The Dashing White Cowboy

Le Cavalier blanc is a Lucky Luke comic written by Goscinny and Morris. English translation of this French comic titled The Dashing White Cowboy has been published by Dargaud.

The Dashing White Cowboy
Cover of the French edition
SeriesLucky Luke
PublisherDargaud
Creative team
WritersGoscinny
Morris
ArtistsMorris
Original publication
Published in1975
LanguageFrench
Chronology
Preceded byThe Tenderfoot
Followed byThe Daltons in the Blizzard

Plot

Lucky encounters a wandering theater troupe, whose specialty play is the titular drama, The Dashing White Cowboy. But in each town where they perform, a major robbery takes place right during the climactic end scene. His suspicions aroused, Lucky Luke decides to keep a sharp eye on the group, but in the course of his investigation nearly ends up being framed as the culprit twice. Only with the help of a repentant member of the troupe can he bring the culprits to justice.

Characters

  • Whittaker Baltimore: Actor and director who travels the United States with his troupe. He plays the main role of the play. The character has the features of actor John Barrymore .
  • Gladys Whimple: Formerly a saloon dancer, she plays Linda, the young first of the play .
  • Barnaby Float: Actor specialized in the roles of villains. In the play, he plays Mortimer.
  • Francis Lusty: Machinist and Room Driver of the Whittaker Baltimore Troupe.
  • Hank: Lucky Luke's old friend.

References


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