Purple Rider

Real Name


First Appearance

Grand Slam Three Aces Comics #44 (July, 1943)

Original Publisher

Anglo American Publishing

Created by



Respected by public and lawmen alike, despite the fact that no one seemed to know his real name, the Purple Rider rode the "Great Wide West" aiding those who needed help and bringing criminals and desperados to justice. His rallying cry was, "Scramble, Pard. Tally Ho-o-o-o!" He was a skilled gunfighter (equally good with both hands), brawler and rider.

Powers and Abilities

Although non-powered, he was extremely fit and strong for a man of his build.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Grand Slam Three Aces Comics #44-46


  • Along with other Golden Age public domain Canadian characters, the Purple Rider was revived in 2010 for Moonstone Books' Johnny Canuck and the Guardians of the North by Ty Templeton.

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