Len Lawson (1927 - 2003) Action Comics No. 2

Action Comics No. 2 featuring early work of Len Lawson. After the inclusion of science fiction, car-racing and detective thriller comics in Action Comics no. 1, Lawson tries a couple other genres, western and sea adventure comics in his second issue with the first appearance of what would become his signature character the Lone Avenger.

Lawson was one of Australia's most horrific criminals spending the better part of fifty years in prison and dying there in 2003. Comics/Film Historian Daniel Best has researched Lawson's life and work in depth, for further details: The Life and Crimes of Leonard Lawson, Comic Book Artist.