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There's SpaceWestern for [[TheWildWest The West]] [[foldercontrol]]

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]], and there's CattlePunk for The West meets SteamPunk. The Weird West is for when The West meets [[SupernaturalFiction the supernatural]].

The West is, if you think about it, a logical choice for this treatment. The frontier as a whole was traditionally viewed (and still is viewed, to some extent) as [[LiminalTime the meeting place of civilization and the unknown]]. The lawless setting also meant plenty of violent deaths and unfinished business, [[GhostlyGoals fuel for ghostly tales]]. The MagicalNativeAmerican cliché also tends to show up here, for obvious reasons. DaylightHorror and LightIsNotGood are common elements in these tales: in a region where the dry season resembles the ThirstyDesert trope, it is [[TheSacredDarkness shade that is sacred.]]

Weird West works often invoke horror tropes. Ghosts, zombies, vampires, and werewolves are common elements. Also expect to see some elements from Native American mythology such as the {{wendigo}}. The West also has its own [[OurCryptidsAreMoreMysterious cryptids]] and urban legends, the most famous of them being the {{chupacabra}}. It is not unknown for an ongoing Western series to have an episode or two of weirdness, [[MaybeMagicMaybeMundane even an ambiguous one]].

See also: {{Samurai Cowboy}}s, SupernaturalFiction, AliensInCardiff. Compare SouthernGothic.



[[folder: Anime And Manga ]]

* ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventureSteelBallRun''. A cross country race to the finish line where any and every dirty trick is allowed becomes more than just that when [[DismantledMacGuffin mysterious corpse parts]] lead back to [[spoiler: The President of the United States]].
* ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No_Man%27s_Land_%28manga%29 No Man's Land]]'', an OELManga by Jason [=DeAngelis=], throws TheLegionsOfHell in TheWildWest, and TheHero is a [[TheGunslinger gunslinging]] [[DemonSlaying demon hunter]]. How this works out, we can't tell however, as the series was [[{{Cancellation}} cancelled]] after the second book.
* ''Manga/EtCetera''. The Wild West [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] Literature/JourneyToTheWest, complete with martial arts and Chinese Zodiac-inspired magic. Except that the "West" Mingchao is journeying to is ''[[{{Dissimile}} Hollywood]].''

[[folder: Comic Books ]]

* The ''ComicBook/{{Desperadoes}}'' comic book
* The DCU's ''Weird Western Tales'' starring ComicBook/JonahHex. Despite the title, Jonah Hex is only ''borderline'' weird, at least in his original and current ongoing series. The two Joe R. Lansdale miniseries and movie have plenty of WeirdWest stuff, though.
* While most of ''ComicBook/{{Preacher}}'' is set in the present, the series has a very strong Weird West vibe, and the origin of the Saint of Killers is a pure example of the genre.
* Creator/DCComics GoldenAge character the Vigilante turned into this during the ''ComicBook/SevenSoldiers'' "megaseries."
* Another DC Comics character, El Diablo, was basically made of this.
* Magazine Enterprises had a supernatural Western character the Comicbook/GhostRider, who was later taken over by Creator/MarvelComics, renamed the Phantom Rider, made mundane, and eventually re-supernaturalized.
* ''ComicBook/MarvelZombies 5'' is a zombie western.
* ''ComicBook/TheSixthGun'' is a New Weird western comic book series. Six revolvers with magical powers, when placed into the lock of a special vault, cause TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt, and lets whoever did the wreckin' remake the world in his/ her image. The protagonists must keep them away from an undead confederate general, the remains of his unit, and a thief working for a shadowy organization.
* Happens in both the two main Italian western comic books, ''ComicBook/TexWiller'' and ''Zagor'' (both published by Bonelli)
** ''Zagor'' regularly features vampires, werewolves, aliens, mad scientists and a number of other unusual creepy crawlies. Quite fittingly, it shares the same universe with other fantasy-based Bonelli series, such as ''Martin Mystere'' (better known internationally for [[WesternAnimation/MartinMystery its animated adaptation]]), ''ComicBook/DylanDog'', and others, even if set much earlier in time.
** ''Tex Willer'' is usually more down to earth and tends to feature mostly typical stories, but from time to time has shown magic users (including the warlock Mefisto, Tex' most famous enemy, and Tex' ally El Morisco. Plus, the medicine man of the Navajo village where Tex lives has genuine magical abilities, [[OvershadowedByAwesome just not in the same league as the above two]]), LizardFolk, [[EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs dinosaurs]], ''aliens''... [[ScoobyDooHoax And very convincing scammers]], leading to Tex usually doubting of apparent magic until he can verify it with his own eyes. Also, [[MugglesDoItBetter it's shown that guns kill much faster and better than magic]], with the only exception being the Tibetan monk Padma (who once asked the "Voice of My Land" for permission to deal with Mefisto by making him drop dead but was refused).
* Creator/DCComics ''The Justice Riders'' (Various Justice Leaguers reimagined in a Wild West setting.)
* The ''[[ComicBook/HackSlash Hack/Slash]]'' short comic "Home, Home on Derange".
* ''ComicBook/WynonnaEarp'' is NewOldWest meets the WeirdWest.
* Creator/DougTenNapel's ''IronWest'' would just be plain old CattlePunk, except that it's implied that the Engines (and perhaps the robo-cowboys as well) weren't actually built by anyone.
* ''Comicbook/CowboysAndAliens'' and its film adaptation.
* The ComicBook/AmalgamUniverse one-shot ''Generation Hex'' was essentially this, combining the mutants of ComicBook/GenerationX with the Old West setting of the aforementioned ComicBook/JonahHex.
* ''ComicBook/PrettyDeadly'' by Creator/KellySueDeConnick and Emma Rios. It stars Deathface Ginny, the Daughter of Death.
* ''Texas Strangers'', which is essentially a Western story in a setting with magic and multiple fantasy races. Elves are the Native Americans, and Orcs come from Mexico; they and the humans of various stripes all use magic in their day-to-day lives.
* ''ComicBook/EastOfWest'' by Jonathan Hickman is this in spades. Cowboy versions of the four horsemen of the apocalypse bump shoulders with powerful witches from the Endless Nation of the Indians. Also, there are talking eyeballs and living lakes. Weird West indeed.
* ''Manifest Destiny'' is about Lewis and Clark meeting all kinds of (usually quite dangerous) weirdness on their expedition to the Pacific Northwest.
* ''ComicBook/RapunzelsRevenge'' is FracturedFairyTale of the ''Literature/{{Rapunzel}}'' story set in a FantasyCounterpartCulture of the Old West. All magical elements are retained, and expanded in the SteamPunk styled sequel.
* Parodied in one of the short stories published on ''ComicBook/PaperinikNewAdventures'': in the 23rd century they were shooting a western movie that featured such things as fire-breathing coguars, Indians with [[DisintegratorRay disintegrator tomahawks]] terrified by robotic birds and mutant desperados... Because the producer, usually known for [[ShownTheirWork extreme realism]], [[CriticalResearchFailure accidentally documented himself with 20th century tabloids]].
* The vampire villain Protagonist Skinner Sweet of''ComicBook/AmericanVampire'' had started out as a Wild West outlaw, and several stories concerning him take place there.
* After the death of his father, Adam Osidis from ''ComicBook/SevenToEternity'' departs home on a mission to cleanse his family's name and confront the God of Whispers. He carries a rifle and five "nails"--bullets, one of which contains drops of his deceased brother's blood. He teams up with a group of Mosaks, supernatural knights, who are also seeking justice.


[[folder: Film ]]

* ''Film/HighPlainsDrifter'': Nothing explicitly supernatural happens, but it is strongly implied that the main character is not human.
* ''Film/PaleRider'' frequently associates the hero with Death, the fourth horseman of the Apocalypse.
* ''Billy the Kid vs Dracula'' and ''Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter'' (and, yes, these are real movies).
* 1959's ''Curse of the Undead'' features a vampire gunslinger, quite possibly the first example of such.
* The movie ''Greaser's Palace,'' a bizarre Christ allegory which features [[spoiler: supernatural resurrection.]]
* Some parts of ''Film/TheProphecy'' are reminiscent of this setting, as most of the story takes place in a barely populated Arizona town. The main characters go down a mine shaft that shows them visions and participate in an [[MagicalNativeAmerican Indian exorcism]].
* ''Film/UndeadOrAlive'' (2007) -- Western meets zombies
* ''Film/TheBurrowers'' (2008) -- Western meets subterranean ghouls
* ''Film/HighPlainsInvaders'' (2009) -- Western meets alien invaders
* ''Film/FromDuskTillDawn'' - Western meets Tarantino, Rodriguez and Vampires.
* ''Film/TheValleyOfGwangi'' - A living Allosaurus is unleashed and its up to cowboys to save the day.
* Third ''Film/JeepersCreepers'' film was supposed to be this when it was first envisioned.
* ''Film/BloodRayneIIDeliverance'' was a movie about vampires set in the old west. Also contained the ridiculous line, "[[ShowdownAtHighNoon Get out of town before ]][[{{Pun}} high midnight]]."[[note]]"High Moon" would have made a ''much'' better pun... or at least a [[SoBadItsGood smarmier]] one, if you believe there's no such thing as a good pun.[[/note]]
* The famous surrealist Western ''Film/ElTopo,'' which features mole people.
* ''Film/CowboysAndAliens''. [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin The title should tip you off]].
* ''Death Valley: The Revenge of Bloody Bill'' - Zombies.
* ''Gun Town'' - Psycho cannibals.
* ''The Ghoul Goes West''. An unproduced Creator/EdWood film that would have starred Creator/BelaLugosi as {{Dracula}} [[RecycledInSpace in the Old West]].
* ''Film/NearDark'': A vampire coven roam the modern-day west looking for prey to kill and places to lay low.
* ''Film/{{Priest 2011}}'' is set in post apocalyptic-earth with vampires and has many of the trappings of the wild west genre.
* ''Film/DeadInTombstone'': A murdered gang leader is sent back to Earth by the Devil to extract vengeance on the gang members who betrayed him.
* ''Film/JonahHex'': After being brought back from the dead, but leaving part of his soul behind, Jonah acquired the ability to, as long as he maintains physical contact with the corpse, temporarily resurrect and communicate with the dead, bringing the corpse physically and mentally back to its condition prior to death.
* The original script for ''Film/BigTroubleInLittleChina'' set the supernatural shenanigans in the Wild West, but ExecutiveMeddling updated it to modern day to be more relatable to the audience. Vestiges of the western setting can still be seen, such as Jack riding off into the sunset after the battle is won and walking around with saddle bags over his shoulder on a couple of scenes (even if he's a trucker).
* The ''{{Film/Dead Lands}}'' of the titular film are a forbidden, cursed place inhabited by ghosts.
* ''Film/BoneTomahawk'' has a CannibalClan of proto-humans as the villains.
* ''Film/GrimPrairieTales'' fits this to a tee.
* ''Film/{{Purgatory}}'' is about a Western town in Purgatory, where the almost-damned are given a second chance.
* ''Film/TheLoneRanger'' was going to have heavier elements of this, with the villains planned to be werewolves. The final version still has a hint of this, with Tonto saying that the villain is a Windigo. [[spoiler: It turns out he's just a regular guy, but those rabbits...]]
* ''Film/TheBeastOfHollowMountain'': Cowboys versus a dinosaur.
* ''Film/NightOfTheLepus'': A modern-day western with ''[[HairRaisingHare giant killer rabbits]]''.

[[folder: Literature ]]

* Creator/RobertEHoward's [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_E._Howard_bibliography#Weird_West Weird West stories]].
* "Ghost Town At Sundown" from ''Literature/TheMagicTreeHouse'' series.
* ''Literature/BloodMeridian, Or the Evening Redness in the West'', by Creator/CormacMcCarthy, repeatedly suggests that [[spoiler: the Judge]] is a supernatural being.
* ''Franchise/TheDarkTower'' series is a sort of western (more so in the first book than in later installments) with elements of fantasy and science fiction. It has demons and magic as well as technology left over from before [[AfterTheEnd the world moved on]].
* The ''[[Literature/TheTalesOfAlvinMaker Alvin Maker]]'' stories by Creator/OrsonScottCard are all about this.
* Lots and lots of stories by Creator/JoeRLansdale. Even some of his stories that ''aren't'' weird west still [[Film/BubbaHoTep borrow elements.]]
* ''Literature/AgeOfSteam'' by Creator/DevonMonk.
* The ''Literature/JonShannow'' trilogy by Creator/DavidGemmell. An AfterTheEnd setting where most of humanity has access to civil war era technology, but which also has half-beast mutants, devil worshiping sorcerers and [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot gun wielding lizardmen from the past of another dimension invaded by Atlantis]].
* Creator/EmmaBull's ''Territory'' is a {{Weird West}} exploration of the Tombstone mythos, and the events surrounding the famous Gunfight at the OK Corral.
* Creator/AlanDeanFoster's short stories about "Mad Amos" Malone, a giant MountainMan with a vast knowledge of all things arcane and mysterious who battles assorted dragons, ghosts, and other occult goings-on in the Old West.
* Gemma Files' ''Literature/TheHexslingerSeries'', a post-Civil War trilogy about fallen preacher turned sorcerer Ash Rook, his sharpshooting [[TheGunslinger gunslinger]] [[StraightGay boyfriend]] Chess Pargeter, and the hell they unleash on the West when Rook makes a deal with [[spoiler: a fallen Mayan goddess]] to get the one thing his magic can't give him: [[spoiler: a way to save him and Chess from killing each other when Chess's magic awakes as well, since magicians can't co-exist or cooperate in this universe without sooner or later destroying each other]].
* ''Literature/UnicornWestern'', with its presence of magic and unicorns.
* The ''LightNovel/VampireHunterD'' light-novel series by Creator/HideyukiKikuchi is heavily Western-based, even taking place in what is known as "The Frontier".
* Appalachia rather than the West, but the ''Literature/SilverJohn'' stories by Creator/ManlyWadeWellman are if not this trope, related.
* ''Literature/SheepsClothing'' is a vampire story set in the United States territories in 1874, while its sequel, ''Literature/HungryAsAWolf'', features flesh-eating zombies by way of the Wendigo myth..
* Mike Resnick's ''Buntline Special'' and its sequels pit SteamPunk science against Indian magic.
* Although it's somewhat subtle, ''Literature/TheWillBeDone'' takes place in a western-style setting, along with sorcerers and [[ReligionIsMagic magical priests]] (No, they don't get along).
* ''Literature/WaxAndWayne'': Given Creator/BrandonSanderson and his extensive use of MagicAIsMagicA, this series straddles the line between this and CattlePunk. It's in a WildWest setting with use of magic, but said magic is highly tied into the development of new technologies such as DepletedPhlebotinumShells. Weapons reach to the advancement of dynamite, revolvers and bolt-action rifles, and transportation technology has advanced to the point of making TraintopBattle scenarios feasible, but one such battle includes someone grabbing dynamite and [[GoodThingYouCanHeal blowing it up in his own hand]].
* ''Literature/TheGolgothaSeries'' is set in a version of the West where AllMythsAreTrue, and many strange and supernatural things are drawn to the town of Golgotha, Nevada.
* ''Literature/CthulhuArmageddon'' is an AfterTheEnd post-apocalypse NewOldWest where humans scrape an existence by in the shadow of the Great Old Ones.
* ''Literature/JillKismet'' is chiefly an UrbanFantasy series, but it ''is'' set in the modern West and draws inspiration from it: Jill buys many of her charms from a Native American medicine woman, and the local flavor of [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent werewolf]] seems to take inspiration from skinwalker legends.
* ''Vermilion'' by Molly Tanzer features the adventures of Lou Merriwether, a Taoist exorcist in old San Francisco.

[[folder: Live Action TV ]]

* The television adaptation of ''Series/TheWalkingDead'', beyond blatant western references right from the start, is a western story at heart with WesternCharacters. [[TheGunslinger Gunslingers]] Rick Grimes and Shane Walsh, YoungGun Carl Grimes, {{Hunter Trapper}}s Daryl and Merle Dixon, WastelandElder The Governor, the list goes on.
* Some episodes of ''Series/TheAdventuresOfBriscoCountyJr''.
* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' as a whole could be considered a weird neo-western, but one episode featured Sam and Dean going back to the Old West to hunt down a Phoenix.
* ''Series/{{Bonanza}}'' dabbled in the weird more than once.
** In one episode, Little Joe helped an isolated town defend against a gang that killed their sheriff, only to wake up in a ghost town that was destroyed by a gang years earlier.
** In another, a new priest arrives in town just before Easter. He resolves a bitter custody battle over orphaned twins by counseling their extended family. Moments after their reunion, a man walks in and introduces himself as the new priest. The first one, naturally, has disappeared.
* The ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "A Town Called Mercy" features the Doctor, Amy and Rory dealing with what is essentially a Franchise/{{Terminator}} [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal tormenting the titular town]] in the American old West.
* On Series/TheElectricCompany1971, at least two {{Western}} parodies are this: the "galloping saddle" and "My Name is Kathy" sketches.
* Xbox is reviving the setting of the ''Deadlands'' RPG (see Tabletop Games, below) for a new live-action TV series.
* ''Series/{{Westworld}}'' is an odd case. While it's clearly on the science fiction side of the SpeculativeFiction spectrum, it also clearly isn't a SpaceWestern or CattlePunk. Rather, it's a collision of an AIIsACrapshoot thriller and a classical Western, making it fit more comfortably here than in any of the other speculative Western genres.
** InUniverse, some of the park's story-lines run into this category, such as the horror story involving cultists in the desert who became cannibals.
* ''{{Series/Rawhide}}'' dabbled in the "Maybe Magic Maybe Mundane" variety of Weird Western territory quite often through its run, with storylines involving ghosts, curses, Bigfoot....
* ''{{Series/The Wild Wild West}}'' also frequently dabbled in Weird Western territory.
* ''Series/WynonnaEarp'' is set in modern day, but features a outlaws from the Old West killed by Wyatt Earp who return as demonic revenants due to a curse laid upon the Earp bloodline. The Ghost River Triangle area they're trapped in is a hotspot of supernatural activity and has been for a long time.


[[folder: Manhwa ]]

* ''Manhwa/{{Priest}}'': In contrast to the [[InNameOnly movie]], the main story line takes place in the American West, with the protagonist battling fallen angels and zombies with blessed silver weapons, voodoo, and demonically-enhanced strength.


[[folder: Music ]]

* To this genre belongs the song ''Fear and Anguish'', of {{Music/Voltaire}}'s country album: ''Hate Lives in a Small Town''. It's about the effect strange ocurrences start having over a town with a ContinuityNod regarding a song of the same album.
* Ghoultown fit this trope to a tee, with a horrorpunk/rockabilly country sound, and plenty of songs about undead gunslingers and ghoulish curses. They even stretched into comic book territory briefly with a story about a vampire-cowboy.
* Murder By Death have at least their entire album Who Will Survive and What Will be Left of Them?, which is "about the Devil wiping a small town off the map." Portions of Red of Tooth and Claw may qualify as well.
* Volbeat's ''Outlaw Gentlemen and Shady Ladies'' is a ConceptAlbum that is solidly Western but also contains Lovecraftian elements. This is best exemplified by the songs "Dead But Rising," and "Nameless One."
* ''Music/OrdenOgan'''s album ''Gunmen'' is referred to by frontman Sebastian "Seeb" Levermann as a "DarkFantasy {{Western}}".
* The music video of "Promises" by Music/TheCranberries pits a sheriff against a witch that returned from the grave on the local boot hill... [[CurbStompBattle and the witch winning easily]].
* Music/{{Johnny Cash}}'s ''Ghost Riders in the Sky'' is about a cowboy who runs afoul of a herd of demonic cattle being herded by damned souls.


[[folder: Tabletop Games]]

* ''TabletopGame/{{Deadlands}}'' is an unabashed example of this trope, to the point that it actively ''uses the term Weird West'' to describe its setting.
* ''TabletopGame/{{Rifts}}'' features a lawless American West, mostly free from Coalition control (save Northern Texas and Iowa) but host to a whole mess of other troubles. It's all a self-respecting cowpoke or injun can do to take up arms and clear out all the scum -- [[FantasyKitchenSink cyborg prospectors, dinosaurs, lowlife banditos, cactus men, red skinned desert spirits...]] speaking of, Mexico is pretty much completely overrun by vampires.
* ''TabletopGame/ShadowsOfBrimstone'' is a Western-based game where various stock Western characters venture down into [[DugTooDeep dangerous haunted mine shafts]] to battle cosmic horrors. Notably, the locals have begun using a mysterious otherworldly mineral known as darkstone that has powerful-but-mutagenic properties.
* ''[[TabletopGame/WerewolfTheApocalypse Werewolf]]: The Wild West''
* ''[[TabletopGame/{{Munchkin}} The Good, the Bad & the Munchkin]]''
* ''TabletopGame/{{Malifaux}}'' combines Weird Western elements with SteamPunk and GothicHorror.
* ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'' gets in on this act by releasing several flavours of TheGunslinger as a playable class, and a monster that's an undead cowboy.


[[folder: Video Games ]]

* The largely forgotten FirstPersonShooter ''VideoGame/{{Darkwatch}}: Curse of the West'' was about an outlaw-turned-vampire named Jericho Cross, who was hired by the titular organization to track down the vampire lord who turned him. It featured, among other things, a HellishHorse named Shadow that served as Jericho's steed.
* ''[[VideoGame/RedDeadRedemptionUndeadNightmare Undead Nightmare]],'' an expansion pack for ''VideoGame/RedDeadRedemption,'' focuses around the (normal) Western frontier getting overrun with a zombie invasion.
** Though otherwise averted in the main game, the optional sidequest "I Know You" features a mysterious stranger who seems to know [[PlayerCharacter Marston]] even though he doesn't remember ever meeting him. The quest's climax heavily implies this man is some sort of supernatural being, as he's shown to be ImmuneToBullets and your final confrontation with him [[spoiler: takes place at the site of Marston's future grave]]. Players have interpreted him as {{God}}, {{Satan}}, or even {{Death}}, but his true identity is ultimately left [[AngelUnaware ambiguous]].
* The ''VideoGame/WildArms'' series has a Western-like setting, but includes fantasy and sci-fi elements such as [[FunctionalMagic spellcasting]] and robots.
* ''Videogame/AloneInTheDark3'' is set in a GhostTown in Mojave desert populated by [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot undead cowboys and outlaws]].
* ''VideoGame/{{Pirate 101}}'' has a world known as Cool Ranch. The setting is western featuring pirates[[note]]This actually makes sense when you stop and think about it. Most outlaws could be looked at as pirates with horse instead of ships and that they robbed trains, coaches, and banks instead of merchant vessels[[/note]], PettingZooPeople[[note]]They make up most of the Spiral's population, having humans populate it would make it [[MakesSenseInContext seem even stranger]][[/note]], and Hoodoo[[note]]It umm... it comes with the pirate theme... okay, you can have that this one is weird even in context[[/note]].
* ''VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies2ItsAboutTime'': One of the time periods featured in the game is the Wild West... overrun with appropriately-themed zombies such as cowboys, gold prospectors, saloon pianists, rodeo bulls, and... chicken wranglers.
* ''VideoGame/HardWest'' is set in a grim western frontier beset by [[OurDemonsAreDifferent gun-toting demons]], an inexplicable force driving people to madness, ancient curses, and a [[LouisCypher dark-suited stranger]] [[DealWithTheDevil offering wealth and power to those down on their luck]].
* ''[[VideoGame/SuperMonkeyBall Super Monkey Ball Banana Splitz]]'' has a wild west themed world... made entirely out of cardboard drawn on with crayon. Don't let the scenery fool you though, [[ThatOneLevel it's levels are bound to give you a headache.]]
* ''VideoGame/PulpAdventures'' has a mission in which the Lone Ranger and Tonto explore a Wild West town which population has been brainwashed by a cursed artifact buried nearby (a golden mask with telepathic abilities).
* Gameloft's tablet 3rd person shooter, ''Six-Guns: Gang Showdown'', has Arizona and Oregon haunted by vampires, cultists and other creatures of the night. But that's okay, because your cowboy can beat them back with his trusty revolver or with flamethrowers, gatling guns, chainsaws, magic scythes, [[LightningGun Tesla rifles]] and holy energy guns. All while riding a mechanized or demonic horse.
* ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' embraced this fully after having briefly played with it in ''{{Fallout}}'' and ''{{Fallout 2}}''. One of the first people you encounter in the game is a security robot with the face of a cowboy displayed on its screen. And things only get weirder from there. Comes almost with the territory of being a 50s-style pulp-fiction sci-fi game set in a post-apocalyptic Mojave desert.
** And, if you so choose, you can turn it UpToEleven with the "Wild Wasteland" perk, which introduces "the most bizarre and silly elements of post-apocalyptic America".
* ''VideoGame/WestOfLoathing'' is a western themed RPG set in 1895 California near San Francisco. It features a sorceror class ("Beanslingers", who throw magic beans of various effects at enemies), demonic cows, a necromancy cult bringing back entire graveyards worth of skeletons back from the dead, and [[EldritchAbomination edritch-abomination-haunted]] [[PreCursor "El Vibrato"]] ruins driving miners crazy. It's all [[PlayedForLaughs played for laughs]], of course; [[Videogame/KingdomOfLoathing Assymetric Productions]] being the bunch of jokers that they are.

[[folder: Webcomics ]]

* Many of the residents of Hell in ''{{Webcomic/Zoophobia}}'' are western-themed. [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin That's right]], there are demons and other entities with cowboy hats, boots, guns and saloon dresses. Who can square dance.
* ''Webcomic/{{Crowfeathers}}''
* ''Webcomic/TheGunsOfShadowValley'' where the wild west is full of superheroes.
* ''Webcomic/NextTownOver'' has elements of this as well as CattlePunk
* ''[[Webcomic/TheDreadful The Dreadful]]'', which is a cuter than average take, starting with CuteMonsterGirl protagonist Kit.
* ''Webcomic/ZombieRanch'' is more of a [[NewOldWest Weird New West]], though so far the supernatural elements all seem to be limited to zombies or the products of their existence.
* ''{{Webcomic/Plume}}'' has magical artifacts and beings in Wild West setting.
* ''Webcomic/SixGunMage'' - as the title would suggest.
* ''Webcomic/{{Back}}'' is the typical "desperado gains KidSidekick and fights corrupt lawmen" Western, albeit one where the desperado is a omnicidal zombie, the KidSidekick is a witch-in-training, and the corrupt lawmen have been deformed by the will of their insane king.

[[folder: Web Original ]]

* The [[https://youtu.be/38_rWtZ74rM "Normal Western Movie"]] sketch from Webvideo/BrandonRogers is this in spades. For some context, it tells the story of a [[ClusterFBomb Cluster F-Bombin']], [[BestialityIsDepraved horse humpin']] outlaw and a sex addicted prostitute, both of whom are [[WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes irrationally afraid of indians]] and, more importantly, are going through each and every town in the Wild West that has a map maker in the hopes of getting a map to Grimehollow, a town where [[LivingForeverIsAwesome no one ever dies]]. The real kicker, though, is at the end, when its revealed that [[spoiler:they were on Grimehollow all along, that all the mapmakers they've killed were actually the same guy, and that no matter where they try running off to, they will always end up coming right back to Grimehollow.]]
* [[http://johnsu.deviantart.com/art/Western-Brave-119313170 Behold]] the brave Lawrence Brecker and his... uh... hoverhorse thingy.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVkDrIacHJM The Backwater Gospel]] is about what happens when [[TheGrimReaper a creepy undertaker]] shows up in a fearful frontier town under the thrall of a {{sinister|Minister}} [[TheFundamentalist fire and brimstone pastor]] (hint: it doesn't end well).[[/index]]


[[folder:Western Animation]]
* In a ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' episode, Franchise/{{Batman}}, Franchise/GreenLantern, and Franchise/WonderWoman were sent back in time to the wild west, teamed up with ComicBook/JonahHex, and encountered, among other things, a laser gun that split into six smaller parts, android exoskeletons, and [[EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs robot dinosaurs.]] (Someone had been messing with time travel and had messed up the TimeyWimeyBall.)
** Earlier in the Franchise/DCAnimatedUniverse's timeline, ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' had an episode about Batman trying to unravel one of Comicbook/RasAlGhul's plots by investigating its roots in the Old West, when Jonah Hex (who was also in the Justice Leage Unlimited episode) ran afoul of Ra's' son.
* ''[[WesternAnimation/WildWestCOWBoysOfMooMesa Wild West C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa]]''
* WesternAnimation/{{Bravestarr}} crossed this with a SpaceWestern. The hero was a MagicalNativeAmerican with a Shaman as a mentor. The head of the outlaw gang was a thrall (possibly undead) of a cyborg dragon sorcerer. One of the outlaws was an ork in all but name, and add the halfling-like Prairie People for additional fantastic elements.
* ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGalaxyRangers'' also had its share of Wild West and sorcery, particularly the Scarecrow entity, a long-forgotten superweapon that acted like a life-draining vampire.