13 COVERS: An Anniversary Salute to TV’s ZORRO

The ABC show starring Guy Williams debuted 65 years ago!

By PETER BOSCH

On October 10, 1957, out of the night, when the full moon was bright, came the horseman known as Zorro! Walt Disney’s TV series debuted on ABC 65 years ago, with Guy Williams as Don Diego de la Vega, aka Zorro, the masked protector of the weak… and did we kids love it!

(I remember when I was a young lad I had a plastic Zorro toy sword that had a holder on the end for a piece of chalk, which I used to put the “Z” everywhere!)

Here are 13 great covers with Williams to celebrate!

Four Color #882 (Feb. 1958, Dell)

Four Color #920 (June 1958, Dell)

Four Color #933 (Aug. 1958, Dell)

Four Color #960 (Dec. 1958, Dell)

Four Color #976 (Mar. 1959, Dell)

Walt Disney’s Zorro #9 (Mar-May 1960, Dell)

Walt Disney’s Zorro #10 (June-Aug. 1960, Dell)

Walt Disney’s Zorro #11 (Sept.-Nov. 1960)

Walt Disney’s Zorro #12 (Dec. 1960-Feb. 1961)

Walt Disney’s Zorro #13 (Mar.-May 1961, Dell)

Walt Disney’s Zorro #15 (Sept.-Nov. 1961, Dell)

Walt Disney Presents Zorro #2 (May 1966, Gold Key)

Walt Disney Presents Zorro #7 (Sept. 1967, Gold Key)

MORE

— 13 LONE RANGER COVERS: A CLAYTON MOORE Birthday Celebration. Click here.

— SAY CHEESE! 13 Times Celebrities Were Photographed Reading Comics. Click here.

PETER BOSCH’s first book, American TV Comic Books: 1940s-1980s – From the Small Screen to the Printed Pagehas just been published by TwoMorrows. He has written articles and conducted celebrity interviews for various magazines and newspapers. Peter lives in Hollywood.



* This article was originally published here

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