Who's This? The red cowboy on page 11 of Who's Who vol.XXVI.
How you could have heard of him: They finally threw him a bone in DC Universe: Legacies #3, the issue that chronicles the DCU's Old West.
Example story: Western Comics #7 (1949) "The Town That Was Never Robbed" by Howard Sherman (writer unknown)
Trail Boss Matt Savage too - they didn't have a particular "hook" for future DC writers to get a hold of. No supernatural element, no mask or costume, no gimmick, nothing "comic booky" per se. And that's I think they were forgotten. Face it, there's probably little that's different between a Wyoming Kid and a Trail Boss strip. The scripts are almost interchangeable. Still, the Wyoming Kid did get over 100 appearances, crossing from the Golden Age into the Silver Age. We've got to respect that. Let's wade into the Wyoming brush, shall we?
This is the story of Badman's End, a town that's never been successfully robbed, and it looks like the reason is that it's because everyone there is a lawman. Here's what happens when you try:
Who's Next? Wading right into the Golden Age stuff that's in the "appendix". I love that kind of stuff. Several excellent choices!