(May 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 retrieves a partially burned paper from a potbellied stove.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Exciting Free Gift from Lone Ranger Comics! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; color. Promo for subscriptions to Dell Lone Ranger comics. Premium is vinyl wallet; Also includes Dell’s "A Pledge to Parents.”

The Kid (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:
The Minot gang tries to recruit an 18-year-old orphan for their gang.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Spy (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 writer studying with the Pawnee is accused of being an Army spy. After being rescued by the Lone Ranger and Tonto, he must help prevent the Pawnee from going on the warpath.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Swindle (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Dan Otis; Jake Potter
Synopsis:
A land dealer fools a tenderfoot into buying worthless land, but is given his comeuppance when the tenderfoot finds oil on the land.

Indexer Notes

Text story with no illustration.

[Battle With Hurons] (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 8 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:
After rescuing a young boy from the lake, Young Hawk, Little Buck, and Strong Eagle take him to his Chippewa village. A Huron war party attacks but is defeated. In the battle Strong Eagle is badly injured. He recovers but decides to stay with the Chippewa because of his injuries.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Rio Grande (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the Rio Grande river.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Half text, half art.

Read Tonto (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Tonto (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for Dell Tonto comics. Line drawing of the painted cover to Tonto #23 is depicted.

Boys and Girls! See the "Magic Kingdom!" (Table of Contents)

View-Master / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color. Illustrated ad for View-Master. Featured are Disneyland packets.

"Frontier Fun!" (Table of Contents)

Reynolds Aluminum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color. Illustrated ad by Reynolds Aluminum for Pattern Book "by Erika Schulz" featuring "Wild West" cutouts. Pattern book and two sheets of aluminum for 50¢ with mail-in coupon.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Exciting Free Gift from Lone Ranger Comics!
  3. 2. The Kid
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Spy
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Swindle
  6. 5. [Battle With Hurons]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. The Rio Grande
  8. 7. Read Tonto
  9. 8. Boys and Girls! See the "Magic Kingdom!"
    View-Master
  10. 9. "Frontier Fun!"
    Reynolds Aluminum
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