If I saw a mysterious glowing hat on the ground, I probably wouldn’t pick it up, let alone put it on. But strange things are afoot at the Circle-K…er, the Marvel Universe. Marvel Comics has collected the six-issue mini-series The Hood by Brian K. Vaughan that tells the tale of what happens normal everyday Parker Robbins puts on strange clothing.

Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHN
Penciled by KYLE HOTZ
Cover by KYLE HOTZ

Finding mysterious mystical apparel, Robbins decides that organized crime is too small time for him and has his sights on even bigger profits! With this newfound power, it’s time for Parker Robbins to be reborn as the Hood & become a full fledged super-villain! And with a pregnant girlfriend, a difficult mistress and an ailing mother, the Hood will cross every line to make sure he gets what he deserves!

Making its hardcover debut, The Hood Premiere HC will also feature bonus sketches, taking you behind the scenes of this acclaimed series for the first time. With his upcoming major appearance in the runaway hit New Avengers, now is the time to get onboard with the rising star of the Marvel Universe’s criminal world! Please note that The Hood Premiere HC contains explicit content and may not be suitable for all audiences. This summer, the Parker Robbins rises to power and The Hood Premiere HC is the only place to find out how it all began!


The Hood Premiere Hardcover arrives July 18, for $19.99.

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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1 Comment

  1. Brent F.
    June 9, 2007 at 1:37 pm — Reply

    Because nobody asked for it.

    Thus begins the presumably relentless push to make this Hood guy the new Kingpin.

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