Secret Origins #45

      October 1989

Martin Pasko (script), Grant Miehm (layouts), Terry Beatty (finished art), Janice Chiang (letters), Helen Vesik (colors), Mark Waid (editor).

The framework for the story is that of the Pasko/Burchett series, but the origin story is consistent with earlier origin stories. The essential difference is that this one leaves no doubt that Blackhawk was a Polish national. It also creates more detail about his family. A worthwhile addition to the Blackhawk canon, I particularly like it for specifying the first aircraft to bear the Blackhawk insignia, the PZL P-50 Jastrzeb.



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