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Real Name
Carter Hall, Kator Hal
First Appearance
Flash Comics (Vol. 1) #1 (January, 1940)
Gardner Fox, Dennis Neville
Team Affliations
Justice Society of America, Justice League, All-Star Squadron, Suicide Squad, Wingmen of Thanagar, Black Lantern Corps
Base of Operations
Midway City
Flight, Memories of Past Lives, Enhanced strength and eyesight

Temperature regulation Limited physical regeneration

Skills and Abilities
Fighting Experience, Experienced Flyer
Tools and Weapons
Nth Metal Wings, Nth Metal Mace, Nth Metal Armor

Hawkman is superhero in the DC Universe, and a member of the Justice Society of America and the Justice League of America.


Silver Age[]

A police officer from the planet Thanagar, Kator Hal and his wife Sheyera Thal (also an officer and his partner), track a criminal to Earth. After capturing him, they elect to stay to learn more about Earth police methods and protect their new home as Midway City as Hawkman and Hawkgirl.


A police officer with a cruel streak from the planet Thanagar, Kator Hal was tricked into murdering his own father and while in exile begins to redeem himself.

New 52[]

A pacifist from the warlike planet of Thanagar, Kator Hol is framed for his father's murder and ends up escaping from his enemies to Earth.


Silver Age (Earth-One)[]

Kator Hol's childhood remains largely unknown.  It is known he hails from the planet Thanagar, were people have developed methods of flight, and became a police officer in his homeworld and married a fellow officer named Shayera.  On one mission, he and his wife tracked a criminal named Byth Rok to the planet Earth to capture him. After completing their mission, Kator and Shayera confess to an interest in the planet and decide to stay to learn the local crimefighting techniques.

Kator Hol decided to live as an Earth human and took the identity of Carter Hall, a curator of the Midway City Museum.

Modern Age (New Earth)[]

Prince Khufu[]

Prince Khufu was an prince in ancient Egypt during the reign of Ramesses II in the 19th dynasty.  Kuhufu believed his soul and the soul of his betrothed, Chay-Ara, would be fated to remain in the mortal world, even after death.  The wizard Nabu told Khufu of a strange event and took him and his apprentice, Teth-Adam to investigate.  There they discovered a crashed spaceship made of an alien metal known as Nth Metal, which contains strange properties and abilities.

New 52 (Prime Earth)[]