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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto sneak up on a pair of outlaws waiting in ambush on the trail below.

These Whitman Books are Just for Fun! (Table of Contents)

Whitman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Howdy Doody (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; color. Illustrated ad for Whitman activity books.

Homer With A High Hat (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:
In an attempt to get Homer Potts, her eastern lawyer uncle, to stay and help her father save his ranch, Cindy Potts has the sheriff put him in jail. But Homer Potts is mistaken for a counterfeiter and is taken by the Billy-Be-Hung gang to their hideout.

Indexer Notes

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

Summer Dawn (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:
Summer Dawn, daughter of Chief Storm Cloud, rides with the Lone Ranger and Tonto to Fort Clark to warn them of an Indian attack, but they are too late.

Indexer Notes

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

The Lost Gold Mine (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:
Jacumba; Seri
Synopsis:
A young boy, Jacumba, searches for the lost gold of the Santa Clara Mission.

Indexer Notes

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

[Eastward Journey] (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
Synopsis:
After recovering the Sea People's canoes from the Waikish, Young Hawk and Little Buck's canoe becomes separated from the others during a storm. They paddle up the Rogue River in Oregon where they abandon their canoe and start eastward up the valley.

Indexer Notes

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

Cattle Rustlers (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about modern cattle rustling.

Indexer Notes

Half-art, half-text.

Free! A Dell Comics Club Lucky Penny Piece (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color. Promo for subscriptions to Dell Lone Ranger Comics. Premium is Lucky Penny Piece.

Get 'em at your Grocer's Now! (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated color ad for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring miniature 1953 United States license plates.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. These Whitman Books are Just for Fun!
    Whitman
  3. 2. Homer With A High Hat
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Summer Dawn
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Lost Gold Mine
  6. 5. [Eastward Journey]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Cattle Rustlers
  8. 7. Free! A Dell Comics Club Lucky Penny Piece
  9. 8. Get 'em at your Grocer's Now!
    Wheaties
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Merlin Haas