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View from the Gutters: The Long Run #16 — The 6th Gun

Written by View from the Gutters on Monday, August 29 2016 and posted in Podcasts

View from the Gutters: The Long Run #16 — The 6th Gun

In this episode of View from the Gutter's bonus series, The Long Run, we discuss The 6th Gun, a thrilling Western/Supernatural series by the inimitable Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt.


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View from the Gutters is our weekly book club podcast. The Long Run takes place outside of our normal continuity of episodes, and features table discussion of an entire work or long selection of a series.

In this episode of The Long Run we talk about The Sixth Gun (which we previously talked about on Episode 148), by Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt, with additional art by Tyler Crook and color by Bill Crabtree.

From Wikipedia:

The Sixth Gun takes place in the old west, shortly after the end of the Civil War. The story centers around a set of six pistols, each imbued with dark powers. The wielder of each pistol gains an ability unique to that weapon, and is tied to the pistol until his or her death. The guns are numbered, with the titular Sixth Gun belonging to one of the story's protagonists: Becky Montcrief. The other main protagonist is Drake Sinclair, a gunfighter with a very pragmatic outlook on the guns. The villains of the series include recurring antagonist General Hume, the Knights of Solomon, the Sword of Abraham, and others vying for control of the guns.

Tobiah Says:

This episode features the long-awaited return of Cade (although sadly just for this episode). We have a good solid discussion on the book, along with digressions (and trigressions) into films, opera, and—as apparently always—mystery/crime fiction.

On the next episode of The Long Run we will be reading Scott Pilgrim, by Brian Lee O'Malley.

Our hosts on this episode are Tobiah Panshin, Joe Preti, Adam Panshin, and Cade Reynolds.


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