"Billy the Kid... Killer": Billy the Kid's father has been murdered and Billy has been on the killers trail. Tracking down a Mexican named Poncho, Billy believes him to be the killer, however Poncho tells Billy that he saw the killers of Billy's father. Agreeing to be taken to the killer, P
Appearing in "Billy the Kid... Killer"
- Pancho Guinones (Only appearance; dies)
- Blackie Kane (Only appearance; dies)
- Tommy (Single appearance)
Synopsis for "Billy the Kid... Killer"
Billy the Kid's father has been murdered and Billy has been on the killers trail. Tracking down a Mexican named Poncho, Billy believes him to be the killer, however Poncho tells Billy that he saw the killers of Billy's father. Agreeing to be taken to the killer, Poncho takes Billy out into the desert.
After camping, the next day Billy wakes up to find that Poncho stole everything including Billy's pocket watch. Tracking Pancho to a house, Billy finds the woman has all his money in her possession, but also learns that she is blind. Finally tracking down Poncho, Poncho tells Billy that the watch was stolen. Deciding that they need more money to buy new provisions, Billy takes up a job in a town to stop Blackie Kane, a gun fighter who has been terrorizing the town.
However before Billy can round up Blackie, Billy has to rush a boy to the town doctor when a horse spooked by Kane tramples the boy. While Billy is off saving the boys life, leaning of who caused the trouble, Poncho goes after Blackie on his own. Blackie tricks Poncho and shoots him with a gun hidden in his hat. Billy returns and finds Poncho near death, Poncho hands over Billy's pocket watch. After Billy kills Blackie and after burring Poncho takes a look of the picture inside. The picture is of Billy and HER father, and we learn that Billy is secretly a girl named Billy Jo.
Appearing in "Town Tamer"
- A bear (Dies)
Synopsis for "Town Tamer"
- Synopsis not yet written.
Appearing in "The Night of the Snake!"
- Bick Lupson (Only appearance; dies)
- A trapper and his wife (Only, die)
Synopsis for "The Night of the Snake!"
Bick Lupson was a trouble making cattle minder. One night while drinking on the job, Bick leaves his post to find some more fun and ends up finding a cabin owned by a native women. The woman has a pet snake, a servant to the great spirit she worships. Bick promptly kills the snake and attempts to rape the woman. The woman's trapper husband comes home interrupting Bick but Bick shoots them both in cold blood. Before dying, the woman curses Bick with the curse of the snake. Haunted by the sound of rattle snakes, Bick races back to the ranch where his employers tell him to get back to work. The increasingly frightened Bick is dogged by the sound of the rattle snake until his horse, spooked badly enough, throws him off it and into a ravine. Bick soon finds himself confronted by a giant snake and the ghost of the woman who he killed welcoming him to Hell.
- "Billy the Kid... Killer" is reprinted in Jonah Hex and Other Western Tales #2, and Showcase Presents: Jonah Hex, Volume 1.
- "Town Tamer" is reprinted in Jonah Hex and Other Western Tales #3.
- "Night of the Snake" is reprinted in Jonah Hex and Other Western Tales #2, and Showcase Presents: Jonah Hex, Volume 1.
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Links and References
- All-Star Western (Volume 2) series index at the Grand Comics Database
- El Diablo article at Wikipedia