The leader of FBI. In 1952 he and the Comedian oversaw the interrogation of the remaining former Minutemen for the HUAC.[1]

As Hooded Justice disappeared refusing to show up, Hoover ordered an FBI-wide investigation to find him.[2]

Knowing about Hollis Mason writing his book, he was not happy with the revelations it would bring, and the Comedian convinved and threatened him to cut some details.


  1. Before Watchmen: Minutemen 05
  2. Before Watchmen: Minutemen 06