Hawkeye, real name Clint Barton, has been an integral member of Marvel’s Avengers force since his joining the group in 1964. Created by part of the dynamic duo, Stan Lee he was illustrated by Don Heck and initially appeared as an antagonist in the comic Tales of Suspense number 57 published in September 1964. Gaining popularity with Marvel fans, he was rewritten as part of the Avengers within a year, first appearing in the comic Avengers number 16. While he is purely human, his superior marksmanship skills make him an asset to the hero team. With a history of working with Black Widow, they often team up for the less dangerous missions that SHIELD sends the Avengers force to execute. As a character he has been ranked number 44 on IGN’s Top 100 Comic Book Heroes list. He will continue to gain popularity with actor Jeremy Renner’s reprisal of the role in the upcoming Marvel movie installments.
Creating your own Hawkeye Costume will be simple given the items that we have compiled below. We have provided the brown and black tones Marvel’s Avengers outfit as well as the red and black tone Age of Ultron outfit. Both of these options are available in vest and long coat options. Whichever color scheme you choose, the top piece, tactical pants, tactical boots and his iconic black recurve bow and choice of quiver make up the primary costume items. Secondary costume items include options for SHIELD patches and his movie-showcased sunglasses.
Hawkeye Costume: The Basics
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