Hawkman #22

Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Rags Morales Publisher: DC Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Dec 9, 2003

    The idea that Hawkman would suddenly realize that his pretense of being a hero was all an act and that in reality he's a ruthless warrior who deems a simple purse snatcher as a vile creature worth of having his head smashed in, was delivered in such an abrupt manner that it's a bit difficult to fully accept. However, even though it's arrived at in a manner that I felt was a bit lazy, the idea itself is fairly engaging, and I hope that Geoff Johns is willing to take the idea in the direction he appears to be heading in, as while I like the idea of Hawkman as a member of the JSA, Black Adam's group does seem like a far better fit for this new Hawkman. This in turn is likely to bring Hawkman into conflict with Hawkgirl who doesn't look ready to make the jump that Hawkman makes regarding her own inner warrior. However, while the emergence of the new Punisher style attitude is an interesting aftereffect of the encounter, the Headhunter was a bit disappointing as he's little more than a cree Read Full Review

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