(November 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:
?
Format:
standard newsstand comic book

[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; Silver (horse)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Silver bowl over a pair of outlaws.

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.

Terror Trail (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 20 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); Don Diablo (villain)
Synopsis:
A masked and caped outlaw named Don Diablo terrorizes Murado Valley, just north of the Mexican border.
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Indexer Notes

Villain reads poetry. A quote from Milton's "Paradise Lost" is used. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records.

The Wagon Train (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; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto help a wagon train that is beset by many suspicious "accidents."

Indexer Notes

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

The Grand Canyon (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 Grand Canyon.

Indexer Notes

Mostly art with some text.

The Hide of the Bull (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Little Lance; Badger Foot
Synopsis:
Sioux boys Badger Foot and Little Lance kill a wounded buffalo and later make a boat from its skin to escape a flood.

Indexer Notes

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

[Out of Death Valley] (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, Little Buck, and Desert Lark make their way out of Death Valley and into the wooded mountains. They save three Shoshone hunters from a bear.

Indexer Notes

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

Enjoy Hours of Fun (Table of Contents)

Whitman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Roy Rogers (cameo); Lone Ranger (cameo); Donald Duck (cameo); Bugs Bunny (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Color ad for Whitman coloring books with descriptions and covers of four titles depicted (Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, Lone Ranger, Mickey and Donald, and Bugs Bunny). Descriptions of Howdy-Doody and Flash Gordon coloring books also included, but no cover reproductions.

10,000 Voit Footballs to Win (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Color ad for Wheaties breakfast cereal contest with footballs as a prize.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. To Readers of the Lone Ranger
  3. 2. Terror Trail
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Wagon Train
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Grand Canyon
    Wonders of the West
  6. 5. The Hide of the Bull
  7. 6. [Out of Death Valley]
    Young Hawk
  8. 7. Enjoy Hours of Fun
    Whitman
  9. 8. 10,000 Voit Footballs to Win
    Wheaties
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