Mark Boardman

Mark Boardman is the features editor for True West Magazine, a former managing editor for Western Shooting Horse Magazine and the chief purveyor of ScarletMask Enterprises.

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Stuart Lake

Stuart Lake is best known for writing Wyatt Earp: Frontier Marshal, the first biography (not exactly accurate) of Earp. …

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W.H.H. Llewellyn

W.H.H. Llewellyn was a major player in the West.  In the late 1870s, he tracked down rustler Doc Middleton and his gang …

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Millard Fillmore Leech

Millard Fillmore Leech had his moment of fame in September 1877.  A clerk at a mercantile in Ogallala, Nebraska, when he…

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Rockwell Paints for Stagecoach

In 1966, legendary American artist Norman Rockwell was hired for a special job—painting a series of portraits for a rema…

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True Grit On Screen

True Grit, the 1968 Charles Portis novel about a dissolute deputy U.S. marshal and a precocious teenage girl, was made i…

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True West Treasure Hunters

If you look back at old True West issues—back in the ‘50s and ‘60s, when Joe “Hosstail” Small was ramrodding the outfit—…

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