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This article is about the "original" Gawain created for Seven Soldiers of Victory.


Born in ancient Camelot, Gawain joined King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table.


Gawain was created by Grant Morrison and Simone Bianchi. He made his first appearance in Seven Soldiers: Shining Knight #1. He is heavily based on the figure of Gawain from Arthurian legend.

Major Story Arcs

Seven Soldiers of Victory

Gawain fights alongside his fellow knights against the Sheeda when they invade and begin to harrow Camelot. He dies during the initial Sheeda invasion, or shortly thereafter.

Powers and Abilities

Gawain is an "optimum human;" as such he is extremely strong and durable. He is also very skilled in armed and unarmed combat.

Weapons and Equipment

Gawain carries a sword and shield. He wears armour, which protects him against blunt force injury. He is attended by two trained hawks.


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