(April 1957)

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.

Silver Bullets (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Don Spaulding (painting)
Inks:
Don Spaulding (painting)
Colors:
Don Spaulding (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger
Synopsis:
Lone Ranger fires gun while holding old man above water in middle of stream

Indexer Notes

New art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

It Makes You Smile! (Table of Contents)

Trix / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; color illustrated ad for Trix cereal.

Silver Bullets (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; Dan Reid; Ranger Jim (cameo)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger sends Dan Reid to his mine to get silver bars and bullets. Reid is captured by bandits on his return trip and is saved by an 'old prospector' who turns out to be the Lone Ranger in disguise.

Indexer Notes

Lone Ranger's silver mine is part of plot; script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records.

The Fight for the Red Man's River (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
Synopsis:
Chief Red Cloud diverts a river, cutting off a settlement's water supply.

Indexer Notes

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

Suspicion (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Jim Bailey suspects Caleb Sothern of shooting his brother.

Indexer Notes

text story with 1/4 page illustration

["Now you see, we are friends..."] (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
Synopsis:
Young Hawk; Little Buck; and the boy Atan befriend a Mayan farm couple. After a scuffle with tax collectors, the pair leave the boy at the farm and go to the great city.

Indexer Notes

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

The Coatimundi (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis:
facts about the coatimundi

Indexer Notes

short article with illustration

Can You Name These Jumping-Jacks Shoes? (Table of Contents)

Jumping-Jacks / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

ad for Jumping Jacks shoes with rebus puzzles. Also promo for March of Comics giveaways.

Print Your Own Name and Address (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; color promo for subscriptions to Dell’s Lone Ranger comic; also Dell’s Pledge to Parents.

Kids! You'll Have a Circus With These Free Snap-Pets (Table of Contents)

Scotch Cellophane Tape / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

back cover; color ad for Scotch Cellophane Tape with Snap-Pets premium.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Silver Bullets
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. It Makes You Smile!
    Trix
  3. 2. Silver Bullets
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Fight for the Red Man's River
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Suspicion
  6. 5. ["Now you see, we are friends..."]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. The Coatimundi
  8. 7. Can You Name These Jumping-Jacks Shoes?
    Jumping-Jacks
  9. 8. Print Your Own Name and Address
  10. 9. Kids! You'll Have a Circus With These Free Snap-Pets
    Scotch Cellophane Tape
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