Real Name: White Cloud
Identity/Class: Normal human (Native American, Cheyenne) (Old West Era)
Group Membership: His Cheyenne tribe
Affiliations: Black Bear, Chief Running Wolf
Enemies: Ruskin, local white landgrabbers
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Near Cheyenne tribal
First Appearance: Red Warrior#4/2 (July, 1951)
Powers/Abilities: The Cheyenne Kid was a fit young man and able horse rider. He could handle a gun and was a fairly good hand-to-hand fighter.
(Red Warrior#4/2 (fb) - BTS) - White Cloud grew up
with his Cheyenne tribe but an adult, lived and assimilated with white
settlers, taking on their ways. The white settlers nicknamed him the
Cheyenne Kid. He later heard of a new white governmental law declaring
that any Native Americans who attacked white settlers would lose any
claim to their homelands.
(Red Warrior#4/2) - At the local saloon, the
Kid overheard landgrabbers devising a plan to get the local Native
Americans drunk and encourage Cheyenne Chief Running Wolf to attack
white settlers. The Cheyenne Kid left to warn the Chief but was knocked
out in the alley. Recovering later, he rode for the tribe's settlement,
but was wounded while having to shoot past two landgrabbers. He found
his friend Black Bear, who told him the Cheyenne tribe were
already intoxicated and preparing for war, spurred by white landgrabber
Ruskin, eager to eventually take Cheyenne lands for the hidden oil.
Running Wolf was gravely concerned by the Kid's accusations and ordered
a trial-by-combat, despite the Kid's gunshot injury. The Cheyenne Kid
still overcame his foe, even stopping Ruskin's duplicitous hidden gun.
Seeing the Kid's noble efforts, Running Wolf halted the tribe's attack
and hoped that the Cheyenne Kid had returned to his tribal family for
Comments: Created by uncredited writer.
This was a text-only story with 2 small generic "cowboy vs. Indian" images.
Profile by Grendel Prime.
Cheyenne Kid has no known connections to:
Red Warrior#4/2 (July, 1951) - uncredited writer, Stan Lee (editor)
First posted: 09/25/2020
Last updated: 09/25/2020
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