Hawkman in "She's No Angel" (Hostess Ads #97)
|On a site dedicated to making a wiki history of all things comics, comics ads should not be forgotten. Especially the ads for Hostess Fruit Pies, Twinkies, and other snacks. Starting in 1975, Marvel and DC heroes (and the Harvey,Archie, and Gold Key/Whitman characters as well!) spent seven years throwing Hostess snacks at a bizarre line of villains to stop their crimes. Although many of the villains were completely silly, they were created specifically for these ads, and in many cases, not even the names have been used again, since the ads stopped in mid-1982.|
So I thought I'd show an ad here, and make a list of the comics I find it in, as I run across them. This list features: Hawkman in "She's No Angel." As noted on the Hostess Superhero Advertisements page:
Able to fly and command birds, the Golden Raven used her powers to bedevil Hawkman while trying to snatch up the golden bird statue in Ravenwood Square. As she swooped in for the victory, Raven was distracted by the Hostess Fruit Pies placed on top of the statue; this allowed Hawkman to bring her to justice.
Appearing in October of 1980, Golden Raven trails the first appearance of Teen Titans West member Golden Eagle by three-and-a-half years, but Trigon's daughter Raven appeared the very same month, in the New Teen Titans preview in DC Comics Presents #26.
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