Hawkeye (Marvel)(02 - Kate Bishop)
Real Name: Kate Bishop
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Highly skilled at archery, fencing, sword fighting (which is different from fencing), jujitsu, boxing, and other forms of combat.
The daughter of rich publishing magnate Derek Bishop, Kate Bishop never felt comfortable with wealth; like her mother, she donated time and money to soup kitchens, women’s shelters, and other worthy causes. After her mother was killed, Kate became even more active in charity. Later attacked and raped in Central Park, Kate received the best therapy that money could buy; she also undertook an intensive physical fitness and self-defense training regimen. Determined never again to let herself or anyone else be victimized if she could prevent it. At her upscale private school, the Hawthorne Academy, and at the elite Interlochen National Music Camp, Kate studied archery, fencing, kickboxing, and various martial arts.
A major social event, Kate’s sister’s wedding at New York’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral was interrupted by five gunmen who held the guests hostage when the police cornered them inside. When the novice heroes known as the “Young Avengers” subdued most of the gunmen, Kate tried to join the fight and ended up with a gun to her head, but used one of Patriot’s throwing stars to down her assailant. Kate’s “heroics” made the evening news, and when Cassie Lang sought her out trying to locate the Young Avengers, the two girls tracked the group to the ruins of Avengers Mansion, where the senior Avengers were trying to convince their youthful counterparts to disband. Carefully observing Iron Man as he unlocked the doors, Kate used his passcodes to free Cassie and the Young Avengers after the Avengers confined them for their own safety. She also scavenged costumes and weaponry from nearby rooms, outfitting herself with equipment formerly used by past Avengers members Hawkeye (Clint Barton), Mockingbird (Bobbi Morse), and the Swordsman (Jacques Dunesque). When the Avengers and Young Avengers battled Kang, Kate fought beside them, but afterwards was forced to surrender the equipment.
Unwilling to give up the chance to make a real difference, Kate pushed the other Young Avengers to remain together, using her father’s funds to purchase new costumes and weaponry for the team. Appropriating an empty publishing warehouse of her father’s to use as team headquarters, she arranged its refitting and refurnishing. When Patriot left the group, she acted as unofficial leader in his absence despite being the only Young Avenger without powers and the only member who had not been part of the Vision’s Failsafe Program (a list of young Avengers-connected adventurers and potential adventurers compiled by the Vision as a means of recruiting the next generation of Avengers should the original team be dissolved; Iron Lad accessed the list, using it to form the Young Avengers).
Kate had a hard time coming up with a code-name. During a battle between the Skrulls and the Kree the Young Avengers fought alongside the New Avengers. After which Jessica Jones delivered a gift from Captain America: the original Hawkeye's bow and arrows along with his code-name.
Hawkeye has only told her therapist and Jessica Jones about being assaulted and her team mates know her to be a resourceful and strong young woman with great determination.
First appeared armed and in costume in Young Avengers (2005) #4, but did not receive code name until issue #12.
First Appearance: Young Avengers (2005) #12
Katherine 'Kate' Bishop (Marvel)
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A Year of Marvels: October Infinite Comic (2016)
A Year of Marvels: The Uncanny (2017)
All-New Hawkeye (2015)
#1 All-New Hawkeye (2016)
- 'Wunderkammer Part One of Five'#2
- 'Wunderkammer Part Two of Five'#3
- 'Wunderkammer Part Three of Five'#4
- 'Wunderkammer Part Four of Five'#5
- 'Wunderkammer Part Five of Five'
#1 All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z (2006)
- 'The Bishop's Man Part One of Three'#2
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- 'The Bishop's Man Part Three of Three'#4
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- 'Hawkeyes Part Two of Three'#6
- 'Hawkeyes Part Three of Three'
#1 Avengers (2010)
- 'Pa' Fuera, Pa' La Calle'#5
- 'Best friend, won't you?'#6
- 'Your Heart is True'#8#10
Avengers [GER] (2011)
#1 Avengers Assemble (Panini) (2012)
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- 'Die nächsten Rächer Teil 2'#4
- 'Die nächsten Rächer Teil 4'#5
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#1 Avengers Prime (2010)
- 'The Heroic Age Starts Here!'#7
- 'A New Saga Begins... The Children's Crusade!'
Avengers World (2014)
Avengers: The Children's Crusade (2010)
Avengers: The Children's Crusade - Young Avengers (2011)
Avengers: The Initiative (2007)
#15 Black Panther (2005)
- 'The Only Good Skrull'#17
- 'Home Field Advantage'#34
- 'The Hammer Falls, Part 2 of 3'
#25 Cable & Deadpool (2004)
- 'War Crimes, Part Three: Thunder and Lightning'
Captain America (1968)
Captain America (2005)
HC vol. 07 Captain America: Sam Wilson (2015)
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- 'The Death of the Dream: Part Two'
Captain America: Steve Rogers (2016)
Civil War (2006)
#1 (Michael Turner Aspen Comics Exclusive Cover) Civil War II (2016)
- 'Civil War, Part One of Seven'#1 Director's Cut (Director's Cut)
- 'Civil War, Part One of Seven'#2
- 'Civil War, Part Two of Seven'#2 (3rd Print - Sketch Variant)
- 'Civil War, Part Two of Seven'#3
- 'Civil War, Part Three of Seven'#3 (2nd Printing Variant Cover)
- 'Civil War, Part Three of Seven'#4
- 'Civil War, Part Four of Seven'#4 (Michael Turner Sketch Cover)
- 'Civil War, Part Four of Seven'#5
- 'Civil War, Part Five of Seven'#5 (Michael Turner Sketch Cover)
- 'Civil War, Part Five of Seven'#6
- 'Civil War, Part Six of Seven'#7
- 'Civil War, Part Seven of Seven'
Civil War II: Choosing Sides (2016)
Civil War: Casualties of War (2007)
Civil War: The Initiative (2007)
Civil War: Young Avengers & Runaways (2006)
#1 Dark Reign: Young Avengers (2009)
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- 'Part Two'#3
- 'Part Three'#4
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#1 Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe Again (2017)
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- 'Young Masters Part Two'#3
- 'Young Masters Part Three'#4
- 'Young Masters Part Four'#5
- 'Young Masters Part Five'
#2 Defenders (2017)
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- 'Part III'#4
- 'Part IV'
Despicable Deadpool (2017)
#299 Fallen Son: The Death of Captain America (2007)
- 'The Marvel Universe Kills Deadpool Part Three'
#2 Fantastic Four (1961)
- 'The Death of Captain America, Chapter 2: Anger'#3
- 'The Death of Captain America, Chapter 3: Bargaining'#5
- 'The Death of Captain America, Chapter 5: Acceptance'
#556 Generations: Hawkeye & Hawkeye (2017)
- 'World's Greatest, Part 3'#562
Gwenpool Special (2016)
#1 Hawkeye (2012)
- 'Gwenpool Holiday Special'
Annual 01 Hawkeye (2017)
- 'West Coast Avenger'#2
- 'The Vagabond Code'#3
- 'The Tape 1 Of 2'#5
- 'The Tape 2 Of 2'#6
- 'Six Days in the Life of'#7#8
- 'My Bad Penny'#9
- 'Pizza Is My Business'#13
- 'The U in Funeral'#14
- 'L.A. Woman'#16
- 'Recording Tape'#18#20#22
Hawkeye Megaband (2014)
#2 Hawkeye vs. Deadpool (2014)
- 'Mein Leben als Held'#3
- 'Damals und morgen'
I Am An Avenger (2010)
Jessica Jones (2018)
Kostajat / The Avengers (2011)
Loki: Agent of Asgard (2014)
#11 Marvel Encyclopedia (2014)
- 'Turn Away and Slam the Door'
Marvel Now! Previews (2016)
New Avengers (2005)
New Avengers (2010)
New Avengers (2012)
New Avengers Finale (2010)
New Warriors (2007)
New X-Men (2004)
#34 Nomad: Girl Without a World (2009)
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Old Man Logan (2016)
#2 Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat! (2016)
- 'Berserker: Part Two'#3
- 'Berserker: Part Three'#4
- 'Berserker: Part Four'
#2#17 Punisher War Journal (2007)
- 'The End of All Things'
#2 Royals (2017)
- 'How I Won the War, Part 2: Dead Soldiers'
#5 Runaways (2008)
- 'The Center of Things'
Season's Beatings (2019)
Secret Empire (2017)
Secret Invasion (2008)
Secret Invasion: Front Line (2008)
#2 Secret Invasion: Runaways/Young Avengers (2008)
- 'Chapter 2: Run. As Fast as You Can.'
#1 Secret Wars: Secret Love (2015)
- 'Secret Invasion!, Part 1'#2
- 'Secret Invasion!, Part 2'
#2 Siege: Young Avengers (2010)
- 'The Siege of Asgard - Phase Two'#3
- 'The Siege of Asgard - Intercepted'#4
- 'The Siege of Asgard - The Fallen'
#12 The Amazing Spider-Man (1963)
- 'The Spider-Man/Deadpool Ho-Ho-Holiday Special!'
#538 The Amazing Spider-Man (2018)
- 'The War at Home, Part 7 of 7'
The Astonishing Ant-Man (2015)
The Avengers United (2001)
#83#92 The Mighty Avengers (2007)
- 'The Illuminati Revealed At Last!'#95
- 'The Young Avengers: Secret Origins!'#99
- 'Magneto Reborn!'#100
- 'Against The Skrull And The Kree!'
#14#20 The Mighty World of Marvel (2009)
- 'The Smartest Man in the Room'#23
- 'Three Words'#24
- 'Chasing Ghosts'#28
- 'The Unspoken, Part 2'#29
- 'The Unspoken, Part 3'#30
- 'The Unspoken, Part 4'#31
- 'The Unspoken, Part 5'
#21 The Ultimates (2016)
- 'Who Is The Red Hulk?'
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl [I] (2015)
The Unbelievable Gwenpool (2016)
Ultimate End (2015)
Uncanny X-Men (1963)
West Coast Avengers (2018)
What If? Civil War (2008)
What If? House of M (2009)
Winter Soldier: Winter Kills (2007)
Young Avengers (2005)
#12 Young Avengers (2013)
- 'Family Matters: Part 4'
#1 Young Avengers Presents (2008)
- 'Style > Substance'#4
- 'Deus Ex Machine Gunner'#5
- 'The Art Of Saving the World'#7
- 'The Kiss and the Make-Up'#11
- 'Stage Nervous Breakdown Earth 616'#12
- '"Young Avengers" Part One'#13
- '*Young Avengers* Part Two'#14
- 'Resolution Part 1'#15
- 'Resolution Part 2'
West Coast Avengers
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