(March 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
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger puts a choke hold from behind on an armed outlaw.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Arikara Indians (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Randy Steffen (signed)
Inks:
Randy Steffen (signed)
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

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

The Railroad Robberies (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 railroad beset by robbers uses an armored rail car to foil the thieves.

Indexer Notes

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

The Thunder Rod (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:
Two outlaws enter a shooting contest to win a rifle called "The Thunder Rod," which has a secret known only to them.

Indexer Notes

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

Defeating a Devil (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Modunk
Synopsis:
Telling of a Sioux legend, of how Modunk chased the evil spirits out of Devil's Canyon.

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations.

[Lame Eagle Becomes Strong Eagle] (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 Eagle
Synopsis:
Young Hawk, Little Buck, and Lame Eagle, who has a bad arm, travel eastward. Young Hawk makes a support for Lame Eagle's arm out of a buffalo horn. Using the aid he kills a bear and regains his original name, Strong Eagle.

Indexer Notes

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

Eyes of the Cavalry (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about Crow Indian cavalry scouts.

Indexer Notes

Half text-half art.

The Bannock Indians (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 Bannock Indians.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Half text-half art.

Save 80¢ by Subscribing to Lone Ranger Comics Now! (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 Arikara Indians
  3. 2. The Railroad Robberies
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Thunder Rod
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Defeating a Devil
  6. 5. [Lame Eagle Becomes Strong Eagle]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Eyes of the Cavalry
  8. 7. The Bannock Indians
  9. 8. Save 80¢ by Subscribing to Lone Ranger Comics Now!
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