(August 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:
?
Format:
standard newsstand comic book

Issue Notes

Last 52 page issue.


[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:
The Lone Ranger waits in a tree with a rope as a bandit approaches.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Always Look for Whitman Books (Table of Contents)

Whitman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white with yellow added. Text ad listing Whitman Books; no art.

The Wide Missouri (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:
By threatening his daughter, bandits force a Missouri Riverboat captain to land at Pine Cove so they can steal a load of gold .
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

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

Stolen Taxes (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:
Tax Collector John Thompson frames convict Jed Leach by pocketing the money Leach collects for taxes.

Indexer Notes

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

The Carrier Pigeon (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:
Black Owl's braves are raiding villages along the Pecos for money to buy information about the Army forts in the area.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

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

A Day in Tombstone (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jigger Rogers; George Carp
Synopsis:
A chance encounter with a gunfighter causes wild orphan Jigger Rogers to reconsider his way of life.

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations.

Page 1495 of Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1954: July-December BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, SERIALS, CONTRIBUTIONS TO PERIODICALS states, "WESTERN PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY. A day in Tombstone. (In the Lone Ranger, Aug. 1954, p. [36-37]) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of Thomas Murphy. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 1Jul54; B5-28347." ~Dave Porta

[Escape on the River] (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 leave the Shoshone village but are pursued by Black Heel and Canuga, who were disgraced for plotting against the boys.

Indexer Notes

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

Save Money! Save Time! (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 a lucky rabbit's foot.

Do You Need Money? (Table of Contents)

Colonial Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color. Illustrated ad for for selling greeting cards for Colonial Studios, Inc., White Plains, N.Y.

Official Railroad Emblems (Table of Contents)

Post; Sugar Crisp / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for Post Sugar Crisp breakfast cereal featuring railroad emblem premiums.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Always Look for Whitman Books
    Whitman
  3. 2. The Wide Missouri
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Stolen Taxes
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Carrier Pigeon
    The Lone Ranger
  6. 5. A Day in Tombstone
  7. 6. [Escape on the River]
    Young Hawk
  8. 7. Save Money! Save Time!
  9. 8. Do You Need Money?
    Colonial Studios
  10. 9. Official Railroad Emblems
    Post; Sugar Crisp
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