At one time, DC considered putting out a Jonah Hex newspaper "cartoon" series intended to run in daily papers and on Sundays. The regular Hex artists were all busy doing the monthly comic, so the publisher hired another artist for the strip. But who to get?
Spoiled by the like of Tony DeZuniga and Jose Garcia-Lopez,
Hex fans were used to an insane level of realistic period detail. Very few artists were capable of this-- but one who WAS was the great Russ Heath. Here's Heath's "demo" Hex strip...