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Williams was a jack-of-all-trades before he settled down as a cartoonist, one of those was ranch hand. As the cartoonist of the Out Our Way panel Williams portrayed several different settings, one of those was the ranch. His usual fare is served with no cultural apologies offered, but with a promiscuous disregard for easterners and others who wore coats and ties…most of which had a melancholy air and the stark, grim, face of home-cooked authenticity. His amiable wit was no random act of chance because he illustrated what he had been: an impish boy, a factory worker, a family man and a calloused ranch hand that had seen everything. Williams may be the most famous, and the most successful, of the cowboy cartoonists dealing with contemporary cowboy life. But there were others.
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Welcome on this blog full of information about Western Comics , and offcourse the comics. Western comics is a comics genre usually depicting the American Old West frontier usually anywhere west of the Mississippi River and typically set during the late nineteenth century. The term is generally associated with an American comic books genre published from the late s through the s though the genre had continuing popularity in Europe, and persists in limited form in American comics today. Western comics of the period typically featured dramatic scripts about cowboys, gunfighters, lawmen, bounty hunters, outlaws, and Native Americans.