This paper hopes to add to this body of literature by examining the progress of the warrior's glory and his homecoming through a comparison of Henry King's The Gunfighter
(1950) (1) and Homer's eighth century B.
When not using the alias and inhabiting the role of a shady gunfighter
, the Kid is known as Rick Mendez, of Ontario, and works as a warehouseman.
Films in the Western genre are replete with scenes of saloons, whiskey bottles, alcoholic gunfighters
and "town drunks.
Wild West gunfighters
weren't all that quick on the draw and their pistols were very inaccurate.
Looking beyond Slotkin's frame of reference, the craving for "regeneration through violence" resurfaces in Vietnamized urban ghettos: gunfighters
and marauding Injuns conflated into rap's gangster Other, Wild Bunch posses as so many circular firing squads blasting their way into the spectacle-commodity economy's bosom.
His publications include The Illustrated Life & Times of Billy the Kid (1992), The Illustrated Life & Times of Wyatt Earp (1993), The Illustrated Life & Times of Doc Holiday (1994) and Bad Men: Outlaws & Gunfighters
of the Wild West (1999).
Outlaws from Afar is an unique tale about a man who fights gunfighters
without a gun.
Deadly dozen; forgotten gunfighters
of the old West, volume 3.
Deadly Dozen: Forgotten Gunfighters
of the Old West" tells the story of a dozen lesser known Old western legends who deserve some recognition none the less.
Other stars include 1960's era gunfighters
Robert Bradley, "The Apache Kid," and Harry Valentine.
My two favourites are Embarrassment by Lucy Lastic and that classic musical Gunfighters
by the Okay Chorale.
A one minute silence with 15 gunfighters
then firing a salute was held by her country music club for my mam.