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Real Identity: Shayera Thal
Affiliation(s): Thanagar and Justice League
Appearances (Episodes): Independence Day Part Two, Revelation, Failsafe, Agendas, Usual Suspects, Auld Acquaintance, Happy New Year, Alienated, War, Endgame, Influence and The Lady, or The Tigress?
Appearances (Comics): Monkey Business and Yesterday's Children: Memory Six
Powers/Skills: Flight, Above Average Strength, Tactician, and Armed Combat
Voiced By: Zehra Fazal
Shayera Thal was born in 1982. In adulthood, she rose up to the military rank of lieutenant on Thanagar. She and Katar Hol fell in love and later married. They arrived on Earth in 2004 and became the heroes, Hawkman and Hawkwoman. In May 2004, they became members of the Justice League. Hawkwoman was assigned the designation 10. On the evening of July 4th Team Year Zero, Hawkwoman volunteered to help escort the Blockbuster to the proper authorities along with Hawkman, both Green Lanterns of Sector 2814, and Captain Atom.
On October 1st, 18:13 EDT, Hawkwoman fought Plant Creatures in Metropolis with Superman, Green Lantern (John Stewart), and Hawkman. On November 11th, Captain Atom, Hawkman, Hawkwoman, and Wonder Woman destroyed the last of five Flying Ice Fortresses. On November 25th, 06:54 EST, Hawkwoman attended a Justice League meeting on the Watchtower. She agreed with Wonder Woman's idea of more female members. On December 30th, 09:16 EST, she was present at the induction of The Atom, Dr. Fate, Icon, Plastic Man, and Red Arrow at the Hall of Justice. On December 30th, 23:46 EST, the League, under the Light's control by Starrotech, welcomed Vandal Savage to the Watchtower. She and five others were sent to Rimbor and went on a 16 hour rampage. On December 31st, Hawkwoman knocked Black Canary out with her mace. Robin and Wolf later liberated her with Curotech. On January 4th, after 21:59 CST, Team Year Six, Hawkwoman was part of a group of Leaguers and the Team who arrived at the Kroloteans' New Orleans base.
On January 26th, Hawkwoman was part of the group of Leaguers who left Earth for Rimbor to stand trial. Hawkman accompanied them. On June 20th, they were found guilty but later cleared of all charges and released. They later observed the arrival of Warworld then arrived on Earth at 23:16 EDT. She attended Wally West's funeral. On November 3rd, 23:16 UTC, Team Year Eight, Hawkman and Hawkwoman were part of a group of Leaguers who investigated an Apokoliptian assault of an Nth Metal refinery on Thanagar. Hawkman attempted to convince the skeptical Commander Hro Talek that the refinery fit the profile of other facilities raided by Parademons on several planets. However, attack patterns were different and Hawkwoman noted there was no Boom Tube activity detected. She assumed Talek's scans confirmed the Nth Metal stockpiles were stolen. Talek was not concerned about the theft of a common element. Hawkwoman pointed out it was common on Thanagar only. Hawkman pointed out Nth Metal was another rare material and would fit with what other rare elements were stolen on other planets.
Talek repeated there was no evidence of Apokoliptian attack and scanners only detected Earthling bio signs. Hawkwoman added Earth metahumans being kidnapped offplanet for use by Apokolips were being mind controlled into violent action. Talek contemplated sending a Hawk Fleet to quarantine Earth's populace. Talek brought up how the Rimbor incident also tarnished Thanagar's reputation because of Hawkwoman's involvement then Thanagar was attacked by humans and the League happens to show up to sing a reprieve. Before Hawkman could respond, Talek dismissed them. Green Lantern Guy Gardner ran his own scan on the sly and found an ion trail. On November 6th, 19:12 UTC, Superman sighted the Orphanage. On November 7th, 01:20 UTC, Superman, Wonder Woman, and Hawkwoman breached Sector 16 of the Orphanage. Hawkwoman was disappointed by the underwhelming security. Superman advised her to stay whelmed, to her confusion.
They came upon the kidnapped metahumans but Hawkwoman was more concerned with a giant machine containing all the stolen elements within it. They were attacked by Furies. Lashina snagged one of Hawkwoman's arms and yanked her down to the floor. She pulled forward but decked Lashina's chin with her mace. Lashina pulled them both down a floor. Granny Goodness and DeSaad unleashed the machine's power on the trio and her own Furies but Superman forced himself free and destroyed her control panel with heat vision. Granny prompty boomed Superman, Wonder Woman, and Hawkwoman out into space before they could visually identify her. Green Lantern Guy Gardner came to their rescue and formed a bubble construct around them. On February 24th, 19:00 EST, Team Year Nine, Hawkwoman remotely attended a meeting between the League, Team, Outsiders, and Batman and Nightwing's covert teams on the Watchtower from the Javelin. She voted for Black Lightning to be the next leader of the League.
On April 21st, 00:49 UTC, Team Year Ten, while on M'arzz, J'onn J'onzz had a video chat with Hawkwoman aboard Baby. Hawkwoman informed him the Justice League accounted for all known Kryptonite on Earth and in the Milky Way Galaxy and none were missing. J'onzz noted more could be out there undiscovered. She agreed but admitted it meant they were out of leads and told J'onzz she was sorry. J'onzz was, too, and signed off with her.