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Black Mask (I). Black Mask (I) was created by the Thai author Luang Saranupraphan (Ghost Face) and appeared in “Phrae Dam” (Sena Su’ksa Lae Phee Witthayasat, Dec.1922-July 1923; as a novel, 1923). Black Mask (I) is a masked, hooded villain, dressed all in black, who runs a counterfeiting operation in modern Bangkok. He is brutal and makes use of murder and child kidnaping to help his schemes, but he ends up being opposed and defeated by a Costumed Avenger who dresses just like him.

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