Power Action Flight Wings
About This Vintage Toy
The Hawkman character was created by writer Gardner Fox and artist Dennis Neville and first appeared in Flash Comics#1, published by All-American Publications in 1940. Due to several changes over the years, the character is considered one of the most confusing backstories of any in DC Comics. One of Hawkman’s identities is Carter Hall, a modern-day reincarnation of an ancient Egyptian prince. His other common identity is Katar Hol, a Thanagarian police officer from the planet Thanagar. The first Katar Hol appearance was in February–March 1961, The Brave and the Bold #34 comic issue. Notably, two versions of Katar Hol draw conflicting storylines throughout the years, adding to Hawkman’s complicated backstory controversy.
The character found its way into other media outlets numerous times, with appearances in many comic book issues and a live-action 1979 TV special 1979 titled Legends of the Superheroes. Bill Nuckols created the two-part on-stage-style TV miniseries that featured the popular cult classic 1960s TV stars Adam West and Burt Ward as Justice League allies Batman and Robin. The DC Superman and Wonder Woman characters could not obtain Licensing for the TV special due to contractual studio releases for the recent blockbuster Superman film and the top-rated wonder woman TV series airing at the time.
The Hawkman action figure offered a mechanical “Power Action flight wings” feature that activated simulated flying wing movement when both legs were squeezed together. The sculpting of the action figure was highly detailed for the time and very reminiscent of any expectations based upon the previous comic books and animated programs. The Hawkman action figure included his iconic weapon, a Thanagarian Mace, which could only be supported in his left hand.
The Hawkman action figure offered 9 points of articulation with the hips, knees, shoulders, neck, and left and right wings. The innovative mechanical “Super Power Action” often created loose joints and limbs over time, making some action figures challenging to stand an offer possibility. Finding an action figure with a perfect “Super Power Action” functionality along with mint condition paint and accessories can fetch a much higher value on the current collectors market.
Included Mini Comic
The 1984 Hawkman Super Powers TV Commercial
Collector’s Price Guide
|Image||Product Name||Alliance||Type||Series||Year||MLC||MIB / MWC||MISB / MOC|
|https://x7s81d.p3cdn1.secureserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Wonder-Woman-THUMB.jpg||Wonder Woman||Good||Action Figure||1||1984||$95||$140||$165||https://retrotoyquest.com/action-figure-wonder-woman-super-powers-kenner-1984|
|https://x7s81d.p3cdn1.secureserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Green-Lantern-THUMB.jpg||Green Lantern||Good||Action Figure||1||1984||$60||$70||$95||https://retrotoyquest.com/action-figure-green-lantern-super-powers-kenner-1984|
|https://x7s81d.p3cdn1.secureserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Lex-Luthor-THUMB.jpg||Lex Luthor||Evil||Action Figure||1||1984||$30||$45||$100||https://retrotoyquest.com/action-figure-lex-luthor-super-powers-kenner-1984|
|https://x7s81d.p3cdn1.secureserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Lex-Soar-THUMB.jpg||Lex-Soar 7||Evil||Action Vehicle||1||1984||$85||$125||$155||https://retrotoyquest.com/action-vehicle-lex-soar-7-super-powers-kenner-1984|
|https://x7s81d.p3cdn1.secureserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Hall-of-Justice-THUMBb.jpg||Hall of Justice||Good||Playset||1||1984||$125||$325||$650||https://retrotoyquest.com/playset-hall-of-justice-super-powers-kenner-1984|
|https://x7s81d.p3cdn1.secureserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Super-Powers-Collectors-Case-THUMB.jpg||Super Powers Collection Carrying Case||Good||Neutral||1||1984||$135||$155||$210||https://retrotoyquest.com/carrying-case-action-figure-carrying-case-super-powers-kenner-1984|
|https://x7s81d.p3cdn1.secureserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Missing-Item-THUMB.jpg||The Whole Collection||NA||SERIES 1 TOTAL||1||1984||$1,210||$1,896||$3,665|
How To Use This Price Guide
MLC = “Mint Loose Condition” This is when the action figure or Vehicle is in excellent condition, and is loose and “complete” with all original accessories, but without the packaging and original included paperwork.
MIB = “Mint in box” This is when the collectible is in excellent condition, and is loose and “complete” with all original accessories and original included paperwork.
MWC = “Mint with Card Back” This is when an action figure os is excellent condition, and is loose and “complete” with all original accessories, however included the original card back fully intact. If the original blister bubble is intact, It can bring additional value depending on the condition of the blister bubble.
MISB = “Mint in Sealed Box” This is when the Collectible is in excellent condition, and is factory sealed and was never opened or used.
MOC = “Mint on card” This Is when the action figure is in excellent condition and is factory sealed and it’s original blister bubble and was never opened or used.
COMPLETE = “Complete” This is when the collectible is 100% complete with all of its accessories. Additional paperwork included with the original package does increase the overall value but does not necessarily consider the item complete
DISCLAIMER: All values are estimated by Retro Toy Quest and subject to change and discrepancy, depending on the advanced nature of any collector.