Heroes always make a difference.
~ Hawkman

Hawkman (Carter Hall) is a character from DC Comics. He first appeared in Flash Comics #1 in 1940. He can fly and has a weapon that he can swing. He is also a member of the Justice League and a founding member of the Justice Society.

Falk Hentschel plays Hawkman in Arrow, The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow.


Hawkman was originally an egyptian prince named Khufu, who had a spouse named Chay-Ara, Khufu feuded with Egyptian priest Hath Set who was later responsible for their deaths, (but because they were killed by an Nth Metal weapon with special properties, instead of going to the afterlife, both him and his lover were instead reincarnated). He was brought back as Carter Hall (who is an Egyptian archaeologist), whilst his lover was reborn as Shiera Sanders. Upon uncovering the ancient knife and Hastor being Hath-Set's reincarnation, Carter regains all of memories of his past live and recognizes Hastor as the priest that killed him and his spouse.

Sometime after, Carter dons the Nth Metal harness that allows him to fight crime as Hawkman, and at one point confronted the reborn evil priest that captured Shiera who he realizes as his reborn lover, after Hastor's defeat the two begin a romance.

He later becomes a charter member of the JLA and becomes the permanent chairman, while Shiera adopts the identity of Hawkgirl and fights alongside him and participated in various missions together.


Hawkman is characterized as being fierce tempered and adamant, though due to his reincarnation, his personality varies from being a savage barbarian to a level-headed gentleman (he finds it troublesome to balance the two,) though either way, his Hawkman persona is considered the same regardless.

He is shown to be a staunch conservative, often quarreling with the Green Arrow (who is a liberal). He also takes his duties seriously and will try to complete it.

He has special feelings for his reincarnated soul mate Hawkgirl/Hawkwoman (and the feeling is mutual,) the two are usually seen together either as partners, love interests, spouses. Often fighting side by side, and risking their lives for one-another. Because of this, the two both are able to recollect memories of their past lives together.

Powers and Abilities

  • Flight - Hawkman is able to fly, thanks to his Nth Metal harness that provides him wings.
  • Weapons Expert - He has been shown to use numerous weapons ranging from spears, nets, shields, sword, his trademark mace, etc.
  • Nth Metal Equipment - Hawkman owes his powers to a belt that allows him to defy gravity, grants him; enhanced strength and eyesight, physical regeneration, accelerated healing, temperature regulation. He can mentally control the harness.
  • Intellect - Carter Hall is a brilliant tactician and strong leader, he was also knowledgeable in the fields of history and archaeology, his genius is comparable to Batman's.
  • Reincarnation - Hawkman is consistently reborn into various identities (either being a Human or Thanagarian), and is able to recollect memories and experiences of his past lives.
  • Miscellaneous - Hawkman can communicate with birds.



           Justice Society

Atom (Al Pratt) | Black Canary | Doctor Fate | Doctor Mid-Nite | Flash | Green Lantern | Hawkman | Hourman | Mister Terrific | Sandman | Spectre | Starman | Wildcat |

Air Wave | Amazing Man | Atom Smasher | Batman | Black Adam | Captain Marvel | Citizen Steel | Cyclone | Damage | Darknight | Hawkgirl | Hippolyta | Huntress | Jakeem Thunder | Johnny Thunder | Judomaster | King Chimera | Liberty Belle | Lightning | Magog | Miss America | Mister America | Obsidian | Power Girl | Red Beetle | Red Tornado | Ri | Robin | Sand | Stargirl | Star-Spangled Kid | S.T.R.I.P.E. | Thunderbolt | Tomcat | Superman | Wonder Woman |

            JL Heroes

Justice League | Justice League Antarctica | Justice League Dark | Justice League Detroit | Justice League Elite | Justice League Europe | Justice League International | Justice League Task Force | Justice Legion Alpha | Super Buddies |

Aquaman | Atom | Batman | Black Canary | Cyborg | Elongated Man | Flash | Green Arrow | Green Lantern | Hawkgirl | Hawkman | Martian Manhunter | Red Tornado | Superman | Wonder Woman | Zatanna |

Adam Strange | Agent Liberty | Amazing Man | Ambush Bug | Amethyst | Andrew Bennett | Animal Man | Antaeus | Atomica | August General in Iron | Azrael | Aztek | Batwing | Big Barda | Black Condor | Black Lightning | Black Orchid | Blue Beetle | Blue Devil | Blue Jay | Booster Gold | Bronze Tiger | Captain Atom | Captain Cold | Catwoman | Creeper | Crimson Fox | Deadman | Detective Chimp | Doctor Fate | Doctor Light | Doctor Mist | Donna Troy | Element Woman | Elongated Man | Equinox | Etrigan | Faith | Fire | Firehawk | Firestorm | Frankenstein | General Glory | Geo-Force | Guardian | Guy Gardner | Gypsy | Hourman | Huntress | Ice | Jade | Jesse Quick | Jessica Cruz | John Constantine | John Stewart | Katana | Killer Frost | Kyle Rayner | Lex Luthor | Lightray | Lobo | Madame Xanadu | Maxima | Metamorpho | Mister Miracle | Mon-El | Moon Maiden | Nightmare Nurse | Nightwing | Oracle | Orion | Pandora | Phantom Stranger | Plastic Man | Power Girl | Red Arrow | Red Tornado | Rocket Red | Shade the Changing Mann | Shazam | Silver Sorceress | Simon Baz | Starfire | Stargirl | Steel | Steve Trevor | Supergirl | Swamp Thing | Tasmanian Devil | Tomorrow Woman | Triumph | Vibe | Vixen | Zauriel |

           Justice League International

August General in Iron | Batman | Batwing | Black Canary | Blue Beetle | Booster Gold | Captain Atom | Captain Marvel | Doctor Fate | Doctor Light | Green Lantern | Hawkman | Hawkwoman | Ice | Martian Manhunter | Mister Miracle | Olympian | OMAC | Rocket Red | Vixen |

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