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EXCLUSIVE: Four Page Preview of HAWK AND DOVE #6

Hawk and Dove leave Washington, D.C. for Gotham City in the series' sixth issue.

What happens when HAWK AND DOVE goes from crime-fighting in Washington, D.C. to Gotham city? DC Comics has given us an exclusive look at the upcoming sixth issue of HAWK AND DOVE where the duo takes it to Gotham and teams up with Batman, himself. Well, at least one of them will.

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Written by ROB LIEFELD

Art and cover by ROB LIEFELD

Hawk and Dove arrive in Gotham City hot on the trail of a villain who has stolen a deadly weapon from their home turf in Washington D.C.! The trail leads from the nation's capitol all the way to the doorstep of the Dynamic Duo. Get ready for Batman and...Dove?

Legendary creator Rob Liefeld flies solo in this issue with a story that'll change the way you see Gotham forever!

Hank Hall is on the run from Blockbuster across Gotham City's rooftops while Dove is keeping herself busy teaming up with Batman. What are the two crime-fighters doing in Gotham? Will they be able to stand the Gotham heat? Will Hawk be able to take on Blockbuster? If all else fails, "hit him in the jewels -- full force," right? Check out the four-page preview of the upcoming book written and penciled by Rob Liefeld, below.

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HAWK AND DOVE #6 hits store shelves on February 1st, 2012.

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Posted By saoakden

Dude is DC Comics goal to make Bruce Wayne aka Batman show up in every New 52 book? For that matter Gotham City? Seriously, I know the character is popular but this cameo in different books are as crazy as Marvel's Constant events.

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Posted By Dedpool

Man, that right there is proof Lifield sucsk. That is a HORRIBLE Batman!!

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Posted By TheGoldenOne
@pikahyper said:

That's one ugly Batman o.o

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Posted By CWB
@Guardiandevil83 said:

Batman is Dc's Wolverine.

Truth
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Posted By CWB

 dfcRob Liefeld, Marjorie Liu and Jeff Loeb should start their own comic book company so they can stop messing up comics.

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Posted By Abattoir_Noises

Wow, this looks extraordinarily bad, though I will admit, Liefeld's work has always made me cringe. Like a free comic that comes with your cereal or somethin', know what I mean? Also, who is this Blockbuster character? I'm not really well versed in the DCU, but from this preview he reminds me of a hippie hulk, 'specially with those sweet purple pants.

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Posted By StarKiller809

Was reading this for three issues, but just not feeling the art or the story that much. The art was okay with me for a while but it's only so much you can take before you start thinking that doesn't look right.

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Posted By zackattack529

batman...in ANOTHER title.....*facepalm

i guess he'd have to be in hawk and dove right before it gets cancelled. he cant miss his window of oppurtunity. enough is enough DC. we get it. batman is awesome but you tarnish his awesomeness by putting him in every title! and in a title that has one of the lowest sales no-less. putting him in it isnt gonna make people read it anymore! pssh even from the previews not appealing. i didnt even see batman or dove..i saw hawk..who was crossed of this issue? 0.o uggh lol

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Posted By TDK_1997

It looks like that I won't buy this 6th issue.

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Posted By Guardiandevil83

Batman is Dc's Wolverine.

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Posted By cheywoodward2

So DC is continuing on its quest to put Batman in everything it possibly can. I'm waiting for his appearance in Demon Knights.

In other news, Rob Liefeld still sucks balls. Somebody needs to break his hands so he can't draw anymore.

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Edited By nightwing91

@ReVamp said:

@nightwing91: I know, I know. But I... I WANTZ BLOCKIE BACCCCCCCCK.

Seriously though, I know that he could be back, I just wanted to emphasize how much more I prefer Roland over Mark. Mostly because one is a Nightwing villain.

To be fair Dick as Robin did battle Mark, and he was more enjoyable as Mark was nothing but a dumb brute. Course, if Underworld Unleashed didn't happen in the New 52 then Roland wouldn't have his intelligence and would be essentially the same boat.

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Posted By ReVamp

@nightwing91: I know, I know. But I... I WANTZ BLOCKIE BACCCCCCCCK.

Seriously though, I know that he could be back, I just wanted to emphasize how much more I prefer Roland over Mark. Mostly because one is a Nightwing villain.

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Posted By nightwing91

@ReVamp said:

@nightwing91: I still want him back.

Who's to say he won't be back, I mean Mark is back.We could see Roland become Blockbuster, but having him being Blockbuster now wouldn't really make sense.

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Posted By DickDastardly

@BlackArmor: thank you for an awsome laugh, sir!

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Edited By Comicbookgal

wow, that art is just bad. The writing is just horrid. Why did DC put Leifeld on MORE books if this one is getting cancelled? I love the concept behind Hawk and Dove but this makes me lose interest in them.

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Posted By ReVamp

@nightwing91: I still want him back.

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Posted By Thunderscream

Ha! Liefeld's art just gets more and more hilarious with his giant crotches and fun house mirror proportions....and, uh, is Hawk giving Blockbuster some "mouth service" in that full page? lol

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Posted By Darkmount1

@nightwing91:

I was just going to ask, what IS Blockbuster doing there anyway? I thought both of them were dead nowadays....then again, with New 52 revamping a few things here and there, makes you wonder how they're going to explain Dick Grayson vs Roland Desmond in this semi-new continuity...

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Posted By squidnosis

its dissapointing because the overall idea of the storyline seemed interesting enough, like there was a lot they could do with it, but between the god awful writing and the terrible artwork its just an unreadable book

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Posted By Walley

Hawk and Dove is one of my favorite DC duo's but thanks to Liefeld they now go back into comic book limbo..... Seriously any artist would been better than Liefeld. He can't even draw Bats right.

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Posted By mbembet

Batman is DC#1 so it is important for him to appear at least once in every DC books lol

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Posted By reaper2923

Thus we must have batman's mandatory appearance at least once in every comic

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Posted By shawn87

WOW....that Batman looks atrocious 

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Posted By Omega-Man

I don't know how this stayed the course this comic sucks and putting Batman on the cover won't save it. It's the same with every comics seems DC are really trying to milk Batman and that he is the only desent character they have thats popular. Like I said before every DC comic should have Batman in it thats pretty much DC's way of thinking. It's starting to get annoying that DC have no idea how to write stories that are good and think Batman will save the day.

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Posted By nightwing91

@ReVamp said:

They did this to Blockie?

I don't even...

DC, I'd like the criminal mastermind with a need for an ape's heart back please. Pwetty, Pwetty please.

Looks like they've went back to the Mark Desmond version.Which with the status of all the Nightwing stuff unclear it makes as much sense as anything.

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Posted By Mumbles

that cover is to funny. it seems if your jumping from a building, you wouldn't be so stiff and no expression of falling. liefield.....i love you.

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Posted By ReVamp

They did this to Blockie?

I don't even...

DC, I'd like the criminal mastermind with a need for an ape's heart back please. Pwetty, Pwetty please.

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Posted By sparty-dbq

We should make Bingo cards using all the different New 52 books and play "Batman Cameo Bingo."

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Posted By The Stegman

Even Batman can't save this title

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Posted By The Impersonator

@Billy Batson said:

LOL, this is getting cancelled anyway.

@iLLituracy said:

This book made me into a comic book nerd.

:o
BB

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Posted By Video_Martian

@KainScion said:

not even batman can save this.

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Posted By hulkmakedoodoo

HOW THIS MAKE IT TO 6 ISSUES?!! COMIC STINK WORSE THAN HULK DOO DOO!!!

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Posted By jsphsmth

@Cafeterialoca: Probably not. I was disappointed in the series.

@sterlinggates: I was too extreme. I edited my previous post. Sorry. I imagine that there are a ton of things that we readers don't know about how/why the series is getting cancelled.

H&D made my list of titles to pick up from the reboot purely on the strength of your name. I didn't expect what I got from the series. I do look forward to reading your future work.

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Posted By Cafeterialoca

@jsphsmth: ...seriously? You think Rob taking over will make it better?

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Posted By BatteredArmor

I don't always examine comic book art, but when I do I punch Leifeld in the face

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Posted By cmaprice

This art is mediocre. What I mean by that is that this actually is among the best Liefeld stuff I've seen.

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Posted By sterlinggates

@jsphsmth said:

@Cafeterialoca: Yes, Sterling Gates' work on the book was horrible. I was extremely disappointed. Everybody wants to blame Rob's art, but the writing is what killed the series.

...Mom?

:)

Sorry to hear you were disappointed with my work, jsphsmth. I hope you'll give Rob's writing a chance. He definitely takes the book in a different direction than I would've and makes the series his own!

SJG

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Posted By KidSupreme

@Herx: LoL I totally agree haha

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Posted By RedheadedAtrocitus

Looks just fine to me. I'll have to pick up the trade when all the issues are finished.

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Posted By Whisper_

Oh. Em. Gee. Is there actually more than one foot in the above panels? :O

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Posted By ArtJoker

Looks like Batman had his Protein today

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Posted By waruikumo

OH BOY! Bob the Butcher is back and in force.

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Edited By jsphsmth

@Cafeterialoca: Yes, Sterling Gates work on the book was not good. I was extremely disappointed. Everybody wants to blame Rob's art, but the writing contributed to its demise.

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Posted By ARMIV2

Y'know, considering all the other pieces I've seen from Liefeld past, this stuff is actually pretty decent.

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Posted By KainScion

not even batman can save this.

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Posted By BatClaw89
@Herx: Batman sells comics
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Posted By ips

does anyone really care -- as long as Leifield is drawing it I don't think anyone really cares about this title at all. DC are you listening?

Legendary creator? more like infamous.

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Posted By Herx

*looks around*..... *tests post for echoes*.........*prepairs to repeat himself once more*

*ahem* IS BATMAN JUST FRIGGING EVERYWHERE NOW!!!! SERIOUSLY!!! THEY SAY BATMAN HAS NO SUPER POWERS, BUT OBVOIUSLY HE DOES!!! HE CAN APPEAR ANYWHERE IN THE DCU AND FLIP THE MIDDLE ONE TO CONTINUITY! either that or being batman has good dental.

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Posted By Ganthetsward20

Im looking forward to this issue, ive enjoyed the book.

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