The Lone Avenger

Real Name: Paul Nicholls

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Marshall of Redrock

Affiliations: Bull Malone (sidekick and deputy), Caroline Grey (girlfriend, schoolma'am)

Enemies: Unknown

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: Unknown

Base of Operations: Redrock

First Appearance: Action Comics #1 (Australian edition of this title, not the American one which Superman appeared in, 1946)

Powers/Abilities: Skilled gunslinger

History: Unknown

Comments: Created by Len Lawson.

Thanks to Dansen T.Stahl who provided the following information, gleaned from an old fan magazine "Rocket Blast Comi-Collector".

Costume: "Cowboy" outfit with gloves. Sack mask with eye-holes. "Cowboy hat. Sheriff's star. The Lone Avenger, by Len Lawson, appeared in the first issue of Action Comics (1946) {the Australian version} and later in his own title. A masked cowboy, his alter ego was Paul Nicholls. Costume: White hat, red mask, green shirt, leather gauntlets, belt, and boots. A take-off of on the Lone Ranger, he eventually become Marshall of Redrock with Bull Malone as his sidekick and deputy. He had a junior Lone Avenger club. The comic was extremely popular but strangely banned in Queensland.Action Comics had no relationship to the NPP comic of the same name." The original contributors to the magazine were John Ryan and Howard P. Siegel

Thanks to Graham Carpenter for additional information.

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

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