Hook is an assassin that works for the League of Shadows.

Physical appearance[edit | edit source]

Hook is a muscular Caucasian man with light brown eyes and white hair brushed forward in a Caesar style. He sports a large metallic hook for a right hand. He wears bandages around his torso and left hand, and a green jacket. He wears blue cargo pants and black boots.[2]

History[edit | edit source]

2010[edit | edit source]

Infinity Island
July 8, 22:18 ECT

Black Spider, Cheshire and Hook attended a meeting with Sensei, who gave them instructions to assassinate Selena Gonzalez, the CEO of Farano Enterprises.[3]

Central City
July 9, 19:54 CDT

Black Spider and Hook infiltrated Gonzalez's office. Kid Flash, Robin and Aqualad tried to protect her, but the assassins captured the three young heroes after a short fight. Black Spider tied them up.[3]

Central City
July 9, 22:12 CDT

The heroes broke loose and defeated Hook and Black Spider. Selena Gonzalez escaped and was killed by assassins waiting outside. Hook and Spider were taken to jail, but escaped the next day.[4]

Happy Harbor
August 8, approx. 22:00 EDT

Cheshire brought Hook and Black Spider along on the hit on Serling Roquette. Hook took on Miss Martian, who telekinetically directed his hook back at him, knocking him out.[2]

Belle Reve Parish
September 16, post-21:55 CDT

He was taken to Belle Reve Penitentiary, where he helped with Icicle Sr.'s breakout attempt. He stood guard outside Amanda Waller's office with Abra Kadabra and Professor Ojo. Hook, Abra, and Ojo were all frozen to a wall by Icicle Jr. when he was tricked into helping Superboy get the prison under control again.[5]

Abilities and equipment[edit | edit source]

  • Weaponized hook: Hook attacks his enemies with a hook attached to his right arm connected by a chain, which can be shot at enemies.
  • Martial arts: Hook seems to have been trained in martial arts of sort.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Background information[edit | edit source]

  • In the comics, Hook was popularly known as the killer of acrobat Boston Brand, also known as Deadman.
  • This is Hook's second animated appearance; in his first, in Batman: The Brave and the Bold, he had a non-speaking part and most of his features were obscured by shadow, with the exception of his hook.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Weisman, Greg (2012-02-03). Question #14145. Ask Greg. Retrieved 2012-02-03.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Weisman, Jon (writer) & Oliva, Jay (director) (February 11, 2011). "Infiltrator". Young Justice. Season 1. Episode 6. Cartoon Network.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Aureliani, Franco, Art Baltazar (w). Norton, Mike (a). Sinclair, Alex (col). Mangual, Carlos M. (let). Chadwick, Jim (ed). "Hack and You Shall Find" Young Justice 3 (April 20, 2011), New York, NY: DC Comics
  4. Aureliani, Franco, Art Baltazar (w). Norton, Mike (a). Atkinson, Zac (col). Mangual, Carlos M. (let). Chadwick, Jim (ed). "By Hook or by Web" Young Justice 4 (May 16, 2011), New York, NY: DC Comics
  5. Weisman, Greg (writer) & Oliva, Jay (director) (September 23, 2011). "Terrors". Young Justice. Season 1. Episode 11. Cartoon Network.
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