(May 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
Synopsis:
Aroused from sleep, the Lone Ranger reaches for his gun as an Indian approaches with a knife.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

[Blank Pages] (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Both the inside front and inside back covers are blank.

The Lone Ranger and The Peace Powwow (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:
Apache Chief Big Eagle uses a meeting to discuss peace as a ruse to capture Army officers.

Indexer Notes

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

Change of Plans (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:
Hotel keeper Avery wants the Sheriff and his deputies lured out of Houston in order for his gang to rob a train carrying cash to Houston.

The Unexpected (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:
Scarface Bleeker is the "King of Crime" because each of the members of his gang is a specialist at a line of crime.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

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

The Haunted Canyon (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Little Raven; Tall Pine
Synopsis:
A Pueblo family takes refuge in "Haunted Canyon" to elude Apache raiders.

Indexer Notes

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

[Sioux Attack by Night] (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 saving a Shoshone girl from a bear, Young Hawk and Little Buck go to her village, where they help fight off an attack by Sioux warriors.

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing storyline. Short recap of previous adventures included in story. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records.

Play "KE" (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 Lone Ranger comics. Premium is “KE” Puzzle game.

"Spark Up...To Pick Off a Base-runner!" Says Roy Campanella (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Roy Campanella

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring Brooklyn Dodger catcher Roy Campanella. Ad includes photo of Campanella with facsimile autograph. Part of "Spark Up With Wheaties!" series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. [Blank Pages]
  3. 2. The Lone Ranger and The Peace Powwow
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Change of Plans
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Unexpected
    The Lone Ranger
  6. 5. The Haunted Canyon
  7. 6. [Sioux Attack by Night]
    Young Hawk
  8. 7. Play "KE"
  9. 8. "Spark Up...To Pick Off a Base-runner!" Says Roy Campanella
    Wheaties; Spark Up with Wheaties!
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