Real Name: Grimes (first name unrevealed)
Identity/Class: Normal human (Old West Era)
Occupation: Outlaw, fugitive
Group Membership: Leader of his small gang
Affiliations: Two henchmen (names unrevealed)
Enemies: Arizona Annie, Slim Smith, local
sheriff and law enforcement
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Mobile in Midwest USA
First Appearance: Wild Western I#3/3
Powers/Abilities: Pretty Face was a master of
disguise, notably cross-dressing. He could accurately shoot a handgun
and rode a horse well, but lived a life of crime.
Weight: 120 lbs. (by approximation)
Hair: Black (strawberry blond wig)
(Wild Western I#3/3 (fb) - BTS) - Pretty Face and his
small gang committed various robberies at gunpoint, remaining fugitives
for almost a year. At some point, he used his slight frame to disguise
himself as a woman with an eyemask and further evade the law. However,
the highly unusual nature of a female outlaw brought suspicion upon the
roving gunslinger Arizona Annie, who was imprisoned along with her
partner Slim Smith in the jail of the town being plagued by the
incognito Pretty Face.
(Wild Western I#3/3) - Pretty Face and his two
henchmen again struck and rode off into the hills, intending to
separate to evade the search posse, with the sheriff unwilling to shoot a woman. But Arizona Annie had freed herself
and gave pursuit. She found Pretty Face in his female guise and feigned
interest in joining. Annie asked for a cigarette and Pretty face lit it
for her, yielding the clue that the would-be female outlaw was a man.
Annie quickly overpowered the gang just as the search posse arrived. Annie
revealed the outlaw's true nature to the relieved sheriff and the outlaws were
Comments: Created by Bill Woolfolk & Lin Streeter.
Many of Arizona Annie's early adventures were
allegedly fictionalized and embellished in dime novels, so it's unclear
just how accurate this story may be.
Writer & artist credits taken from comics.org.
Profile by Grendel Prime.
Pretty Face name has no known connections to:
Wild Western I#3/3, p5, pan3 (main image)
p6, pan4 (headshot)
Wild Western I#3/3 (September, 1948) - Bill Woolfolk (writer), Lin Streeter (pencils), uncredited inker, Stan Lee (editor)
First posted: 11/25/2020
Last updated: 11/25/2020
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