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Wilbur Coleman Tuttle
(1883–1969)
American pulp-fiction writer, and screenwriter for the silent films; also an artist and illustrator. He sold more than 1000 magazine stories and dozens of novels, almost all of which were westerns. Best remembered for his series featuring the characters Hashknife Hartley and Sleepy Stevens. Pen names: W. C. Tuttle

Contents

WorksEdit

(partial list)

FictionEdit

"Hashknife" storiesEdit

  • Hashknife of the Double Bar 8 (1920)
  • Thicker Than Water (1927)
  • The Morgan Trail (1928)
  • The Valley of Twisted Trails (1931)

Stories from magazines

  • "'Hashknife"—Philanthropist' (ss) Adventure mid-Jul 1920 [Hashknife Hartley]
  • "A Whizzer on Willer Crick" (ss) Adventure Aug 1 1920 [Hashknife Hartley]
  • "The Devil's Dooryard" (ss) Adventure May #1 1921 [Hashknife Hartley]

Other novelsEdit

  • Spawn of the Desert (1922) novella IA (1924 ed., c. 1922)
  • Sontag of Sundown (1929)
  • The Keeper of Red Horse Pass (1930)
  • Mystery at the JHC Ranch (1932)

Magazine storiesEdit

  • "Maggie's Night-Bear" (ss) Adventure Mar 1915
  • "Derelicts of the Hills" (ss) Adventure Jun 1916
  • "When Oscar Went Wild" (ss) Adventure Jul 1916
  • "A Bull Movement in Yellow Horse" (ss) Adventure Sep 1916
  • "All Wool" (ss) Adventure Oct 1916
  • "For the Love of Annibel" (ss) Adventure Nov 1916
  • "A Man-Sized Pet" (ss) Adventure Dec 1916
  • "The Curse of Gold" (ss) Adventure Jan 1917
  • "In Self-Defense" (ss) Adventure Feb 1917
  • "Fate and a Fool" (ss) Adventure Mar 1917
  • "Fifty-Fifty with Bonnie" (ss) Adventure Apr 1917
  • "Sixteen to One on Friday" (ss) Adventure May 1917
  • "Magpie—Diplomat" (ss) Adventure Jul 1917
  • "The Henpunchers of Piperock" (ss) Adventure Sep #1 1917 [Piperock]
  • "Honest to Doughgod" (ss) Adventure Oct 1 1917
  • "Precedents in Piperock" (ss) Adventure Nov 1 1917 [Piperock]
  • "Cows Is Cows" (ss) Adventure mid-Nov 1917
  • "Nerves of Iron" (ss) Adventure mid-Dec 1917
  • "A Tin Cup Trophy" (ss) Adventure mid-Jan 1918
  • "The Wisdom of Cyclops" (ss) Adventure Feb 1 1918
  • "Hair-Trigger Hollibaugh" (ss) Adventure mid-Feb 1918
  • "Mary's Little Lamb" (ss) Adventure Mar 1 1918
  • "With the Joker Wild" (ss) Adventure mid-Mar 1918
  • "Upside Down or Backwards" (ss) Adventure Apr 1 1918
  • "Muley's Morals" (ss) Adventure mid-Apr 1918
  • "Salt of the Earth" (ss) Adventure May 1 1918
  • "Clean Crazy" (ss) Adventure mid-May 1918
  • "Monkeying with Ancestors" (ss) Adventure mid-Jun 1918
  • "A Rootin' Tooter" (ss) Boys' Life Sep 1918
  • "The Domestication of Dobie" (ss) Adventure Oct 1 1918
  • "The Go Getters" (ss) Boys' Life Oct 1918
  • "The Hand of Providence" (ss) Adventure Nov 1 1918
  • "Pie for Magpie" (ss) Adventure mid-Nov 1918
  • "The Clean-Up Kid" (ss) Boys' Life Nov 1918
  • "Alias Whispering White" (ss) Adventure Dec 1 1918
  • "A Sage-Brush Santa Claus" (ss) Boys' Life Dec 1918
  • "Sages in Sageland" (ss) Adventure Jan 1 1919
  • "Dobie's Difficulties" (ss) Adventure mid-Jan 1919
  • "Doc's Primikal Eye" (ss) Boys' Life Jan 1919
  • "How Paradise Lost" (ss) Adventure Feb 1 1919
  • "For the Parson of Paradise" (ss) Adventure mid-Feb 1919
  • "The Jump of a Forty-Five" (ss) Boys' Life Feb 1919
  • "Reddy's Muzzle Loader" (ss) Boys' Life Mar 1919
  • "Jay Bird's Judgment" (ss) Adventure Apr 1 1919
  • "Pie and Eggs" (ss) Boys' Life Apr 1919
  • "Dirty Work for Doughgod" (ss) Adventure May 1 1919
  • "“Night Bear” or Night Clothes" (ss) Boys' Life May 1919
  • "The Color of His Boots" (ss) Adventure Jun 1 1919
  • "The Double-Crossing of Dobie" (ss) Adventure mid-Jun 1919
  • "Local Option in Loco Land" (ss) Adventure mid-Jul 1919
  • "Pariahs of Piperock" (ss) Adventure mid-Aug 1919 [Piperock]
  • "A Bunkie of the Buckaroos" (ss) Boys' Life Aug 1919
  • "Pirates from Piperock" (ss) Adventure mid-Sep 1919 [Piperock]
  • "When Civic Pride Hit Piperock" (ss) Adventure mid-Oct 1919 [Piperock]
  • "Reddy Brant—Thinker" (ss) Boys' Life Oct 1919 [Reddy Brant]
  • "Inside Information" (ss) Adventure mid-Nov 1919
  • "When Reddy Wondered Why" (ss) Boys' Life Nov 1919 [Reddy Brant]
  • "Playing Safe in Piperock" (ss) Adventure mid-Dec 1919 [Piperock]
  • "Three Wise Men and a Star" (ss) Boys' Life Dec 1919
  • "Ike Harper's Historical Holiday" (ss) Adventure mid-Jan 1920
  • "Evidently Not" (ss) Adventure mid-Feb 1920
  • "Shepherds for Science" (ss) Adventure Mar #1 1920
  • "Assisting Ananias" (ss) Adventure Apr 1 1920
  • "Another Ace for Ananias" (ss) Adventure Jun 1 1920
  • "When the Pilgrims Hit Piperock" (ss) Adventure Jul #1 1920 [Piperock]
  • "According to the Declaration" (ss) Boys' Life Jul 1920
  • "Sparing the Family Tree" (ss) Adventure mid-Aug 1920
  • "The Wisdom of the Ouija" (ss) Adventure mid-Sep 1920
  • "A New Leaf at Judas Tree" (ss) Romance Sep 1920
  • "Helped by a Horse Doctor" (ss) Adventure mid-Oct 1920
  • ""Peaceful"" (nv) Short Stories Oct 1920
  • "The Red Headed Trouble Roper" (ss) Boys' Life Oct 1920
  • "Promoting Polecat Perkins" (ss) Adventure mid-Nov 1920
  • "Gentle but Firm" (ss) Short Stories Nov 1920
  • "A Little Help for Hawkins" (ss) Adventure mid-Dec 1920
  • "Golden Silence" (ss) Short Stories Dec 1920
  • "No Wonder" (ss) Adventure mid-Jan 1921
  • Baa, Baa, Black Sheep (nv) Short Stories Jan 1921
  • "When Love's Labor's Lost" (ss) Adventure mid-Feb 1921
  • "Figures of Speech" (ss) Adventure mid-Mar 1921
  • Sudden Bud (nv) Short Stories Mar 1921
  • "Between Pike's Peak and a Pickle" (ss) Adventure mid-Apr 1921
  • "Tippecanoe" and "Cougars" Two (ss) Adventure mid-May 1921
  • "Kingfisher's Roost" (ss) Short Stories May 1921
  • "Creepin' Tintypes" (ss) Adventure mid-Jun 1921
  • "Sealed Evidence" (ss) Short Stories Jul 1921
  • "The Curse of the Painted Cliffs" (novelette) Short Stories

Selected filmographyEdit

  • Cinders (1920)
  • The Stranger (1920)
  • Fight It Out (1920)
  • The Man with the Punch (1920)
  • The Prairie Pirate (1925)
  • The Red Rider (1934)



 

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1924.


The author died in 1969, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 30 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.