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Comic Review: The Lone Ranger: Snake of Iron #1
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Dynamite Entertainment: The Lone Ranger: Snake of Iron #1The Lone Ranger: Snake of Iron #1
Written by Chuck Dixon
Art by Esteve Polls
Colors by Marcelo Pinto
Letters by Simon Bowland
Cover by Dennis Calero
Dynamite Entertainment
Release Date: July 11, 2012
Cover Price: $3.99

As if the regular title wasn’t enough, Dynamite this month gives us The Lone Ranger: Snake of Iron #1, the start of a miniseries that is a fantastic Lone Ranger adventure that spans the almost the whole country and is full of mystery, action, and good old fashioned good guys vs bad guys. Sort of.

Acclaimed writer Chuck Dixon takes on The Lone Ranger!!! This is an excellent first issue. It really reminds me of a classic episode of the TV series, but with a wider scope to it. For one, The Lone Ranger and Tonto are separated, and we follow each character on their adventures, which are VERY different from each other. While Tonto is stuck in a more “civilized” environment than he’s used to, the Ranger is set off tracking the mythical “Spirit Horse” that has the Kaigwa Indian tribe VERY upset. While on his mission, the Ranger runs across a very cute, comic foil for him and he’s forced to try and keep an eye on her while trying to keep peace with the Indian tribe. Tonto, unknown to him, is about to set off on the same mission, but he’s halfway across the country.

Great storytelling here, comic fans. The whole thing really gels great and by the end of the first issue, the main characters are basically in the same predicament, only hundreds of miles apart.

I don’t know when Esteve Polls sleeps. In addition to turning out fantastic art month in and month out in the regular Lone Ranger title, he’s drawing this miniseries as well!!! And guess what? He hasn’t sacrificed a thing on either book! They’re both gorgeous!!! I think this series allows him to stretch a little more artistic muscle, because the locations are VERY different from those in the regular series, and he really pulls it off. As always, Esteve Polls is a great artist. Nothing has changed with this book.

Get it!!! Get it now!!!!! This book is SO good on so many levels. Dynamite is getting very high praise for all of their pulp titles right now, and deservedly so, but both this and the regular Lone Ranger series are getting passed over, in my opinion. Strongly recommended!!!

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