(November 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 fires both six guns while using a barrel for cover.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

[Oh Boy! Here’s My First Issue...] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Promo in strip form for subscriptions to Dell Lone Ranger comics. Premium is Dell Comics Club ball point pen.

The Valley of Danger (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:
Veteran Sgt. Wade gets in trouble for changing the new commandant's supply orders; but is vindicated when Comanches attack.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The New Commissioner (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 9 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 gang substitutes an impersonator for the new Deputy Commissioner in order to get $50,000 from a fort.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Six "Nuggets" (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Panhandle Jake; Matt Gurley
Synopsis:
Panhandle Jake lays a trap for the man who murdered his partner.

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations.

[Find Baby's Parents] (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 find the parents of the baby they saved from the flood, then go on a buffalo hunt with their new Sioux friends.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Indian Strike-A-Light Pouch (Table of Contents)

activity / 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:
Instructions for constructing a pouch to carry flint and steel for making fires.

Indexer Notes

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 strike-a-light pouch. (In the Lone Ranger, Nov. 1954, p. [2] of cover) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of August Lenox. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 28Sep54; B5-28755." ~Dave Porta

Indian Honor Marks (Table of Contents)

filler / 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 Honor Marks (painting and feathers.)

Indexer Notes

Inside back 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 honor marks. (In the Lone Ranger, Nov. 1954, p. [3] of cover) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of August Lenox. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 28Sep54; B5-28756." ~Dave Porta

Here's How We Got Lionel Trains! (Table of Contents)

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Ad in comic form for Lionel model trains.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. [Oh Boy! Here’s My First Issue...]
  3. 2. The Valley of Danger
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The New Commissioner
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Six "Nuggets"
  6. 5. [Find Baby's Parents]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Indian Strike-A-Light Pouch
  8. 7. Indian Honor Marks
  9. 8. Here's How We Got Lionel Trains!
    Lionel Trains
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dave Porta
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Merlin Haas