(January 1956)

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 is challenged by a gunman who catches him off guard on a town street.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

[This Year Make Christmas More Fun] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Santa Claus (cameo)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; color. Promo for subscriptions to various Dell Comics.

The Secret Mine (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:
Vicious killers try to learn the location of the Pueblos' secret silver mine.

Indexer Notes

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

The Glory Hunter (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:
Les Lawton makes up stories to win glory, but finds himself in trouble when a gang kidnaps him and demands that he contact his "friend," the Lone Ranger.

Indexer Notes

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

The Greatest Treasure (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jed Blaine; Tall Pine
Synopsis:
An Indian tricks a just-released prisoner into appreciating the beauty about him.

Indexer Notes

Text story with one illustration.

[The Island] (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 sail their dugout canoe east on Lake Superior. After a storm they land on a island to dry their sail, but find a war party already there. Little Brother, the hawk, attacks a lynx, which frightens the warriors and allows Young Hawk and his crew to sail off undetected.

Indexer Notes

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

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1955. No circulation figures are given.

We Want a Harmless Daisy for Christmas! (Table of Contents)

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Annie Oakley (as played by Gail Davis) (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color. Illustrated ad for Daisy rifles and pistols which only make noise and shoot only smoke. Featured is “Annie Oakley Golden Smoke Rifle” Model 966. Two small drawings of Gail Davis from the Annie Oakley TV show.

[Tell Mom You Want Kool-Aid!] (Table of Contents)

Kool-Aid / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Illustrated ad for Kool-Aid soft drink mix.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. [This Year Make Christmas More Fun]
  3. 2. The Secret Mine
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Glory Hunter
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Greatest Treasure
  6. 5. [The Island]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Statement of Ownership
  8. 7. We Want a Harmless Daisy for Christmas!
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
  9. 8. [Tell Mom You Want Kool-Aid!]
    Kool-Aid
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