“Western” adventure comics, true crime comics, and gringo-written history all came together when publisher Avon gave birth to a Pancho Villa issue as part of their notorious outlaws series:
PREVIOUSLY ON EMILIANO ZAPATA:
It’s already a bad day for El Bandido in the scorching hot Sonoran desert, but bad turns to worse when he decides to mess with a four-year-old niña. PRO TIP: Never make El Terror angry. [Video by Franco E.]
Like many American songs ostensibly about Old Mexico, this song is really about America. San Francisco’s eclectic The Waybacks, like all smart outlaws, cross the Rio Grande to hook up with like-minded Compadres in the Sierra Madre. Swinging arrangement, cowboy lyrics? Could this be Western Swing?
Here are the lyrics and chords in case you want to swing along: