Alias
Nighthawk
Nick Name
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Civilian ID

Hannibal Hawkes


Note: Hawkes is an incarnation of the ancient Egyptian prince, Khufu Kha-Taar ( Hawkman).


Occupation

Avenger

Handyman


Legal Status
Citizen of the United States during the 19th Century.
Nation or Planet of Origin
United States of the 19th Century.
Group Affiliation
None
Base of Operations
Arizona Territory of the 19th Century.
Height
5' 11"
Weight
185 lbs.
Eye Color
Black
Hair Color
Black
Known Powers

Normal human with skills as a marksman and horseman proficient with a lariat and bullwhip.


Effective hand-to-hand combatant with excellent skills as a tracker and woodsman.


Accessories

Bullwhip: Lash used to corral livestock.


Lariat: Rope used to ensnare livestock.


Nightwind: Jet-black stallion.


Revolvers: 19th Century model six-shot pistols.


Common Enemies

Bandits

Cattle Rustlers

Outlaws


Regularly Appearing
Western Comics
First Appearance
Western Comics #5 (Oct. 1948)
Creator
Robert Kanigher & Charles Paris
Origin

A mysterious avenger riding from out of the East, a masked man garbed in ebony with a white hawk upon his chest struck a blow for justice in the Arizona Territory during the 19th Century.


Traveling under the identity of Hannibal Hawkes, he worked as a handyman from his covered wagon workshop.


Riding his jet-black stallion Hawkes proves a potent force for law and order in the old west as Nighthawk.