Black Jack

Real Name: Jack Jones

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Formerly Police detective

Affiliations: Mighty Crusaders

Enemies: Lucky Lavitto

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Unknown

First Appearance: Zip Comics #20 (Archie Comics, November 1941)

Powers/Abilities: Highly athletic, skilled fighter and detective.

History: Police detective Jack Jones, known by his fellow officers as a lover of blackjack, learned that the criminal Lucky Lavitto and his men were hiding out in the Larson Mansion, but was captured by the mobsters thanks to a fellow officer betraying him. Aware of the cop's penchant for gambling, Lavitto placed Jones inside a small room along with a Jack of Spades card, then sealed the room airtight with cement, leaving him to suffocate. Jones used the card to poke a small air hole in the drying cement, letting in enough fresh air to survive until he was discovered by the returning Mr. Larson. Believed dead, Jones adopted a costumed identity, and swiftly brought Lavitto and his men to justice.

Comments: Created by Al "Camy" Camerata.

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

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