Skyhook

Skyhook

Dr. Aleister Hook in 1880's London was killed by townspeople for abducting children. Before he died, he'd pledged his soul to Blaze who converted him into a flying demon. Skyhook went from London by ship to Metropolis, where years later he again was abducting children and mutating them so they had wings. Superman first encountered Skyhook helping save Maggie Sawyer's daughter Jamie, and Skyhook apparently died in Metropolis' harbor. Some months later a revived Skyhook summoned Jamie and other children, before being impaled to death. When Superman first entered Blaze's dimension, Blaze summoned Skyhook to attack him. Much later, Skyhook reappeared in Metropolis again abducting kids, including Keith Robert.

First Appearance: SUP #15 (Mar. 1988)



Who's Who in the Superman Comics

Introduction

This is a listing of many of the notable characters and a few places that have appeared in the Superman comics from the 1986 revamp up until around 2008.

NOTE: A new, and more current version of the Who's Who is currently being worked on and can be accessed by clicking here.

Although Superman often appears in other DC Comics, this text's information is limited mainly to what has occurred in the regular Superman comics.

Many thanks to Scotty V, Derrick Lyle Coleman, Dean Vanek, Genevieve Clemens and Benjamin Grose who all helped out at one time or another with writing and updating these Who's Who descriptions.

The listings are displayed as follows:

  • Surname, Firstname - Text describing the character, place, object, etc...

Relevant issues of the Superman comics are listed as such:
  • SUP = Superman
  • MOS = Man of Steel
  • AOS = Adventures of Superman
  • ACT = Action Comics
  • MOT = Man of Tomorrow

The Issue Number for each of these titles is written in this manner: “#000”. (e.g. SUP #123)

“First Appearance” refers to the issue since 1986 unless otherwise noted.



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