Joaquin Pennysworth is a former agent of S.H.I.E.L.D who has some unfortunate history with Kyle Richmond, the original Nighthawk (Joaquin's father, J.C. Pennysworth, was a former employee of Richmond's who tried to embezzle funds from him and was the leader of the terrorist group called the Sons of the Serpent).[1]

Joaquin Pennysworth (Earth-616) from Last Defenders Vol 1 6 001

Despite this, Joaquin agreed to succeed Richmond as Nighthawk when Richmond was forced to give up the role. He is a member of the Defenders.


Skilled hand-to-hand combatant.


Flight Armor

  • In at least one potential future, Joaquin is a member of the "Last" Defenders.

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