(April 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:
George T. Delacorte (President); Helen Meyer (Vice President); Albert P. Delacorte (Vice Presdient)
Format:
standard newsstand comic book

[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; Outlaw
Synopsis:
Full-page, front cover illustration depicts The Lone Ranger and an outlaw wrestling on a wooden floor.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

[Hey Kids! It’s Red Goose Treasurama time again] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
? (spot illustrations)
Inks:
? (spot illustrations)
Colors:
? (spot illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Full-page, inside front cover color ad for Red Goose Shoes.

Rifles on the Border (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
L.R.#94-564

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Rio (outlaw); Jose (rebel)
Synopsis:
Outlaws steal Army rifles to sell to a Mexican planning an insurrection in Northern Mexico.

Indexer Notes

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

Dangerous Knowledge (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; Professor Lyman Norton; Joe (outlaw leader); Chinese Cook; Ranch Foreman
Synopsis:
A naturalist from the East helps the Lone Ranger and Tonto find the cave hideout of the gang that stole a ranch payroll.

Indexer Notes

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

Bad Penny (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sam (rancher); Martha (Sam's wife); Todd (rancher, Sam's neighbor); John (stranger)
Synopsis:
A rancher’s kindness to an unkempt drifter is repaid many times over.

[Saved by the Sail] (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Hawk; Little Buck; Strong Eagle; Running Moose Calf
Synopsis:
Young Hawk, Little Buck, and Strong Eagle portage their canoe around rapids. As they leave they are attacked by Hurons in canoes but are able to sail away. Later they find a Chippewa boy clinging to some driftwood.

Indexer Notes

part of a continuing storyline; script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records.

[Read Hi-Yo Silver] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
? (spot illustration)
Inks:
? (spot illustration)
Colors:
? (spot illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Silver (cameo)
Synopsis:
Color promo for Dell’s Hi-Yo Silver comic. Line drawing of the painted cover of Hi-Yo Silver #18 depicted.

[Here’s Your Chance to get a real Lucky Rabbit’s Foot] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
? (spot illustrations)
Inks:
? (spot illustrations)
Colors:
? (spot illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo)
Synopsis:
Inside back cover, color promo for subscriptions to Dell Lone Ranger comics. Premium is lucky rabbit’s foot. Also “Dell’s Pledge to Parents”
Reprints:
  • in Lone Ranger 92

[Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah! says Br’er Rabbit] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
? (spot illustrations)
Inks:
? (spot illustrations)
Colors:
? (spot illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Br'er Brabbit
Synopsis:
Full-page, back cover, color illustrated ad for Scotch Cellophane Tape featuring contest with 25 free family trips to Disneyland.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. [Hey Kids! It’s Red Goose Treasurama time again]
  3. 2. Rifles on the Border
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Dangerous Knowledge
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Bad Penny
  6. 5. [Saved by the Sail]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. [Read Hi-Yo Silver]
  8. 7. [Here’s Your Chance to get a real Lucky Rabbit’s Foot]
  9. 8. [Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah! says Br’er Rabbit]
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