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Mateo Burland




Alias: The Black Hood


Eyes: Brown
Hair: Black
Race: Human


Legal status: U.S. citizen with a criminal record
Marital Status: Single
Identity: Secret
Known relatives: Nina Burland (sister, deceased)
Base of operations: Detroit


Story: Mateo Burland was a heroin dealer for Amado Santana, selling the drugs at his school. He got to the point where he wanted out, and wanted to get away, so he asked the Web for help. Santana however didn't want Mateo to stop being a pusher and survive the experience, so he tried to have Mateo killed. The attempt resulted in the killing a webhost and Mateo's sister Nina instead. The Web who got involved at the death of the webhost, helped Mateo get some armor and a gun, and together they tracked down Sanana. It is presently unknown if Mateo shot Santana to get even for his sister's death, just delivered him to the authorities [The Web #5].

After dealing with Santana, Mateo put on a black hood, and decided to dole out some justice [The Web #5].


Equipment: Body armor and weapons.


Continuity: DC Universe, Earth-1
Company: DC Comics
First app.: The Web #5 (2010)
Creator(s): Marc Guggenheim
Talent Caldwell
Country of origin: USA USA


Related links/characters:
- DC Comics characters
- John Raymond/The Web