(August 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.

The Perfect Disguise! (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, mounted on Silver, raises his hands as a gunman on foot holds a gun on him
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Indexer Notes

New art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Cinderella has a Ball (Table of Contents)

7-Up / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; illustrated color ad for Seven-Up soft drink. Story of Cinderella retold in teen slang.

The Most Daring Disguise (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
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger disguises himself as General Custer to fool the Sioux.
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Indexer Notes

Custer is referred to as "Yellow Hair" but his hair is colored brown; script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records.

On the Dodge (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:
Clint Dawes says he has an old charter claiming a large area now settled by others. He calls them squatters and burns them out if they don't leave.
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Indexer Notes

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

Carnival (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Sheriff Joe Walton uses a carnival fortune teller to trick a bank robber into reviling where he hid the loot.

Indexer Notes

text story with small decorative title; no illustration.

["Hssst! There is the boat landing..."] (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:
Escaping from the Olmecs, Young Hawk and Little Buck take a canoe and go down river to the sea. A strong wind pushes them out to sea where they find a Spanish Galleon shipwrecked on a rock.

Indexer Notes

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

You'll Have Fun With This Magic Play Slate! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger

Indexer Notes

promo for subscriptions to Dell's Lone Ranger comic. Premium is Magic Play Slate.

Have Some Fun! (Table of Contents)

Juicy Fruit Gum Safety Quiz / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; Illustrated ad for Juicy Fruit Gum featuring a "Find the Mistakes" puzzle.

["Cracker Jack offers you this glow-in-the-dark name plate..."] (Table of Contents)

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover; illustrated ad for Cracker Jack snacks. Premium is Glow-In-the-Dark name plate.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Perfect Disguise!
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Cinderella has a Ball
    7-Up
  3. 2. The Most Daring Disguise
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. On the Dodge
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Carnival
  6. 5. ["Hssst! There is the boat landing..."]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. You'll Have Fun With This Magic Play Slate!
  8. 7. Have Some Fun!
    Juicy Fruit Gum Safety Quiz
  9. 8. ["Cracker Jack offers you this glow-in-the-dark name plate..."]
    Cracker Jack
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