(September 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:
The Lone Ranger hangs from the branch of a dead tree on the side of a ledge as he fires at outlaws.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

A Pledge to Parents (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Full page of Dell's "A Pledge to Parents" box with some color.

Incident on the River (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:
When government secrets are delivered to an foreign ambassador with diplomatic immunity, the Lone Ranger pretends to be a bandit to stop the stage and get the documents back.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

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

The Herd Stealers (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 10 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:
Cattle rustlers disguise themselves as Indians. The Lone Ranger and Tonto, with the aid of Chief Red Eagle and his braves, hunt them down.

Indexer Notes

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

Jed's Boss (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Billy Butler
Synopsis:
Thirteen-year-old Billy Butler accidentally sees the face of a bank robber.

Indexer Notes

Text story with small illustration.

[Trapped by a Forest Fire] (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:
Traveling in the north woods, Young Hawk, Little Buck, and Strong Eagle stop to hunt. Young Hawk is attacked by an Algonquin brave, but is rescued by Strong Eagle. A forest fire closes in on the group, but the Algonquin leads them to safety in a cave.

Indexer Notes

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

The Elk (Table of Contents)

Animals of the West / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis:
Facts about great elk.

Indexer Notes

Half text-half art.

Need Extra Spending Money? (Table of Contents)

Stuart Greetings / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color. Illustrated ad for selling greeting cards for Stuart Greetings, Inc., Chicago, Ill.

[1955 Ford Scale Models Free] (Table of Contents)

Post; Grape-Nuts Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Illustrated ad for Post Grape-Nuts Flakes breakfast cereal promoting in-box premium of 1955 Ford scale model plastic cars.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. A Pledge to Parents
  3. 2. Incident on the River
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Herd Stealers
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Jed's Boss
  6. 5. [Trapped by a Forest Fire]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. The Elk
    Animals of the West
  8. 7. Need Extra Spending Money?
    Stuart Greetings
  9. 8. [1955 Ford Scale Models Free]
    Post; Grape-Nuts Flakes
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Merlin Haas
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