Black Mask

Real Name


First Appearance

Mad Hatter #1 (1946)

Original Publisher

O.W. Comics Corp

Created by

Bill Woolfolk


The Black Mask is a criminal hornet or bee. Black Mask was captured twenty years prior, his capture being credited to Grandpa Moth. He and his gang break into Grandpa's home. Grandpa is asleep when the gang breaks in, but awakes to find the thieves stealing artwork. Grandpa Moth confronts them, but is overwhelmed.

Firefly rushes in to capture the criminals, but The Black Mask plans to shoot the hero with his gun. Grandpa interferes with the shot, the bullet grazing his head. Firefly catches Black Mask and the criminals.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Mad Hatter #1
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