Fargo Kid

Real Name: Unknown

Identity/Class: Normal human

Occupation: Rancher

Affiliations: Unknown

Enemies: Unknown

Known Relatives: Unnamed parents (both deceased), unnamed foster parents (father deceased), unnamed wife, unnamed child

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Fargo City, c.1870s

First Appearance: Two-Gun Western #7 (Atlas, April 1951)

Powers/Abilities: Skilled gunman, particularly fast crossdraw expert. Good rider.

History: When his parents were killed by an Apache war band while travelling to Fargo City, the child who would become known as the Fargo Kid was raised by a local couple. As he grew he gained a reputation as a gunslinger, enjoying a number of adventures. As his reputation grew he came to dislike the life of a shootist, and so bought a ranch, married, and tried to settle down. The murder of his foster father brought him out of retirement one last time, as the Fargo Kid sought to avenge the man who raised him.

Comments: Thanks to Jess Nevins for allowing me to use information from his excellent Golden Age Heroes Directory and his Guide to Golden Age Marvel Characters. Thanks also to Richard Boucher & Darrin Wiltshire @ PR-Publications for permission to use information from their equally brilliant collection of Golden Age Sites, PR Publications. Their knowledge of Golden Age characters far outstrips my own.

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

Any Additions/Corrections? Please let me know.

Back to US Independents Page


All images and characters depicted on this site are copyright their respective holders, and are used for informational purposes only. No infringement is intended and copyrights remain at source.