(August 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
DC Comics
Brand
Factoid Books; [Paradox Press]
ISBN
1-56389-361-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941210988 00111
Editing
Andrew Helfer; Jim Higgins (assistant)
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


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

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Grim Gunfighters (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Richard Klaw; Ben Ostrander
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Pat Boyette
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Pat Boyette
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Hell On an Empty Stomach (Table of Contents: 6)

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Richard Klaw; Ben Ostrander
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Bruce Patterson
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Bruce Patterson
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The Weird & Wooly Robberies of the James Gang (Table of Contents: 7)

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Richard Klaw; Ben Ostrander
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Sam Glanzman
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Sam Glanzman
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The Sincerest Form of Flattery (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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Richard Klaw; Ben Ostrander
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Eben Matthews
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Eben Mathews
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Badman or Bust (Table of Contents: 10)

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John Whalen
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Chris Schenck
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Chris Schenck
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Mysterious Dave (Table of Contents: 11)

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Deb Picker
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Steve Lieber
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Steve Lieber
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The Last Outlaw (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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Richard Klaw; Ben Ostrander
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Trevor Von Eeden
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Trevor Von Eeden
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Killers and Cannibals (Table of Contents: 14)

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John Whalen
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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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The Donner Party (Table of Contents: 16)

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John Whalen
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Sergio Aragones
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Sergio Aragones
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Massacre Cave (Table of Contents: 17)

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Deb Picker
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Jeff Butler
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Jeff Butler
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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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Stalking Queho (Table of Contents: 19)

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John Whalen
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Alan Kupperberg
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Alan Kupperberg
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Even Gunfighters Get the Willies (Table of Contents: 20)

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Deb Picker
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Gerard Way
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Gerard Way
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Keeping Up with the Benders (Table of Contents: 21)

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John Whalen
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Joe Orlando
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Joe Orlando
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Bill Longley, Lone Killer (Table of Contents: 22)

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Deb Picker
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Neil Vokes
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Neil Vokes
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Slade: Six-Gun Sadist (Table of Contents: 23)

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John Whalen
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Gordon Purcell
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Gordon Purcell
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Rattlesnake Pit (Table of Contents: 24)

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Deb Picker
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Brian Buniak
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Brian Buniak
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Kooks and Characters (Table of Contents: 25)

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John Whalen
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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
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Alan Weiss
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Judge Roy Bean: Law West of the Pecos (Table of Contents: 27)

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John Whalen
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George Evans
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George Evans
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The Bungling Bandit (Table of Contents: 28)

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Deb Picker
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Charlie Adlard
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Charlie Adlard
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The Presidente's New Clothes (Table of Contents: 29)

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John Whalen
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Gray Morrow
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Gray Morrow
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The Girl Who Made Good (Table of Contents: 30)

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Dep Picker
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Rick Geary
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Rick Geary
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The Actor and the Gunfighter (Table of Contents: 31)

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Deb Picker
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Vincent Deporter
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Vincent Deporter
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Comedians of Dodge City (Table of Contents: 32)

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Deb Picker
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Dick Giordano
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Clashing Cultures (Table of Contents: 33)

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John Whalen
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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
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Dan Burr
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Brothers of Blood (Table of Contents: 35)

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John Whalen
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Tom Sutton
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Tom Sutton
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Captain Jack (Table of Contents: 36)

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Deb Picker
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Alec Stevens
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Alec Stevens
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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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The Blue-Eyed Indian (Table of Contents: 38)

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Deb Picker
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Tim Truman
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Tim Truman
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The Great White Buffalo (Table of Contents: 39)

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John Whalen
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Tayyar Ozkan
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Tayyar Ozkan
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To Kill a Thunderbird (Table of Contents: 40)

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John Whalen
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Nick Bertozzi
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Nick Bertozzi
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A Scalp for a Scalp (Table of Contents: 41)

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John Whalen
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Russ Heath
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Russ Heath
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Wanted: Cherokee Bill (Table of Contents: 42)

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John Whalen
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Tom Simonton
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Tom Simonton
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Buffalo Tom (Table of Contents: 43)

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Deb Picker
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Andrew Wendel
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Andrew Wendel
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Unlikely Lifestyles (Table of Contents: 44)

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John Whalen
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Introduction to Chapter Five: Unlikely Lifestyles.

The Late, Great Medicine Show (Table of Contents: 45)

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John Whalen
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Roger Langridge
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Roger Langridge
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A Stiff Drink (Table of Contents: 46)

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John Whalen
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Pat Broderick
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Dance Hall Massacre (Table of Contents: 47)

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Deb Picker
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Hunt Emerson
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Hunt Emerson
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Gay Caballeros (Table of Contents: 48)

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John Whalen
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Tim Lane
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Tim Lane
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Cowboygirls (Table of Contents: 49)

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John Whalen
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Bob Fingerman
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Bob Fingerman
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The Black West (Table of Contents: 50)

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John Whalen
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Armando Gil
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Armando Gil
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A Slice of Vice on the Barbary Coast (Table of Contents: 51)

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John Whalen
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John Cebollero
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Greatly Exaggerated News (Table of Contents: 52)

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John Whalen
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Ron Randall
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Ron Randall
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Extreme Frontier Sports (Table of Contents: 53)

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John Whalen
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Robert Snyder
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Robert Snyder
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Fight of the Century (Table of Contents: 54)

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Richard Klaw; Ben Ostrander
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John Estes
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John Estes
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Lonesome Dromedary (Table of Contents: 55)

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John Whalen
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Brent Anderson
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Brent Anderson
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Cowboyes vs. the Flying Saucers (Table of Contents: 56)

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John Whalen
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George Freeman
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George Freeman
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Sympathy for the Hangman (Table of Contents: 57)

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Deb Picker
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Ward Sutton
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White Man Fly Like Bird (Table of Contents: 58)

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John Whalen
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Stephen Sadowski
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Stephen Sadowski
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The Wire That Tamed the West (Table of Contents: 59)

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Deb Picker
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Salgood Sam
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Salgood Sam
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Spooky Stories and Loopy Lengends (Table of Contents: 60)

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John Whalen
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Introduction to Chapter Six: Spooky Stories and Loopy Legends.

A Ghost in the Snow (Table of Contents: 61)

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Deb Picker
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Karl Heitmueller
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Karl Heitmueller
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A Hair-Raising Vision (Table of Contents: 62)

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John Whalen
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Steve Mannion
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Steve Mannion
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Diagnosis: Death (Table of Contents: 63)

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Deb Picker
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Marie Severin
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Marie Severin
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A Nightmare in Idaho Territory (Table of Contents: 64)

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John Whalen
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Pedro's Last Hand (Table of Contents: 65)

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John Whalen
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Michael Kupperman
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A Politician's Ghost (Table of Contents: 66)

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Deb Picker
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Richard Piers Rayner
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Richard Piers Rayner
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The Tommyknockers (Table of Contents: 67)

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John Whalen
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Michael Avon Oeming
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The Mystery of the Lady in Bllue (Table of Contents: 68)

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John Whalen
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Gregory Benton
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Proud Joe (Table of Contents: 69)

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Deb Picker
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Roland Boschi
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Fool's Gold of the Superstitions (Table of Contents: 70)

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John Whalen
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Randy DuBurke
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Wolf Man (Table of Contents: 71)

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Biographies (Table of Contents: 72)

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Short biographies on the writers and artists featured in the book.

Bibliography (Table of Contents: 73)

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List of sources.

Copyright Information (Table of Contents: 74)

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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 Presidente'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 Blue-Eyed Indian
  40. 39. The Great White Buffalo
  41. 40. To Kill a Thunderbird
  42. 41. A Scalp for a Scalp
  43. 42. Wanted: Cherokee Bill
  44. 43. Buffalo Tom
  45. 44. Unlikely Lifestyles
  46. 45. The Late, Great Medicine Show
  47. 46. A Stiff Drink
  48. 47. Dance Hall Massacre
  49. 48. Gay Caballeros
  50. 49. Cowboygirls
  51. 50. The Black West
  52. 51. A Slice of Vice on the Barbary Coast
  53. 52. Greatly Exaggerated News
  54. 53. Extreme Frontier Sports
  55. 54. Fight of the Century
  56. 55. Lonesome Dromedary
  57. 56. Cowboyes vs. the Flying Saucers
  58. 57. Sympathy for the Hangman
  59. 58. White Man Fly Like Bird
  60. 59. The Wire That Tamed the West
  61. 60. Spooky Stories and Loopy Lengends
  62. 61. A Ghost in the Snow
  63. 62. A Hair-Raising Vision
  64. 63. Diagnosis: Death
  65. 64. A Nightmare in Idaho Territory
  66. 65. Pedro's Last Hand
  67. 66. A Politician's Ghost
  68. 67. The Tommyknockers
  69. 68. The Mystery of the Lady in Bllue
  70. 69. Proud Joe
  71. 70. Fool's Gold of the Superstitions
  72. 71. Wolf Man
  73. 72. Biographies
  74. 73. Bibliography
  75. 74. Copyright Information
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