Hawkman #20

Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Rags Morales Publisher: DC Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Oct 5, 2003

    The arrival of the Headhunter in the final pages of this issue is enough to have me recommending this issue to Hawkman fans, as this is the first time this book has managed to convince me Hawkman was in serious trouble. However in order to arrive at this stage of the story one has to slog their way through some rather uninspired writing as Geoff Johns opens with a hamfisted attempt to present his heroes as angelic figures, before delivering a one page fight that lacks any real sense of danger or excitement. This is then followed up by several more pages where the book reminds us how stunningly good looking our two lead characters are before delving into a romance subplot that conveys absolutely no dramatic tension. Heck this issue even manages to make an appearance by the Atom boring, and that require a considerable effort. Still, the final pages do manage to make it easy to overlook the rather uneventful opening, as Hawkman is essentially ripped apart in this encounter, and left in a Read Full Review

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