The Explosion

Illustration by Bob Boze Bell
Illustration by Bob Boze Bell

Several people tried to help Wyatt Earp tell his life story, but nothing came of it.  That changed after his death in 1929. With the publication of Stuart Lake’s Wyatt Earp: Frontier Marshal in 1931, the bomb went off and the results were nuclear. Hundreds of books have since been published and some 40 movies have been made—so far—not counting the numerous TV shows, including Star Trek, that have dealt with Wyatt and the O.K. Corral. For the full story
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Bob Boze Bell

In 1999, Bob Boze Bell and partners bought True West magazine (published since 1953) and moved the editorial offices to Cave Creek, Arizona. Bell has published and illustrated books on Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday, as well as Classic Gunfights, an Old West gunfight book series. His latest books are The 66 Kid and True West Moments.