The Question v.1 #16
"...Who Was That Masked Man" - May 1988
- Script: Dennis O'Neil
- Pencils: Denys Cowan
- Inks: Rick Magyar
- Lettering: Steve Haynie
- Colors: Tatjana Wood
- Editor: Mike Gold
- Cover: Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz
- Published by DC Comics
Detective Izzy O'Toole has gotten the Hub City police and fire department on his back now that he's gone clean. After saving him from an attempt to kill him by arson, The Question asks O'Toole to endorse Myra Fermin.
Meanwhile, international arms dealers calling themselves Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid set their sights on making Hub City a hole-in-the-wall haven for criminals. The only person they see as an obstacle is Hub City cop, Izzy O'Toole.
Sundance pilots a helicopter and sends rockets into O'Toole's apartment. The rough and gruff cop survives, but four others don't.
Now that O'Toole has become a target of an outsider, the same cops that tried to kill him offer to protect him. The Question tries to warn him not to go up to his room because Sundance is waiting for him. O'Toole's brothers in blue delay the Question as Sundance pulls his gun on the lieutenant. O'Toole takes a bullet in the chest.
The Question takes the killer down as the cop gets up. He was spared by a bullet proof vest -- the second time it saved his life, as the reason he survived the rocket attack was that he was in the basement searching for the vest.
A more complete summary coming soon!
- Izzy O'Toole
- Vic Sage / The Question
- Myra Connelly Fermin
- Robert LeRoy "Butch Cassidey" Parker
- Sundance Kid
- Harry Skevatz
Trivia / Minutiae
- The Official DC Comics Website
- The Unofficial Guide to the DC Universe
- Mikel Midnight's Golden Age Directory
- Mike's Amazing World of DC Comics
- Who's Whose in the DC Universe
- The Denny O'Neil Message Board at World Famous Comics Community
- From the Cyber-Den at World Famous Comics Community
- The O'Neil Observer Internet Archive cache
- Interview with Denny O'Neil - Conducted by staff of VicSage.com
- "I Was a Teen-Age Comics Artist" - Interview with Denys Cowan
- Catching Up With Denys Cowan - Interview with Newsarama
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