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Bob Boze Bell commented on Bob Boze Bell's blog post A Bitter Sweet Season of Honor and Loss
"Oh, man, Murray, I should know the answer but I don't. I think he picked most of it up on the job. I know he studied at Phoenix College but I think his on the job training at the Arizona Republic did the rest. I know he said they had several…"
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Murray A. Gewirtz commented on Bob Boze Bell's blog post A Bitter Sweet Season of Honor and Loss
"Bob, Did Gus Walker study cartography in school, or did he pick up the ability on his own?"
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Rocky commented on Bob Boze Bell's blog post Before Wild Bill There Was Jack Slade
"Funny as i just purchased Dans book. I was arguing with a friend about old Jack. You can see numerous photos of the stage stop here ;"
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Margaret-Anne Moore commented on Bob Boze Bell's blog post A Bitter Sweet Season of Honor and Loss
"I am still reeling from our recent loss--and I will be for a very long time! BUT, I/WE WILL SURVIVE!"
Edward M Sullens commented on Bob Boze Bell's blog post The Mapinator Is Gone
"B.B.B.!! Words seem inadequate at times like these. To lose 2 close friends in such a short span of time can be depressing and sometimes shock us at the thought of our mortality. Let me simply quote this from John ch 11 v 25-26  "He that…"
Sue Cauhape commented on Bob Boze Bell's blog post The Mapinator Is Gone
"BBB, I'm sorry you've lost another friend. Each loss shows me what a gift every day is."
Sue Cauhape commented on Bob Boze Bell's blog post Tri Star Boze Library Moves to Cave Creek
"This post gives me a better perspective on my 15 boxes of poetry books in the garage. Looks like you need to devote the rest of your life to book signings. YACK!"

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Last Moments On Earth

November 25, 2014

   Charlie Waters figured prominently in several of my early day cartoon strips, including my first which ran in the University of Arizona Daily Wildcat. Here he is in "Fakeout" a cartoon strip that ran in the Phoenix New Times back in the 1970s about a woman who goes back in time to reclaim her high school years:…


Posted on November 25, 2014 at 11:29am

A Bitter Sweet Season of Honor and Loss

November 24, 2014

   Dr. John Langallier honored 34 of my cartoons at a private opening last night at the Tempe Arizona Historical Society.

BBB and Dr. John Langallier at the opening of the "201 Zany Zonies" show in Tempe

   We had…


Posted on November 24, 2014 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

The Mapinator Is Gone

November 23, 2014

   Our good friend and associate, Gus Walker died this morning. If you read True West you have undoubtably seen his wonderful maps. We called him The Mapinator and he will be missed.

Posted on November 23, 2014 at 10:03am — 9 Comments

Louis The XIV Out West

November 21, 2014

   Had a speech last night at the Phippen Museum in Prescott. A hundred rowdy guests, dinner, tall tales and a great time.  Got up this morning and whipped out a little drawing of Louis The XIV:

Daily Whipout: "Louis The XIV Out…


Posted on November 21, 2014 at 2:37pm — 2 Comments

Tri Star Boze Library Moves to Cave Creek

November 20, 2014

   Crazy two days back in the office. Spent all day yesterday moving the entire stock of BBB books, all 17,000 of them, to a new home in Scottsdale.

   It was 25 years ago that Theresa Broniarczyk and Chris Sicarella teamed up with me to produce Tri Star Boze, the publishing arm for all my Old West books. We sold more than 80,000 books, but with the death last month of Chris Sicurella, Theresa decided she wanted to move on, so Ken…


Posted on November 20, 2014 at 10:37am — 3 Comments

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At 1:43pm on December 9, 2008, Bob Boze Bell said…
Just came back from lunch with the creative crew: Robert, Abby and Meghan. We decided we needed to Ning it, so here I am. Where are you?
At 7:55am on December 30, 2008, XkimpunkrockX said…
Bob thanks for the invite to this site!!!
The Western's Channel is my favorite channel besides Turner Classic Movies. I love all the interstitial pieces you have done. I did one for Turner Classic Movies a few years ago. The Channel needs to use you more. Those pieces really make the channel more than just a movie channel. Now when I hear the word "tony" in an old western or book, I know what that means.

You can watch the TCM video about me here:

Thanks again for the invite to this site! I am looking forward to posting here and learning new stuff about the old west!

Happy New Year!
At 11:14am on December 30, 2008, Robert J. Miller said…
Bob, thanks for the invite from my little corner of the world, Nampoo poo, Idaho You have to live here to understand that name I've given Nampa. Cheers!
At 12:40pm on December 30, 2008, Wade Dillon said…
Thank you for the invitation, Mr. Bell. I am highly looking forward to the efforts being made to restore Alamo Plaza and other historical sites in the country.

All the best,
At 4:35am on December 31, 2008, Flatiron said…
Bob...........Thanks for the invite. Having lived in the West almost my entire life, I too, have a true love of the old West. My wife and I watch mostly classic westerns instead of the drivel that modern TV promotes. This is my first post, and I'm not familiar, yet, with the website, but will keep tuned in to see what's happening..
At 3:23pm on December 31, 2008, Joe Frankland said…
I don't know whose idea this website was, but I'm gonna give you credit. I'll leave it up to you to pass it along to the right person or just take it for yourself. Thanks, man. Great website! As soon as all this snow melts, I'll start gathering pictures of every ghost town and point of interest in the state of Montana.
At 6:01pm on December 31, 2008, Willie T. said…
I concur sir.
At 8:40pm on December 31, 2008, Conni said…
Hi Bob,
I'm still looking for information on Commodore Perry Owens wife
Elizabeth Barrett she died Apr. 1945 in San Diego, California and was buried in Greenwood Cem. there but so far cant get a picture of her stone if she even has one. Any suggestions ? I have a couple pictures of her and then the ones of C.P.
At 2:46pm on January 2, 2009, Rory McClain said…
Bob,I would like to take this opportunity to say ,many thanks for the invite,,turned out there was a site made for me,looking forward to enjoying all it has to offer,,,Rory,,,
At 7:12pm on January 3, 2009, Bat said…
Hi Bob, its your far flying friends from the other side the pond. Just got the new 2009 source book GREAT as always never fails to rise the bar for information


Rob ( AKA Bat)

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