(January 1953)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
Tonto grabs an outlaw as he starts to throw a knife at the Lone Ranger’s back.
Reprints:

Eleven Fun-Packed Ways to Enjoy Walt Disney's Peter Pan (Table of Contents)

Whitman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Peter Pan
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Color illustrated ad for Whitman coloring books, activity books, and story books featuring Walt Disney's Peter Pan. Prices range from 29 cents to 98 cents.

Death in the Forest (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)
Synopsis:
A bandit gang hides in the forest where they kill an old man and take Tonto hostage.

Indexer Notes

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

A Word of Advice (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Silver (horse; Scout (horse)
Synopsis:
Two brothers gun down a pair of notorious outlaws in self-defense. One becomes a sheriff and rancher while the other seems to have become a gunfighter.

The Castle of Sticks (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Little Owl; Yellow Blossom; Strong Bow
Synopsis:
A young Indian boy invents a type of mobile protection from attack by Apache arrows.

Indexer Notes

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

[The Whale Hunt] (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 9.8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Hawk; Little Buck; The Raven; Chief Blackfish
Synopsis:
Young Hawk and Little Buck and their guide Raven visit a village of the Coast People. They watch the building of a sea-going canoe and later go on a whale hunt.

Indexer Notes

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

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1952. No circulation figures given.

Give a Christmas Gift That Will Bring Good Cheer Every Month In The Year! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo); Santa Claus (cameo)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Dell Lone Ranger comics.

["Rope this famous Daisy 1000-shot Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine for Christmas, Pardner!"] (Table of Contents)

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Harman (signed); ?
Inks:
Fred Harman (signed); ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Red Ryder (cameo); Little Beaver (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Illustrated color ad for Daisy Air Rifles featuring two small drawings by Fred Harman and art by other artist(s). Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine No. 111, Daisy Defender No. 141, Daisy Pump Gun No. 25, and Daisy Gravity Repeater No. 155 models depicted.

Touchdown! Doak Walker Sparks for Lions (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Doak Walker

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Color ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring Detroit Lions quarterback Doak Walker. Part of "What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!" series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Eleven Fun-Packed Ways to Enjoy Walt Disney's Peter Pan
    Whitman
  3. 2. Death in the Forest
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. A Word of Advice
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Castle of Sticks
  6. 5. [The Whale Hunt]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Statement of Ownership
  8. 7. Give a Christmas Gift That Will Bring Good Cheer Every Month In The Year!
  9. 8. ["Rope this famous Daisy 1000-shot Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine for Christmas, Pardner!"]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  10. 9. Touchdown! Doak Walker Sparks for Lions
    Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
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