From Multiversal Omnipedia
Katar Hol is a male comic character that features in DC Comics.
The New 52
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- The Katar Hol Hawkman was created by Gardner Fox and Joe Kubert where he made his first appearance in The Brave and the Bold v1 #34 (February–March 1961).
In other media
- In The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure, though not named Katar Hol the Hawkman that featured in the Filmation animated series was based on him where he was uncredited but voiced by actor Vic Perrin. Hawkman was stated to be an inhabitant of another world who operated as the scientist Carter Hall.
- In the DC Animated Universe, variations of Katar Hol was referenced in the shared continuity setting.
- In Justice League, a character by the name of Hro Talak appeared as an antagonist in the animated series in the episode "Starcrossed". He and Sheira Hol were promised to one another from a young age with the two being in love. Talak served as a skilled commander in the Thanagarian military with him being separated from Sheira after she was assigned on a deep cover mission for 5 years on Earth. Hro Talak was placed in charge of the mission to construct a hyperspace bypass on Earth.
- In Justice League Unlimited, Katar Hol was merged with the backstory of Carter Hall in the shared DC Animated Universe continuity where he was voiced by actor James Remar. In "Ancient History", it was shown that Katar Hol and his love Chay-ara were Thanagarian lawmen who thousand of years ago crashed on Earth where they became stranded on that world. They were greeted by the native humans who viewed the two as gods with the two using their technology to craft a peaceful kingdom. King Katar and Queen Chay-ara ruled the lands with the human Bashari serving as a great general whilst Hath-Set served as their advisor. In "Shadow of the Hawk", a human named Joseph Gardner encountered the Absorbascon that contained the memories of Katar Hol who had crashed landed long ago in ancient Egypt. This led to Gardner believing that he was Katar Hol with him legally changing his name to Carter Hall.
- In Young Justice, the Katar Hol Hawkman appeared alongside with Hawkwoman with both having a non-voiced role in the series.
- Brave and the Bold:
- Savage Hawkman: