(February 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; Tonto
Synopsis:
Tonto paddles a canoe while the Lone Ranger holds a rifle ready for action.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credit from Dave Karlen (http://davekarlenoriginalartblog.blogspot.ca/2012/10/dell-comics-cover-a... ).

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:

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.”

Between Two Fires (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:
Hired gunmen, who were out of a job when their employer declared a truce with a rival rancher, steal cattle and try to blame the other rancher.

Indexer Notes

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

The Marked Man (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:
A Mexican is falsely accused of murdering a judge.

Indexer Notes

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

The Gunsmith (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Gus Orton; Jake Johnson; Pete Otis
Synopsis:
A traveling gunsmith turns a gun fight into a farce.

Indexer Notes

Text story with one illustration.

[Strong Eagle's Trick] (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 to the eastern shore of Lake Superior. Young Hawk and Little Buck explore inland while Strong Eagle guards their canoe. Algonquin braves attack at night, but are scared away by the canoe's sail.

Indexer Notes

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

[See How a Wise and Fearless Indian Brings About a "Change of Heart"!] (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 #22 depicted.

Agave (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the Agave cactus.

Indexer Notes

Half text-half art. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois’ personal records.

Wild Cattle (Table of Contents)

Ranching in America / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about wild cattle in the west.

Indexer Notes

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

Do You Need Extra Money? (Table of Contents)

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Illustrated ad for selling greeting cards for Cheerful Card Co., White Plains, N.Y.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Don’t Miss This Amazing Offer!
  3. 2. Between Two Fires
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Marked Man
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Gunsmith
  6. 5. [Strong Eagle's Trick]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. [See How a Wise and Fearless Indian Brings About a "Change of Heart"!]
  8. 7. Agave
    Plants of the West
  9. 8. Wild Cattle
    Ranching in America
  10. 9. Do You Need Extra Money?
    Cheerful Card Company
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