([October] 1998)

DC, 1998 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
14.95 USD; 21.95 CAD
Pages
196
On-sale Date
1998-08-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Suggested for Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Paradox Press
Brand
Factoid Books; [Paradox Press]
ISBN
1-56389-361-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941210988 00111
Editing
Andy Helfer (as Andrew Helfer); Jim Higgins (assistant editor)
Color
Color Covers; Black and White Interior
Dimensions
8 1/2 inches by 10 7/8 inches
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Matte interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Letterers for interior sequences are listed as a group on page below indicia: Bob Lappan, Kurt Hathaway, Dan Burr, Roxanne Starr, and Joe Boyle.

One of the seventeen Paradox Press series of Big Books:
1994 - The Big Book of Urban Legends
1995 - The Big Book of Death; The Big Book of Weirdos; The Big Book of Conspiracies;
1996 - The Big Book of Freaks; The Big Book of Little Criminals; The Big Book of Hoaxes; The Big Book of Thugs
1997 - The Big Book of Losers; The Big Book of The Unexplained; The Big Book of Martyrs; The Big Book of Scandal
1998 - The Big Book of Bad; The Big Book of the Weird Wild West
1999 - The Big Book of Vice; The Big Book of Grimm
2000 - The Big Book of the '70s

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Glenn Barr (credited) (painting)
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Glenn Barr (credited) (painting)
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Glenn Barr (credited) (painting)
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western-frontier

The Big Book of the Weird Wild West (Table of Contents: 1)

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Russ Heath
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Russ Heath
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Indexer Notes

Title splash page with illustration.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

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Grim Gunfighters (Table of Contents: 3)

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John Whalen
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Back in the days when people believed everything they read ---

Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter One: Grim Gunfighters.

The Dentist Was a Killer (Table of Contents: 4)

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Deb Picker
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Galen Showman (credited)
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Galen Showman (credited)
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John H. Holliday was a southern gentleman from a fine, upstanding family.
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western-frontier

The Head of Joaquin Murieta (Table of Contents: 5)

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Rick Klaw (credited as Richard Klaw); Ben Ostrander
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Pat Boyette (credited)
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Pat Boyette (credited)
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In 1850, shortly after the discovery of gold in California, a law was passed prohibiting persons of Mexican descent from prospecting in the gold-rich area called the Mother Lode.
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western-frontier

Hell on an Empty Stomach (Table of Contents: 6)

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Rick Klaw (credited as Richard Klaw); Ben Ostrander
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Bruce Patterson (credited)
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Bruce Patterson (credited)
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Clay Allison, show yeself!
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western-frontier

The Weird & Wooly Robberies of the James Gang (Table of Contents: 7)

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Rick Klaw (credited as Richard Klaw); Ben Ostrander
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Sam Glanzman (credited)
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Sam Glanzman (credited)
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Jesse! The teller! Get him!
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western-frontier

The Sincerest Form of Flattery (Table of Contents: 8)

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Rick Klaw (credited as Richard Klaw); Ben Ostrander
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Paul Guinan (credited)
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Paul Guinan (credited)
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On October 6, 1866 near Seymour, Indiana, the four sibling outlaws known as the Reno Brothers were about to leap into history.
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western-frontier

Butch Cassidy & the Express Car Guard (Table of Contents: 9)

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Rick Klaw (credited as Richard Klaw); Ben Ostrander
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Eben Matthews (credited)
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Eben Matthews (credited)
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Early on the morning of June 2, 1899, the notorious Wild Bunch stopped the Overland Flyer near Wilcox, Wyoming.
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western-frontier

Badman or Bust (Table of Contents: 10)

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John Whalen
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Christopher Schenck (credited as Chris Schenck)
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Christopher Schenck (credited as Chris Schenck)
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The old west had its share of wanna be badmen.
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western-frontier

Mysterious Dave (Table of Contents: 11)

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Deb Picker
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Steve Lieber (credited)
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Steve Lieber (credited)
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He came like a ghost one day, out of the east, or maybe the south, or the west.
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western-frontier

The Last Outlaw (Table of Contents: 12)

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Deb Picker
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Shep Hendrix (credited as Shepherd Hendrix)
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Shep Hendrix (credited as Shepherd Hendrix)
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Please! Take anything you want!
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western-frontier

John Wesley Hardin and the Rustler's Wife (Table of Contents: 13)

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Rick Klaw (credited as Richard Klaw); Ben Ostrander
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Trevor Von Eeden (credited)
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Trevor Von Eeden (credited)
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H-Hardin, I'm Sheriff Charles Webb of Brown County and you're under arrest.
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western-frontier

Killers and Cannibals (Table of Contents: 14)

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John Whalen
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We often think today's horrifying headlines detailing unspeakable acts against human beings are a consequence of our excessively permissive, perhaps even amoral society,

Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Two: Killers and Cannibals.

Go West, Young Man-Eater (Table of Contents: 15)

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John Whalen
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Timothy Shamey
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Timothy Shamey
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It was an unavoidable western recipe: mix equal parts hard men and harder conditions; roast over the motivating fires of starvation and desperation; season with a dash of vengeance or sociopathy...
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western-frontier

The Donner Party (Table of Contents: 16)

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John Whalen
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Sergio Aragonés (credited)
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Sergio Aragonés (credited)
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Ill-equipped to face the rigors of westward emigration and ill-starred in nearly every other way, they were forced to violate one of civilization's oldest taboos.
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western-frontier

Massacre Cave! (Table of Contents: 17)

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Deb Picker
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Jeff Butler (credited)
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Jeff Butler (credited)
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The hills of California hold unspeakable horrors--especially horrible when they involved gold!
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western-frontier

Liver-Eatin' Johnson (Table of Contents: 18)

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John Whalen
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Lennie Mace
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Lennie Mace
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Deep in the mythic west, at the crossroads of fact and legend, strides the outsize figure of John Johnson.
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western-frontier

Stalking Queho (Table of Contents: 19)

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John Whalen
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Alan Kupperberg (credited)
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Alan Kupperberg (credited)
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Queho, the Renegade Indian, was Nevada's first serial killer.
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western-frontier

Even Gunfighters Get the Willies (Table of Contents: 20)

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Deb Picker
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Gerard Way (credited)
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Gerard Way (credited)
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Waah-hoo! Dodge City's mah kinda town!
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western-frontier

Keeping Up with the Benders (Table of Contents: 21)

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John Whalen
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Joe Orlando (credited)
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Joe Orlando (credited)
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Pleased to haff made za acquaintance uff you.
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western-frontier

Bill Longley, Lone Killer (Table of Contents: 22)

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Deb Picker
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Neil Vokes (credited)
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Neil Vokes (credited)
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Funny, ain't it?
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western-frontier

Slade: Six-Gun Sadist (Table of Contents: 23)

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John Whalen
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Gordon Purcell (credited)
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Gordon Purcell (credited)
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Hollywood's version of the wild west feud is often sanitized for popular consumption.
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western-frontier

Rattlesnake Pit (Table of Contents: 24)

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Deb Picker
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Brian Buniak (credited)
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Brian Buniak (credited)
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Oklahoma Territory, 1882.
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western-frontier

Kooks and Characters (Table of Contents: 25)

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John Whalen
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Just to let you know the Weird Wild West wasn't composed entirely of cutthroats and killers, this chapter seeks to achieve a balance by offering up a handful of the West's more colorful characters.

Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Three: Kooks and Characters.

Ned Buntline: King of the Dime Novelists (Table of Contents: 26)

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John Whalen
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Alan Weiss (credited)
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Alan Weiss (credited)
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Of all the yarn-spinners who popularized the wild west in the fiction of the late 19th century, no one was more influential than Edward Z. C. Judson, a.k.a. Ned Buntline, king of the "dime novelists"...
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western-frontier

Judge Roy Bean: Law West of the Pecos (Table of Contents: 27)

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John Whalen
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George Evans (credited)
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George Evans (credited)
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Rogues and rascals gravitated to the old west like moths to a flame.
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western-frontier

The Bungling Bandit (Table of Contents: 28)

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Deb Picker
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Charlie Adlard (credited)
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Charlie Adlard (credited)
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Son of a judge, Al Jennings was a lawyer with political aspirations.
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western-frontier

The Presidenté's New Clothes (Table of Contents: 29)

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John Whalen
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Gray Morrow (credited)
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Gray Morrow (credited)
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Manifest Destiny--the god-given right of Americans to seize the west from undeserving lessers--drove many an adventurer into feverish schemes of conquest.
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western-frontier

The Girl Who Made Good (Table of Contents: 30)

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Dep Picker
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Rick Geary (credited)
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Rick Geary (credited)
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She became the most famous woman to emerge from the pioneer west, celebrated on stage and screen.
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western-frontier

The Actor and the Gunfighter (Table of Contents: 31)

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Deb Picker
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Vincent Deporter (credited)
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Vincent Deporter (credited)
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Simply superb! Bravo! Magnificent!
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western-frontier

Comedians of Dodge City (Table of Contents: 32)

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Deb Picker
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Dick Giordano (credited)
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Dick Giordano (credited)
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Dodge City's marshals Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson never let their law-enforcement duties get in the way of a good laugh.
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western-frontier

Clashing Cultures (Table of Contents: 33)

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John Whalen
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Most people know that when the White settlers entered the West it was already inhabited by dozens of native American Indian tribes --

Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Four: Clashing Cultures.

The Indian Messiah (Table of Contents: 34)

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John Whalen
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Dan Burr (credited)
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Dan Burr (credited)
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By the time the 19th century drew to a close, the once-proud American Indian had been subjugated and consigned to the reservation.
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western-frontier

Brothers of Blood (Table of Contents: 35)

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John Whalen
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Tom Sutton (credited)
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Tom Sutton (credited)
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Jesus Christ!
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western-frontier

Captain Jack (Table of Contents: 36)

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Deb Picker
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Alec Stevens (credited)
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Alec Stevens (credited)
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This land is our land!!
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western-frontier

Steven's Saga (Table of Contents: 37)

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Deb Picker
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Eric Cherry
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Eric Cherry
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From now on, your name is Esteban!
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western-frontier

The Seven Cities of Gold (Table of Contents: 38)

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John Whalen
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James Romberger
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James Romberger
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Before it was the west, the land beyond the Rio Grande was known to Spaniards as the "Northern Mystery."
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western-frontier

The Blue-Eyed Indian (Table of Contents: 39)

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Deb Picker
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Timothy Truman (credited as Tim Truman)
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Timothy Truman (credited as Tim Truman)
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Texas, 1836.
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western-frontier

The Great White Buffalo (Table of Contents: 40)

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John Whalen
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Tayyar Ozkan (credited)
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Tayyar Ozkan (credited)
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Long before the arrival of white men on the plains, a Cheyenne war party happened upon an astonishing sight.
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western-frontier

To Kill a Thunderbird (Table of Contents: 41)

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John Whalen
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Nick Bertozzi (credited)
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Nick Bertozzi (credited)
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Long before white men conquered the west, the legend of the Thunderbird reigned among Indian tribes of the Great Lakes and Pacific Northwest.
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western-frontier

A Scalp for a Scalp (Table of Contents: 42)

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John Whalen
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Russ Heath (credited)
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Russ Heath (credited)
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Har y' go, Governor... just like you asked!
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western-frontier

Wanted: Cherokee Bill (Table of Contents: 43)

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John Whalen
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Tom Simonton (credited)
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Tom Simonton (credited)
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Never take no guff from no one!
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western-frontier

Buffalo Tom (Table of Contents: 44)

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Deb Picker
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Andrew Wendel (credited)
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Andrew Wendel (credited)
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Burn homesteader! Burn!
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western-frontier

Unlikely Lifestyles (Table of Contents: 45)

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John Whalen
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We all have our preconceptions of the trailblazers who made the West safe for the rest of us.
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western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Five: Unlikely Lifestyles.

The Late, Great Medicine Show (Table of Contents: 46)

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John Whalen
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Roger Langridge (credited)
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Roger Langridge (credited)
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You are dying, friends-- and the cruel calendar is your executioner!
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western-frontier

A Stiff Drink! (Table of Contents: 47)

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John Whalen
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Pat Broderick (credited)
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Pat Broderick (credited)
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The corrosive swill that passed for whiskey in most old west saloons bore little resemblance to the distilled spirit imbibed in the east.
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western-frontier

Dance Hall Massacre (Table of Contents: 48)

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Deb Picker
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Hunt Emerson (credited)
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Hunt Emerson (credited)
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After a long drive on the cattle trail, a hard-working cowboy needed a place to blow off some steam.
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western-frontier

Gay Caballeros (Table of Contents: 49)

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John Whalen
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Tim Lane (credited)
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Tim Lane (credited)
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Hoss?
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western-frontier

Cowboygirls (Table of Contents: 50)

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John Whalen
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Bob Fingerman (credited)
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Bob Fingerman (credited)
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On the frontier, opportunities for women were usually confined to the home or the whorehouse.
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western-frontier

The Black West (Table of Contents: 51)

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John Whalen
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Armando Gil (credited)
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Armando Gil (credited)
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Though rarely mentioned in popular accounts of life on the frontier, blacks had a major presence in the old west.
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western-frontier

A Slice of Vice on the Barbary Coast (Table of Contents: 52)

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John Whalen
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John Cebollero (credited)
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John Cebollero (credited)
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For more than half a century, San Francisco's freewheeling, freebooting barbary coast district beckoned sailors, miners, city-slickers and cowpokes to come taste its bawdy charms.
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western-frontier

Greatly Exaggerated News (Table of Contents: 53)

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John Whalen
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Ron Randall (credited)
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Ron Randall (credited)
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Mark Twain once had the honor of attending his own wake.
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western-frontier

Extreme Frontier Sports (Table of Contents: 54)

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John Whalen
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Robert Snyder
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Robert Snyder
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The ongoing battle for survival was part & parcel of the frontier experience.
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western-frontier

Fight of the Century (Table of Contents: 55)

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Rick Klaw (credited as Richard Klaw); Ben Ostrander
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John Estes (credited)
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John Estes (credited)
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In 1896 boxing champion Peter Maher fought Robert Fitzsimmons for the heavyweight crown.
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sports; western-frontier

Lonesome Dromedary (Table of Contents: 56)

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John Whalen
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Brent Anderson (credited)
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Brent Anderson (credited)
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Wake up, Horace!
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western-frontier

Cowboys vs. the Flying Saucers (Table of Contents: 57)

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John Whalen
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George Freeman (credited)
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George Freeman (credited)
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Long before "UFO" became a household word, unidentified flying objects were blazing contrails in the old west.
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science fiction; western-frontier

Sympathy for the Hangman (Table of Contents: 58)

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Deb Picker
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Ward Sutton (credited)
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Ward Sutton (credited)
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The right way to hang a man is to break his neck instantly.
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western-frontier

White Man Fly Like Bird (Table of Contents: 59)

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John Whalen
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Steve Sadowski (credited as Stephen Sadowski)
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Steve Sadowski (credited as Stephen Sadowski)
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What beast is that?
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western-frontier

The Wire That Tamed the West (Table of Contents: 60)

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Deb Picker
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Max Douglas (credited as Salgood Sam)
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Max Douglas (credited as Salgood Sam)
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Git along, li'l dogie! Git along!
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western-frontier

Spooky Stories and Loopy Legends (Table of Contents: 61)

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John Whalen
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All cultures have their ghost stories, and the culture of the West was no exception.

Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Six: Spooky Stories and Loopy Legends.

A Ghost in the Snow (Table of Contents: 62)

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Deb Picker
Pencils
Karl Heitmueller (credited)
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Karl Heitmueller (credited)
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The Minnesota winter of 1873 was brutal.
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western-frontier

A Hair-Raising Vision (Table of Contents: 63)

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John Whalen
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Steve Mannion (credited)
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Steve Mannion (credited)
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Scalped and left for dead in remote central Texas, Josiah Wilbarger saw an apparition.
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fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense; western-frontier

Diagnosis: Death (Table of Contents: 64)

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Deb Picker
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Marie Severin (credited)
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Marie Severin (credited)
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Frontier medicine wasn't all it should have been.
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western-frontier

A Nightmare in Idaho Territory (Table of Contents: 65)

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John Whalen
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M. D. Bright (credited)
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M. D. Bright (credited)
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In early August of 1863, Hill Beachy, a businessman with interests in hotels and the local stagecoach in Lewiston, Idaho territory, had a horrifying dream.
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western-frontier

Pedro's Last Hand (Table of Contents: 66)

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John Whalen
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Michael Kupperman (credited)
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Michael Kupperman (credited)
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Ace again!?
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western-frontier

A Politician's Ghost (Table of Contents: 67)

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Deb Picker
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Richard Piers Rayner (credited)
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Richard Piers Rayner (credited)
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At the bottom of Franklin Street in San Francisco stands historic Haskell House.
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western-frontier

The Tommyknockers (Table of Contents: 68)

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John Whalen
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Michael Avon Oeming (credited)
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Michael Avon Oeming (credited)
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When Cornish miners emigrated to the west during the mid-19th century, they brought with them the legend of... The Tommyknockers.
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western-frontier

The Mystery of the Lady in Blue (Table of Contents: 69)

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John Whalen
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Gregory Benton (credited)
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Gregory Benton (credited)
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Early in the 17th century, a vision of a beautiful young lady began appearing to the Jumanos Indians of the great plains.
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western-frontier

Proud Joe (Table of Contents: 70)

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Deb Picker
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Roland Boschi (credited)
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Roland Boschi (credited)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the early days, the "western waters" of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers were largely uncharted territory.
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western-frontier

Fool's Gold of the Superstitions (Table of Contents: 71)

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If it's lost gold mines you're seeking, there's but one place to start your wild-goose chase:
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One O' these days--bang! Zoom!
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Big Book of the Weird Wild West
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. Grim Gunfighters
  5. 4. The Dentist Was a Killer
  6. 5. The Head of Joaquin Murieta
  7. 6. Hell on an Empty Stomach
  8. 7. The Weird & Wooly Robberies of the James Gang
  9. 8. The Sincerest Form of Flattery
  10. 9. Butch Cassidy & the Express Car Guard
  11. 10. Badman or Bust
  12. 11. Mysterious Dave
  13. 12. The Last Outlaw
  14. 13. John Wesley Hardin and the Rustler's Wife
  15. 14. Killers and Cannibals
  16. 15. Go West, Young Man-Eater
  17. 16. The Donner Party
  18. 17. Massacre Cave!
  19. 18. Liver-Eatin' Johnson
  20. 19. Stalking Queho
  21. 20. Even Gunfighters Get the Willies
  22. 21. Keeping Up with the Benders
  23. 22. Bill Longley, Lone Killer
  24. 23. Slade: Six-Gun Sadist
  25. 24. Rattlesnake Pit
  26. 25. Kooks and Characters
  27. 26. Ned Buntline: King of the Dime Novelists
  28. 27. Judge Roy Bean: Law West of the Pecos
  29. 28. The Bungling Bandit
  30. 29. The Presidenté's New Clothes
  31. 30. The Girl Who Made Good
  32. 31. The Actor and the Gunfighter
  33. 32. Comedians of Dodge City
  34. 33. Clashing Cultures
  35. 34. The Indian Messiah
  36. 35. Brothers of Blood
  37. 36. Captain Jack
  38. 37. Steven's Saga
  39. 38. The Seven Cities of Gold
  40. 39. The Blue-Eyed Indian
  41. 40. The Great White Buffalo
  42. 41. To Kill a Thunderbird
  43. 42. A Scalp for a Scalp
  44. 43. Wanted: Cherokee Bill
  45. 44. Buffalo Tom
  46. 45. Unlikely Lifestyles
  47. 46. The Late, Great Medicine Show
  48. 47. A Stiff Drink!
  49. 48. Dance Hall Massacre
  50. 49. Gay Caballeros
  51. 50. Cowboygirls
  52. 51. The Black West
  53. 52. A Slice of Vice on the Barbary Coast
  54. 53. Greatly Exaggerated News
  55. 54. Extreme Frontier Sports
  56. 55. Fight of the Century
  57. 56. Lonesome Dromedary
  58. 57. Cowboys vs. the Flying Saucers
  59. 58. Sympathy for the Hangman
  60. 59. White Man Fly Like Bird
  61. 60. The Wire That Tamed the West
  62. 61. Spooky Stories and Loopy Legends
  63. 62. A Ghost in the Snow
  64. 63. A Hair-Raising Vision
  65. 64. Diagnosis: Death
  66. 65. A Nightmare in Idaho Territory
  67. 66. Pedro's Last Hand
  68. 67. A Politician's Ghost
  69. 68. The Tommyknockers
  70. 69. The Mystery of the Lady in Blue
  71. 70. Proud Joe
  72. 71. Fool's Gold of the Superstitions
  73. 72. Wolf Man
  74. 73. Biographies
  75. 74. Bibliography
  76. 75. Copyright Information
  77. 76. Back Cover
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