Appearing in "No Guns For a Killer!"Edit
- Blackie Benson
- John Angel
Synopsis for "No Guns For a Killer!"Edit
The western town of Trouble City's most recent sheriff is gunned down by a gunslinger named Blackie Benson after the two exchange heated words. Nearby at the real estate brokerage office of John Angell, Angell has just made a contribution to the Society for the Beautification of Tombstones. After Mrs. Thruttle leaves, Blackie Benson enters, as it turns out Angell is the leader of all criminal operations in Trouble City. Angell is pleased that the sheriff, the fourth one in a row, has been eliminated and hopes it will take off investigations since Sam Clayton will be placed as the new sheriff.
Several days later, the Two-Gun Kid rides into town where he is greeted by Sam Clayton, who has been elected sheriff. Clayton orders Two-Gun Kid to turn over his guns as they are illegal to be carried in town by his law. Not wishing to have any trouble, the Kid reluctantly turns them over when suddenly he hears shots. They see a gang of thieves running out of the Wells Fargo bank. Two-Gun quickly regains his guns and uses them to spook off one of thieves horses. The Kid then easily downs the man with a number of punches and then turns his guns back over to the sheriff when he once more demands them turned over.
Meanwhile, at the office of John Angell, Blackie reports to his boss and tells him that Two-Gun Kid assisted the sheriff in capturing one of their boys. Fearing that the captured thief might talk, Blackie assures his boss that he'll deal with the problem. Blackie then goes to the sheriff's office where he gets the drop on Clayton and ties him up. He then goes to the cell where the captured thief is and shoots him dead. Hearing the shots from outside, Two-Gun Kid spots Blackie bolting from the sheriff's office and jumps him. Two-Gun easily fells Blackie and then locks him up in another cell and frees the sheriff. Realizing the errors of taking Two-Gun's weapons away, Clayton then returns the six-shooters to the hero. However, Clayton decides to have Blackie taken out of town in a stagecoach as he wants no more killing in his town.
The next morning, the news of Blackie's extradition from town is learned by John Angell who gathers up a posse to intercept the coach and silence Blackie before he can talk. They catch up with the coach and shoot the driver. As the coach runs wild, Angell approaches the coach and gut shoots Blackie. He and his men flee as Two-Gun climbs atop of the stage and returns fire, to no effect. Two-Gun stops the coach and finds that Clayton has been wounded. As he tends to the sheriff, Blackie takes control of the coach and rides back into town determined to get revenge against Angell for backstabbing him. Briefly stranded, Two-Gun calls his horse Cyclone and rides himself and Clayton back into town.
Blackie arrives at Angell's office ahead of Two-Gun and guns down his boss. Hearing the shots, the Kid rushes into Angell's office and shoots Blackie again. Dying, Blackie explains that Angell was the leader of the mob. With the criminal gang in Trouble City pacified, Two-Gun prepares to depart. Now carrying shooting arms, Clayton thanks Two-Gun for teaching him the folly of not carrying guns and hopes he can shoot half as well as the western hero.
Appearing in "The Town That Wasn't There"Edit
- Josiah Cleek
Synopsis for "The Town That Wasn't There"Edit
Real estate developer Josiah Cleek has gathered a crowd and pitching to them the benefits of his recent real estate development Starling Springs and offers to sell them the properties. Spotting the excitement are Arizona Annie and her boyfriend Slim Smith who go in for a closer look. Slim buys the pitch and hopes to buy land so that he and Annie has a place to get married and settle down in.
Annie is not so easily sold the idea since she is not ready to settle down. She also recognizes Cleek as she recognizes him as the man on a wanted poster they saw in Leaping Springs, who was wanted for swindling. She violently confronts Josiah Cleek, demanding that he return the money he has taken to the people. However, the people around rally around the silk tongue Cleek, believing him to be an upstanding citizen. Unable to talk sense into the people, Annie decides to find proof and rides off for Starling Springs leaving Slim behind. Slim is confused about her abrupt departure while Josiah resumes his sales pitch.
Arriving in Starling Springs, Arizona Annie realizes that that the town is a shabby development nothing like Cleek's sales pitch. She rides back to confront Cleek unaware that she was observed snooping around. She confronts Cleek and demands that he tell the people the truth, instead he offers to show the people Starling Springs himself. When they arrive, they come before a much different appearance, the houses looking freshly built and in good shape. However, Arizona Annie still senses trickery and suddenly rushes her horse towards the houses. They are easily knocked down, revealing them to be nothing more than painted cardboard. As Cleek's assistant attempts to flee, Annie easily knocks him down. She then brings him before Cleek and shows the people.
However before they can deal with Josiah, the sheister pulls two guns on them and tries to escape by horse. Annie uses a lasso to rope Cleek back and forces him to give back the money he took from his victims before turning him over to the law. On their way back, Slim thanks Annie for showing people how they were fooled out of their money, especially when Slim himself was tricked and purchased some of Cleek's bogus property.
Appearing in "Blazing Six-Shooters and the Thundering Herd!"Edit
- Mr. Dagree
Synopsis for "Blazing Six-Shooters and the Thundering Herd!"Edit
One day Jim Weston is riding through the range when he is suddenly gunned down in a bushwhack. Days later Tex Taylor rides into the region intending to pay a visit to Weston and arrives at his ranch the Bar Z. He meets Jim's daughter Pauline who tells him the bad news about her late father. She informs Tex that without her father around she has been left to tend to the ranch alone.
They are suddenly visited by Mr. Dagree, who has come once again to offer to buy the Bar Z, telling Pauline that it is no place for a woman to run, but Pauline refuses. When he points out that she does not have any ranch hands to help her, Tex steps up and tells Dagree that he is working the ranch for her much to Dagree's chagrin. He leaves and meets with one of his men and begins plotting how to deal with this new development, he orders the assemblage of some rustlers to steal the cattle at the Bar Z ranch.
That night as Tex is riding the range around the Bar Z he hears the rustlers and confronts them. He holds his own pretty well until one of the rustlers get close enough to pistol whip him upside the head knocking him. The other ranch hands, hearing the shots, come to Tex's aid and revive him. Tex realizes that somebody at the Bar Z is working with the rustlers, as they seemed to know where Tex was going to be. Tex rushes back to the Bar Z and notes that the ranch foreman is also pressing Pauline to sell the ranch. Tex tells her to hold out, as the property controls the water rights, which her father leased for a reasonable price, and if Degree gets possession of the land, he will have a choke hold on the farms in the area. Pauline agrees to keep refusing to sell the property.
Later, Dagree's rustlers use TNT to cause a stampede of the Bar Z's herd that has been purchased, directing it to run off a cliff. Quick thinking Tex manages to race ahead of the herd and redirect the lead steer away from the cliff, causing them to all avoid a fatal plunge. Tex then gets the drop on the man responsible and unmasks him as the foreman and forces him to talk about Dagree's plan. At Paulien's home the purchaser demands payment. Dagree is present and pressures Pauline to sell the Bar Z to him or risk having the property foreclosed. Suddenly, Tex bursts in with the money and a written confession accusing Dagree of being responsible for the attacks on the Bar Z. After turning Dagree over to the authorities, Pauline thanks Tex for avenging her father's death before the cowpoke rides off.
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