(March 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:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto fire their guns from behind a boulder.

Man with a Winning "Way" (Table of Contents)

Mars; Milky Way / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; color. Illustrated ad for Milky Way candy bars.

Traitor in the Fold (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 trio of outlaws enlist renegade Light Feather to lead his braves against a wagon train.

Indexer Notes

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

The Blinding Storm (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:
The Dublin gang kidnaps Mr. & Mrs. Bancroft, who are returning east after striking it rich in the gold fields of California. The Lone Ranger and Tonto track the gang through a snowstorm.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Wings of the Thunderbird (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chin Ko-mo; Cha-lee
Synopsis:
With the help of an old man, a young couple finds refuge at the top of a white mesa.

Indexer Notes

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

[Banished] (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:
The Sea People fend off an attack by Waikish raiders, but Chief Blackfish is wounded. The rest of the hunting party decides that Young Hawk and Little Buck are bad luck and must leave. The two boys find a copper deposit and return to the Sea People to give them the location.

Indexer Notes

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

Gold Plated Free Key Chain Holder (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo); Tonto (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Dell Lone Ranger Comics. Premium is gold-plated key chain holder.

Bill Starts an Air Rifle Club (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Red Ryder (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Illustrated color ad for Daisy Air Rifles. Small drawing of Red Ryder on horseback. Daisy 1000-shot Red Ryder Carbine No. 111 depicted.

Sid Abel Sparks in Hockey Duel! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Sid Abel

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Color ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring Chicago Black Hawk hockey player Sid Abel. Part of "What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!" series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Man with a Winning "Way"
    Mars; Milky Way
  3. 2. Traitor in the Fold
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Blinding Storm
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Wings of the Thunderbird
  6. 5. [Banished]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Gold Plated Free Key Chain Holder
  8. 7. Bill Starts an Air Rifle Club
    Daisy Air Rifles
  9. 8. Sid Abel Sparks in Hockey Duel!
    Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
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  • Merlin Haas
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