(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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