(June 1983)

Archie, 1983 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly in February, April, June, August, October and December.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Red Circle Productions Inc.
Brand:
Red Circle Comics Group [1980's]
Editing:
Robin Snyder; Victor Gorelick (Production Editor); Richard H. Goldwater (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Mando paper
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Snyder credit per Gary Usher's Robin Snyder Comic Book List. Previous indexer credited Rich Buckler.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Hood / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rich Buckler (design & layout); Alex Toth (signed); Gray Morrow (inset)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed); Gray Morrow (inset)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Hood
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Buckler credit from the artist via Facebook. Black Hood inset from interior story. Original art depicts The Fox in the inset. It is likely that the Fox story was late, prompting the Secrets of the Black Hood to be added as a quick fix.

Crusader Chronicles (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robin Snyder
Pencils:
?; Gray Morrow
Inks:
?; Gray Morrow
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Black Hood
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A brief look at the Black Hood's history. Includes cover image of Black Hood #9 and an illo of Black Hood by Morrow.

The Mask and the Man (Table of Contents: 2)

Black Hood / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Burkett
Pencils:
Gray Morrow
Inks:
Gray Morrow
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Gray Morrow

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Hood [Kip Burland]; Black Hood [Matt Burland] (cameo flashback); Phil Martin; Jason Strang [Death-Monger]; Blaine Farrell; Carolyn Farrell (flashback only); "Nails" Garson; Cyrene
Synopsis:
The Black Hood is recruited by the CIA to stop an international criminal from selling classified defense documents to the highest bidder.

Indexer Notes

According to an interview with writer Cary Burkett, this story was not planned for the first issue. It was to follow "Candle in the Wind", which was published in the next issue. Original art shows that a reference to the originally planned issue 1 in the Carolyn Farrell flashback scene was taped over by a version without the reference.

Hoodwinks (Table of Contents: 3)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rich Buckler
Letters:
typeset

Get On The Stick, Kramer (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Channing
Pencils:
Doug Wildey
Inks:
Doug Wildey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Doug Wildey

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An ex-marine faces his harshest drill sergeant in civilian life.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Marine is the likeness of actor Frank Sutton, who played Sgt. Carter in the Gomer Pyle television series.

Crime Hits a Sour Note (Table of Contents: 5)

Black Hood / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Robin Snyder; Marv Channing (see notes)
Pencils:
Al McWilliams
Inks:
Al McWilliams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Hood [Kip Burland]; Marilyn White (Kip's date); Damian (an associate of Kip's); Dennis Gordon (a ticket manager)
Synopsis:
The Black Hood foils a gang who's kidnapped an entire orchestra.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Per Robin Snyder he rewrote Channing's story. This story was originally intended for a new Black Hood title planned in the mid-70s.

Secrets of the Dark Avenger (Table of Contents: 6)

Black Hood / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gray Morrow ?
Pencils:
Gray Morrow (signed)
Inks:
Gray Morrow (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Yoshida ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Hood; Damian

Indexer Notes

A one-page featurette on the weapons produced by Damian, the Black Hood's weaponer.

Black Hood (Table of Contents: 7)

Black Hood / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gray Morrow (signed)
Inks:
Gray Morrow (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Hood [Kip Burland]; Cyrene; Death-Monger

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Hood
  2. 1. Crusader Chronicles
  3. 2. The Mask and the Man
    Black Hood
  4. 3. Hoodwinks
  5. 4. Get On The Stick, Kramer
  6. 5. Crime Hits a Sour Note
    Black Hood
  7. 6. Secrets of the Dark Avenger
    Black Hood
  8. 7. Black Hood
    Black Hood
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Nick Caputo
  • Gregg Whitmore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Luke A.
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregg Whitmore