Bios of the Hong Kong Cavaliers
The horses he rode in on

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Reno Nevada


Real name unknown, of Latin extraction. Dark, moody, dangerous, although possessing an easy grin and a quirky artistic streak. Fond of bright, flashy colors. Executes bold pencil sketches of Buckaroo and the Cavaliers which he sells to national magazines. The real force behind the many Buckaroo Banzai cottage industries (comic books, male action figures, dime novels, "hanks o' hair" collectibles). To quote an unnamed source: "slim with small feet and hands. His features are regular and pleasing, and his tiny black mustache (since shaved off) gives him the appearance of a modest bank clerk or accountant, but the eyes strike a jarring discord, their gaze always producing that sudden tightening of the spinal nerves which the unexpected appearance of a deadly reptile causes." The same report adds, "he has three speeds; gun, knife and rope." Intensely loyal to Buckaroo. Has played the saxophone since childhood.

(Note: Reno was a member of a Government "Think Tank" when he submitted his application to the Banzai Institute, roughly ten years prior to the adventure chronicled in Across the 8th Dimension. In the adventure Bastardy Proves A Spur, Reno and Pecos declare their love for each other and promise to marry.)

The book quotes him as having a ".45 automatic" (pg. 168). This, of course, refers to John Brownings design of the Colt M1911.
A .45 ACP round (830 fps with government hardball)
7 round magazine
2.8 pounds
This is, perhaps, the most popular automatic pistol on the planet, and one who's popularity continues to this day.

British Sterling L2 series submachinegun.
9mm parabellum (9x19)... (aka 9mm)
30 round magazine
Full auto

Little Known Fact:
When he's not handling Banzai Institute merchandising, Reno also paints under the name of Pepe Serna.
Visit his site here.

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