The series premiered in
1951. Stopped in 1958 after 40 issues.
The series stars the roguish title
character, portrayed as a heroic Mexican
caballero, in the Old West. He is seen as some
sort of a Robin Hood type, who is always willing
to help the wronged and downtrodden (initially he
was a desperado and a cruel outlaw).
The series is a spinoff from
numerous films (1914-1994), a radio series (1942-1956),
and a TV series (1950-1956).