(October 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:
?
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:
The Lone Ranger fights beside a group of Army soldiers. US Flag in background,
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Indian Wampum (Table of Contents)

text article / 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:
Facts about Indian wampum (money made from shells).

Indexer Notes

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

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 wampum. (In the Lone Ranger, Oct. 1954, p. [2] of cover) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of August Lenox. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 26Aug54; B5-28610." ~Dave Porta

The Fight Over Death Gorge (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:
Bandits rob a town, then hijack a railroad train to make their getaway.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Silver Gets Through (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:
Apaches attack Fort Mills. Silver (without the Lone Ranger) must carry a message to get help at Fort Hammer.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The "Tommy Knockers" (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wesley Kansas
Synopsis:
Townspeople play a practical joke on blowhard Wesley Kansas.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations. Script credit from Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1954: July-December - Page 1497. Copyrighted as work for hire on August 26, 1954 by Western Printing & Lithographing.

["Rain! And it looks like a soaker, Young Hawk!"] (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jon Small
Inks:
Jon Small
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Hawk; Little Buck
Synopsis:
A flood on the Little Missouri River forces Young Hawk and Little Buck to take refuge on an island. After that island is submerged they float downstream to another island where they find a baby who has been lost in the storm.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing storyline. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records. Listed as a 10-page story in Du Bois' records.

Lone Ranger Fans! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for Dell giant comic "The Lone Ranger's Western Treasury" #2. Line-drawing of painted cover is depicted.

Play "KE" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Promo for subscriptions to Dell Lone Ranger comics. Premium is “KE” puzzle game.

Delicious for Folks of Action! (Table of Contents)

Curtiss; Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Ad in panel cartoon form for Curtiss Candy Company's Baby Ruth candy bar.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Indian Wampum
  3. 2. The Fight Over Death Gorge
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Silver Gets Through
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The "Tommy Knockers"
  6. 5. ["Rain! And it looks like a soaker, Young Hawk!"]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Lone Ranger Fans!
  8. 7. Play "KE"
  9. 8. Delicious for Folks of Action!
    Curtiss; Baby Ruth
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  • Dave Porta
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  • Merlin Haas
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