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The Lone Ranger Omnibus, Volume 1 (The Lone Ranger #1-4)

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Lone Ranger: Omnibus Volume 1 Suitable for long-time fans of America's favorite hero of the Wild West, this title features 632-pages of this classic Eisner Nominated series, as well as a complete cover gallery. Full description
Paperback, 632 pages
Published July 9th 2013 by Dynamite Entertainment (first published March 19th 2013)
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John
Feb 18, 2014 John rated it it was ok
Shelves: comics
Wonderful artwork, fun characters brimming with nostalgia, and very sloppy writing. How you rate this book will depend on which of those elements is the most important to you. For me, it's always the writing, thus the two stars. Now, you might assume that the writing falls short because it's The Lone Ranger and therefore geared toward kids, but the sheer amount of blood and wanton violence throughout would indicate otherwise.
Milo (BOK)
Apr 29, 2013 Milo (BOK) rated it really liked it
Read The Original Review: http://thefoundingfields.com/2013/04/....

An awesome western tale that was very entertaining to read, with spectacular artwork.” ~The Founding Fields

Writer: Brett Matthews | Art: Sergio Cariello, Paul Pope | Cover: John Cassiday | Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment | Collects: The Lone Ranger #1-25, FCBD #0.

A FIERY HORSE WITH THE SPEED OF LIGHT, A CLOUD OF DUST AND A HEARTY HI-YO SILVER. THE LONE RANGER! With those words, fans young and old grew to love the Lone Ranger
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Anna (Yoda Is My Spirit Animal)
I have heard of Lone Ranger before and know about the T.V. show from the 50s, the comic books and even the racist stereotypes of the character Tonto, his Native American companion. Never have I experience any of these things firsthand before now. What the hell took me so long??? Seeing as this was a review copy, only the first hundred pages or so was collected in it, instead of the 600 and some in the full volume that will be released in July. But the first hundred pages held more than enough ...more
Mark
Oct 14, 2016 Mark rated it it was amazing
This is the best rendition of the Lone Ranger in graphic form that I've read and Dynamite has much to be proud of here. The story is well-written, expertly plotted and left you with a desire to read more. While the relationship between the Lone Ranger and Tonto was far frontier than we may be accustomed to, they were just getting to know each other, and I have little doubt it will grow warmer with time. Enough of the Ranger's origin was told to both hook you in and make you instantly sympathetic ...more
John
Jun 19, 2013 John rated it it was amazing
I picked this up to reacquaint myself with the Lone Ranger in preparation for the new movie, but I had no idea I would consume this hefty volume so rapidly or enjoy it as much as I ultimately did.

This book comprises the first 25 issues of the Dynamite comic series, plus a Free Comic Book Day story. The story is one continuous arc as John Reid evolves into the hero known as the Lone Ranger in order to exact vengeance on Butch Cavendish, the man responsible for the murder of Reid's brother.

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Stephanie
Dec 23, 2015 Stephanie rated it really liked it
I am most definitely not the target audience for the Lone Ranger. I'm 50 years younger than the radio/TV fans, and a female comics reader who's never been much for Westerns, and frankly I have always thought the Lone Ranger was a bland, boring hero. I have not seen the old TV show, but I'd picked up that popular image of the Lone Ranger as a goody-two-shoes through pop culture osmosis. Well, this comic proved me wrong. I ate it up and can't wait for more. This Ranger is a human being, not an ...more
Víctor Segovia
Jun 23, 2016 Víctor Segovia rated it it was amazing
Recuerdo que leí hasta cierto punto esta serie, recomendada por la página llamada Comic Book Orange y vaya que recomendación tan certera fue aquella.
Si hay un personaje de los mitos del western que si bien estaba arrumado en un rincón y con una película que dejo mucho pero mucho que desear (por mucho que Johnny Deep estuviese metido, fue un trago agridulce) el comic de Dynamite le dio el verdadero impulso que se merecía, una versión un poco más moderna y fuertemente inspirada por la spaghetti w
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Wayne McCoy
Apr 15, 2013 Wayne McCoy rated it liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
Featuring all 25 issue's of the comic by Dynamite, this update by Brett Matthews is grittier than earlier versions. Excellent art by Sergio Cariello and Paul Pope add to the pleasures in reading. The publication couldn't be timelier with a new Lone Ranger movie about to open.

My review copy only included the first 100 pages, but they retell the origin of how the ranger lost his family, made a friend, and found a horse. Butch Cavendish is featured as the main villain, and we see his machinations i
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Marc Leroux
Apr 27, 2013 Marc Leroux rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed this book. The collection is the first 25 comics by Dynamite. The story line remains true to Fran Strikers origins, but adds a completely new depth to the characters and makes them much grittier than I've seen before. There are the nods to parts of the mythology; the tie to the Green Hornet in particular. There are a lot of parallels to The Batman as well; the cave and the disguise to strike fear into men.
Good artwork, great story. I liked it.
Shawn
Jul 12, 2013 Shawn rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
Great collection of the complete first series by Dynamite. The book is very cinematic, it often looks like these could be storyboards for a movie. Beautiful artwork and solid story. No unusual sense of humor, very faithful to the original Lone Ranger. Well done...
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John Yelverton
May 01, 2013 John Yelverton rated it it was amazing
An absolutely amazing retelling of a classic. I was so sad when this series came to an end.
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