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Boldenschmidt, Bold. Bold Boldenschmidt appeared in the German dime novel Bold Boldenschmidt #1-25 (1920-1921).

Bold Boldenschmidt is a 17th century prankster in the tradition of the German medieval trickster Til Eulenspiegel. Boldenschmidt follows Eulenspiegel’s precedent and mocks the high and powerful, both political and religious.

Boldenschmidt appears in stories with titles like “The Art of the Chimney Sweep,” “Boldenschmidt is Eulenspiegel’s Servant,” and “Why Boldenschmidt Trained a Hound.”

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