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BUFFALO BILL
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WHEN BLACKJACK JACKSON

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BLACKJACK IS ON RUNS OVER BILL'S PACKAGE, CRUSHPRESENT HE AND CALAMITY BOUGHT FOR THE JUDGE'S BIRTHDAY.
FIRST, THE STAGE ING THE

BRONC NAMED GUNBOAT

IS HAULED INTO WIIEYVILLE AND CROSSES TRAILS WITH BUFFALO BILL JUNIOR AND CALAMITY, THINGS BEGIN TO HAPPEN.

BUT BUFFALO BILL JUNIOR SEES A CHANCE TO EARN MONEY QUICKLY, AS THE LOCAL RODEO OFFERS PRIZE MONEY TO ANYONE WHO CAN RIDE GUNBOAT.

WITH PRIZE MONEY AT STAKE.BILL MAKES A GAME TRY TO STAY ON THE BUCKING MUSTANG.BUT THE KILLER HORSE IS MORE THAN HIS MATCH.

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IS FORCED TO TRY AGAIN TO RIDE THE DANGEROUS GUNBOAT FOR THERE IS MORE AT STAKE NOW THAN

MERE PRIZE MONEY.

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SUT WE HAVE NO PRESENT/ AuN J s~^ TO SAVE UP FOR '" - L AGAIN.' . I'VE SOT THE JUDGE'S CAKE READY-.WHERE DO WE GET WE'LL HAVE TO /AND f SEND TO LONOOJ ENGLAND -ALL OVER _ [ \THE TWENTY-FOUR CALAMITY? | DOLLARS.' ->sTHO£E PIPES.

I'LL FIX UP A BUNK FOR \TILL.JACKSON'S HEADING FOR-' ) - . IW&I you SO YOU CAN KEEP AN \ThE TRAiM GQM&S ei£ ON HIM.' HOW LOUB DO THOUGH HERE FOR YOU FISURE ON STAVING JVOMA AND THE y FEDERAL PRISON WlLEWILLEf ^jM j-. THURSOW.

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^ c /l.V})Wi£- .' BUT DID 1QU EVER S6£ WHAT A MAN CAM DO WITH A CRUTCH. .ER. BRONC: 'the rifle is a fine WSAPON. COLONEL. f Min ^^^ th£ PIN AL MmBHTS OF A KIU.

Nearby / „~lv —— this mas of mine keeps getting == ===-^- mm SB K&4^ fl iCs ^^i .

Seconds l follow ] but HOW. Sill? you CAN'T KtDB 'GUNBOAT! HE THREW YOUONCe ALREADY/ .

A^DAS BUFFALO BILLJR. CLOSES IN. HE WHISTLES TO MIS HORSE WHO PULLS UP SHORT. .

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each waited for the other to start the draw. this shouted Wayne.ranchers. Pete? If he shot one of us. . Those shots you heard was one of 'em trying to bushwhack us!" shooting. patched things up. "But it wasn't me. Come on. one might even ambush the other. they would shoot at first beyond the I ridge. The sheriff shook his head. In their bitterness. diving for cover behind scrub. We're standing together so no sheepmen get the waterhole." Circling among boulders up the slope. "Too much trouble separating em. "I was the final showdown over in waterhole that loy lands unclaimed the range- was just shot at. . "Hold it. "Didn't get a good look at him. Sheriff Jim Colt came around the bend. Sheriff Colt was plumb sure he wouldn't bring in the unknown gunman who had fired at the two. their quarrel forgotten. . "Then I'll have any luck finding him." "Too bad." told you men no gunplay "Don't worry. "Heard you two hotheads arranged this little meeting. gan stuck out his hand.a growl. a bullet suddenly whined past his ear." snapped Jed who ?" His voice trailed off. Why wrangle like coyotes over one bone? it's a big waterhole. "Jed Wayne bushwhacking me. Wayne. Jim Colt left the two ranchers busily arranging to water I don't think busher. "Right.vacmint bushwhacker. puzzled." over my er hissed ." said the sheriff. . Bui gunplay is no way to settle it. "I heard . But then he their herds. you two. Later. showing himself. for that." interrupted Wayne. Logan hurtled off his horse. "Get it. Wayne . He smiled and put two shells back in his gun. . Galloping hoofs broke the tension. sight hereafter. The next day." he yelled. wheeling for cover. He dismounted and eyed the angry ranchers sternly." our waterhole. we'll get that. eh?" he muttered. Arms hanging loosely near their holsters. came full off Wayne's "I'll gel you Pete Logan!" No. Jed Lo. SomeBut body's between their two ranches. "A sheepherder from the hill country!" suddenly. Another shot rang out. Why can't you both use it?" "Our herds get mixed.The two cattlemen faced each other. "See who it "Two can play that game!" He began circling for the hidden amgasped as Jed Wayne riding behind him along the trail. tensing. the other would get blamed and jailed. The two ranchers faced each other. Us cattlemen have to stick together against sheepmen." called Logan. our waterhole. they glimpsed the gunman too late." Wheeling his horse. turning to his horse. — gunning for both of us. too. We'd both be out of the way and the sheepherder could take that is. . Both too proud and stubborn to give in and share the waterhole. . The two men exchanged threatening glares and then rode off in opposite directions. After months of bitter quarreling. taking hat. as Pete Logan rode grimly toward the waterhole. He was already on his horse and disappearing agreed Pete Logan with . Sheriff Colt rode up. "We "Do was?" tell?" said the sheriff. in view. .

' IF YOU WERE A GOOD HUNTER. YOU'D HAVE BROUGHT BACK ALL THE SKINS VOU NEED TO BUY TOUR SUPPLIES? I'M NOT ADVANCING A CENTTQ WOULD-BB HUNTER. .HUNTER :ED(T.

TUB f&Alft-'E. thsy arb well out on SIGNALS A MALT. AS V/iSB KW'fiS .By tub next pay..

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N. till at last. All pay they plod on. following the tracks of the herd.' / _^ fe^ h1 OH £ .Pawn. forgetting the heat and the exhaustion of their long relentless march... SELVES A HEAP T OF SKINS..WE SET OUR. fe i' VOU HlT-UM ) SET VOUR SKINNING ' KNIFE READY/ I'M SOING TO MILL THE BEST TILL.

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_ ^ THAT MAW IS CRITTERS IN THESE PARTS UNLESS WE INCLUDE HORSES AND-JACX- RABBlTS.' .\TWO THOU IT SAY5 IF JUDGE WILEY CAN SET JWOTHOUSAND SIGNATURES )SAND? YH/THERE AREN'T OF RESIDENTS ON A PETITION. THE PAWNEE STRIP WILL .

VlC--I DON WANT TO HEAR A SERMOl iijfoopsA .ry. 1 ^ia-S- Wr^c * -T - W W " ~ P^sTR H IS^Il 1' ?T /•ffi :-.:-— J ^^jj| i =45^ ^^"' ~" E^ . ) YOU HAVE THt RIGHT WE JUST DON'T J TO DISAGREE WITH (JS WHAT YOU'RE _-< BUT NOT THE RIGHT TO TRYING TO OO HERE.TME REVEREND SONNV.' LIKE IS RIGHT.' ) V DESTROY ANOTHER WAN'S PROPERTY/ ( / 1 COMB ON.

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' NOW VOU CAN PAY ME BACK! WE CAN'T STOP THE HOMESTEADERS. ARE YOU.' J F<3$?\ ^^l^^a ^\S*m but let's not waste time. bill. J FORGOTTO SIGN IT MYSELF/ YOU FOUR FOUND A HIDEOUT HERE.' w §mr iirSfflffsia KjfehA^ : .. ~S ONE SHORT/ OF ALL THE COGSONE MONTH LATER. ^ that's not ^ enough evidence asainst them. ANY KIND OF HAVE TO ADMIT YOU VIOLENCE/ BOTH DfD IT IN ( j (I Mauled before judge wiley. WILSiVILLB.DON'T APPROVE^.THANKSTOME...' k fine style:. REVEREND? ) I KNOW VOU'RE AGAINST / CALAMITY.. STRIP. US. fi ^f Wajp ft SiS^^Ilfi ~WO WEEKS LATER..' . the two men are pined for disturbing the peace and destroying circulars.' we've sot heaps of petitions to set signed. ' LOCXSAVA' TING I'VE BEEN SO SUSY SETOTHERS TO SIGN. YOU AREN'T MAD AT OF «w/ir YOU DID. BUT I'LL -. AS SETTLERS POUR INTO A AWAITING THE GUN TO OPEN THE PAWNEE . BUT WE CAN DELAY THEM LONG ENOUGH TO SET THE BEST LAND FOR OURSELVES.

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SLOW UP PEOPLE SO HIS FELLOWS GET BEST LAND— HAMS TWO MEN WITH HIM: fi TWEP.' j.' I THE ONE-MINUTE WARNINS BUGLE- y thev already lit THE FUSE OF THE STARTING GUN.' WE MUST STOP the land rush.TA A .fliVD AS 7UE HOUR NEAFtSJHE STARTING LINE ON THE PAWNEE S7RIP IS CRQWOED WITH EAGER HOM3STEAOEZ5.. i DYNAMITE PASS. . ..E WILL ILLED IF BE MflNV \|VE ) CAN'T-''THAT'S COPELAND DVNAMITE5 THE PASS.

. HORSSS ARE SPURRED AND WHIPPED INTO THE GREAT LAND RACE. WITH WILD WHOOPS AND YELLS. I .BUT WHAT ABOUT \ THAT IS NOT AS IMTORWNT -TOUR CHURCH AS THE SAFETY OP MY SITE? _^^tekC0W&R£SATION.' <C 7>$M9 AS THE STARTING CANNON ROARS..

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