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Hood, Harold. Harold Hood appeared in forty-three stories in The Boys’ Friend in 1926 and 1927, beginning with “The Phantom Motor Car” (The Boys’ Friend, May 1, 1926).

Harold Hood is a Great Detective modeled on Sexton Blake. Hood has offices in Jermyn Street, is assisted by Billy Williams, a former newsboy, and has a bloodhound, Guardsman. Hood takes on wrongdoers with names like “Doctor Midnight,” “The League of the Black Star,” “The Secret Nine,” and “The Death Plant.”

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