HC/TPB last edited by pikahyper on 05/26/20 10:30PM View full history

With great power ...comes great opportunity. Nineteen-year-old Parker Robbins couldn't afford college, but he was able to buy a ski mask and a Lorcin .380 handgun. After dropping out of high school, he hoped to follow in the footsteps of his late father, a soldier in the Kingpin's vast criminal empire - but life in the mob isn't always as glamorous as the movies make it seem. With a pregnant girlfriend, a demanding mistress and an institutionalized mother to care for, Parker can barely make ends meet. So when the small-time crook finds mystical apparel that grants him strange powers, he elects to forgo organized crime ... for the more prestigious and financially rewarding world of costumed villainy.

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The Story: An origin story about Parker Robbins becoming The Hood when he finds a mysterious pair of boots and hood with magical powers and decides to use them for his own personal gain. My Thoughts:The Hood was created by Brian K. Vaughan who is the writer of this mini-series which marks the Hood's first ever appearance. Vaughan creates a character that is easily believable. Robbins is a low-life deadbeat who cheats on his pregnant girlfriend and barely gets by from doing any type of jobs he ca...

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