Thursday, March 07, 2024

“Superman” Movie - Enter ‘Hawkgirl’

DC Comics superhero character ‘Hawkgirl’ is played by actress Isabela Merced in the upcoming live-action feature “Superman”:

“…the original ‘Hawkgirl’, aka ‘Shiera Sanders Hall’, was created by writer Gardner Fox and illustrator Dennis Neville…

“…debuting in ‘Flash Comics’ (1940), as the reincarnation of the Egyptian princess ‘Chay-Ara’.

“As the wife of  ‘Carter Hall’, also known as ‘Hawkman’. Hawkgirl owes her powers to a belt of ‘Nth’ metal, a substance native to the planet ‘Thanagar’.

“The metal is psycho-reactive, responding to its bearer's thoughts and in its base form has a number of electromagnetic/gravitational properties. 

“To the ‘Hawks’, it grants the power of flight, superhuman strength, super-acute vision, and an enhanced healing/regeneration ability…”

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