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Hooded Justice is a masked vigilante and one of the Minutemen. Although Hooded Justice’s true identity is unknown, rumors persist that he is actually a foreign-born Communist named Muller. Adrian Veidt believes that Edward Blake hunts down and kills Hooded Justice on behalf of the American government, though this is unconfirmed.
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Hooded Justice Character Timeline in Watchmen

The timeline below shows where the character Hooded Justice appears in Watchmen. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 2: Absent Friends
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...him to stop. A hero in a black hood with a noose around his neck, Hooded Justice , sees them and beats Blake up, threatening to break his neck. As Blake slinks... (full context)
Chapter 3: The Judge of All the Earth
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...the only one who thrives, becoming a sort of “patriotic symbol.” During the McCarthy Era, Hooded Justice disappears, though some believe he is a Communist who later turns up with a bullet... (full context)
Chapter 11: Look on My Works, Ye Mighty…
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Moralist vs. Utilitarian Ethics Theme Icon perpetrated by villains. In the 1950s, he discovers that the Comedian is hunting for Hooded Justice on behalf of the government and suspects that the Comedian may have killed him. He... (full context)