Title: Tales of Wells Fargo
Author: Frank Gruber
Cover artist: Uncredited
Yours for: $7
- It's so generic that the only thing I can get at all excited about is the adjective "bullion-laden."
- I do like the little B&W ticker at the bottom. I just wish it was animated and came w/ olde timey music, like a player piano or something.
- Oooh, Dale Robertson. He's .... who is he?
- "Tales of Wells Fargo" sounds like the testimonials page at their bank website: "The tellers were super-friendly..."
Best things about this back cover:
- Oooh, Dale Robertson. He's ... nope, nothing. Looks like Generic McWhiteGuy.
- "Maybe some sweat in their arm-pits" FTW!!!! Now that's vivid! I can almost smell Dale Robertson.
- Flint-eyed ... rock-jawed ... smashing their eyes and jaws together to start fires. Truly fearsome.
"Item number 3," the auctioneer went on. "This old suitcase. But who can say what treasure might lie inside? I admit it looks ancient and worn, yet this humble and modest exterior could be deceiving. Ladies and gentlemen, I beg you not to disappoint me with paltry bids that insult not only man's intelligence but his imagination. Bid up this time, bid high. Live recklessly."
Well, someone can say. You could just unzip it and look inside and then ... oh, I'm missing the point? All right then.
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