(February 1955)

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; Tonto
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto fire their guns down the main street of a town.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Arapaho (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Randy Steffen
Inks:
Randy Steffen
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about Arapaho Indians.

Indexer Notes

half text-half drawing.

Trouble Shooting (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 prosperous stage owner hires Black Crow's warriors to prevent a railroad from crossing Indian land.

Indexer Notes

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

Pursuit (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 robs an Army payroll and heads for Canada across the Badlands; followed by the Lone Ranger.

Indexer Notes

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

Friend of the Family (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Gill (signed)
Inks:
Tom Gill (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Cole Russell
Synopsis:
A contrary horse saves his owner's life in a blizzard.

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations.

[Leave Home Again] (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; Strong Bear [Strong Eagle] (Introduction)
Synopsis:
Young Hawk and Little Buck decide to leave their village due to the jealousy of the other young men. They travel east where they save a man with a injured arm from a buffalo attack.

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing storyline. Strong Eagle is called Strong Bear in this story only. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records.

The Crows (Table of Contents)

Plains Indians / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about Crow Indians.

Indexer Notes

Half text-half art.

Lone Ranger Fans! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Tonto (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for Dell Tonto comics. Line drawing of the painted cover to Tonto #18 is depicted.

Amazing Offer (Table of Contents)

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Illustrated ad for selling greeting cards for the Cheerful Card Company, White Plains, N.Y.

Here's Your Chance to Own a Real Lucky Rabbit's Foot...Free! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo); Silver (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Promo for subscriptions to Dell Lone Ranger comics.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. The Arapaho
  3. 2. Trouble Shooting
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Pursuit
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Friend of the Family
  6. 5. [Leave Home Again]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. The Crows
    Plains Indians
  8. 7. Lone Ranger Fans!
  9. 8. Amazing Offer
    Cheerful Card Company
  10. 9. Here's Your Chance to Own a Real Lucky Rabbit's Foot...Free!
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