Hotwing (Character)


Publisher: Lorimar-Telepictures

Created by:  Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass

1st appearance: Silver Hawks episode 21-Hotwing Hits Limbo (June 10, 1986)

Nationality: Unknown

Team Affiliations: Unknown

Legal Status: Unknown

Height: 6’1           Weight: Unknown

Eyes:  Brown              Hair: None

Relatives: Unknown

Skills and abilities: Trained magician.

Powers: Superhuman strength, speed and flight due to cyborg enhancements. He also had an assortment of mystical and magical based abilities.


Chosen by a mystic force to battle evil Hotwing was a gold plated Silverhawk member of African descent who made his debut in episode twenty one. He had a weapon bird called Gyro and had to have his power recharged every fourteen years. In his first appearance he rescued the original siverhawks after they were captured.


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0 thoughts on “Hotwing (Character)

  • March 17, 2013 at 2:41 am

    Wow! Hot wing ? Really?

  • March 18, 2013 at 3:00 am

    @ Dennis no matter how you arrange that hotwing is not the greatest name but he was a good character.

    • March 19, 2013 at 2:35 am

      Maybe so, but it *was* 1986…..Hot chicken wings hadn’t quite taken the nation by storm yet

  • March 18, 2013 at 5:27 am

    that was my dude-but why blk heros always have a crippling weakness?how come the hawks never had to be recharged? like mantis/spawn/etc.ugh

  • March 30, 2013 at 5:18 pm

    I used to love the Silverhawks…but looking at it in retrospect, why the brotha had to be “Hot Wing”?….lol


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