Plot and script: Gianluigi Bonelli
Artwork: Aurelio Galleppini
Cover: Aurelio Galleppini
Having delivered Mephisto to justice – precisely the very Mephisto who is destined to reveal himself in the future as the most diabolical and fearful of his enemies, Tex embraces Montales’ cause and lays the groundwork for a long friendship: with disguises and guerrilla actions, Willer helps him to become governor and to free Mexico from an oppressive regime. Having returned to his native land, Tex hardly has time to break up Red’s band, Red being a half-breed who terrorizes cattle raisers and who is in the pay of the scoundrel Judge Bess, before the threat of Mister X and of Wan-Ho’s opium traffickers appears on the horizon...
In this issue: the preceding adventure extends from page 3 to page 56; from page 56 to page 130, “La banda del rosso”; from page 131 to page 162, “La tragica notte”.