|Christopher "Chris" Powell|
|Citizen of the United States with no criminal record.|
|Nation or Planet of Origin|
|Queens, New York, New York|
|Base of Operations|
|New York, New York|
Normal human merged with an extraterrestrial android; granting superhuman strength, speed, stamina, agility and durability possessing retractable glider wings capable of flight, claw-cable with a grappling hook and an amulet capable of generating force shields and concussive blast of dark energy.
Darkhawk Amulet: Extraterrestrial amulet which is the source of the Darkhawk armor.
Darkhawk Vol. 1
New Warriors Vol. 1
|Darkhawk Vol. 1 #1 (March, 1991)|
|Tom DeFalco & Mike Manley|
Chris Powell's father was a member of a group of police officers turned vigilantes who used bribes from major mafia bosses to finance their battle against crime. Following his father to an old amusement park, Powell was found by criminal henchmen and fled. While hiding in the park, Powell found and extraterrestrial amulet which transformed him into the Darkhawk.