Wild West Reviews
Published: August 19, 2012 at 3:41 pm
Golden Age Western Comics offers a nostalgic, if incomplete, peek at the postwar boom in Western-themed comic books.
Published: August 19, 2012 at 3:26 pm
Maverick will appeal to fans of classic TV shows, with its sharp, funny writing and unique twist on the code of the West.
Published: June 01, 2012 at 6:29 pm
James Donovan's Blood of Heroes is among the most thorough existing one-volume histories of the Alamo, making it an excellent starting point for aficionados of all things Texas.
Published: June 01, 2012 at 6:12 pm
In Line in the Sand, Rachel St. John recalls the frontier origins of the U.S.-Mexico border and the complicated and often-contentious issues that persist even today.
Published: June 01, 2012 at 6:02 pm
Clay Jenkinson's A Free and Hardy Life looks at Teddy Roosevelt's transformational time in the Dakotas, where he regained the health and spirit that propelled him into the presidency.
Published: June 01, 2012 at 5:48 pm
In Empire of Shadows, George Black delves into the human history behind Yellowstone National Park, one of history's greatest natural wonders.
Published: June 01, 2012 at 5:27 pm
Clarissa Confer's book The Cherokee Nation in the Civil War gives the Indian perspective of the tribe's decision to side with the Confederacy and the dire consequences.
Published: June 01, 2012 at 5:05 pm
Jack Stokes Ballard has compiled the history of an Army officer and Medal of Honor recipient whose career spanned the frontier era.
Published: June 01, 2012 at 4:15 pm
Director Michael Feifer had plenty of good material in the real-life killing of Dodge City prostitute Dora Hand, but he fails to deliver the goods in this straight-to-DVD film.
Published: March 30, 2012 at 10:32 pm
Paul L. Hedren shares his unprecedented knowledge of the Great Sioux War in After Custer, an account of the rapid changes on the Plains in the wake of the Little Bighorn.
Published: March 30, 2012 at 10:17 pm
In Custer's Best, U.S. Army veteran Colonel French L. MacLean relates the history of 7th U.S. Cavalry Company M, one of a dozen companies that followed George Custer to the Little Bighorn in June 1876 and fought atop Reno Hill.
Published: March 30, 2012 at 9:48 pm
The memoir Deep Trails in the Old West highlights Welsh-born ranch hand Frank Clifford, a peripheral player in the dramatic events that rocked frontier New Mexico.
Published: March 30, 2012 at 9:32 pm
Roy Young highlights Arizona Territory Judge William H. Stilwell in this biography, the first volume of a trilogy about the Stilwell family in the Wild West.
Published: March 30, 2012 at 8:57 pm
The National Film Preservation Foundation takes a look at the "real West" that followed and overlapped the real West in its latest "Treasures" release "The West, 1898-1938."
Published: March 30, 2012 at 8:32 pm
A what-if drama centered on Western outlaw Butch Cassidy, "Blackthorn" isn't a bad film, but it is a strange film.
Published: February 06, 2012 at 12:46 am
David Remley sifts the existing scholarship to provide a balanced profile of a Kit Carson that was neither hero nor villain but a complex and nuanced frontier figure.