(May 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
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:
A telegraph operator slumps over his desk as the Lone Ranger looks out through the bullet-riddled window.

Indexer Notes

Art confirmed by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Western States and their Indian Names (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the connection between the Indians and the names of western states.

Indexer Notes

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

Strange Allies (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; Dan Reid (cameo); Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis:
Outlaws disguise themselves as Comanches. They commit robberies in order to loot the Army fort with Apache allies while the troops are out hunting the alleged Comanche raiders.

Indexer Notes

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

Trapped (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:
Stage robbers Rusk and Cherokee are hiding in a played-out gold mine owned by Tucson Crocket.

Indexer Notes

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

Blackie's Satisfaction (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Slick Daley; Mort Watson
Synopsis:
A black stallion gains revenge on a cowhand who has abused him.

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations.

[A Review of This Journey] (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 7.67 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:
At the Chippewa chief's request, Young Hawk makes a pictograph of his and Little Buck's travels since leaving their Mandan village.

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing storyline. Story contains a review of the storyline since Lone Ranger #30, with full-page map of the journey. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records.

Out Now! Another Great Issue of Dell's Tonto Comics (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Tonto (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Color promo for Dell's Tonto comic. Line drawing of the painted cover of Tonto #19 depicted.

Indian Tribal and Place Names (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chief Red Thunder Cloud of the Catawbas (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about Indian tribal names and place names.

Indexer Notes

Half text-half art. Red Thunder Cloud (1920-1996) is actual person, not a pseudonym.

Some Foods Contributed by the Indians to the World (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Chief Red Thunder Cloud of the Catawba Nation (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about foods originally developed by the American Indians.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; Half text-half art. Red Thunder Cloud (1920-1996) is actual person, not a pseudonym.

One-Two-Three Automatic Push-button Pens (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Promo for subscriptions to Dell's Lone Ranger comic. Premium is three ballpoint pens for 50ยข extra.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Western States and their Indian Names
  3. 2. Strange Allies
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Trapped
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Blackie's Satisfaction
  6. 5. [A Review of This Journey]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Out Now! Another Great Issue of Dell's Tonto Comics
  8. 7. Indian Tribal and Place Names
  9. 8. Some Foods Contributed by the Indians to the World
  10. 9. One-Two-Three Automatic Push-button Pens
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