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Tales of the Talented Tenth, Volume 1

Bass Reeves

by Joel Christian Gill

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Tales of the Talented Tenth, Volume 1
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Joel Christian Gill's graphic novel tells story of an escaped slave who became one of the most successful lawman of the Old West and the rumored inspiration for The Lone Ranger.

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Bass Reeves, depicted here in an illustration from Joel Christian Gill's Tales of the Talented Tenth, was one of the first African-American U.S. marshals. Click here for a closer look. Courtesy of Fulcrum Publishing hide caption

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