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Real Name

Goyaałé, "one who yawns"; often spelled Goyathlay or Goyahkla


June 16, 1829


February 17, 1909


Geronimo (Mescalero-Chiricahua: Goyaałé [kòjàːɬɛ́] "one who yawns"; June 16, 1829 – February 17, 1909) was a prominent leader of the Bedonkohe Apache who fought against Mexico and the United States for their expansion into Apache tribal lands for several decades during the Apache Wars. "Geronimo" was the name given to him during a battle with Mexican soldiers. His Chiricahua name is often rendered as Goyathlay or Goyahkla in English.

Golden Age Appearances

  • Geronimo #1-4
  • Kid Eternity #7
  • Hit Comics #51
  • Star Ranger #10
  • Pep Comics #2
  • Desperado #3
  • Jumbo Comics #132
  • The Westerner Comics #27, 30
  • Indian Fighter #4
  • Apache #1
  • Red Ryder Comics #92
  • The Savage Raids of Chief Geronimo #4
  • Fighting Indians of the Wild West! #1
  • Wild Bill Elliott #10
  • Famous Western Badmen #15
  • Wild Bill Hickok #22, 27

See also

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