(March 1954)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Silver
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger, mounted on Silver, grabs an outlaw’s shirt and pulls him from his horse.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

To My Candy Kid... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ludwig Bemelmans [as Bemelmans] (signed)
Inks:
Ludwig Bemelmans [as Bemelmans] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

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

The Hostage (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 13 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:
Tonto is taken hostage by a gang which is robbing Army supply wagons.

Indexer Notes

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

Wagon of Refuge (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 10 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:
After robbing a bank and general store, two outlaws hitch a ride with a covered wagon.

Indexer Notes

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

The Placid Dutchman (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 12 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 Dutchman uses his pleasant demeanor to catch his victims off guard.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

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

The Man of the Family (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Rolfe Tyler
Synopsis:
Thirteen-year-old Rolfe Tyler has to become head of the household when his father suffers a broken leg.

Indexer Notes

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

[A Cold, Wet 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:
Leaving the valley where they have spent most of the winter, Young Hawk and Little Buck head for the plains, crossing a flood-swollen river and escaping attacks by lynx and wolves.

Indexer Notes

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

Everyone does it-Why not you? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Dell’s Lone Ranger comic. Premium is vinyl key and coin case.

Jam Packed With Pictures and Fun! (Table of Contents)

Whitman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Rootie Kazootie (cameo); Howdy Doody (cameo); Bugs Bunny (cameo); Elmer Fudd (cameo); Roy Rogers (cameo); Dale Evans (cameo); Desi Arnez (cameo); Lucille Ball (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color. Ad for Whitman coloring books. Covers depicted include Howdy Doody, Rootie Kazootie, Bugs Bunny, Lucille Ball-Desi Arnez, Roy Rogers, and Ding Dong School.

"Spark Up! To Get a Clear Shot!" Says Bob Davies (Table of Contents)

Wheaties; Spark Up with Wheaties! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Bob Davies

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring Rochester Royals basketball player Bob Davies. Ad includes photo of Davis with facsimile autograph. Part of the "Spark Up With Wheaties!" series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. To My Candy Kid...
    Mars; Milky Way
  3. 2. The Hostage
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Wagon of Refuge
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Placid Dutchman
    The Lone Ranger
  6. 5. The Man of the Family
  7. 6. [A Cold, Wet Journey]
    Young Hawk
  8. 7. Everyone does it-Why not you?
  9. 8. Jam Packed With Pictures and Fun!
    Whitman
  10. 9. "Spark Up! To Get a Clear Shot!" Says Bob Davies
    Wheaties; Spark Up with Wheaties!
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