The History of Hawkgirl – Pt. 4

Hawkgirl Origins-Pt.4 – This is a continuation of an exploration of the origin of Hawkgirl in the 1940s in words and pictures. In this part, we review the series as it appeared in 1942 and take a look at issues #25 through #36 of Flash Comics. In issue #25 (Jan 1942), in a story titled “The Youth Serum”, Shiera is “Hawkgirl”, whether Carter likes it … Continue reading The History of Hawkgirl – Pt. 4

The History of Hawkgirl – Pt. 6

Hawkgirl Origins-Pt.6 – This is a continuation of an exploration of the origin of Hawkgirl in the 1940s in words and pictures. In this part, we review the series as it appeared in 1944 and look at issues #49 through #60 of Flash Comics. Issue #49 (Jan-44): In the “The Human Dynamo”, they reside in Keystone City now and not Gotham City as previously stated. … Continue reading The History of Hawkgirl – Pt. 6

The History of Hawkgirl – Pt. 7

Hawkgirl Origins-Pt.7 – Before moving on to 1945, I want to roll back the calendar to the early years where, besides her regular appearance in Flash Comics, Hawkgirl also appeared a few times in All-Star Comics. This other super hero magazine began its run in 1940 and was canceled in 1951 as superhero comics faded from popularity, and it was replaced by All Star Western; however, … Continue reading The History of Hawkgirl – Pt. 7

The History of Hawkgirl – Pt. 8

Hawkgirl Origins-Pt.8 – This is a continuation of an exploration of the origin of Hawkgirl in 1940s in words and pictures. In this part, we review the series as it appeared in 1945. This year was not a good one for Shiera/Hawkgirl. First, there were only 8 issues of Flash Comics this year instead of the regular twelve. Also, Shiera/Hawkgirl only appeared in three of … Continue reading The History of Hawkgirl – Pt. 8