Retrieved from ” https: Fairbanks picked up the movie rights for the sequel that year. He seldom wore his blade, except as a matter of style and apparel. Dell Comics published Zorro in Four Color Comics , , , , , and For other uses, see Zorro disambiguation. Both ideas would then be included in most retelling of the character’s backstory. In Disney’s Zorro television series the horse gets the name Tornado , which has been kept in many later adaptations.

Zorro also has a well-equipped laboratory in his hidden cave in this version of the story. These have included traditional stage plays, comedies, melodramas, musicals, children’s plays, stunt shows, and ballets. The character remained dormant in the United States for the next twenty years until it was revived by Marvel Comics in , for a issue tie-in with the Duncan Regehr television series Zorro. In his first appearance, Zorro’s cloak is purple, his hat is generically referred to as a “wide sombrero,” and his black cloth veil mask with slits for eyes covers his whole face. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. For other uses, see Zorro disambiguation. Over the years, various English reprint volumes have been published.

This was written by McGregor and rendered by Tom Yeates. A dispute took place in the case of Sony Pictures Entertainment v. In fact, the writer was wildly inconsistent. Many of the continuations feature a younger character taking up the mantle of Zorro. A cave that was used as a filming location in various Zorro productions is now known as “Zorro’s Cave” and remains in place, now hidden behind a condominium complex, on land that was once the Iverson Movie Ranch in Chatsworth, Calif.

Other times, the mask is a one piece that unites both items described above: Zorro’s boots are also sometimes weighted, as is his hat, which he has thrown, Frisbee-style, as an efficiently substantial warning to enemies.

The Chordettes sang the single version of the song, complete with the “Sounds of the Z” and the clip clopping of Zorro’s horse, which msttel heard at the song’s end.

Wikimedia Commons mstktel media related to Zorro. Archived from the original on August 19, McCulley died injust as Zorro was at the height of his popularity thanks to the Disney series. An International Catalogue of Superheroes. While designed after his comic appearance, elements from Zorro’s appearance were added in. However, the success of mstifel film adaptation The Mark of Zorro starring Douglas Fairbanks convinced McCulley to write more Zorro stories for about four decades: It assumes that ZPI had the right to demand licenses to use Zorro at all.


The all-black Fairbanks film costume, which with variations has remained the standard costume for the character, was likely adapted from the Arrow serial film character The Masked Rider At the end of the novel, Diego fil, that he has planned his double identity since he was fim. Diego is recently returned from Spain at the start of the movie, mstltel Zorro later tells Lolita that he learnt his swordsmanship in Spain.

And then I determined to play this game.

Douglas Fairbanks

The serial makes frequent use of stock footage from all five Zorro serials, msttiel scenes originally showing Zorro now being interpreted as showing El Latigo: Zorro made his debut in the novel The Curse of Capistranooriginally meant as a stand-alone story.

In another legal action inZorro Productions, Inc.

The song “El Corona” by Suburban Legends tells the story of “Don Diego”, the “hombre en negro” “man in black”a “tall Spaniard with a sharp sword” who was “down and out in LA” and defending the msgitel from an unnamed corrupt ruler. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: These have included traditional stage plays, comedies, melodramas, musicals, children’s plays, stunt shows, mstitek ballets.

This article needs additional citations for verification. In McCulley’s later stories, Diego’s surname became de la Vega.

Spring Heeled Jack was portrayed as a nobleman who created a flamboyant, masked alter filk to fight injustice, frequently demonstrated exceptional athletic and combative skills, maintained a hidden lair and was known to carve the letter mstiel into walls with his rapier as a calling card. Retrieved May 31, Webarchive template wayback links Use mdy dates from July Articles needing zoero references from December All articles needing additional references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from October Articles with unsourced statements from April Interlanguage link template link number Articles with unsourced statements from May Commons category link from Wikidata Wikipedia articles with GND identifiers Wikipedia articles with VIAF identifiers Wikipedia articles with WorldCat-VIAF identifiers.


He was damnably polite to all women and paid court to none. Retrieved November 6, University of Oklahoma Press.

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In Hit Comics 55, published by Quality Comics in NovemberZorro is summoned by Kid Mstiteobut in this version has only a whip and does not wear a mask. The name of his jet-black horse has varied through the years.

Zorro is a skilled horseman. He seldom wore his blade, except as a matter of style and apparel. Due to the popularity of the Disney TV series, inThe Topps Zorrl produced an card set featuring stills from that year’s movie. Approximately 65 separate Zorro live productions have filk produced.

He has used his cape as a blind, a trip-mat and a disarming tool. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. His favored weapon is a rapierwhich he also uses to often leave his distinctive mark, a Z cut with three quick strokes, on his defeated foes and other objects.

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Fairbanks picked up the movie rights for the sequel that year. In response to public demand fueled by the film, McCulley wrote more than sixty more Zorro stories, beginning in In some versions, Zorro keeps a medium-sized dagger tucked in his left boot for emergencies.

The song was written by Jimmie Dodd. Other features of the costume may vary. Retrieved March 5, It is used as a metaphor for the character’s wiliness, such mtitel in the lyrics “Zorro, ‘the Fox’, so cunning and free A newspaper daily and Sunday strip were also published in the late s.

Unofficial means not included in official film list at zorro. The sequel Don Q, Son of Zorro expands on this concept by saying that “Though the home of the De Vegas has long been on California soil, the eldest son of each new generation returns to Spain for a period of travel and study.

The Great Movie Serials: Cabell’s legal dispute with Zorro Productions, Inc. The main difference is that his primary weapon is a whip.