(July 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:
?
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; Tonto
Synopsis:
A gunman hides behind a door as Tonto holds a lantern and the Lone Ranger enters with his gun drawn.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Exciting Free Gift from Lone Ranger Comics! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Promo for subscriptions to Dell Lone Ranger comics. Premium is vinyl plastic wallet. Also includes Dell’s "A Pledge to Parents.”

The Infernal Machine (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:
Ticktock Thomas plans to use a time bomb to blow up a stagecoach so his gang can loot it.

Indexer Notes

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

Ambush on the Plains (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:
After her father is killed by Sid Rector during a holdup, sharpshooter Sally Harris helps the Lone Ranger and Tonto capture the gang.

Indexer Notes

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

Apache Gold (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Mike Goudge
Synopsis:
A trader tries to trick an Apache into revealing the site of his gold mine; but the Apache is too smart for him.

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations.

[The Toppled Tree] (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:
After their canoe is damaged in a severe thunderstorm, Young Hawk and Little Buck save a Chippewa warrior who is pinned beneath a large tree that was toppled in the storm.

Indexer Notes

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

Horseshoes Indian Fashion (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 rawhide horse shoes.

Indexer Notes

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

Hi-Yo Silver Comics (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 #15 depicted.

The Catawba Pipe of Joy (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about Catawba Indians’ Pipe of Joy.

Indexer Notes

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

For Super Summer Fun! (Table of Contents)

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Illustrated ad for Daisy Air Rifles. Daisy Pump Gun No. 25 and Daisy "Red Ryder" Carbine No. 94 among models depicted.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Exciting Free Gift from Lone Ranger Comics!
  3. 2. The Infernal Machine
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Ambush on the Plains
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Apache Gold
  6. 5. [The Toppled Tree]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Horseshoes Indian Fashion
  8. 7. Hi-Yo Silver Comics
  9. 8. The Catawba Pipe of Joy
  10. 9. For Super Summer Fun!
    Daisy Air Rifles
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