Ideal Comics Encyclopedia

El Hidalgo

  hidalgo fin Descended from the old Dons of Spanish California, Vince Martinez has roots in Presidio that are deeper than America's.  Vince grew up the only child of aged parents, and at his father's knee he heard the family stories of the old times, of Dons and slaves and free-men. And of the Hidalgos, Spanish noblemen of low rank and low wealth like the legendary Don Quixote.   When Vince was 15 years old, two events radically changed life: his powers of great strength and near-limitless toughness emerged, and he lost his parents. The sole inheritor of a substantial fortune, Vince traveled the world, learning skills from the world's masters. He returned to Presidio five years later; and taking the name El Hidalgo, he became a hero of the every-men in his home city.   Eschewing his comfortable upbringing, Vince made his home among the Neighborhoods. As El Hidalgo, he was as likely to fight villains the like of El Chupacabra or Mad Kokopelli; as he was to arrange a food drive or help an old woman fix a screen door.   As his career progressed, Hidalgo be came disenchanted with the lives and foibles of other heroes, as well as coming to feeling his wide profile was placing common folks in peril. He retired from costumed heroing in 1984.   Credits: Created by: Mathew D. Rhys Designed by: Russ Yocum Image by: Barry Tetz    
The following two tabs change content below.

Ideal Comics Encyclopedia

Latest posts by Ideal Comics Encyclopedia (see all)


Fans First Discussions!

Join the Discussion

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>