Who is That Masked Man? 6 Things to Know About the Lone Ranger
The character has been around for 80 years but hasn't been a hit for 50. A quick primer on the famous Western hero.
The Lone Ranger is 5 years older than Superman and celebrates his 80th birthday this year.
Having appeared in movies, TV, radio shows, novels, comic books, as a toy and heck even on lunch boxes, he's one of the most enduring and successful characters in pop culture.
But the Lone Ranger's heyday was 50 years ago. Those under 40 probably know the name but not much else about the masked hero.
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