Real Name: Jack Jones
Identity/Class: Normal human
Occupation: Formerly Police detective
Affiliations: Mighty Crusaders
Enemies: Lucky Lavitto
Known Relatives: 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
Blackjac, ally and best friend of Grimjack
Blackjack, 1930s soldier-of-fortune
Black Jack, Impact Comics
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