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Western Classics features an adaptation of Zane Grey's grand western prototype, Riders of the Purple Sage, illustrated by Cynthia Martin. Plus stories by Bret Harte, Willa Cather, Gertrude Atherton and John G. Neihardt, with art and adaptations by Trina Robbins, John Findley, Arnold Arre, George Sellas, Reno Maniquis, and Ryan Huna Smith. Also an early Hopalong Cassidy story illustrated by original Hoppy newspaper strip artist Dan Spiegle, and a comic western by Conan creator Robert E. Howard.

Edited by Tom Pomplum

Out Where the West Begins (poem) by Arthur Chapman

Illustrated by Al feldstein

1. Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey

Illustrated by Cynthia Martin, adapted by Tom Pomplum

2. Knife River Prodigal by Robert E. Howard

Featuring his last series character Texan Buckner J. Grimes

adapted by Ben Avery, Illustrated by George Sellas

3. The Right Eye of the Commandor by Bret Harte

adapted by David Hontiveros, illustrated by Reno Maniquis

4. The Holdup by Clarence E. Mulford

Featuring Hopalong Cassidy, the version from the novels, not character as depicted in film and television.

adapted by Tim Lasiuta, illustrated by Dan Spiegle

5. La Perdida by Gertrud Atherton

adapted by Trina Robbins, illustrated by Arnold Arre

6. The Last Thunderstone by John G. Neihardt

adapted by Rod Lott, illustrated by Ryan Huna Smith

7. El Dorado by Willa Cather

adapted by Rich Rainey, illustrated by John Findley

8. About the Artists & Writers

Cover by Cynthia Martin

Back Cover by Ryan Huna Smith

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