Biography: During Ancient Egypt's 15th Dynasty, Prince Khufu and his beloved Princess Chay-Ara discovered a downed spacecraft from the planet Thanagar. Exposure to the ship's anti-gravity Nth Metal allowed Khufu and Chay-ara to be reincarnated countless times throughout the ages to follow. In modern times, Kufhu became the hero Hawkman, Chay-Ara reincarnated as his beloved Hawkgirl.
Statistics: First Appearance: Flash Comics #1 (January 1940) Real Name: Carter Hall Occupation: Super Hero Base of Operations: St. Roch, Louisiana Special Abilities: Wing-Maneuvered flight enabled by anti-gravity Nth Metal; wields a variety of ancient weapons, particularly shield, dagger, and mace; expert hand-to-hand combatant.
After my Wal Mart finally restocked on DC figures, I decided to start picking up this wave mostly because I had never owned toys of some of these characters. Hawkman is an impressive offering to say the very least. All the same articulation as most Male Bodies for this line, Hawkman's distinguishing feature is of course his wings which are attached to his back by a hinge and the wings themselves extend by a swivel. The feather detail on his wings is really impressive and the paint applications are done well on the whole body with no sloping or thin spots that I can see.
The hawk mask can not be removed, but I'm fine with that. His weapon assortment is a small sheild that can clip onto either hand, but is best for the right because the left hand is opened to hold his mace and dagger. The...[See More]
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