Comic book retailer conference ComicsPRO is currently ongoing in Portland, Oregon, and at the event today Archie Comics is slated to distribute ComicsPRO-specific variant covers for "The Black Hood" #1 -- the launch title of the company's new superhero line, Dark Circle Comics. CBR has the exclusive first look at the cover, by "Black Hood" series artist Michael Gaydos.
Written by Duane Swierczynski and illustrated by Gaydos, "The Black Hood" is a modern take on a costumed crimefighter first introduced in the Golden Age. Dark Circle also has new series for "The Fox" and "The Shield" on tap as part of the initial lineup.
"The Black Hood" #1 is on sale next Wednesday, Feb. 25.