(March 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:
A front view of the Lone Ranger through the just-made bullet hole in a window pane.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Sequoya The Cherokee's Greatest Leader (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography; western-frontier
Characters:
Sequoya
Synopsis:
Facts about the life of Cherokee leader Sequoya.

Indexer Notes

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

Cheyenne Showdown (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:
Indian agent Fowler is diverting half of the food promised the Cheyenne by treaty in order to sell it elsewhere and pocket the profits.

Indexer Notes

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

Hide-Out (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 respectable business man in Moosejaw has a profitable sideline hiding outlaws on the run.

Indexer Notes

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

Buffalo Express (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Cal Morgan
Synopsis:
After his horse is killed by Indians, Pony Express rider Cal Morgan rides a buffalo the final ten miles to the station.

Indexer Notes

Text story with no illustration.

[A Demon Bear] (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jon Small
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Hawk; Little Buck
Synopsis:
Young Hawk and Little Buck are portaging their supplies around rapids when Little Buck is captured by Hurons. Young Hawk uses a bear skin as a disguise to rescue him.

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing storyline. Strong Eagle is mentioned, but does not appear. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records.

[Dangers for the Sheepherder] (Table of Contents)

Ways of the West / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Gill ?
Inks:
Tom Gill ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about sheepherders in the southwest.
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Indexer Notes

Presented in standard comic format.

Look! A Handy Pocket Printer! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Promo for subscriptions to Dell Lone Ranger comics. Premium is pocket printer; Also includes Dell’s "A Pledge to Parents.”

Tell Mom You want Kool-Aid! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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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. Sequoya The Cherokee's Greatest Leader
  3. 2. Cheyenne Showdown
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Hide-Out
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Buffalo Express
  6. 5. [A Demon Bear]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. [Dangers for the Sheepherder]
    Ways of the West
  8. 7. Look! A Handy Pocket Printer!
  9. 8. Tell Mom You want Kool-Aid!
    Kool-Aid
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Merlin Haas
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