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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Silver (horse)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger, mounted on a rearing Silver, fires at outlaws.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Everybody Loves Tell-a-Tale Books (Table of Contents)

Whitman; Tell-A-Tale Books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; color. Illustrated ad for Whitman 15 cent Tell-a-Tale books.

Night Stage (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 banker tips off a gang about night shipments of cash that are being carried by the stagecoach.

Indexer Notes

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

The Flame (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 land speculator imports a Mexican bandit called El Flamenco ("The Flame"), who specializes in burning down ranches, in order to get land on the proposed route of a railroad.

Indexer Notes

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

Gray Hawk’s Inheritance (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:
Gray Hawk; Tall Cloud; Strong Bull; Kicking Horse
Synopsis:
Gray Hawk must wrestle Strong Bull to win the hand of the fair Prairie Dove.

Indexer Notes

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

[The Smoking Mountain] (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:
Young Hawk and Little Buck make their way up a volcanic mountain in Oregon during an eruption. They receive a sign to travel north. They build a canoe and go down a tributary to the Columbia River.

Indexer Notes

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

The Plainsman (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Till Goodan (signed)
Inks:
Till Goodan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Till Goodan?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about plainsmen of the early west.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Half text, half art.

Free! If You Subscribe Now to Lone Ranger Comics! (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 Lone Ranger Comics. Premium is group picture of Dell Comic characters.

"Scooter" Phil Rizzuto Sparks Yankees (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Phil Rizzuto

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Color ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring New York Yankees second baseman Phil Rizzuto. Part of "What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!" series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Everybody Loves Tell-a-Tale Books
    Whitman; Tell-A-Tale Books
  3. 2. Night Stage
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Flame
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Gray Hawk’s Inheritance
  6. 5. [The Smoking Mountain]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. The Plainsman
  8. 7. Free! If You Subscribe Now to Lone Ranger Comics!
  9. 8. "Scooter" Phil Rizzuto Sparks Yankees
    Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
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