The mysterious Master has been seeking the half-breed Indian Sam who rides with the Dead Sheriff as his companion Cheveyo. It is all a ruse, as the fabled zombie lawman is nothing more than a puppet corpse manipulated by Sam through the use of a magic amulet; an amulet Sam stole from one of the Master’s agents.
When the Great Castwell’s traveling magic show appears claiming to have the Dead Sheriff as one of its acts, the Master dispatches the demonic twins Damon and Emile Loizeux to investigate. They discover that Castwell is a fraud and his Dead Sheriff is merely an actor in disguise. Still, if allowed to continue, the show will ultimately attract Sam and his pal, journalist Richard O’Malley. Thus the trap is baited setting up a confrontation that will be both horrific and cataclysmic.
Veteran pulp writer Fred Adams Jr. creates a fast-paced weird western thriller featuring the characters created by the late Mark Justice adding to the saga of the west’s most bizarre hero, the Dead Sheriff. Read with stirring excitement by Joe Formichella.