Lieutenant Michael "Mike" Steven Donovan, aka Blueberry
The main character, and titular protagonist of the series. He is often facing either incompetent or evil superiors, and defending the rights of Native Americans while preventing war.
- The Alcoholic: A mild case compared to McClure, but definitely present.
- Ambadassador: Often takes on this role.
- Anti-Hero: Occasionally slips into a Type I, but mostly keeps his hands clean.
- Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Disregarded by many officers for his rugged behavior and drinking habits, he is recognized and expert in Native American affairs.
- Clear My Name: He often has to clear himself from blame. In the Chihuahua Pearl epic and onwards, this is taken Up to Eleven. At first, he is only falsely accused, but thanks to the actions of Vigo, he is soon imprisoned for the theft of the Confederate money, then used as a scapegoat for the murder attempt on the President and becomes the most wanted man in America, until finally clearing himself.
- Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Some people believes he must be incompetent due to his drinking. They are wrong.
- Four-Star Badass: He ends up getting recognized.
- Guile Hero: Usually good with a Batman Gambit.
- Hero with Bad Publicity: Often, particularly from the Confederate Gold saga onwards.
- Impoverished Patrician: He stems from an extremely wealthy southern plantation family, but his parents disowned him after he joined the Union.
- Line-of-Sight Name: Blueberry, taken from a blueberry bush while fleeing the Confederacy.
- Perma-Stubble: In the later stories.
- Retired Badass: By Tombstone, he has retired as a lieutenant, and is living as a carefree gambler and drifter.
- Scapegoat: When even the most magnificent villains grab the Villain Ball, this is what they will do.
- White Man Gone Native: To escape his conviction of murder attempt on the president, and his alleged theft of government gold, he goes to live with a Navajo tribe for three years in Broken Nose.
An old, jolly gold prospector, first aids Blueberry in the fourth album, Mission To Mexico, due to his knowledge of the Sierra Mogollon Mountains, and has since been Blueberry's closest ally, working with him in nearly all albums since.
- Alcohol-Induced Idiocy: He is very adept at creating problems for Blueberry to solve through this.
- The Alcoholic: An extreme case. While Blueberry is quite of a drinker himself Jim's alcohilism is far more highlighted and often causes troubles for him and others.
- Ambadassador: Is occasionally required to take on this role.
- Bunny-Ears Lawyer: He's very eccentric, and his alcoholism often creates problems, but he's also a very good shot, has learned a lot of tricks in his various adventures and is very good with explosives.
- Cowardly Lion: Unlike Blueberry he is generally relucdant to face really dangerous situations and he often panics, but when he or his friends are threatened his quick-thinking and skills with explosives or a gun are often crucial.
- Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Even more so than Blueberry.
- The Fool: Not so bad, but his actions tend to cause a lot of problems to escalate, which Blueberry then solves with his help.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He is self-centered, and often reluctant to help other people, but when it comes to it, he is a true hero.
- Lovable Coward: He is rather cowardly and tries to avoid problems, but he cares deeply for his friends and continues to follow them even he doesn't like it.
- Oireland: He has the accent, and is implied to be an immigrant.
- The Pioneer: He is an old gold prospector, so likely somewhere in between this and Bold Explorer. Apparently played straight in The Iron Horse
- The So-Called Coward: He can make the move necessary to save lives when it really matters.
"Red Neck" Wooley
Originally a messenger sent by General Dodge to retrieve Blueberry for the Sioux affair in The Iron Horse, he has since helped Blueberry in several of his adventures, often siding with McClure.
- Army Scout: He switches between this and living on his own in the wilderness.
- Mountain Man: Possibly the most straight example, since he prefers to travel the wilderness, knows about the Cheyenne and the Sioux, and about the buffalo.
- The Quiet One: He is a loner, and rarely comes with input. However, when he does, it is usually a brilliant idea.
- The Smart Guy: Although he can sometimes be considered The Lancer, this is his main purpose to Blueberry.
- Those Two Guys: By The Trail Of The Sioux he has developed this relationship with McClure.
- Western Union Man: A Chekhov's Skill for him.
- Wrench Wench: He occasionally goes to show off his skills. Seriously, in the first three albums he is in, he turns out to know about the yearly movement patterns of the buffalo, the sign language of the Sioux and the Cheyenne, and most impressively, however to craft fake telegraphic messages in the middle of nowhere using just two guns.
An inexperienced, but well-mannered lieutenant, aiding Blueberry as his first ally in Fort Navajo, and the albums following it.
- Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: A minor example, one would believe he would go on to become The Load, but for one, he manages to save Cochise from Bascom, and then volunteers to the dangerous mission of bringing the message through Apache territory to the President.
- Took a Level in Badass: When saving Cochise, and later the convoy.
- Decoy Protagonist: At first, we are led to believe that he is the hero, but it turns out he is just there to set up an Establishing Character Moment for Blueberry.
- Distressed Dude: At first, when he haphazardly opts to chase the apaches on his own, and later when Lone Eagle captures him.
- Fearless Fool: Which he is called out on by Blueberry.
- Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Craig has blond hair and mustache and is a brave, kind and honorable. His sense of honor can however get him in trouble.
- Nepotism: He is the son of General Craig, which is part of the reason why he has so high a rank with so little experience.
- New Meat: Fresh from West Point!
- What Happened to the Mouse?: After Blueberry rescues him from Lone Eagle, he is placed under a doctor's care, and after a remark that he will be fine, he is never mentioned again in the series.
The half-Apache lieutenant at Fort Navajo, dedicating his life to stop war between the natives and the Americans.
- The Dog Bites Back: One insult too much by Bascom, and Fort Navajo is compromised.
- Hazy Feel Turn: After getting insulted by Bascom, he decides to join the Apaches, and releases the chieftains - what makes it more ambiguous is that the chieftains really were being detained illegally (after arriving under a flag of truce!), and were going to be executed for a conflict they hadn't even started.
- Last Stand: Makes a good one, taking down several of Lone Eagle's men, before being scalped by Lone Eagle himself.
- Mixed Ancestry: A major part of his character.
Colonel DicksonThe commander of Fort Navajo, and the leader of the peace negotiations with the Apache.
- Reasonable Authority Figure: He is willing to look past Blueberry's southern origins and past undisciplined actions though he warns him that he will not tolerate any transgression from him. Also unlike Bascom he is willing to negociate with Cochise and to preserve peace and intends to keep his word to him.
- Tempting Fate: His literally last words before getting bitten by a rattlesnake, is dismissing Blueberry's warning about them.
The chief of the Apaches, leader of the Apache from Fort Navajo onward. In Broken Nose, he is shown as the father of Chini, and the aging chief of the fleeing Navajoes.
- Authority Equals Asskicking: He is very adapt at fighting, notably escaping Bascom all on his own.
- Cool Old Guy: He is a brave,honorable and wise chieftain who cares deeply about his people and to maintain peace with the US army.
- I Owe You My Life: To Crowe who saved his and several other chiefs from Bascom. This allows Blueberry to have a chance to negociate with him. He also forbids the other Appaches from trying to harm Crowe and is outraged when he discovers than Lone Eagle killed him.
- Intergenerationnal Friendship: With Crowe after he saved his life. While he doesn't always listen to Crowe's advices he recognise his bravery and loyalty and agrees to let Blueberry comes out of gratitude towards him. He even calls Crowe his friend after learning that Lone Eagle killed him and wants to avenge him though Blueberry does it in his stead.
- Last Stand: Although subverted, in that he does not get to fight, when he is finally about to die of old age, he is leftet behind with a rifle. He dies before the white men arrive though.
- Reasonable Authority Figure: Cochise is a wise leader who cares for his brethren and is willing to listen to any of his men's concerns and opinions, who prefers to use diplomacy before fighting and agrees to talk with Blueberry even after the beggining of the war and Bascom's treacherous attempt at capturing him during a negociation.
The leader of the Union Pacific railroad working, and a previous general of the Civil War, employing Blueberry to handle the Native American Affairs. He's also the man who gave Blueberry his distinctive broken nose.
- Ambadassador: During the negotiations with the Sioux and the Cheyennes.
- Four-Star Badass: Unlike Allister he is presented as a true badass and competent general who knowns how to lead his men against Indians despite his lack of ressources.
- Honest Corporate Executive: Despite leading the UP, and therefore being both wealthy and powerful, he goes out of his way to prevent slaughtering the buffalo, and prevent a war with the natives.
- Reasonable Authority Figure: Unlike most of Blueberry's superiors he recognise his talents as a soldier and as an ambassador and is willing to look past his southern background, lack of discipline and alcoholism. He also helps Blueberry to clean his name after saving President Grant's life.
Guffie PalmerThe leader of a theater troupe, at first trapped in Camp Dodge during the Sioux siege, but later aids Blueberry at many instances.
- Bedouin Rescue Service: Turns up in the middle of the desert to save Blueberrys life in The Lone Dutchman's Mine.
- Grande Dame: Even says this herself.
- Heroic Sacrifice: Manages to save President Grant form Angel Face, at the cost of her own life.
- Horrible Judge of Character: Fell in love with Steelfingers once, and is a complete Unwitting Pawn in the plot of Blake and Angel Face.
- Serial Escalation: She gets gradually more and more fat.
- Taking the Bullet: For President Grant.
- Unwitting Pawn: To Kelly and Allister.
A suspicious but sexy saloon dancer working in Chihuahua, and intending to get the Confederate gold for herself, she nonetheless end up aiding Blueberry.
- Despair Event Horizon: She suffers this after realizing the gold were merely stones left by Vigo, upon realizing the amount of people whom has died needlessly.
- Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": Everyone Calls Her Chihuahua Pearl. Her full, real name is never revealed.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: All things considered, she does end up aiding Blueberry with nothing to win from it.
- Star-Crossed Lovers: Becomes this with Blueberry by Arizona Love, her final album. Also, to some extent with Trevor.
A Confederate colonel, and the only person knowing the whereabouts of the Confederate gold. He is secretly married to Chihuahua Pearl.
- Determinator: No matter what comes in his way, he will keep the money safe.
- Meal Ticket: To Chihuahua Pearl.
- Surprisingly Sudden Death: No one had seen that machete In the Back from Lazarito coming. Admit it.
ChiniThe daughter of Cochise, and the lover of Blueberry while he has Gone Native in the Broken Nose epic.
VittorioThe young, aggressive Apache warrior also vying for Chini's feelings.
- Blood Brothers: Eventually with Blueberry.
- Character Development: Goes from a complete Jerkass, to a respectful warrior, and the beloved husband of Chini.
- Heel Realization: After the war against the whites starts, he realizes how immature and stupid he has acted.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: At first, he seems like a Yandere Crazy Jealous Guy, willing to kill Blueberry and jeopardize the tribes existence to marry Chini. He eventually grows into a respectable man, and marries Chini.
- Panthera Awesome: In his words, Chini must pick either the mountain lion, or the coyote. Guess who's who.
- Yandere: We are led to believe he is this.
- One Dialogue, Two Conversations: When trying to extract the identity of his assassin from a dying Guffie Palmer.
- Our Presidents Are Different: A mix of President Likable, and President Target.
The Earp brothers and Doc HollidayBlueberry's allies in the Tombstone epic, the last of his adventures in the main series.
- Badass Mustache: All except Simon.
Doree MaloneThe singer at the saloon, and the nurse of Blueberry after he is wounded.
- Distressed Damsel: At the hands of Johnny Ringo.
- Florence Nightingale Effect: Comes very close to Blueberry, during her caring.
- Hospital Hottie: When taking care of Blueberry.
- It's Personal: Has this attitude to Ringo, after Blueberry saves her.
- Roaring Rampage of Revenge: To Ringo, after Blueberry's rescue.
John CampbellA jolly, fat writer, travelling to Tombstone to interview Blueberry, intending to write a book concerning this hero of the West.
- Took a Level in Badass: When saving Blueberry from "Mute hmm", and later when he distracts Ringo, allowing Blueberry to shoot him.
Major BascomThe racist second-in-command of Fort Navajo, and the main antagonist of the first two Blueberry albums.
- An Ax To Grind: Or a tomahwk, to be more precise...
- Big Bad: of the first two albums. His actions against the Apaches are what start the war with them, leading to the intrigue of the next three albums.
- The Dragon. Subverted. He clearly believes he is this to Dickson, but the colonel is an honorable man.
- General Failure: His hate blinds him so much that he is a lousy officer and causes him to make disastrous decisions for him and his men. Despite the men of Fort Navajo being desesperatly outnumbered and isolated he launches an attack against the Appaches that start a war with them; also when Cochise gives him a chance to get away with his men and the civilians present at Fort Navajo in exchange of freeing several Apaches chiefs, Bascom refuses and decides instead to hang them to deliver a message to Cochise. Unsurprisingly the fort is quickly overun by the Apaches shortly after, and he is killed during the fight.
- Karmic Death: A tomahawk in his Bald of Evil is very fitting for him.
- Large Ham: This is a comic book, but it is still surprisingly clear that he yells all the time.
- Politically Incorrect Villain: He hates Apaches with a passion,something he doesn't even try to hide. He also constantly insult and bullies Crowe for his parentage. His unprovoked attack on Apaches after hearing about the raiding of ranch, and attempt to capture Cochise under the peace flag are what cause the war with Apaches.
- Tyrant Takes the Helm: After Dickson dies.
- Warm-Up Boss: He is unceremoniously killed off-screen at the end of Thunder In The West, allowing the true villain, Lone Eagle, to take the scene.
Lone Eagle/ Quanah-One-Eye
The mysterious and feared warchief of the Apache, wishing to keep a war going under the guidance of Governor Armendariz. Lives a double life as the Army Scout Quanah-One-Eye.
- Army Scout: His cover as Quanah.
- Cold-Blooded Torture: Inflicts this on Craig in order to torture the message of the President out of him.
- The Dragon: Is formally this to Cochise, but he is actually the true Big Bad of albums Lone Eagle to The Great Confrontation. Although he could be considered this to Armendariz.
- Evil Laugh: Pulls off a good one after Craig tries to convince him to make peace.
- Eyepatch of Power: Has lost an eye, causing him to wear an eyepatch. This is why he's called Quanah-One-Eye.
- Its Personnal: Develops a murderous hatred towards Blueberry for foiling his attempts to destroy a munition convoy and for Crowe for saving Blueberry and trying to get peace between Apaches and whites. Blueberry reciprocates it after his murder of Crowe.
- Misanthrope Supreme: Just wants war for the heck of it.
- The Mole : He initially serves the US army as an indian scout, though this is just a cover to learn informations about their actions and to allow his fellow Apaches to get weapons.
- Omnicidal Maniac: It is never stated explicitly why he wants to keep the war going, so this must be the reason so far.
- The Savage Indian: Unlike the other Apaches chieftains who went to war with the whites because of Bascom's actions and who are reasonnable and honorable leaders to various degrees Lone Eagle has no real positive qualities. He just wants war for the heck of it, is willing to disobey the orders of the other chieftains and even murder Crowe despite him being under the protection of Cochise. In short Lone Eagle is the personnification of all the negative aspects of the Apaches.
The first governor of Chihuahua, and The Man Behind the Man to Lone Eagle.
- Corrupt Corporate Executive: To some extent, given that he leads the state of Chihuahua.
- Evil Plan: He pulls off a good one: He intends to use the Apaches to weaken the American military, or drive them out of Texas altogether, and then dispatch the natives, taking over for himself, to become president of Mexico.
- Karmic Death: He spends weeks hoarding a lot of weapons for the Apaches. Then Blueberry blows them up with him in the epicenter...
- President Evil: He is only governor, but the Mexican government has virtually no control of him, so he is leading at his whim.
- Screw the Rules, I Make Them!: He uses his authority as governor to gather weapons and deliver them to the Apaches despite the government of Mexico not being involved in the war between them and the US army. Upon finding and capturing Blueberry and his companions he immediatly orders them to be hanged as spies without a trial.
- Smug Snake: He is very full of himself and sure of his intelligence and his ability to reconquer Texas for Mexico and to become president. It quickly becomes clear that this arrogance is undeserved as he ends-up embarassed by Crowe and the Jayhawkers.
- The Star Scream: He dreams of becoming the president of Mexico and to that end he is willing to give weapons to the Apaches and to use them to weaken the US army and reconquer the Texas for Mexico despite his government being at peace with the United States and not taking part in the war with the Apaches.
Sam and Bud BassTwo brothers virtually owning the small town of Silver Creek. The main antagonists of The Man With The Silver Star
- Captain Smooth and Sergeant Rough: Sam is Captain Smooth, Bud is Sergeant Rough.
- Karmic Death: Bud desires nothing more than to shoot Blueberry in a duel. But when he tries, well.
Jethro "Steelfingers" Diamond
A desperado, working for Central Pacific to disrupt Union Pacific's work, but eventually starts working on his own. Characterized by his right hand being made of steel, due to him losing it to Native Americans three years before.
- Artificial Limbs: His artificial hand made of steel hence his nickname.
- Awesome McCoolname: With or without the nickname.
- Big Bad : Of the Iron Horse and Steel Fingers albums, the second being named after him.
- The Chess Master: He single-handily causes the war with the Sioux along with his men by murdering bisons and putting the blame on colons, by trying to hang a Sioux Party and sabotaging the peace negociations between Blueberry and the indians chiefs by impersonnating the men charged to watch over the negociations and shooting at the indians to make it look like Bluberry set a trap for them. He later orchestrates the attack on the train transporting the animunitions and payement to the UP camp by charging one of his men to deliver General Dodge's message and to volunteer himself to watch over the train and by manipulating the Sioux into stopping and attacking it. Also after capturing Blueberry and stealing the payment for the UP workers he puts thousands of dollars on an unconscious Bluberry to frame him for the theft and cover his tracks.
- Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: His own men even acknowledge this, but he outwits them.
- Dub Name Change: One English translation makes him Jethro Drake instead.
- The Dragon: Originally to Central Pacific, but he develops into the Big Bad.
- Establishing Character Moment: Ordering the hanging of an unarmed Sioux party seeking to see the leader of the Union Pacific expedition and ask for justice after their undefended village was attacked, and then knocking Blueberry half unconscious after he manages to force the Sioux to flee.
- Karmic Death: Had he not been so hasty to betray his own men, he would probably have escaped alive. Instead, Sitting Bull got to kill him in a duel.
- Manipulative Bastard: He manipulates the Sioux into thinking that he's an ally and into attacking a train convoy transporting animunitions and the payment of the UP workers in order to steal the money and worsen the situation at Camp-Dodge.
- Red Right Hand: Or steel right hand.
- Weapon of Choice: His hand.
- Xanatos Speed Chess : He is very good at improvising or changing his plans in function of the circumstances. Upon realizing that Blueberry was shoiting the lights to blind him and his men in the saloon in order to escape he orders his men to target the bottles of alcohol and to make a lamp fall on the released liquor to set the saloon in fire with Bluberry and Mc Lure in it. Immediatly after his escape from a train he and his men sabotages the telegraphic wires and train tracks so no one can know about his escape and upon hearing about Blueberry being about to talk with the Sioux and of him being watched by armed men he decides to not kill Blueberry but to have the watchers replaced by he and his men and then to shoot the Sioux to make it look like Blueberry set a trap for them. Later after getting the money of the UP he chooses again to not kill Blueberry and to put instead thousands on dollars on him to frame him for the theft.
- You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Upon acquiring the money, he goads Chris into betraying their comrades, then shoots down Chris and escapes on his own.
The right hand to General Dodge, but really an agent of Central Pacific, employing Steelfingers to slow down their work.
- Corrupt Corporate Executive: He is an engineer of the Union Pacific and serves as General Dodge's right-hand but he's in truth an agent of the Central Pacific working to sabotage the progression of the UP to the point of causing a war with the local natives just to slow down the UP work.
- Karma Houdini: His identity is never discovered by Blueberry or the others, and he can presumably go on earning money for Central.
- What Happened to the Mouse?: He disappears after burning the stock at Camp Dodge.
General Allister aka Golden Mane
The glory-seeking general who renews the conflict against the Sioux after peace has been established. He is later revealed as the leader of the plot to kill President Grant, in The End Of The Trail.
- Bad Boss: He is perfectly willing to sacrifice many of his own soldiers if it allows him to reach his goals or to escape. He also tries several times to charge Bluberry for desertion or treason and to have him executed despite Blueberry having saved him and his army many times.
- Evil Plan: He instigates the plot to murder President Grant, and make himself president in "The End Of The Trail".
- General Failure: His plan is doomed from the beginning. He engages his entire army in the Black Hills with the intention of destroying the indians camps though without knowing their locations and the environment and while expecting the warriors to be too far from their camps to be a threat. His plan to attack the Cheyenne camp by surprise quickly fails (though not because of him)and he loses the advantage of surprise as most of the Cheyennes present at the camp manage to escape and as he makes the big mistake of setting the camp to fire which reveals the presence of his army to the Cheyenne warriors who proceed to hunt his army down, though Blueberry manages to slow them down. Evidenty the Cheyenne end up warning their Sioux and Arapahos allies in the Black Hills about Allister and his army and soon the 7th Cavalry Regiment finds itself being hunted down by the far more numerous indians in a hostile territory.
- General Ripper : Is determined at making war with and crushing the Cheyennes and the Sioux. After learning that Blueberry and general Dodge made a ceasefire with them he does not hesitate to violate that peace and to attack them. He has also no qualms massacring women, children and elders.
- Glory Hound : He is very bitter that he didn't get his moment of glory during the Civil War and wants to crush the Cheyennes and Sioux to get it and to be promoted.
- Hair of Gold : Is called "Golden Mane" by native indians due to his blond hair. Even some of his subordinates like Blueberry or the army scouts call him with that nickname.
- Karma Houdini: But only in his first appearance.
- Never My Fault: Refuses to acknowledge that his actions nearly destroyed his whole army, and put the blame on Blueberry for the failure of his campaign.
- No Celebrities Were Harmed: He is a very obvious Expy of General George Armstrong Custer. Right down to leading the 7th Cavalry regiment.
- One Bullet Left: In order to let an army officer leave this world with honor, he is given a gun with one bullet by Grant. What he uses it for, however, is a different matter entirely....
- Politically Incorrect Villain: Like Bascom he has a great hatred and disdain for native indians and is never afraid of showing it.
- President Evil: He plots to become one by ''The End Of The Trail.
- Smug Snake: He is sure of his tactical genius and frequently ignores the advices and objections of his subordinates. When in serious danger however he becomes cowardly and loses his composure such as when he falled into water and was nearly killed by Cheyennes or when the Sioux trapped his army.
- Taking You with Me: He tries doing this to Grant when he is ordered to commit suicide, but Blueberry shoots him in time.
- Ungrateful Bastard: Is not grateful the least to Blueberry after the latter saved him several times. In fact it makes him hate Blueberry even more as Red Neck pointed out.
- Villainous Breakdown: After realizing that the Sioux are about to annihilate his army.
'''Dr. Wernher Amadeus "Prosit" von Luckner aka Gustaaf Hazel
The most magnificent of all Blueberry villains, Prosit is a German gold prospector, looking for a vast fortune in the Superstition Mountains, that he claims to know about. He persuades people to join his expeditions to the mountains, only to murder them in cold blood along the way, but has failed to reach it so far. Per The Reveal, his true name is Gustaaf Hazel, and he has the butler to the true von Luckner, but gave him a shovel in the head and left him for dead, to search for the gold himself.
- Animal Assassin: Takes care of Wally using a rattlesnake.
- Battle Butler: To the original Luckner.
- The Chess Master: He is incredibly cunning and good at making plans to eliminate his victims or ennemies as he systematically manages to outsmart and betray anyone who accompanies him on his journey such as Mc Lure or Wally and manages to evade the Apaches guarding the Superstition Mountains with the small material he has and the environment. Upon being faced by the Ghost Prosit manages to use him to get to the mine and later to outsmart him after the Ghost trapped him by faking his death to draw the Ghost closer so he can mortally shoot him, before escaping the trap and getting the water and gold he wanted.
- Death by Materialism: Subverted. It seems he will suffer this, when pursued by the Apaches, and refusing to let go the gold slowing him down, but then The Cavalry turns up.
- Dirty Coward: Might be the only one in the history of fiction to be both this and a Magnificent Bastard.
- Eviler Than Thou: Is this to Wally that he outsmart and cruelly murder using a rattlesnake. Wally himself lampshades it, pointing out that while he's not a saint Prosit is much worse than him.
- Karma Houdini Warranty: Just as he is about to leave Europe, Blueberry and McClure turns up to arrest him.
- Manipulative Bastard: He convinced many people to go with him to search for the lost fortune of the Superstition Mountains only to to betray them to get their money, weapons and supplies for himself. Even in prison he manages to convince Jim Mc Clure to free him and accompany him in his search.
- Morally Ambiguous Doctorate: In theology and cultural history. Or so he claims...
- Prospector: Has been searching for the lost mine in the Superstition Mountains for years though his methods to find it are very unethical.
- Treacherous Advisor: He convinces other people to follow him in his search for the lost gold mine, only to betray and abandon or murder them to steal their weapons and material and to be the only one to get his hands on the fortune found in the Superstition Mountains.
- Xanatos Speed Chess: While he doesn't look like it as first Prosit is a very cunning and ressourceful man, able of quickly formulating plans and of using well the tools at his disposal or the environment to his advantage. This is shown with how he managed to outsmart Jim using his monocle and the sun to light an explosive to blind Jim, used a rattlesnake to get rid of Wally or used the ghost to guide him to the gold mine and faked his agony to trap him.
Cole Timbley and Wally Blunt
Two bounty hunters, looking for Prosit Luckner.
- Asshole Victim: Both are brutal, ruthless and sadistic killers who have no problems shooting, torturing or abandonning others to their death, making it hard to feel sorry for them when Cole is shot to death by Blueberry after trying to kill him and when Wally ends-up poisonned and killed by Prosit.
- Ax-Crazy: Cole is a violent, bloodthirsty and sadistic killer. He is even nicknamed "Crazy".
- Bounty Hunter: Both pose as bounty hunters using a legal arrest warrant to take Prosit with them.It turns out that they are killers looking for the Lost gold mine and that they stole Prosit's arrest warrant from a marshall that they had murdered so they could capture him and use him to find the mine.
- Cold-Blooded Torture: Inflicted Apache style onMcClureby exposing him to the sun after having attached him with ropes.
- Cruel and Unusual Death: Cole is shot dead unceremoniously, Wally is bitten by a rattlesnake and left to die a suffering death by Luckner.
- Faux Affably Evil:Unlike Cole Wally acts civil and friendly to others most of the time and he's much more level-headed than his partner. Beneath that facade he is however just as cruel and sadistic as him.
- Properly Paranoid: Upon finding himself partnered with Prosit Wally is rightfully distrustful of the fake aristocrat as Prosit had manipulated and betrayed his previous partners in the search of the lost gold mine. To prevent the same thing from happening to him he refuses to let Prosit drink water or have any weapon on him, has him go ahead before him to not let him the chance to plot in his back and attach him during the night. It turns out that it wasn't enough as he agrees to follow Prosit's advice of taking off his shoes, allowing Prosit to put a rattlesnake in one of them and follows Prosit's advice of putting them again without verifying if they were empty.
- The Gunslinger: Both are very good gunslingers, especially Wally, though they are still no match for Blueberry.
- Those Two Bad Guys : The two are always seen together until Cole's death.
- Villainous Friendship: Despite being ruthless killers and their differences in personalities they truly care for each other and Wally genuinely mourns Cole after his death. His last words are even him greeting Cole.
'''The Ghost, aka Wernher Amadeus von Luckner.
A mysterious person living in the Superstition Mountains, and referred to as the ghost. He is known only for firing golden bullets at his victims, and shooting at everyone entering the mesa. He is the true Wernher Amadeus von Luckner, wounded and left to die by Prosit many years ago.
- Going Native: He went to live with an old Hermit Guru Apache in the mountains, and learned to live in the wild.
- Impoverished Patrician: The reason for his trip to America in the first place.
- Left for Dead: Courtesy of Prosit, aka Gustaaf Hazel.
- Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Upon seeing Prosit, he wants nothing but revenge.
- Weapon of Choice: A rifle with golden bullets.
Commandante Francesco Juan Vigo
A secondary antagonist of the Chihuahua Pearl epic, and the main antagonist of ''The Final Card, he is a Mexican commandante, searching for the Confederate gold. In truth, he was trying to conceal the secret about how he kept it. He later becomes governor of Chihuahua.
- Alas, Poor Villain: In the end of The Final Card, he gets a knife In the Back, and contracts gangrene. His predicament is so bad, that Blueberry actually genuinely wants to Save the Villain, but in the end, Vigo commits suicide.
- The Bad Guy Wins: In the Chihuahua Pearl epic, he is the only character that it ends unambiguously good for. He gets it later, however.
- Enemy Mine: In truth, he and Blueberry works together a lto in the stories, and they, being both magnificent bastards, they are damn good at it too.
- Evil Gloating: He is an expert in the field.
- Fiery Cover Up: As it turns out, he is actually an agent of the Mexican government, trying to conceal the fact that the confederate gold has already been used.
- Karmic Death: Although you do actually feel sorry for him in the end, getting af knife In the Back by one of the people he had suppressed, is so fitting for a tyrannical despot as him.
- Mr. Exposition: Once it is discovered that their is stone in the coffin.
- President Evil: Borders on this after taking over Chihuahua.
Governor Emiliano "Emilio" LopezThe corrupt governor of Chihuahua, searching for the Confederate gold, and trying to marry Chihuahua Pearl the same time.
- The Caligula: While he is not terribly insane, some of his mannerisms, and his behavior at the wedding, gives shades of this.
- Evil Is Sexy: Pearl comments that he "does not look too bad."
- Love Makes You Evil: Though he seems somewhat evil to begin with.
- Meal Ticket: He wants to become this for Chihuahua Pearl.
- President Evil: Like all governors of Chihuahua, he is basically this.
- Villainous Breakdown: When the gold gets out of his grasp, he quickly loses it.
- Warm-Up Boss: Vigo is the true villain.
Captain FinlayThe leader of a gang of jay-hawkers, Confederate soldiers refusing to surrender, and living as outlaws in Mexico. At first, they help Blueberry distract Armendariz in the Fort Navajo epic, and they later search for the Confederate gold in Mexico.
- Anti-Villain: Starts as type III, but by Chihuahua Pearl, they have readily degenerated to at best, type I, at worst a full-fledged villain.
- Bad Boss: Finlay does not tolerate people abandoning him.
- Cavalry Officer: Confederate version.
- Captain Smooth and Sergeant Rough: The Captain Smooth to Kimball's Sergeant Rough. Even has the ranks straight!
- Enemy Mine: With Mike Blueberry, constantly.
- A Father to His Men: At first he seems to really care about his men and their well-being. Subverted in Chihuahua Pearl when he shoots one of his men for leaving him after he had enough of Finlay's private war. It got worse when it is revealed that he lied to his men about the presidential pardon they received and so deprived them of returning to their homes and families.
- In the Back: When he is finally taken down.
- Captain Smooth and Sergeant Rough: The Sergeant Rough to Finlays Captain Smooth.
- Cavalry Officer: Confederate version.
- Despair Event Horizon: When realizing they have needlessly been living in hell for four years, because of Finlay, and that they have killed most of their gang, and risked their lives for nothing. It causes him to kill Finlay, and get killed by Blueberry.
- The Dog Bites Back: When he is finally fed up with Finlay, shoots him.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: Is a hard supporter of the South, though unlike Finlay he cares more about their men and families than their private war against the Union.
Warden KellyThe corrupt warden of the prison Blueberry is incarcerated in, and the instigator of the plot to murder President Grant. or so it seems...
- Laser-Guided Karma: Is subject to the same torture, as he inflicted on Blueberry.
- You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Allister has Blake murder him to keep him from informing Blueberry.
Angel FaceThe sociopathic killer hired to shoot President Grant.
- Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Fitting of his name he is a very beautiful and handsome man, and at first seems to have a charming personnality but beneath it he is a very arrogant and ruthless killer.
- Boom, Headshot!: How Blueberry takes him out after an intense duel.
- Cold Sniper: He is an extremely talented gunman with incredible marksmanship who's more than a match for Blueberry, hence why he was hired to assassinate Grant.
- The Dragon: To Allister.
- Jumping Off the Slippery Slope: After his face is melted.
- Laser-Guided Karma: Having his pretty face burned by Blueberry.
- Nightmare Face: His, after Blueberry burns his face.
- Professional Killer: His profession and he is good enough at it to be hired to kill the president himself.
Tennessee BlakeA fairly low-key desperado, part of the plot against President Grant.
Gidion "Eggskull" O'BannonA Mountain Man and Indian hunter, who has survived getting scalped, and is hunting Native Americans with insane vigor. He always has one or more attack dogs at his side, whom he uses to track his preys. The primary antagonist of the Broken Nose epic.
- Bald of Evil: Justified, by his scalping.
- Crusading Widower: His wife and children were murdered by Native Americans.
- Freudian Excuse: The brutal murder of his family at the hands of the Apache, not to mention the fact that he was scalped.
- Hunting the Most Dangerous Game: He hunts Native Americans. No really.
- Politically Incorrect Villain: most villains in Blueberry either hate or disregard Native Americans, but Eggskull's hatred for them is his most defining trait.
- Replacement Goldfish: Wild Bill Hickock shoots Gog and Magog, and he replaces them with a new one, Baal, who's not nearly as good as they were in tracking people.
- Right-Hand Attack Dog: At first, he's got two, Gog and Magog. He gets another one after they're killed, which he names Baal.
- Scarily Competent Tracker: sort of, in universe. This is the reason Wild Bill hired him in his research of Blueberry.
- Start of Darkness: The death of his family.
- Theme Naming: His two dogs, named Gog and Magog, after the demons of death in the Bible. Baal is probably named after a similar figure of evil in the same work.
Wild Bill HickockA ruthless Bounty Hunter and gunslinger, hunting down Blueberry.
- Even Evil Has Standards: He shoots and kills Eggskulls' two dogs, when he orders them to feast on Red Neck and McClure.
- Only in It for the Money: He only participates in the Indian wars to catch Blueberry and heap the bounty on his head.
- Those Two Bad Guys: With Eggskul, for some time.
- Villain Team-Up: With Eggskull.
Marquis de Listrac, alias "El Tigre"A secondary antagonist of The Last Card, a desperado hired by Blueberry to free Vigo. He is a Frenchman, a veteran of the Mexican Rebellion, and suffers from a fever threatening to kill him, rendering him dangerously unpredictable and insane.
- Aristocrats Are Evil: Unlike Prosit, he is genuinely a French aristocrat, and the family's black sheep. He ran away at an early age to join the army.
- Bad Boss: His insanity renders him unpredictable and dangerous for his henchmen.
- Jumping Off the Slippery Slope: He finally does this, when he shoots one of his henchmen dead for warning him against disease, shooting another one of his henchmen just because he is mad, and the finally trying to shoot Blueberry. Luckily, his fever disturbs his aim, and Blueberry kills him.
- The Red Baron: El Tigre, literally meaning The Tiger.
- Shell-Shocked Veteran: Implied that even if he was a Sociopathic Soldier before that, it was his experiences during the war that drove him over the edge.
- Sociopathic Soldier: Though we do not see him while he was soldier, everything implies he was like that.
Duke StantonA Railroad Baron, and the new Meal Ticket for Chihuahua Pearl, after she tries to forget the affair of the Confederate gold. Serves as the main antagonist of Arizona Love, though he has a minor role in The Long March previously.
- Ax-Crazy: After Blueberry abducts Pearl.
- The Bad Guy Wins: He accomplishes his goal of marrying Pearl willingly in the end, though Blueberry gets to live.
- Early-Bird Cameo: In The Long March.
- Happily Married: [[spoiler: Against all odds and logic of your standard Love Triangle, the ending implies that he will end up having a happy marriage with Pearl.]
- Jumping Off T Heslippery Slope: Upon his realization that Pearl and Blueberry have slept with each other.
- Karma Houdini: Although he is definitely not one of the worst Blueberry characters, he is a massive Jerkass, but he still ends up marrying Pearl.
- Murder the Hypotenuse: Wants Blueberry dead. Fast as possible.
- Roaring Rampage of Revenge: After realizing Blueberry and Pearl have slept together.
TraberStanton's right hand man, and considerably more sinister than him.
- The Dragon: To Stanton.
- Eviler Than Thou: Ends up betraying his employer to get Blueberry's money, after realizing that Stanton is utterly insane.
- What Happened to the Mouse?: He is not seen again after Blueberry knocks him out, though we can assume that the sheriff arrested him, and he was sentenced to death for his numerous and proven crimes.
The Clanton Clan and Mc Laury ClanThe primary antagonists of the Tombstone epic, and the archenemies of the Earp brothers.
- Evil Matriarch: Ma Clanton, their mother, whom keeps them together in warfare.
- Evil Redhead: All of them.
StrawfieldThe silver mine owner, and the wealthiest person in Tombstone, plotting a fraud using the chieftain Geronimo for his purposes.
- The Bad Guy Wins: He successfully escapes with the money, although he does not defeat anyone.
- Evil Plan: His plot to make himself richer by robbing his own silver transports using Indians.
Johnny RingoThe hitman hired by Strawfield to take care of his dirty business. And on the side, a worshipper of a demonic deity known as The Red Dragon...
- Beethoven Was an Alien Spy: The real life, fairly incompetent, borderline Dirty Coward gunslinger becomes a practitioner of a Religion of Evil. Well...
- Blue-and-Orange Morality: The morals of his Religion of Evil.
- Boom, Headshot!: Courtesy of Blueberry.
- The Dragon: To Strawfield.
- God of Evil: The Red Dragon, for all we know.
- Human Sacrifice: Sacrifices young women to The Red Dragon.
GeronimoThe notorious Apache chieftain, playing a key role both in the Tombstone epic, and in the prequel album Apache to the main series.
- Clear My Name: He was falsely accused of attacking the stagecoaches.
- The Fundamentalist: He is an extremist in the Apache religion.
- The Ghost: In the Tombstone epic.
- Karma Houdini: His cause is sympathetic, but he does use morally ambiguous means to reach it.
- Kick the Son of a Bitch: Murdering Ma Dalton and her gang, as well as kidnapping Clum.
- Magical Native American: Played more straight than most, given his connection to the spirits, and his spiritual plans with Blueberry.
- Papa Wolf: His entire mission, is to save his son Dust from Younger.
- Would Hit a Girl: Murdering Ma Dalton. However, given the nature of that "girl", that is rather understandable...
Pastor Samuel YoungerA priest running an Orphanage of Fear near Fort Mescalero, intending to raise native children as Christians.
- Karma Houdini: Played With. One of the few (non-historical) Blueberry villains to not actually die, but his life is ruined, he has killed his own daughter, and the project of his life has failed.
Captain NoonanThe corrupt commander of Fort Mescalero, and a dedicated genocidal racist.
- Big Bad Duumvirate: With Younger.
- Establishing Character Moment: To the reader, when he calmly observes Blueberry fighting with Geronimo, his life on the line, without intervening. Also, before Blueberry meets him, he wonders if he is a monster, or just a "braindead circus freak". One small conversation with him, reveals, in the words of Blueberry, that he was no circus freak...
- Ignored Epiphany: after Caroline's death, instead of learning that the natives should not be forced into a culture they do not belong in, he decided to Kill 'Em All instead.
- Karma Houdini Warranty: An offhand comment in the epilogue, reveals he had been incarcerated and imprisoned, when Blueberry's report revealed the atrocities he had committed.
- Would Hurt a Child: His soldiers murdered both women, children and old natives.