This article is part of the DC Database Recommended Reading project, a series of articles written by our editors. They are meant as a guide to help both new and old readers, either getting into comics for the first time or looking to read more on their favorites. These should not be taken as a definitive guide; obviously you can start wherever and with whatever you want, but they're some general suggestions that we think you might find enjoyable.
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Hawkman is covered in the blood of people who said he isn't cool.

Hawkman and Hawkgirl can be very difficult to get into because their continuity is hopelessly confusing. There are a lot of great solo Hawkman stories, but a lot of his popularity comes from his roles in team books like Justice League and Justice Society. Here are a couple good places to start if you've never read Hawkman before and want to try for the first time.

Where Do I Start?