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At a Glance

Became a state on December 29, 1845.

American Frontier

The earliest recorded hero active in the state of the Texas during the Frontier was explorer Billy Buckskin who was active during the days of the American-Mexican War circa the 1840s. The young adventurer primarily fought Mexican soldiers, outlaws, and Native American renegades around Fort Ironsides, primarily the warrior known as Nocona who was responsible for murdering his father.[1] The next oldest was Dan Hawk whose father died during the Battle of the Alamo while he was still a young man. Growing up to adulthood he became known as the Kid From Texas and operated as a honorary Texas Ranger helping those in need.[2]

In later years Texas was the the centre point of many conflicts involving almost every famous gun-slinging hero that was active during the times. Such as the Masked Raider, Kid Colt, Black Rider, the Outlaw Kid at least two heroes calling themselves the Texas Kid among others. In addition the state was protected by the Texas Rangers such as Major Cullen, Captain Cliff Macklin, Happy Hicks and their scout the Arizona Kid.[3]

Their exploits in in specific locations of the region can be found in the City Index.

20th Century

Following the dawn of the original Age of Heroes, various wartime heroes were active in the state of Texas. The earliest recorded one being the Human Torch who prevented Martian invasion.[4] For more details about adventures that took place in specific locations, please refer to the City Index.

During the war, the Wild Cat Oil Company, located in Texas, was secretly taken over by Imperial Japanese spies known as the Black Dragon Society. Using the companies resources they smuggled oil out of Texas and into Japan to help the war effort there. This plot was exposed by the Human Torch and his partner Toro.[5]

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See also: Category:Texas

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