Top-Notch Comics #9 (Oct. 1940):
“Origin of the Black Hood”
by Cliff Campbell, Al Camy

Top-Notch Comics #9

Title: “Origin of the Black Hood”

Feature: Black Hood

Medium: comic

Cover date: Oct. 1940

Publisher: Archie MLJ Comics
Written by: Cliff Campbell
Art by: Al Camy

7 characters in this story:

(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Pub. #
Black Hood Black Hood (Mathew Burland)
(lead character)
  The Mighty Crusaders Archie MLJ Comics 53
Barbara Sutton supporting character
  [Black Hood's love interest, then wife] Archie MLJ Comics 28
The Skull villain
  [Black Hood's arch-nemesis] Archie MLJ Comics 8
The Hermit supporting character
  [former sheriff; trained the Black Hood] Archie MLJ Comics 1
Mrs. Sutton
supporting character
  [mother of Black Hood's girlfriend] Archie MLJ Comics 1
David Seymon supporting character
  [1st app: Top-Notch Comics #9 (Oct. 1940)] Archie MLJ Comics 1
Northville Police Department Northville Police Department supporting character group
  [police department] Archie MLJ Comics 8

This publication is also known as: Top Notch Comics #9.