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
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All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z (2006)
#1 Avengers Assemble (Panini) (2012)
- 'Die nächsten Rächer Teil 1'#2
- 'Die nächsten Rächer Teil 2'#3
- 'Die nächsten Rächer Teil 3'#4
- 'Die nächsten Rächer Teil 4'#5
- 'Die nächsten Rächer Teil 5'#6
- 'Die nächsten Rächer Teil 6'#7#8#9#10#11
- 'Fear Itself - Nackte Angst'#12
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- 'Fear Itself - Nackte Angst'#14
- 'Fear Itself - Nackte Angst'
#1 Avengers Prime (2010)
- 'The Heroic Age Starts Here!'#7
- 'A New Saga Begins... The Children's Crusade!'#8
- 'The Bride Of Doom!'#9#10
Avengers Unconquered (2009)
#3 Avengers: The Children's Crusade (2010)
- 'Casualty of the War!'#4
- 'When Gods Go Mad... Even Heroes Can Die!'#6
- 'Challenge of the Sub-Mariner!'#7
- 'The Final Battle!'#18
- 'The Fall Of Iron Man!'#22
- 'The Final Battle!'#32
- 'The Race To Save Ronin!'
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 Civil War (2006)
- 'Road to Reborn'#26
- 'The Death of the Dream: Part Two'
#1 (Michael Turner Aspen Comics Exclusive Cover) Civil War Chronicles (2007)
- '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'#2 (Michael Turner Cover)
- 'Civil War, Part Two of Seven'#3
- 'Civil War, Part Three of Seven'#3 (2nd Printing Variant Cover)
- 'Civil War, Part Three of Seven'#3 (Ed McGuinness Cover)
- 'Civil War, Part Three of Seven'#3 (Michael Turner Cover)
- 'Civil War, Part Three of Seven'#3 (Michael Turner Sketch 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 Cover)
- '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: Young Avengers & Runaways (2006)
TPB Dark Reign: Young Avengers (2009)
- 'Civil War: Young Avengers & Runaways'#1
- 'Part One'#2
- 'Part Two'#3
- 'Part Three'#4
- 'Part Four'
#1 Essential X-Men (1995)
- 'Young Masters: Part 1'#2
- 'Young Masters: Part 2'#3
- 'Young Masters: Part 3'#4
- 'Young Masters: Part 4'#5
- 'Young Masters: Part 5'
#180 Fallen Son: The Death of Captain America (2007)
- 'When Gods Clash!'
#3 Fantastic Four (1961)
- 'The Death of Captain America, Chapter 3: Bargaining'#5
- 'The Death of Captain America, Chapter 5: Acceptance'
#556 Hawkeye (2012)
- 'World's Greatest, Part Three of Four'#562
I Am An Avenger (2010)
Kostajat / The Avengers (2011)
Marvel Legends (2007)
#30 New Avengers (2005)
- 'Winter Soldier'#31
- 'The Casualties of War!'#60
- 'Legends Never Die!'
New Avengers (2010)
New Avengers Finale (2010)
New Warriors (2007)
New X-Men (2004)
#34 Nomad: Girl Without a World (2009)
- 'Mercury Falling: Part 2'
Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe A to Z (2008)
Punisher War Journal (2007)
#2 Runaways (2008)
- 'How I Won the War, Part 2: Dead Soldiers'
Secret Invasion (2008)
Secret Invasion: Front Line (2008)
#2 Secret Invasion: Runaways/Young Avengers (2008)
- 'Chapter 2: Run. As Fast as You Can.'
#1 Siege (2010)
- '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'
Spider-Man: Am I An Avenger? (2011)
The Amazing Spider-Man (1963)
#538 The Avengers United (2001)
- 'The War at Home, Part 7 of 7'
#83#92 The Mighty Avengers (2007)
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- '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'
#20 Uncanny X-Men (1963)
- 'Son Of The Hulk!'#21
- 'Who Is The Red Hulk?'
What If? Civil War (2008)
What If? House of M (2009)
#1 Winter Soldier: Winter Kills (2007)
- 'What If...Scarlet Witch Ended the 'House of M' by Saying, "No More Powers?"'
Wolverine and Deadpool (2004)
#160 Young Avengers (2005)
- 'Mission Of Vengeance!'
#12 Young Avengers (2013)
- 'Family Matters: Part 4'
#1 Young Avengers Presents (2008)
- 'Style > Substance'#4
- 'Deus Ex Machine Gunner'
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