(September 1954)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Comic
Editing:
?
Format:
standard newsstand comic book

Issue Notes

First 36 page issue since #49.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Hank Hartman (signed) (painting)
Inks:
Hank Hartman (signed) (painting)
Colors:
Hank Hartman (signed) (painting)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger carries an unconscious Tonto in his arms.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Indian Dog Travois (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
August Lenox
Pencils:
August Lenox [as Lenox] (signed)
Inks:
August Lenox [as Lenox] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Instructions on how to make a dog travois and harness.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white; half-art, half-text.

Page 1496 of Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1954: July-December BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, SERIALS, CONTRIBUTIONS TO PERIODICALS states, "WESTERN PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY. Indian dog travois. (In the Lone Ranger, Sept. 1954, p. [2] of cover) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of August Lenox. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 29Jul54; B5-28499." ~Dave Porta

The Not So Secret Cave (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:
Jess Lawton, foreman at the Lazy W, schemes to rob his boss of the $30,000 he received for selling his cattle.

Indexer Notes

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

Reward for Sam (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 8 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:
When Tom Snyder dies, he leaves his ranch to a black and white dog named Sam and his owner Alkali Pickens. A pair of two-bit outlaws plot to kill Pickens and assume his identity.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

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

Cheyenne Code (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sun-on-Rock; Carlos
Synopsis:
Cheyenne brave Sun-On-Rock and an old trapper named Carlos become unlikely friends.

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. Cheyenne code. (In the Lone Ranger, Sept. 1954, p. [22-23]) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of Thomas Murphy. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 29Jul54; B5-28500." ~Dave Porta

[Buffalo Stampede] (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 8 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 watch from cover as Sioux force a herd of buffalo to stampede over a river bluff to their death.

Indexer Notes

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

Indian Moccasin Tracks (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
August Lenox
Pencils:
August Lenox [as Lenox] (signed)
Inks:
August Lenox [as Lenox] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about different styles of Indian moccasins.

Indexer Notes

Half-art, half-text.

Page 1496 of Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1954: July-December BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, SERIALS, CONTRIBUTIONS TO PERIODICALS states, "WESTERN PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY. Indian moccasin tracks. (In the Lone Ranger, Sept. 1954, p. [32]) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of August Lenox. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 29Jul54; B5-28502." ~Dave Porta

Everyone Does It-Why Not You? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Promo for subscriptions to Dell Lone Ranger comics. Premium is Key and Coin case.

How Chuck's Fineline Pen Got Him in the Movies! (Table of Contents)

W. A. Shaeffer Pen Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Gene Troy; Chuck
Synopsis:
Western star Gene Troy's pen won't work when he's asked to sign some autographs. Chuck saves the day by loaning his him his Fineline pen.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Color ad in strip form for Fineline fountain pens from W. A. Sheaffer Pen Co.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Indian Dog Travois
  3. 2. The Not So Secret Cave
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Reward for Sam
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Cheyenne Code
  6. 5. [Buffalo Stampede]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Indian Moccasin Tracks
  8. 7. Everyone Does It-Why Not You?
  9. 8. How Chuck's Fineline Pen Got Him in the Movies!
    W. A. Shaeffer Pen Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Dave Porta
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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