Real Name: Jerônimo Homem

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Crimefighter

Affiliations: Moleque Saci (assistant)

Enemies: Bandido Perneta, Bandido Caveira, Bandido Corisco

Known Relatives: Maria Homem (mother)

Aliases: Herói do Sertão (Hero of the Hinterland)

Base of Operations: Brazilian sertões

First Appearance: Jerônimo, o Herói do Sertão (RGE, 1957)

Powers/Abilities: Skilled rider and gunslinger

History: Brought up by a mother who believed in justice, Jerônimo rides the Brazilian sertões (Hinterland) seeking to bring peace to that land. He is accompanied by his friend Moleque Saci.

Comments: Created by Moysés Weltman (writer) and Edmundo Rodrigueses (artist). His comic ran for 62 monthly issues and five specials. He was also turned into a radio series, and in 1972 TV Tupi made a television version.

Thanks to Mestre Chen for informing me of this character, and providing information and images. Thanks to Fernando de Paula for additional information.


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