(December 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.

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Hank Hartman (signed) (painting)
Inks:
Hank Hartman (signed) (painting)
Colors:
Hank Hartman (signed) (painting)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger fires a rifle and Tonto aims a sixgun.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Davy and the Indian Attack (Table of Contents)

Playskool; Lincoln Logs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; color. Ad in comic form for Lincoln Logs (toy building logs).

The Bounty Hunters (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 19 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:
Renegade Apaches cross the border into Mexico, where their raids lead to a bounty of $200 for Apache scalps.

Indexer Notes

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

Jailbreak (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis:
Two outlaws take a deputy hostage after springing their friend from jail.

Indexer Notes

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

Strong Bow's Vision (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Strong Bow
Synopsis:
Strong Bow follows an antelope into a remote valley with only one narrow entrance.

Indexer Notes

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

[Rescue from Blackfeet] (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 killing the wolverine, Young Hawk returns to his cabin to find it burned and Little Buck and his adopted family taken away as slaves by Blackfeet raiders. He rescues Little Buck; but the two must leave the others with the Blackfeet.

Indexer Notes

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

Do Your Christmas Shopping Early! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to various Dell Comics. Rate is five one-year subscriptions for $4.50 plus Lucky Penny Pocketpiece premium.

Indian Drums (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Descriptions of various types of Indian drums.

Indexer Notes

Half text, half art.

A New Daisy Training B-B Riffle for Christmas, Pardner! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Harman (signed)
Inks:
Fred Harman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Red Ryder

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color. Illustrated ad for Daisy Air Rifles. Daisy Pump Gun No. 25, Daisy Defender Repeater No. 142, and Daisy 1000-shot Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine No. 111 models depicted.

Foreign License Plate (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring Foreign License Plate premiums.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Davy and the Indian Attack
    Playskool; Lincoln Logs
  3. 2. The Bounty Hunters
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Jailbreak
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Strong Bow's Vision
  6. 5. [Rescue from Blackfeet]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Do Your Christmas Shopping Early!
  8. 7. Indian Drums
  9. 8. A New Daisy Training B-B Riffle for Christmas, Pardner!
    Daisy Air Rifles
  10. 9. Foreign License Plate
    Wheaties
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