(June 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:
Sam Savitt (painting)
Inks:
Sam Savitt (painting)
Colors:
Sam Savitt (painting)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Silver (horse)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger aims a rifle while at full gallop on Silver.
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Indexer Notes

Art credit from "Sam Savitt Checklist" in Illustration Magazine Vol 1, #4, August 2002.

Play "KE" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo)
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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Promo for subscriptions to Dell Lone Ranger comics. Premium is “KE” puzzle game.

The Ghost Riders (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:
Outlaws discover a "luminous phosphorus-like salt" in a cave and use it on their clothes to become "Ghost Riders."
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Indexer Notes

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

The Impostor (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:
Outlaw Mac James takes discharged Army soldier Ben Thorpe's calvary cape and hat and discharge papers and leaves him unconscious on the railroad tracks.

Indexer Notes

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

Maverick King (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Tuck Strong; Burt Strong; Slash Doran
Synopsis:
A maverick bull stops rustlers from stealing a herd of cattle.

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations.

[The Giant Turtle] (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:
A wolverine chases a bear away from Young Hawk's deer meat. Strong Eagle then kills the wolverine. Later, Young Hawk rescues their dog Tumbleweed from a giant snapping turtle.

Indexer Notes

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

The Gourd Lamp of the Rappahannock Indians (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about Indian gourd lamps.

Indexer Notes

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

Lone Ranger Fans! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Silver (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Color promo for Dell’s Hi-Yo Silver comic. Line drawing of the painted cover of Hi-Yo Silver #14 depicted.

The Black Hills (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the Black Hills of South Dakota.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; Half text-half art. Bottom of page contains Dell’s "A Pledge to Parents.”

Yippee! Ride it Cowboy! (Table of Contents)

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Illustrated ad for Schwinn bicycles. Schwinn Corvette depicted. Arnold, Schwinn & Co., Chicago, Ill.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Play "KE"
  3. 2. The Ghost Riders
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Impostor
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Maverick King
  6. 5. [The Giant Turtle]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. The Gourd Lamp of the Rappahannock Indians
  8. 7. Lone Ranger Fans!
  9. 8. The Black Hills
  10. 9. Yippee! Ride it Cowboy!
    Schwinn Bicycles
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