(June 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 (horse)
Synopsis:
Mounted on Silver, the Lone Ranger shoots the gun out of a bandit’s hand.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Vacation Fun (Table of Contents)

Whitman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; color. Illustrated ad for Whitman coloring books, activity books, and story books. Very small cover reproductions of 12 items.

Apache Peril (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:
Chief Black Hawk and 100 braves jump the reservation and go on the war path.

Indexer Notes

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

The Outlaws (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:
Two outlaws break out of jail and take an old prospector and his wife hostage.

Indexer Notes

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

Across the Canyon (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:
Roger Force is being paid by Washington interests to delay completion of the railroad bridge across Crystal Canyon so that they can take over the railroad franchise.

Indexer Notes

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

Night Ride (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Charlie Johnson
Synopsis:
"Big Charlie" Johnson breaks his only gun and later finds himself trailed by two Indians.

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations.

Page 1496 of Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1954: July-December BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, SERIALS, CONTRIBUTIONS TO PERIODICALS states, "WESTERN PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY. Night ride. (In the Lone Ranger, June 1954, p. [36-37]) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of George Haas. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 4May54; B5-28044." ~Dave Porta

[The Jealous Brave] (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:
Young Hawk and Little Buck go on a deer hunt with Shoshone chief Big Otter, but the jealous brave Canuga tries to turn the chief against his visitors.

Indexer Notes

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

Save Money and Get This Handsome Wallet (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 vinyl wallet.

Big! Bright! Beautiful! (Table of Contents)

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color. Illustrated ad for Schwinn bicycles. Schwinn Phantom depicted. Arnold, Schwinn, & Co., Chicago, Ill.

Collect Miniature Solid Steel 1954 License Plates (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. Vacation Fun
    Whitman
  3. 2. Apache Peril
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Outlaws
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Across the Canyon
    The Lone Ranger
  6. 5. Night Ride
  7. 6. [The Jealous Brave]
    Young Hawk
  8. 7. Save Money and Get This Handsome Wallet
  9. 8. Big! Bright! Beautiful!
    Schwinn Bicycles
  10. 9. Collect Miniature Solid Steel 1954 License Plates
    Wheaties
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dave Porta
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Merlin Haas