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Posted: Dec 4 2012, 08:11 AM
Member No.: 1,092
Joined: 2-April 08
Thanks again Infernal. You say: "Same time he started to wear a diabolical mask and fight against Indians". So he was like Bat Man with secret identity, fighting indians who killed his family?
Posted: Dec 4 2012, 03:07 PM
Member No.: 4,186
Joined: 7-November 12
As far as I remember (I read it when I was young) he starts wearing the mask once he's in the army as a scout. At that point he feels ready to start his revenge....
Yes, somehow he's a sort of Batman with secret identity though his son, Silver Gek and his mate Long Rifle team up with him.
In any case is quite interesting his original approach: his reaction and his revenge are really over exhagerated and he suffers of some - quite ahead of his times - heavy paranoia, every time he sees an indian
Authors gradually slowed on this features because they found it was too violent and dark for kids and at the same time they were afraid of GM (Garanzia Morale - Moral Warranty, the italian censorship for comic book at the time)....actually the first serie was really strong and really over-the-line, considering that it was a comic book from 1950
I found this message on an italian comic book forum:
Ciao! Sorry, I can read Italian but I am not competent in writing. Thank you for the precious information. Kinowa used to be very popular in Turkey (from its first publication in 1954 to 1960s, my mother tells that my late uncle used to read it a lot) but later faded under the popularity of Teksas (Il Gran
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