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The New Avengers


Real Name: Clinton Francis Barton
Occupation: Adventurer
Identity: Secret
Legal status: Citizen of the United States with no criminal record
Former aliases: Goliath II, Golden Archer
Place of birth: Waverly, Iowa
Marital status: Married
Known relatives: Barbara Morse (alias Mockingbird, wife), Bernard "Barney" (brother, deceased), Harold (father, deceased), Edith (mother, deceased)
Group affiliation: Current member of the Thunderbolts, former member of the East Coast Avengers, member of the West Coast Avengers
Base of operations: Los Angeles, California
First appearance: TALES OF SUSPENSE #57, AVENGERS #64

Height: 6 ft. 3 in.
Weight: 230 lbs
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blond

Strength level: Hawkeye possesses the normal human strength of a man of his age, height, and build, who engages in intensive regular exercise.

Known Superhuman Powers: None.

Abilities: Hawkeye has trained himself to become an expert archer with near-perfect accuracy. He practices a minimum of two hours per day to keep his skills honed. He has also had extensive training as an aerialist and acrobat, and personal tutoring by Captain America in hand-to-hand combat. Hawkeye possesses vary keen eyesight and exceptional reflexes. Hawkeye is 80% deaf in both ears, due to an incident, and wears specially-designed miniature hearing aids.

Weapons: Hawkeye wields a number of custom-made bows, and carries a quiver containing various gadget-laden "trick" arrows.

Hawkeye uses a wide variety of arrows, many of which are custom-built with devices to enhance their effectiveness in crimefighting. Hawkeye's quiver has the capacity to carry 36 arrows. Twelve of the 36 arrows have standard target-point arrowheads, six have 3-bladed broadheads, and the remaining eighteen have various custom tips. Hawkeye has recently developed a modular arrowhead system whereby certain custom arrowheads can be attached to the shafts of any standard target-point arrow to convert them for special use. These arrowheads are stored in compartments on his tunic-belts. Although.

Some of Hawkeye's more technological custom arrows were designed and built by Anthony Stark. Hawkeye himself designed the majority of his custom arrows. To aid Hawkeye in locating the appropriate arrow with speed and accuracy, he has not only arranged the arrows in his quiver in a set pattern, he has also notch-coded the hock of each arrow so he can tell by touch which arrow he is drawing. Hawkeye is constantly modifying his arsenal of arrows.