Friday, June 12, 2015

"Captain America: Civil War" - Close On 'Hawkeye'

Sneak Peek the origins of Marvel Studios' super archer 'Hawkeye' (Jeremy Renner), soon to appear in "Captain America: Civil War":

'Hawkeye' was created by writer Stan Lee and illustrator Don Heck...

...debuting in Marvel Comic's "Tales Of Suspense" #57 as a reformed villain who joins the 'Avengers'.

"...'Clint Barton', orphaned at an early age, escaped the orphanage with his older brother 'Barney' falling in with a traveling circus.

"Needing food and shelter, Clint and Barney decided to work for the performers.

"Two performers, 'Swordsman' and 'Trickshot', saw potential in Clint and took him under their wing. Trickshot taught Clint archery while Swordsman taught Clint acrobatics and knife throwing.

"One night Clint overheard that a great sum of money had been stolen from the ringmaster the night before. He finds out it was stolen by the Swordsman. 

"Swordsman was quick to offer Clint a cut of the stolen cash if he kept his mouth shut, but he refused and was beaten and left for dead.

"Clint ran away from the circus but returned for the sake of his brother. With Swordsman gone, Clint became the attraction 'The Amazing Hawkeye'. Disappointed with the crowds, Clint was inspired by seeing 'Iron Man' save people on a runaway ride...

"...and dedicated his archery skills to fight crime..."

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