(July 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.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[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:
The Lone Ranger dives from a ledge to tackle an outlaw who is choking Tonto.
Reprints:

Worth Going Out on a Limb For-- (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Rio Grande Gun Runners (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:
Kyle Ferris and his gang robs rifles from Army wagon train shipments and sells them to Mexican bandits across the Rio Grande River.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Stalled Armistice (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:
Red Dog and his Cheyenne braves attack a settlement to get rifles in order to fight an Army detachment.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Crossbow (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Ricardo Nuñez; Fray Tomas; Captain Cardenas
Synopsis:
A Spanish soldier rescues an Indian maiden from a cruel Conquistador.

Indexer Notes

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

[Geysers and Hot Springs] (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; Neekoota
Synopsis:
In what is now Yellowstone Park, Young Hawk and Little Buck kill a moose that is attacking an old man and his teenage granddaughter. The old man dies of a heart attack. After making friends with the girl, the two boys explore the geysers and hot springs.

Indexer Notes

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

Hi-Yo Kids! Here’s Your Official Dell Comics Club Pen! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Cowboys! Cowgirls! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Whitman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hurry! Send for This Big Wheaties Offer! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Worth Going Out on a Limb For--
    Mars; Milky Way
  3. 2. Rio Grande Gun Runners
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Stalled Armistice
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Crossbow
  6. 5. [Geysers and Hot Springs]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Hi-Yo Kids! Here’s Your Official Dell Comics Club Pen!
  8. 7. Cowboys! Cowgirls!
    Whitman
  9. 8. Hurry! Send for This Big Wheaties Offer!
    Wheaties
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Merlin Haas