"Everyone would be better off as an outlaw, since the villains are so often the fun of cowboy fiction."
"Blain is an extraordinarily gifted talent; his writing skills are
superb, creating characters on the page with unique voices and whom you
enjoy reading about. His art work is sublime; detailed and meticulous."
– Comics Waiting Room
"Blain convinces me that every train robbery, every saloon brawl, every
range war has, at its comic heart, a cowboy who's just looking for a
little open space to undress the woman he loves."
– The Oregonian
"A sweet, funny comic . . . Blain's script contains some sophisticated surprises not usually found
in this kind of comic story, and his art is a delight
– Minneapolis City Pages
"The unbelievably talented Blain offers a subversive
take on the American Western. . . . 'Gus' is the rare funny book that resonates as
well as entertains."
– Harrisburg Patriot News