Real Name: Edward J. Collins

Identity/Class: Magically enhanced human

Occupation: Student

Affiliations: The Pact (Firebreather, Invincible, Zephyr Noble), Captain Nieves, Blacklight (Lina Jaurez), Astroman, Rebound

Enemies: Blacklight (Ted Cleaver), Zap, Nocturn, Hawk's Shadow, Komodo, Vendetta, the Corpse, Arson

Known Relatives: James Collins (father)

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: New York City

First Appearance: New Man #4 (Image, 1996)

Powers/Abilities: The Helmet of Heru enhances Eddie's strength, agility and speed. It can reshape to provide him with armor or weapons as required.

History: Eddie Collins had only recently moved to New York with his widowed father when he came across the Helmet of Heru, a mystic artifact which carried the essence of ShadowHawk, the Spirit of Justice, as well as the spirits of all those who had worn it previously. Donning it, he was informed by the spirit of Paul Johnstone, the previous ShadowHawk, that it was his destiny to take over as the newest in that line of heroes. Unfortunately he also got to inherit his predecessor's enemies, such as Hawk's Shadow

Comments: Created by Jim Valentino.

ShadowHawk will be appearing in the War of the Independents.

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

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