Devlin, Hooks. Armitage X. “Hooks” Devlin is a former private detective, now Marine, and sometimes special agent for the government’s X Bureau. Devlin is a “devil dog” who goes after murderers, thieves, racketeers, traitors, enemy spies, Mad Scientists, Yellow Perils, femmes fatale, and after the war, as a member of the Secret Service, communists and threats to the president, both in the U.S. and abroad in countries like Jurania. Devlin appears in stories with titles like “The Case of the Z-Ray Eye.”
First Appearance: Fight Comics #20 (Fiction House), Aug 1942. 50 appearances, 1942-1950. Created by Rafael Astarita.
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