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Encyclopedia > Thomas Kalmaku
Thomas "Pieface" Kalmaku
Publisher DC Comics
First appearance Green Lantern Vol. 2 #2
Created by John Broome
Characteristics
Full name Thomas Kalmaku
Supporting
character of
Hal Jordan

Thomas Kalmaku is a character in DC Comics, associated with Green Lantern. He was introduced as a young Eskimo engineer at Ferris Aircraft, also the employer of test pilot Hal Jordan. In the Silver Age he was referred to as "Pieface" (a play on Eskimo Pie), however this has not been used for some time. In his early appearances Thomas had a girlfriend named Tegra. They later married, but have since separated. DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company. ... In comic books, first appearance refers to first comic book to feature a character. ... John Broome (aka: pen names John Osgood and Edgar Ray Meritt) was a writer-contributor to DC Comics. ... Hal Jordan is a fictional character, a DC Comics superhero. ... DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company. ... For the DJ, see DJ Green Lantern. ... Hal Jordan is a fictional character, a DC Comics superhero. ... Showcase #4 (September-October 1956), often thought the first appearance of the first Silver Age superhero, the Barry Allen Flash. ... Eskimo Pie is a brand name for a chocolate-covered vanilla ice cream bar wrapped in foil, the first such dessert sold in the United States. ...


Kalmaku was one of the few people who knew Hal Jordan's secret, and kept a journal of Green Lantern's adventures. In several stories he either assisted the hero, or required rescuing. As a non-costumed sidekick, he served a similar role to Jimmy Olsen, except that Jimmy did not know Superman's identity. For other uses, see Sidekick (disambiguation). ... James Bartholomew Jimmy Olsen is a fictional character, a photojournalist who appears in DC Comics’ Superman stories. ... Superman is a fictional character and comic book superhero , originally created by American writer Jerry Siegel and Canadian artist Joe Shuster and published by DC Comics. ...


During the Millennium crossover, Kalmaku was revealed to be one of the "Chosen" who formed the New Guardians. He had the superpower to bring out the best in people. He resides with the team for some time on a small island. When Guy Gardner appears on a boat to take over the team, Thomas tries to calm the situation, as he and the team only wish to help Guy with his obvious anger problems. The situation degenerates and Guy is forcibly removed from the island by the power of Gloss. Later, Tom leaves the team to be with his family. Millennium was a 8-part comic book event miniseries/crossover published by DC Comics. ... New Guardians is the name of a series published by DC Comics coming out of the Millenium event, it ran from 1988 through 1989 and only lasted twelve issues before being cancelled. ... Guy Gardner can refer to: Guy Gardner (astronaut) Guy Gardner (comics), a fictional character This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Gloss is Xiang Po, a fictional character who appeared in DC Comicss series New Guardians, and currently makes appearances in Green Lantern. ...


The graphic novel Legacy: The Last Will and Testament of Hal Jordan focused on Thomas, after Hal's (several) deaths. In it he went on a final mission on Hal's behalf, eventually reconstructing the planet Oa and the Great Battery. Trade paperback of Will Eisners A Contract with God (1978), often mistakenly cited as the first graphic novel. ... For other uses of Oa and oa, see OA. Oa is a fictional planet located at the center of the DC Comics Universe. ...


Kalmaku has reappeared in Green Lantern #18. It was revealed that Kalmaku is a father, but no information was given about his children. It also was revealed that Kalmaku was about to become an equal partner in Carol Ferris's aircraft company. It was also mentioned that the Guardians of the Universe once offered Tom a Power Ring, but that he denied them, with a simple "naw." Carol Ferris is a fictional comic book character published by DC Comics. ... The Guardians of the Universe are fictional characters in the DC Comics universe. ...


Tom makes an appearance in Darwyn Cooke's DC: The New Frontier miniseries (2003-2004), which is an alternate-universe story set in the 1950s. Here, Thomas angrily objects to the name Pieface when Jordan first uses it. Cover to Solo #5, featuring Slam Bradley. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In Amalgam Comics, Thomas Kalmaku is combined with Happy Hogan to form Happy Kalmaku. Harold Harry Hogan, commonly known as Happy Hogan, is a fictional character, a supporting character of Iron Man in the Marvel Comics universe. ...


 
 

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