Bronko (aka "Bronk") was a teenager that Junior Tracy knew. Bronko had light hair that was wavy on top.
Shortly after the foundation of the Crimestoppers Club, Junior and his friends discovered Bronko engaging in acts of petty theft. They chased Bronko and rescued him after he drove his car into a river. Bronko resolved to change his ways and joined the club.
Years later, it was revealed that Bronko had joined the FBI. Using the codename "Stuntman Mike", he infiltrated Coffyhead's drug smuggling operation. He was reunited with Dick Tracy when Coffyhead was arrested.
Appearances in Other Media
1990 Movie Continuity
In the novel, Bronko (referred to as "Bronk") was an older friend of Junior. His backstory was similar to his depiction in the comic strip, in that he was a former juvenile delinquent who reformed due to the influence of Junior and Dick Tracy. Bronk was seventeen years old and had enlisted to serve in the military in World War II. This information made Junior more conscious of the consequences of war.