(August 1983)

Archie, 1983 Series
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
Bill Dubay; Victor Gorelick (Production Editor); Richard 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Hood / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Toth

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Hood; The Fox (inset)
Reprints

A Whisper Of Fairy Dust (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill DuBay
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

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

The Dark Destroyer (Table of Contents: 2)

Black Hood / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gary Cohn
Pencils
Pat Boyette
Inks
Pat Boyette
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
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.

Candle In The Wind (Table of Contents: 3)

Black Hood / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Margopoulos; John Carbonaro (plot)
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Carrie McCarthy

Genre
superhero
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.

The Fox (Table of Contents: 4)

The Fox / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Toth
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
Barry Grossman ?
Letters
Alex Toth

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fox [Paul Patton] (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.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This series takes place in 1948-49. Introduces Cosmo Gilly, a pug fighter and the Fox's sidekick.

[Guns Ablazing!] (Table of Contents: 5)

Black Hood / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Hood
Reprints

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Hood
  2. 1. A Whisper Of Fairy Dust
  3. 2. The Dark Destroyer
    Black Hood
  4. 3. Candle In The Wind
    Black Hood
  5. 4. The Fox
    The Fox
  6. 5. [Guns Ablazing!]
    Black Hood
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