Hawkeye (Clint Barton), also known as Goliath and Ronin, is a fiction character that appears in the comic book published by Marvel Comics. The character first appeared in Tales of Suspense #57 (Sept. 1964) and was created by writer Stan Lee and artist Don Heck.
Hawkeye was introduced as a reluctant villain in Tales of Suspense #57 (September 1964), and after two more brief appearances in Tales of Suspense #60 and 64 (December 1964 and April 1965), joined the Avengers #16 (May 1965). Hawkeye was a perennial member, and has appeared in three volumes.
Hawkeye featured in two four-issue miniseries, published in 1983 and 1994 respectively. The first was written by Mark Gruenwald and the second by Chuck Dixon. This was followed by a one-shot publication, Hawkeye: Earth's Mightiest Marksman (1998), written by Tom DeFalco and penciled by Jeff Johnson. In 2003 there was an attempt at an ongoing series written by Fabian Nicieza, but the title was canceled after only eight issues.
Hawkeye featured prominently in the West Coast Avengers limited series — #1–4 (September 1984 – December 1984) — before appearing in the ongoing title, which ran for 102 issues (including 8 annuals) from October 1985 - January 1994. The title was renamed "Avengers West Coast" from #46 (Aug. 1989). Hawkeye also starred concurrently in almost every issue of Solo Avengers which ran for 40 issues from December 1987 – January 1991 (the title was renamed Avengers Spotlight from #21 (August 1989).
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