Appearing in "Meet Tex Dawson!"Edit
- Western Kid (First appearance)
Synopsis for "Meet Tex Dawson!"Edit
Hearing gun shots, Tex Dawson and charges in on his faithful horse Whirlwind with his dog Lightning in tow. He stops some men who are gunning for someone dressed in Mexican duds. Tex saves the person, but -- Hank -- the man responsible for the shootout puts a gun to the head of his dog Lightning. Hank claims that the person he is after robbed the local bank, but the person professes their innocence. Unable to do anything for fear that Lightning will be shot, Tex lets the accused go, but is tied up so he does not interfere anymore.
Suspecting something is up, Tex has Whirlwind and Lightning chew through his bonds to free him. He then follows after Hank's trail and finds that he has gathered a lynch mob to hang the person he accused of robbing the bank. Tex is surprised when the sombrero is removed revealing the accused as a girl named Rosalita. He sends his horse Whirlwind ahead and Hank thinks the horse got away from its master and decides to use it to hang Rosalita. However when he mounts the girl on the horse, Tex appears and fires his gun at the rope cutting the girl loose.
Tex confronts Hank and challenges him to a fight, when Hank tries to get the rest of the lynch mob does not wish to side with him now that Tex Dawson has issue with the situation. Hank agrees to fight it out, tossing his guns aside. However as he approaches Tex, Rosalita spots him pulling another gun out of his coat. She throws a rock at him, knocking the gun out of his hand. Tex then easily beats Hank and shakes him upside down causing the stolen money to fall out of his pants. With Rosalita cleared of all charges, Tex and his animal companions rides away.
Appearing in "Dead Or Alive!"Edit
- Bart Thomas
Synopsis for "Dead Or Alive!"Edit
While riding across the range, the Western Kid happens by a wanted poster put up by Sheriff Bart Thomas of Sage City claiming that Tex Dawson is wanted for murder and robbery and that there is a $5000 reward on his head for him dead or alive. Finding this suspicious he decides to go into Sage City and see why there is a ransom on his head.
While in town the old timers who live there, who reminisces about the days of outlaws like Jesse James are happy to see a wanted poster for someone wanted dead or alive. The sheriff warns them that Tex Dawson is a dangerous man and to keep an eye out for him. He rides off thinking how much of a fool he has made of them since he killed the real sheriff and took his place and put up the wanted posters to distract other lawmen into hunting Dawson instead of him.
Meanwhile, Tex Dawson puts on a fake mustache and rids into town easily fooling the locals. One of the old timers suggest that Dawson goes to see the sheriff. Thomas does not fall for the disguise as watching out his window he automatically recognizes the Western Kid. Thomas rushes out with guns blazing and as the locals grab for their arms, Tex's horse Whirlwind and dog Lightning keep them distracted long enough for Tex to escape. Bart sends the locals off to capture him offering them the $10,000 reward.
Overhearing this from behind a rock, Tex sends Whirlwind off as a decoy while he and Lightening go back into town and confront the sheriff. When Thomas rushes out, Lightning jumps him knocking the guns out of his hand. The Western Kid then beats Thomas into submission and when the posse returns he forces him to confess the truth. But when he offers to up the reward to $20,000 the refuse to listen. Thomas then pulls his gun then one of the locals shoots Thomas dead and they let the Kid go free.
Appearing in "The Last of the Dragos"Edit
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Synopsis for "The Last of the Dragos"Edit
Appearing in "Range War!"Edit
- Unnamed outlaw
Synopsis for "Range War!"Edit
The Western Kid comes across a ranch war in progress between Clem Yancy a cattle rancher and Pete Morton a sheep herder. He races to the battle to try and stop it when an unknown shooter tries to gun him down. While Tex seeks cover his dog Lightning attacks the man biting his arm but the man manages to get away when he falls off the edge of a cliff. Tex then stops the fight by setting off some explosives to get their attention.
He stop the hostilities but they threaten to boil over again when somebody shoots Clem. When Pete's son Billy pleads to everyone to stop fighting a sudden stampede threatens to trample him to death. Tex, Whirlwind and Lightning save the boy and divert the cattle. The mystery shooter tries to shoot at them again, the Western Kid chases after the shooter but he manages to escape.
The Western Kid returns to the feuding ranchers and says that there is someone among them trying to trick them into fighting. Lightning suddenly attacks what appears to be an old man, but the Kid unmasks him as a much older man and reveals him as the shooter by exposing the bite marks on his arm. The man then explains that he was trying to force both the sheep and cattle ranchers into going to war so they wipe each other out and buy the land up cheaply. With his plot exposed the Kid leaves the ranchers to turn him over to the law and continue working in peace.
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