(April 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; Tonto
Synopsis:
Tonto and the Lone Ranger fire their guns from the cab of a railroad engine.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Tell-a-Tale Books for Children (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 children's books. Very small cover reproductions of 15 books are depicted.

End of the Chase (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis:
Rambo, Lyman, and Grinning Wolf are a gang terrorizing settlers near Infernal Blazes.

Chinese Gold (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis:
Red Estey and his men are out to control the gold boomtown of Oreville. They stir up a mob against a Chinese settlement to cover their robbery of the Chinese miners' gold.

A Message Gone Wrong (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 gang uses a fake telegraph message to steal a gold shipment from the Army.

Indexer Notes

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

Apache Raised (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Boyd Tanner; John Scott
Synopsis:
Apache-raised John Scott must save his family from a band of renegade Apaches.

Indexer Notes

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

[Bear Attacks Girl in Canoe] (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:
Descending to the Wyoming plains after their long winter, Young Hawk and Little Buck save a Shoshone girl in a canoe from an attack by a bear.

Indexer Notes

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

New Adventures Every Month (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo); Silver (horse) (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Dell’s Lone Ranger comic. Premium is Magic Window Set.

For That Trip Into Space... (Table of Contents)

Curtiss; Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color. Illustrated ad for Curtiss Candy Company's Baby Ruth candy bars.

Send For This Big Wheaties Offer Now! (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 1954 U.S. state license plates premium.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Tell-a-Tale Books for Children
    Whitman Tell-a-Tale Books
  3. 2. End of the Chase
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Chinese Gold
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. A Message Gone Wrong
    The Lone Ranger
  6. 5. Apache Raised
  7. 6. [Bear Attacks Girl in Canoe]
    Young Hawk
  8. 7. New Adventures Every Month
  9. 8. For That Trip Into Space...
    Curtiss; Baby Ruth
  10. 9. Send For This Big Wheaties Offer Now!
    Wheaties
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