Hawkman and Hawkgirl, both of which are Thanagarian.[1]

The term Thanagarian described any native or anything from the planet Thanagar. Specifically, it referred to the indigenous humanoids from the planet Thanagar.

Background History

History of this race is unknown.

Powers and Abilities

Alien Physiology: Thanagarians possess several gifts that are common to members of their race, but sets them apart from normal humans. A Thanagarian's life span is significantly greater than that of a normal human being. At one-hundred years of age, a Thanagarian physically resembles a thirty-year-old Earth human.[2] A Thanagarian is also physically more endurable than the average Earth human. They are stronger, with greater stamina and a greater resistance to pain. Thanagarians also possess enhanced senses.

  • Enhanced Vision: A Thanagarians's eyesight is more acute than a normal human and their range of vision is similar to that of a bird.
  • Enhanced Hearing: A Thanagarian's auditory senses are also particularly acute and they can perceive sounds with greater clarity than the average human.


  • Thanagarians first appeared in Brave and the Bold, Vol. 1 #34 (March, 1961).[3]
  • The planet was created by Gardner Fox and Joe Kubert.


  1. As seen in ???
  2. As revealed in Shadow War of Hawkman, Vol. 1 #2 (June, 1985), which can be found at the DC Database.
  3. Go to DC Database for more on Brave and the Bold, Vol. 1 #34 (March, 1961).

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