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ISSUE NO. 833
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We conclude our look at Doug Wildey's Rio with "Mr. Howard's Son," originally published in a 1990 graphic novel from Comico. On the outskirts of town, Rio encounters a familiar face...
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Nearby, two desperados plot a kidnapping...
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And at this time, THE TALL MAN
(Rio's infrequently used nickname) enters the town...
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In town... ANOTHER familiar (and much prettier) face!
It's Mrs. Howard (the one referred to in this story's title).
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As they talk, the kidnapping is pulled off...

but the WRONG BOY is abducted.

The idiot henchman accidently takes Mrs. Howard's son...
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in the end, Rio rescues the kid...
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THE END!
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ABOVE: Rio's creator, Doug Wildey, at the drawing table.

BELOW: The back cover!

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Rio in "Hot Lead for Johnny Hardluck"
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