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Spirit of the Old West Alive lecture #2 with Bob Boze Bell of True West Magazine

Spirit of the Old West Alive lecture #2 with Bob Boze Bell of True West Magazine

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  • 1. Honors Bob Boze Bell November 19, 2008 Bison Western Museum Scottsdale AZ
  • 2.
    • Spirit of the Old West Alive #2
    • LeeAnn Sharpe interviews
    • Bob Boze Bell
    • about his exciting life and times as artist, talk show host and True West Magazine Exec Editor
    • The next SOWA will feature Wyatt Earp on January 7 th
    • At the Bison Western Museum
    • Scottsdale AZ
    • www.spiritoftheoldwestalive.com
  • 3.
    • Kingman AZ where Bob Boze Bell spent his youth filling ice jugs at his Dad’s Flying A Gas Station
    • “ Congratulations on your award, Bob! From the gang at Route 66 Magazine.”
  • 4. April, 1964 The high school baseball coach calls him "Bozo" for running backwards to first and second base in a game with Needles, California. Cruel team mates pick up on this, and shorten the moniker to Boze. It sticks.
  • 5.
    • The Exits - Bob the drummer
  • 6. Sells cartoon creation "Honkytonk Sue" to Columbia Pictures for $30,000
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  • 9. October, 1992 After no legitimate publishers take the bait, Bell self-publishes his first Old West opus, "The Illustrated Life & Times of Billy the Kid." The printing bill is $17,000. Bell borrows $5,000 from his Dad (repaying his patient father $200 a month until the millennium).
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  • 12. October, 1993 Bell publishes his second book, "The Illustrated Life & Times of Wyatt Earp." The printing bill is $27,000. Bell borrows $3,000 from his mother-in-law (he repays this in a year-"priorities," he says.). It sells out in 10 months and a second edition has also sold out, and a third. It is now (Jan., 2002) in a revised, fourth edition.
  • 13. "The Illustrated Life & Times of Wyatt Earp."
  • 14. "The Illustrated Life & Times of Wyatt Earp."
  • 15. "The Illustrated Life & Times of Wyatt Earp."
  • 16.
    • "The Illustrated Life & Times of
    • Wyatt Earp."
  • 17. September, 1994 Low on money ($500 in savings), Bell has the unappealing task of putting out "The Illustrated Life & Times of Doc Holliday"
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    • Thank you to Sponsors