from them a portal to Hawkworld.
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While there, Shiera is told by the Entity to stop Hath-Set from killing Carter because if he dies one more time, he will not undergo the cycle of resurrection again. She is then taken to the Queen of Hawkworld, who reveals to Shiera that she is her mother.
Hawkman and his group of the panthera attack the Manhawks homeworld. When Hawkman arrives and draws his attention, Shiera turns the tables on Hath-Set and uses her legs to snap his neck, killing him. In the meantime, Hawkman is held by Queen Khea's control of Nth metal mace and armor, and she puts Carter with Shiera. Queen Khea opens the gateway and enters the portal to the Zamaron homeworld. Hawkgirl soon faces her mother, but the Predator feels the lack of love inside Khea's heart bond with her and does not know if she truly is able to contain the power of true love.Accepting Fate - Justice League Unlimited
The bones of the past lives of Hawkman and Hawkgirl separate from the gateway and, animated by the power of the violet light of love, grab Khea and imprison her in the Zamaronian Central Power Battery. Shiera and Carter, with both of their missions accomplished, have their lives returned and Carol teleports both of them back to the museum of St.
There, the couple, happy for finally defeating the curse, start to take off their clothes in order to make love, but they are suddenly interrupted by the apparition of Deadmanbrought there by his white ring. The ring gives Shiera and Carter an order that they must live separately to live life stronger because they appreciate love more than life itselfbut when Carter replies by saying they are not going to live apart again, the ring responds "So be it" and unleashes a blast of white light that turns Hawkman and Hawkgirl into white dust, while Deadman looks in horror.
They were transformed by the Entity to become the element of air and protect the Star City forest from the Dark Avatar, which appears to be the Black Lantern version of the Swamp Thing. After the Dark Avatar is defeated, Swamp Thing appears to have brought the Elementals back to normal; however, as Hawkman looks around for Shiera, he discovers that she was not brought back like he was.
He is later told by Swamp Thing that Shiera is everywhere, revealing that she is still the elemental of air. Afterward, Hawkman returns home yelling "Shiera".
Art by Ivan Reis. Following this, a reimagined Kendra Saunders version of Hawkgirl features in the comic book Earth 2set in the parallel reality of that designation. Some time later, Kendra met with the Flash in Europe. She was guided by a certain Fate as to where she might find him. Together, they went to Washington, D. To defeat Grundy, Green Lantern carried him out of the Earth's atmosphere, and stranded him on the moon.
Green Lantern then returned to Earth after removing the danger of the nuclear missiles that the World Army launched under the advice of Terry Sloan. Unfortunately, he had run out of power, after using so much of it to defeat Grundy.
He was saved by Hawkgirl, who caught him in mid-free fall. Hawkgirl's detective skills allowed her to discover that Alan and Green Lantern were one and the same. She tried to convince him to join her and the Flash to form a team against the coming danger. Charley lived in the Midway City orphanage and idolized Hawkman. In Justice League of America vol. Golden Eagle debuted seven issues later in Justice League of America vol. He also gained the ability to fly due to the replicated wings of his costume.
Charley could at will change his street clothes into the Golden Eagle costume. At the end of the story, Charley was changed back into a normal teenager.
So there you have it! He would later get a minor update and retcon in the later 80s and then a complete reboot — in line with the one Hawkman and Hawkwoman underwent earlier — in For now though, you can forget about him. Regardless, his existence and continuity was retained post-Crisis His parents reincarnation deal also affected him, but there was also an ancient Egyptian curse as well He ended up making a suit of Nth Metal and calling himself Silver Scarab With a bunch of JSA kids he helped formed Infinity, Inc.
Hooked up with Lyta Trevorwho also joined Infinity, Inc. Curse kicks in, he goes evil. Infinity Inc fight him and he dies. For the first time. This would be helpful as the new version of Hector is chosen to be the new Doctor Fate! He would operate in this guise for a fair amount of time. After a long time, he found and is reunited with Lyta! Their eventual ending was actually rather sweet, in JSA 80 With their reunion, Lyta and Hall returned to the Tower and lived happily, until they were trapped in a section of Hell by the Spectre, who was going on a rampage to destroy all magic.
The two were dropped atop a frozen mountain, where Hector was forced to fend off various demons that threatened him and Lyta.
Meanwhile, Lyta was unconscious, and in fact communicating with their son Daniel, Lord of the Dreaming. Daniel proposed they join him in the Dreaming, and when Lyta woke up, Hector had collapsed near her, close to death. She decided to take him up on his offer, and together with Hector, knowing they could never return, they entered the portal to the Dreaming.
As their physical bodies froze to death atop the mountain, their spirits joined their son… As you can see, eventually the character, his wife, family, new parents and everything end up pretty separated and fairly distant from the Hawks and all their adventures. He did turn up at some key moments, but otherwise is easily ignore when looking at Hawkman and Hawkwoman. It would have been a perfect time to reconcile the two versions of the character. All-Star Squadron Annual 3 states that during a JSA battle against Ian Karkull, the villain imbued them with energy which retarded their aging, allowing Hall and many others — as well as their spouses — to remain active into the late 20th century without infirmity.
So not only are they both around but the older ones are still active? And they still had the same name, without any explanation?
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It was a weird time. So at least we only had the Silver Age, alien versions now, right? Multiple aliens, led by the Dominators, staged an invasion of Earth. During the war, Hawkman and Hawkgirl fought tooth and nail against their own kind, and became exiles for it. Well, they would have, if what happened next made any sense at all. By the time rolled around, it was the Hawks turn. There was a darker feel to the subject matter, dealing with societal corruption, racism, and imperialism.
It was a tale of a slightly different Thanagar, and a slightly different Hawkman. Thanagar became a hollow utopia, drunk off the power of conquering worlds, using its subjugated peoples as slaves for the Towers and shunting the rest in a place called The Downside. Katar Hol is an amateur historian and policeman from the Towers, giving up a cushy job as an administrator to work shifts downside.
He longs for a time when Thanagar used to be its own culture, instead of relying on slaves and the work of other planets. He finds some solace in the traumatic things he sees by taking pills and losing himself in the high and the advances of Shayera Thaldaughter of administrator Thal Porvis. Katar confronts the subversive and shoots him when he runs. Byth nails him on charges of patricide, and Katar is exiled for ten years.
A few days after becoming a new inhabitant of the island, Katar comes across an alien, collecting feathers and attaching them to sticks to make a set of crude wings. Katar waits until the creature has completed the wings and then kills it with a boulder, claiming the wings for himself. Another creature of the same kind approaches and tells Katar the one he just killed was making the wings for Katar.
Ashamed, Katar realizes he is not ready to leave the island. He befriends the second creature, trains with a sword and lives a monk-like existence on the island. They bear a striking resemblance to each other, which is later explained as the original Shayera being her mother, as a result of the scandalous pregnancy of 13 year old original Shayera by commissioner Andar Pul.
Shayera and Katar take down Byth together, but he escapes to Earth. They follow him, ready for a new adventure to unfold. In fact the Hawkworld miniseries was both well done and could have worked perfectly as an updated origin for the Silver Age Hawks post-Crisis on Infinite Earths.
It was too popular. DC decided that they should capitalise on the success by making Hawkworld into an ongoing title. The problem was, it was originally an origin story for characters that already existed and the new series ruined it by saying instead of happening in the past, the Hawkworld versions of the characters were happening right now — along side the older versions of the Silver Age Hawks that were still appearing in stories.