Big Book of the Weird Wild West TPB (1998) comic books
1st printing. Written by John Whalen. Art by over 60 of the world's best comics artists. Based on thorough research, THE BIG BOOK OF THE WEIRD WILD WEST presents an unabashed look at the violence, tragedy and strangeness of the American frontier. Using humor and wit to depict tales of cannibalism, gunfights, decapitations, curses, ghosts, cults, lynch mobs, alcoholism, prostitution, and airships, this amusing and informative tome presents the West in an unflattering but accurate fashion. Also included in this black and white comic strip book are the true histories and adventures of such western legends as Jesse James, Doc Holiday, Butch Cassidy, and the infamous Donner Party. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 192 pages, B&W. Cover price $14.95.