(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 of Lone Ranger comics..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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.

["The Sioux are our enemies!"] (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)

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 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) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. ["Oh boy! Here’s my first issue of Lone Ranger comics..."]
  3. 2. The Valley of Danger
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The New Commissioner
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Six "Nuggets"
  6. 5. ["The Sioux are our enemies!"]
    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
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