Prince Athel

Real Name


First Appearance

Young Heroes #35 (February - March, 1955)

Original Publisher

American Comics Group

Created by


Golden Age Origin

Athel was the prince and champion of the small and primitive Thuringian tribe. In the year 782, as a mere lad, Athel held his own in a duel against the hero Roland, but before their duel was concluded, news came of a Saracen invasion. Athel led the Thuringians against the Saracens, to assist Roland in driving them back. Athel was then brought before Charlemage, where he was knighted and dubbed "Prince Fearless."

Prince Athel was an excellent horseman and daring swordsman. After becoming a knight, he wore chainmail armor.

Golden Age Appearances

Young Heroes #35-37