Hawkman #16

Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Rags Morales Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: June 4, 2003 Critic Reviews: 1
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The fresh look at the Hawks' past continues! Shayera, the space cop from Thanagar once known as Hawkwoman, ventures to St. Roch to discover the truth about her former partner. But Hawkgirl isn't exactly happy to see her...or to learn about the customary Thanagarian greeting! Plus, Hawkman reveals how he copes with loss from life to life.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jun 18, 2003

    If you've been following the various incarnations of Hawkman, than in addition to my admiration regarding your devotion to this character, chances are good that you'll find this issue quite enjoyable, as Geoff Johns offers up a pretty solid mystery regarding the fate of Katar Hol. Now speaking as a fan who has come into this book with very little interest in the character's past I must confess I found this issue to be a bit top heavy with exposition & the solution to the mystery wasn't really worth the amount of work it had taken to arrive at this answer. Still, I guess it's for the best that Geoff Johns is piecing together the tangled mess that was Hawkman's past, and I'll also give this issue full marks for its use of Animal Man, an underused character who I'm delighted to see playing an active role in this arc. In fact the simple fact that Animal Man has been given a fairly substantial role to play in this story was enough to grab my interest, and I can't wait to see him in action n Read Full Review

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