Real Name: Jerônimo Homem
Identity/Class: Normal human
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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