The Cross-Draw Kid

Real Name

Bud Steele

First Appearance

Western Adventure #1 (1948)

Original Publisher


Created by

Max Elkan

Golden Age Origin

Budd Steele lost his father when he was only a boy. After witnessing his dad's murder, he strapped on his father’s guns and vowed to rid the west of all killers. In order to do this, Bud spent years becoming a lightning quick cross-draw earning him the nickname of the Cross-Draw Kid. Riding his horse, Thunder, he traveled throughout the West fighting outlaws such as the Skull and El Tigre.

Golden Age Appearances

  • Western Adventure #1-6

See Also

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