(October 1952)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ernest Nordli (signed) (painting)
Inks:
Ernest Nordli (signed) (painting)
Colors:
Ernest Nordli (signed) (painting)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger kicks a gun out of a man’s hand.
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To Readers of the Lone Ranger (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo)
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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Promo for subscriptions to the Dell Lone Ranger Comic. Premium is free group picture of Dell Comics characters.

The Outlaw's Fiancee (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis:
A gangleader's fiancee is shot when she attempts to warn the sheriff of the gang's newest robbery.

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records.

The Law Lady (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis:
When the sheriff of Gunstock is murdered, his widow takes the sheriff's job.
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Unwelcome Visitors (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Dan Reid; Silver (horse); Scout (horse); Victor (horse)
Synopsis:
The White Mask bandit and his accomplice kidnap Dan Reid.

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records.

The Great Plains (Table of Contents)

Wonders of the West / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the Great Plains.

Indexer Notes

Mostly art with some text.

Clan of the Badger (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Little Owl
Synopsis:
Little Owl, a crippled five-year-old Pawnee boy, becomes friends with a badger.

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois’ personal records.

[Attacked by Peccaries] (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jon Small
Inks:
Jon Small
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Hawk; Little Buck; Desert Lark
Synopsis:
Young Hawk, and Little Buck fight off an attack by a pack of peccaries then help Desert Lark escape from two warriors. The trio heads over a mountain and descends into Death Valley.

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing storyline. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records.

Bat Masterson’s Advice to Gunslingers (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Bat Masterson
Synopsis:
Bat Masterson's advice on dealing with gunslingers.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; half-art, half-text.

Stan "The Man" Musial Sparks Rally! (Table of Contents)

Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Stan Musial

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Color ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring St. Louis Cardinals baseball player Stan Musial. Part of "What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!" series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. To Readers of the Lone Ranger
  3. 2. The Outlaw's Fiancee
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Law Lady
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Unwelcome Visitors
    The Lone Ranger
  6. 5. The Great Plains
    Wonders of the West
  7. 6. Clan of the Badger
  8. 7. [Attacked by Peccaries]
    Young Hawk
  9. 8. Bat Masterson’s Advice to Gunslingers
  10. 9. Stan "The Man" Musial Sparks Rally!
    Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
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