Philadelphia, 1965: Two street cops--one black, one white--are gunned down in a corner bar. One of the fallen officers, Stan Walczak, leaves behind a 12-year-old boy, Jimmy.
Philadelphia, 1995: Homicide detective Jim Walczak learns that his father's alleged killer, Terrill Lee Stanton, has been sprung from prison. Jim stalks the ex-con, hoping to finally learn the truth.
Philadelphia, 2015: Jim's daughter Audrey, a forensic science student, re-opens her grandfather's murder for a research paper. But as Audrey digs deeper, she comes to realize that Stanton probably didn't pull the trigger--and her father may have made a horrible mistake...
A: A NIGHTMARE.
It is well-known among law enforcement personnel that murderers can be categorized as belonging to one of twenty-five levels of evil—from the naive opportunists at Level 1 to the premeditated torture murderers of Level 25. What almost no one knows—except for the elite investigative group headed by Steve Dark—is that a new category of killer has emerged. Now a new Level 26 killer called Labyrinth is causing a worldwide media sensation by committing crimes so depraved, they’re creating a global panic. Only Dark can stop the killer—if he can solve Labyrinth’s most complex and terrifying riddle.
THE REVELATIONS ARE HERE. ARE YOU READY TO PLAY?
New to the dark, twisted world of The Black Hood? Then check yourself in for this thrilling one-shot from novelist Duane Swierczynski and superstar artist Howard Chaykin.
When he donned the Black Hood, Greg Hettinger swore to keep the awful truth from those he cares about most—his partner Devon, his friend Jessie. But he’s going to have to break those promises if he’s going to survive the death trap that the Crusaders have prepared for him… and nothing will ever be the same.