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Issue Details

Issue #2
Published August 1983
Frequency bi-monthly in February, April, June, August, October and December.
Cover Price 1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages 36
Editing Bill Dubay; Victor Gorelick (Production Editor); Richard Goldwater (editor-in-chief)

Cover Details

Characters Black Hood; The Fox (inset)
Genre superhero
Pencils Alex Toth (signed)
Inks Alex Toth (signed)
Letters Alex Toth

1 page text article "A Whisper Of Fairy Dust"

Script Bill DuBay
Letters typeset
Notes Bill DuBay dedicates this book to his grandmother, Rose Lillian DuBay. The article is located on the inside front cover.

12 page Black Hood story "The Dark Destroyer"

Characters Black Hood [Kip Burland]; Ellie (a waitress); Jakey (a bully)
Synopsis Kip rides into a small town being terrorized by a monstrous bully named Jakey, who has superhuman strength and is a mechanical genius.
Genre superhero
Script Gary Cohn
Pencils Pat Boyette
Inks Pat Boyette
Colors Barry Grossman

10 page Black Hood story "Candle In The Wind"

Characters Black Hood [Kip Burland]; Carolyn Farrel [Kip's deaf/mute fiancee]; Tony Geovelli (a mobster)
Synopsis Kip remembers how he met and fell in love with Carolyn, the only witness to a mob hit. Carolyn is the star witness at Geovelli's trial, and requires a 24 hour bodyguard -- namely Kip. When the jury becomes deadlocked, Geovelli -- who is free on bail -- runs down Carolyn. Then the Black Hood seeks a terrible vengeance on the mobster.
Genre superhero
Script Rich Margopoulos; John Carbonaro (plot)
Pencils Dan Spiegle
Inks Dan Spiegle
Colors Barry Grossman
Letters Carrie McCarthy

8 page The Fox story "The Fox"

Characters The Fox [Paul Patton, a photo-journalist]; Cosmo Gilly; Tess Gilly (Cosmo's wife); Hank Gilly (Cosmo's brother)
Synopsis Cosmo runs into Paul in Tangiers while running from someone trying to kill him.
Genre superhero
Script Alex Toth
Pencils Alex Toth
Inks Alex Toth
Colors Barry Grossman ?
Letters Alex Toth
Notes This series takes place in 1948-49. Introduces Cosmo Gilly, a pug fighter and the Fox's sidekick.

1 page Black Hood illustration "Guns Ablazing!"

Characters Black Hood
Genre superhero
Pencils Alex Toth (signed)
Inks Alex Toth (signed)
Notes back cover