(February 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:
?
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 [as E. N.] (signed) (painting)
Inks:
Ernest Nordli [as E. N.] (signed) (painting)
Colors:
Ernest Nordli [as E. N.] (signed) (painting)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and an outlaw fight to reach a gun lying on a barrel.

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

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.

Guns of Jeopardy (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 gang uses a hidden pass in the border mountains as a base to rob towns.

Indexer Notes

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

Ranchers in Arms (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:
A band of train robbers trick ranchers into helping them stop a train carrying gold for the railroad track crew's payroll.

Indexer Notes

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

The Great Horn Bow (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
White Bull; Little Hawk
Synopsis:
Little Hawk is allowed to use the Great Horn bow of his father, Chief White Bull.

Indexer Notes

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

[Whaling Camp Spies] (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; The Raven; Chief Blackfish
Synopsis:
Young Hawk and Little Buck and their Sea People friends kill the whale they had harpooned earlier and bring it ashore. Later they capture Wakiash spies who are planning a raid on the whaling camp.

Indexer Notes

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

The Lone Ranger's Origin (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Silver (cameo); Scout (cameo)
Synopsis:
Lone Ranger's origin told. Also brief mention of origin of Silver.

Indexer Notes

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

Big News! 5 One Year Subscriptions Only $4.00 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color. Promo for subscriptions to Dell comics featuring very small cover reproductions of eight different comics--Looney Tunes, Tom and Jerry, The Lone Ranger, Gene Autry, New Funnies, Roy Rogers, Little Lulu, and Tarzan. Five one-year subscriptions for $4.00.

George Mikan Sparks in Backboard Battle (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
George Mikan

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Color ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring Minneapolis Lakers basketball player George Mikan. 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
  3. 2. Guns of Jeopardy
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Ranchers in Arms
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Great Horn Bow
  6. 5. [Whaling Camp Spies]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. The Lone Ranger's Origin
    The Lone Ranger
  8. 7. Big News! 5 One Year Subscriptions Only $4.00
  9. 8. George Mikan Sparks in Backboard Battle
    Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
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