(July 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:
The Lone Ranger prepares to throw a lariat, while in the background Tonto carries a rifle .

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Big League (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 Overplay (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:
Coy Harper uses a Mexican bandit to lure the Sheriff into an ambush so that he can run the town of Bovorado.

Indexer Notes

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

The Rich Tenderfoot (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:
A rich easterner sends his spoiled son to work on Silas Kilby's ranch.

Indexer Notes

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

Trader's Cargo (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:
Pedro the Mexican pretends to sleep in the plaza so that he can spy for a gang of robbers.

Indexer Notes

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

The Outlaws (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Thomas Murphy
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
A young stranger helps a posse capture bank robbers, but he's not who he seems to be.

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. The outlaws. (In the Lone Ranger, July 1954, p. [36-37]) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of Thomas Murphy. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 1Jun54; B5-28252." ~Dave Porta

[The Tainted Meal] (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:
Canuga, a jealous Shoshone brave, pays village sorcerer Black Heel to frame Young Hawk and Little Buck with some tainted meat.

Indexer Notes

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

An American Flag Ring Can Be Yours Free! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Dell Lone Ranger comics. Premium is an American flag ring.

For Real Summer Fun (Table of Contents)

Daisy Manufacturing / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color. Illustrated ad for Daisy Air Rifles. Daisy Pump Gun No. 25 is depicted.

"Spark Up You're Swinging Late!" Said Home Run King Al Rosen (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Al Rosen

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring Cleveland Indians baseball player Al Rosen. Ad includes photo of Rosen with facsimile autograph. Part of "Spark Up With Wheaties" series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Big League
    Mars; Milky Way
  3. 2. The Overplay
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Rich Tenderfoot
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Trader's Cargo
    The Lone Ranger
  6. 5. The Outlaws
  7. 6. [The Tainted Meal]
    Young Hawk
  8. 7. An American Flag Ring Can Be Yours Free!
  9. 8. For Real Summer Fun
    Daisy Manufacturing
  10. 9. "Spark Up You're Swinging Late!" Said Home Run King Al Rosen
    Wheaties; Spark Up with Wheaties!
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