Created by:
Cliff Campbell & Al “Camy” Camerata

Real Name:
Matthew Kipling “Kip” Burland

Joined Mighty Crusaders:
Adventures of the Fly #31

First Appearance:
Top-Notch Comics #9, October 1940

Patrolman, Kip Burland, was attacked by the Skull, who framed him for robbing a jewelry store. Burland was discharged from the force. When Burland tried to capture the Skull on his own he was shot and thrown in the woods. A man called the Hermit rescued him and trained him to become the Black Hood. As the Black Hood, Burland was able to clear his name. He now fights crime as both a lawman and a vigilante.

Powers & Weapons:
A superior athlete, master of hand to hand combat and possesses superior deductive abilities.

MLJ Comics:
Top-Notch Comics 9-44
Black Hood Comics 9-19
Jackpot Comics 1-9
Pep Comics 48-51, 59, 60

Mighty & Radio Comics:
Adventures of the Fly 7 (1st Silver Age app. 7/60), 10, 27-29, 31
Adventures of the Jaguar 13, 14
Fly Man 32-35
Mighty Comics 41-44, 46, 47, 49, 50
Mighty Crusaders 1-7
Super Heroes vs. Super Villains 1

Red Circle & Archie Comics:
Blue Ribbon Comics (vol. 2) 11
Mighty Crusaders (vol. 2) 11 (death)
Mighty Crusaders: Origin of a Super Team