The Black Hood was unquestionably the breakout star of Archie's grim and gritty Dark Circle imprint. Sure, the initial wave of interest may have come from the fact that it was the first comic published by Archie to ever drop the F-bomb on the page, but what kept readers coming back was the brutal crime story of Greg Hettinger, a cop turned vigilante turned criminal who just kept making things worse for himself.
The writer's take on Dark Circle Comics' most famous vigilante is more crime book than superhero story as Archie's Black Hood goes it alone.
Archie's new Dark Circle Comics has revealed its first three titles: "The Black Hood," "The Shield" and a second volume of "The Fox."
Archie's Dark Circle imprint delivers advanced first looks at Frank Tieri & Fernando Ruiz's "The Hangman" and Michael Gaydos' "Black Hood" art.
THE FIRST STORY PITCH came in. It was for Archie’s Dark Circle Comics, and its new Black Hood series. The writer was Duane Swierczynski, so known for his gritty crime novels and superheroes. But what was this?Read full article >>