(December 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

[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 and an outlaw wrestle on a high mountain ledge.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Attention All Children and Moms and Dads Too! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Santa Claus (cameo)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Promo for subscriptions for various Dell comics.

Adventure at Rockpoint (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:
A bank employee is head of a gang that plans to rob a stagecoach of $10,000 in bank money.

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's records; Newman was uncertain if he had written this story.

Moose Miller's Fall (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:
An old man's tall tale of helping the Lone Ranger comes true when killer "Moose" Miller breaks out of jail.

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's records; Newman was uncertain if he had written this story.

Raw Courage (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hap Harper; Shad Kirk; Gil Kirk
Synopsis:
Trapper Hap Harper tracks down two men who robbed him of his furs.

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations.

Page 1496 of Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1954: July-December BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, SERIALS, CONTRIBUTIONS TO PERIODICALS states, "WESTERN PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY. Raw courage. (In the Lone Ranger, Dec. 1954, p. [22-23]) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of Leo Dorfman. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 26Oct54; B5-29228." ~Dave Porta

[Bearskin Sail] (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:
After tanning the skin of a bear Young Hawk killed, the two boys use it for a sail for their canoe. They sail down the river and at night their sail is taken for a Spirit Bear by enemy Sioux.

Indexer Notes

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

The Indian Canoeist (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about Indian paddling techniques in a canoe.

Indexer Notes

Half text-half art.

Indian Foods (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 foods.

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 foods. (In the Lone Ranger, Dec. 1954, p. [3] of cover) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of August Lenox. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 26Oct54; B5-29226." ~Dave Porta

Alan Ladd Says: "No Wonder Building With Block City Is Such Fun!" (Table of Contents)

Tri-State Toys; Block City / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Alan Ladd

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Ad in comic form for Block City and Brick Town building block sets by Tri-State Toys.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Attention All Children and Moms and Dads Too!
  3. 2. Adventure at Rockpoint
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Moose Miller's Fall
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Raw Courage
  6. 5. [Bearskin Sail]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. The Indian Canoeist
  8. 7. Indian Foods
  9. 8. Alan Ladd Says: "No Wonder Building With Block City Is Such Fun!"
    Tri-State Toys; Block City
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Dave Porta
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  • Merlin Haas
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