Stan Lynde

A fourth-generation Montanan, Stan Lynde was born and reared on the rangelands of the Crow Indian Reservation. He is the creator of three cartoon strips: Rick O’Shay, Latigo and Grass Roots (you can see cartoons and commentary for the last strip at He is also the author of eight novels, the seventh of which, Vendetta Canyon, won a 2009 Spur for “Best Original Audiobook.” Some of his works are available through Mountain Press Publishing. Stan and his wife, Lynda, live in Helena, Montana.


Stan Lynde Cartoonist

On my father’s ranch I learned that no task was beneath me, and that if a job needed doing, somebody needed to do it. I …