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Jack Harkins is a fictional bartender and a recurring character in the Dark Shadows comic book series published by Dynamite Entertainment. The series is based on the Gothic daytime soap opera Dark Shadows, which aired on ABC from 1966-1971. The character first appeared in Dark Shadows, Volume 5 #1 in November, 2011.
Jack Harkins was a day shift bartender at the Blue Whale in Collinsport, Maine. While working the bar one day, he served troubled Carolyn Stoddard, who was still reeling from the recent death of her husband, Jeb Hawkes. Jack immediately recognized Carolyn and tried to lift her spirits. After Carolyn left the bar, Jack followed her home. 
Notes & Trivia Edit
- The character of Jack Harkins was created by writer Stuart Manning and artist Aaron Campbell based on concepts originally developed by Dan Curtis and Art Wallace.
- Jack Harkins is a character who is unique to the continuity of the Dark Shadows comic book series published by Dynamite Entertainment. He has no counterpart in the original Dark Shadows.
- Jack Harkins is not to be confused with John Harkins, who was an actor who played multiple roles on the original Dark Shadows. He played the roles of Garth Blackwood, Mister Strack and Horace Gladstone on the series.