(November 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:
Don Spaulding (painting)
Inks:
Don Spaulding (painting)
Colors:
Don Spaulding (painting)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto kneel on a boulder and fire their guns.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Don’t Miss This Amazing Offer! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

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

The Crystal Ball (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 13 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 gang uses a traveling carnival as a front. They trick locals into telling a gypsy fortune teller about shipments of cash and gold, which they then rob.

Indexer Notes

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

The Renegade Leader (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:
Karl Keil, famed for his long, blonde hair, leads a band of outlaws and renegade Indians on attacks on wagon trains.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

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

Straight Shooting (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Darney Hallock; Brint Hallock; Speed Decker
Synopsis:
Brint Hallock has a showdown with gambler Speed Decker.

Indexer Notes

Text story with no illustration.

[The Bear and the Fisherman] (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:
Young Hawk, Little Buck, and Strong Eagle make their way to Lake Superior. They rescue a young boy from a bear and are taken to his village.

Indexer Notes

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

"Get-Um Up Scout!" (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 #21 depicted.

The Bad Lands (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the Bad Lands of Dakota.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; half text, half art.

2 Great offers by Cracker Jack (Table of Contents)

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Illustrated ad for Cracker Jack with offers for a doll dress or identification bracelet.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Don’t Miss This Amazing Offer!
  3. 2. The Crystal Ball
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Renegade Leader
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Straight Shooting
  6. 5. [The Bear and the Fisherman]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. "Get-Um Up Scout!"
  8. 7. The Bad Lands
  9. 8. 2 Great offers by Cracker Jack
    Cracker Jack
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