Published: July 30, 2013 at 11:36 am
Andrew Isenberg presents compelling arguments about celebrated lawman Wyatt Earp's flawed character, but he falls short of proving his premise that Earp led a vigilante life.
Published: July 30, 2013 at 11:18 am
Actor Will Hutchins portrayed the sarsaparilla-drinking, easy-to-blush, gunless but forthright and honest Sugarfoot in this offbeat 1950s TV Western.
Published: July 30, 2013 at 11:03 am
Gunslinger, the latest entry in Ubisoft's Call of Juarez series, offers good gunplay and an interesting blend of fact and fiction, even if the plots are hit and miss.
Published: July 26, 2013 at 12:41 pm
Exactly what happened in that Hays City saloon remains a mystery, but details have since emerged about the two 7th Cavalry troopers shot by Deputy U.S. Marshal Hickok
Published: May 31, 2013 at 12:37 pm
The Battle of the Rosebud pitted the vaunted warrior Crazy Horse against the greatest Indian fighter the U.S. Army had at the time—that is, Crook not Custer
Published: May 31, 2013 at 12:35 pm
Jesse James and older brother, Frank, were both notorious, but who was the meaner of the two?
Published: May 31, 2013 at 12:33 pm
Author Sean McLachlan and Osprey Publishing offer an in-depth analysis of the infamous robbery attempt, notable for extensive use of photos, maps, and graphics.
Published: May 31, 2013 at 12:21 pm
According to Ann Kirschner, the gunfight at the O.K. Corral was a love story, fought over Josephine Marcus, a woman of beauty and spunk barely out of her teens.
Published: May 31, 2013 at 12:17 pm
Jesse James on trial? Well, yes, sort of. Author James P. Muehlberger explores the only civil lawsuit ever filed against the James brothers.
Published: May 31, 2013 at 12:15 pm
“The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral was a love story, fought over Josephine Marcus, a woman of beauty and spunk barely out of her teens..." says author Ann Kuschner.
Published: May 31, 2013 at 12:14 pm
North Dakota journalist and scholar Doreen Chaky crafts a thoroughly detailed and mutually sympathetic overview of the Sioux conflict before 1870.
Published: March 31, 2013 at 5:54 pm
The June 2013 issue of Wild West features stories about the troopers who fled the fighting at the Little Bighorn, Big Bend frontier photographer W.D. Smithers, common misconceptions about the Indian wars, the rifle-at-the-ready Arizona Rangers and a New Mexican standoff between U.S. cavalrymen and territorial militiamen.
Published: March 31, 2013 at 5:34 pm
It is common knowledge that Lt. Col. George Custer and all the men of his immediate command perished during the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Still, some people, uncommon or not, believe there was a survivor, most likely one named …
Published: March 31, 2013 at 4:32 pm
In the June issue of Wild West, readers share dispatches about the history of Wild West magazine, old-time baseball in Colorado, the dragoon period of the American West and prolific Western author James D. Horan.
Published: March 31, 2013 at 2:46 pm
Our 25th Anniversary! Wild West has been informing and entertaining readers with true tales and images of the Old West since June 1988.
Published: March 30, 2013 at 11:09 pm
Author Mark Smokov brings Wild Bunch outlaw Harvey Logan (aka Kid Curry) out of Butch Cassidy’s shadow.