Lady Blackhawk (DC)(01 - Zinda Blake)
Real Name: Zinda Blake
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Zinda is an ace flyer, able to easily handle any type of aircraft. She is a fine markswoman, skilled in the use of a variety of weapons, and has superior abilities in hand-to-hand combat.
Zinda Blake, determined to become the first woman member of the famed World War II unit known as the Blackhawks, trained herself to pilot a wide range of modern aircraft and made herself an expert in various forms of combat and weaponry.
Her first attempt to join the group came when she helped rescue a member from a modern-day pirate called the Scavenger. Despite her able assistance, Zinda was told that the Blackhawk codes forbade a woman from joining the team.
Zinda followed this exploit by rescuing the entire Blackhawk team from the Scavenger, and in return was told, by Blackhawk himself, that she could become an honorary member of the team.
After a number of adventures with the Blackhawks, Zinda became the victim of the villainous Nazi operative Killer Shark, who used a chemical potion to brainwash her, forcing her to take up the identity of the costumed Queen Killer Shark. Zinda battled her former comrades a number of times before she was freed of the effects of the potion.
Due to the time-warping effects of Zero Hour, Zinda is now in the present DC continuity, looking as she did in 1959.
Created by Jack Schiff & Dick Dillin.
First Appearance: Blackhawk (1957) #133
Queen Killer Shark
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35mm Special Issue (2011)
Amazing Heroes (1981)
#138 Batgirl (2000)
- '2nd Annual Swimsuit Issue!!'
TPB Batman Confidential (2007)
- 'Destruction's Daughter'#67
- 'Destruction's Daughter, Part 2: Bird Calls'
#36 Batman Legends (2007)
- 'Blackhawk Down, Part 1'#37
- 'Blackhawk Down, Part 2'#38
- 'BlackHawk Down, Part Three'#39
- 'BlackHawk Down, The Conclusion'
Batman: Battle for the Cowl (2009)
HC Batman: Battle for the Cowl: The Network (2009)
- 'Batman: Battle for the Cowl'TPB
- 'Batman: Battle for the Cowl'#1
- 'A Hostile Takeover'#3
- 'Last Man Standing'
Birds of Prey (1999)
TPB vol. 05 Birds of Prey (2010)
- 'Between Dark & Dawn'TPB vol. 06
- 'The Battle Within'TPB vol. 07
- 'Perfect Pitch'TPB vol. 08
- 'Blood And Circuits'TPB vol. 09
- 'Dead Of Winter'TPB vol. 10
- 'Metropolis or Dust'TPB vol. 11
- 'Club Kids'TPB vol. 12
- 'Platinum Flats'#75#77
- 'Hero Hunters, Part Two: Harvest'#78
- 'Hero Hunters, Part Three: Moondance'#79
- 'Hero Hunters, Part Four: She Rides the Eye of a Hurricane'#80
- 'Hero Hunters, Part Five: The Cold Light of Day'#81
- 'The Battle Within, Part One: Undefended Border'#82
- 'The Battle Within, Part Two: The Long Count'#83
- 'The Battle Within, Part Three: A Fighter by His Trade'#84
- 'A New Morning's Resolution'#86
- 'A Wakeful Time'#87
- 'Perfect Pitch, Part One'#88
- 'Perfect Pitch, Part Two: Duel'#89
- 'Perfect Pitch, Part Three: Long Untold Truths'#90
- 'Perfect Pitch, Part Four'#91
- 'Progeny, Part One: Inseparable'#93
- 'Progeny, Part Two: Gutshot Redemption'#94
- 'Progeny, Part Three: Stolen Inferno'#95
- 'Progeny, Finale: A Cup of Kindness Yet'#96
- 'Headhunt, Part One: Through the Shards of a Looking Glass'#97
- 'Headhunt, Part Two: The Piper Must Be Paid'#98
- 'Headhunt, Part Three: False Idol'#99
- 'Headhunt, Part Four: Class Dismissed'#100
- 'Blood & Circuits, Part One: A Chance to do Good'#101
- 'Blood & Circuits, Part Two: Broken Wing'#102
- 'Blood & Circuits, Part Three: Freedom of Motion'#103
- 'Blood & Circuits, Part Four: Truth or Dare'#104
- 'Whitewater, Part One: Crystal Ascension'#105
- 'Whitewater, Part Two: Permafrost'#106
- 'Whitewater, Part Three: Storm Front'#107
- 'Whitewater, Part Four: A Heart Encased In Glass'#108
- 'Whitewater, Epilogue: Swan Song'#110
- 'The Fan Club'#111
- 'Nerds of Prey'#112
- 'The Warrior Wake of Zinda Blake'#113
- 'The Blackest Sea'#114
- 'Shark Attack!'#115
- 'Underneath the Skin'#116
- 'Hidden Treasures'#117
- 'New Frontiers'#118
- 'Club Kids'#119
- 'Welcome to Platinum Flats'#120
- 'Mad Science'#121
- 'Bring on the Bad Guys'#122
- 'Fear Itself'#123
- 'A Woman of Backbone'#124
- 'Smile for the Birdie'#125
- 'Hard-Traveling Heroines'#127
- 'The End of the Beginning'
HC vol. 01 Blackhawk (1957)
- 'End Run'HC vol. 02
- 'The Death of Oracle'TPB vol. 01
- 'End Run'TPB vol. 02
- 'The Death of Oracle'#1
- 'Without Breaking a Few Eggs'#2
- 'The Rage of the White Canary'#3
- 'Whistling Past the Gravestones'#4
- 'Impact Fracture'#5
- 'Heart of Pain, Life of War'#7
- 'The Cape and the Cadaver'#8
- 'The Gauntlets and the Guillotine'#9
- 'The Soul and the Sacrifice'#10
- 'The Death of Oracle Conclusion: The Gristle and the Ghostly'#12
- 'A Thin Edge Directly to the Brain'#13
- 'Hostile Takeover Part Two of Two: No Sentence Shall Be Commuted'#14
- 'War and Remembrance, Part One'#15
- 'War and Remembrance, Part Two'
#133#140#143#147#151 Countdown (2007)
- 'Lady Blackhawk's Super-Powers'#155
- 'The Wedding Of Lady Blackhawk'#161
- 'Blackhawk - - The Human Dynamo'#163
- 'The Giants From The Ancient World'#166
- 'The Creatures That Controlled The Blackhawks'#170
- 'Lady Blackhawk Vs. Killer Shark'#182
- 'The Curse Of The Rajah's Ring'#186
- 'The Super-Blackhawks Of The Secret Dimension'#188#191
- 'The Menace Of The Molecule Man'#200
- 'Queen Killer Shark'#204
- 'The Return Of Queen Killer Shark'#228
- 'The Junk-Heap Heroes!'#229
- 'The Junk-Heap Heroes'#231
- 'With These Rings I Thee Kill'#233
- 'Too Late, The Leaper'#236
- 'Melt, Mutant, Melt'#239
- 'The Killer That Time Forgot'#242
- 'My Brother – My Enemy'#243
- 'Mission Incredible'
DC Universe: Decisions (2008)
#3 DC Universe: Origins (2009)
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TPB DCU: Brave New World (2006)
- 'DC Universe: Origins'
Flashpoint: Lois Lane and the Resistance (2011)
#2 Green Arrow (1988)
- 'Live and Exclusive'
#101 Green Arrow/Black Canary Wedding Special (2007)
- 'Run of the Arrow'
#1 Green Lantern 80-Page Giant (1998)
- 'And They Said It Wouldn't Last'
#2 Guy Gardner: Warrior (1994)
- 'Team-Ups From A to Z!'
#24 JLA (1997)
- 'Killing Time'#29
- 'It's My Party And I'll Fight If I Want To'#36
- 'The Darker Side of Evil'#38
- 'Seduction of the Not So Innocent'#39
- 'Merriment, Mistletoe, and...Mayhem!'#40
- 'Good Things Ain't Been Comin' In The Packages I've Been Gettin'!'#41
- 'Guys & Babes in Toyland'#42
- 'A Gender Bender in the Blender'#43
- 'A Warrior's Passing Pt 1: You Broke My Heart... So I Busted Your Jaw'
#117 JLA: Year One (1998)
- 'Crisis of Conscience: Part Three'
Joker: Last Laugh (2001)
#4 Manhunter (2004)
- 'Joker: Last Laugh, Part Four: Everyone Knows This is Nowhere'
TPB vol. 05 Mister Miracle (1996)
- 'Forgotten, Part Three: Found'#34
- 'Forgotten, Part Four'#35
- 'Forgotten, Part Five: Unhappy Hunting Grounds'#36
- 'Forgotten, Part Six: Full Circle'
Outsiders: Five of a Kind - Wonder Woman/Grace (2007)
#1 Secret Six (2008)
- 'Five of a Kind, Part 5: Member of the Tribe'
Suicide Squad (1987)
#54 Superboy & The Ravers (1996)
- 'The Dragon's Hoard, Part Two: Divine Wind'#64
- 'Nasty as They Want to Be!'
#8 Superman/Batman (2003)
- 'Road Trip, Second Stop: The Romance of the Road'
#17 The Brave and the Bold (2007)
- 'Absolute Power, Chapter Four: "A World Without Batman..."'
The OMAC Project (2005)
Villains United (2005)
Who's Who: Update '87 (1987)
- 'Gray Man to Lionmane'
Birds of Prey (DC)
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Team 7 (DC)(Flashpoint)
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