Tex Willer

Real Name: Tex Willer

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Texas Ranger, Bureau of Indian Affairs agent of the Navajo Reservation; former outlaw

Affiliations: Kit Willer, Tiger Jack, Kit Carson

Enemies: Mefisto

Known Relatives: Kit (son), Lilyth (wife, deceased), Freccia Rossa (father-in-law)

Aliases: Aquila della Notte (Eagle-of-the-Night)

Base of Operations: Unknown

First Appearance: Tex (Sergio Bonelli Editore, 1948)

Powers/Abilities: Unerring shot, skilled horseman

History: Despite being from Texas, outlaw Tex Willer joined the North during the American Civil War because of his hatred for slavery. After the war he befriended Kit Carson and joined the Texas Rangers, but also fell in love with and married Lilyth, the daughter of a Navajo chief. After she was murdered by white criminals he hunted them down, and returned to fighting crime and injustice as a Ranger.

Comments: Created by Gian Luigi Bonelli and Galep (Aurelio Galeppini). Tex has been published uninterrupted for more than 50 years.

Thanks to Dennis Ray for providing the bottom image of this character.

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

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