Best of Have Gun – Will Travel

#1 - S02Ep01 - "The Manhunter" Without question, the second season opener of HAVE GUN - WILL TRAVEL is my favorite episode of the series, one that I've watched a dozen times and always come back to. It's beautifully directed by Buzz Kulik, who performed such duties with some regularity on the series, and the … Continue reading Best of Have Gun – Will Travel

Best of Have Gun – Will Travel

#2 - S02Ep26 - "Death of a Gunfighter" I have a great deal of affection for this episode specifically for how many times it turns the direction of the plot. Having worked in the field of storytelling for around thirty years now, I've got a pretty ingrained sense of where a given story is going … Continue reading Best of Have Gun – Will Travel

Best of Have Gun – Will Travel

#3 - S02Ep31 - "The Man Who Lost" In a number of ways, this episode is the quintessential distillation of writer Harry Julian Fink's approach to his assorted HAVE GUN - WILL TRAVEL assignments. He would drop Paladin down into a murky situation and then ramp up the tension and the stakes, testing the character … Continue reading Best of Have Gun – Will Travel

Best of Have Gun – Will Travel

#5 - S6Ep1 - "Genesis" HAVE GUN - WILL TRAVEL ran for six seasons between 1957 and 1963, racking up an impressive 225 episodes throughout its run. I'm opting here to focus on what I think of as the 5 best episodes of the series. As you'd expect, this is going to be a very … Continue reading Best of Have Gun – Will Travel

Have Gun – Will Travel

It was when we had just started working on the short-lived series OCCUPY AVENGERS when writer David Walker introduced me to HAVE GUN, WILL TRAVEL. (Check out his upcoming series NAOMI with Brian Michael Bendis.) I was describing my conception of the book, which owed a lot to the A-TEAM, and he came back referencing … Continue reading Have Gun – Will Travel