"The Return of Hakwman: Prelude: Lost Friends": Sand phases through the earth to Hong Kong where he surprises Speed Saunders. He demands to know the truth about what's going on with Hawkgirl. Spe
JSA #22 is an issue of the series JSA (Volume 1) with a cover date of May, 2001.
Synopsis for "The Return of Hakwman: Prelude: Lost Friends"
Sand phases through the earth to Hong Kong where he surprises Speed Saunders. He demands to know the truth about what's going on with Hawkgirl. Speed tells him how she attempted suicide at 17. When she woke up after being dead for 10 minutes, her eye color changed from green to brown. He knew then that she was reincarnated as someone else.
In ancient Egypt, Flash is shown the crashed Thanagarian ship. He is told that the people who crashed in it many years ago left them with the dying words about Nth Metal. They then experimented with the metal and learned of its gifts of flight among others powers. They said a coming war would reach Flash's time. He hoped that Teth Adam and Nabu would be there to help him. The Flash takes off and uses Teth-Adam's speed to return to the present time.
The JSA appear to help Kendra. When she refuses and attempts to fly away, Teth-Adam chases her. As he touches her, a gold light emanates from her and she shoots out into space.
As Kendra opens her eyes from her journey, she finds herself in a strange place with people worshiping her. They claim she will save Thanagar from destruction.
Appearing in "The Return of Hakwman: Prelude: Lost Friends"
- Gorann Synn (Mentioned only)
- Horus (Mentioned only)
- Hawkgirl (Shiera Sanders) (Mentioned only)
- Oracle (Mentioned only)
- Osiris (Mentioned only)
- Ra (Mentioned only)
- Talon of Truth
- Sol system
- Polaris System
- This story is reprinted in the trade paperback JSA: The Return of Hawkman and JSA Omnibus Vol. 1.
- The tombstone of Hawkgirl's parents reveals their names and years of birth and death: Michael Saunders (1955–1997) and Trina Saunders (1953–1997).