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ISSUE NO. 805
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In our last issue, we presented an overview of Warren's Favorite Western of Filmland. This time around, we're going continue with a look at more of the ARTICLES in Favorite Westerns. Pictured below are articles and features from various issues...
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BELOW: Original art for the cover seen above, painted by Basil Gorgos. Obviously, someone at Warren believed in severe cropping for tight close-ups, even when such draconian slicing butchered the original art. I mean, was it really nesessary to cut off Brando's left ear entirely?
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The cover-feature article on Brando's latest flick...
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In this western, bandit Marlon Brando is betrayed by his partner Karl Malden. Released from prison, Brando learns that Malden has become a wealthy and influential lawman. Brando thirsts for revenge but bides his time, waiting for the right moment to strike.

BELOW: The One-Eyed Jacks movie poster.
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If you're wondering why you never heard of this movie, ther'e a reason. According to movie-review aggregate site rottentomatoes.com the general feeling is that "One Eyed Jacks," was not a very good movie. One critic called it "Brando's seaside Western mess," with another describing the the movie as "Scenic and overlong, taking a long time to sigh and brood for just another standard revenge Western."

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ABOVE: Clint Walker pin-up.

Sadly, Warren's Wildest Westerns magazine was a failure. It only lasted six issues. According to editor Sam Sherman, "When we got to a point where we felt the magazine would not be continued by publisher Jim Warren, we came up with the idea to do a catch-all magazine that coveredhe things the other magazines didn't -- all the comic book characters tht had been adaptedinto serialsof films, such as the Bowery Boys, Laurel and hardy, the Marx Brothers, right down the line."

Warren accepted the idea, and the new magaine was titled Screen Thrills Illustrated. An ad for the replacement title appeared in the final issue of Wildest Westerns...
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We ride off into the sunset with the cover of the first issue
of the successor to Wildest Westerns...
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