(December 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 Marked Stage (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger (photograph of Clayton Moore)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger with guns drawn, looks up an artistically-added set of steps.

Free With Every Christmas Gift Subscription! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; promo for subscriptions to all monthly Dell comics. Premium is Mystery Animal Game.

Escape (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
Pretending to be outlaws, the Lone Ranger and Tonto gain the trust of a bank robber, who has been abandoned to the law by the rest of his gang.

Indexer Notes

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

The Buffalo Hunt (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:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto are mistaken for scouts for buffalo hunters who are trespassing on Cheyenne hunting grounds.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

reference to Silver's origin in Wild Horse Valley; script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records.

The Marked Stage (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger Solve the Mystery / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
A stable hand is marking the stage carrying a secret payroll. The mystery is how the Lone Ranger knows which one it is, merely by their height.

Indexer Notes

#1 in "Solve the Mystery" series; script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records.

The Green Hand (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Nat Thatcher’s brush with a freshly-painted post gives him away as the robber of the general store.

Indexer Notes

1/4 page illustration.

["Look, Young Hawk--- a big one!"] (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Hawk; Little Buck
Synopsis:
At the bottom of large canyon in western Mexico, Young Hawk and Little Buck kill a jaguar that is being chased by a group of tall hunters and are invited back to their village.

Indexer Notes

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

"Dad! Read This..." (Table of Contents)

Daisy / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

last interior page; inside back cover; two page color ad with drawings and photos for Daisy Air Rifles.

The Best Brand on Any Bike... (Table of Contents)

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

back cover; illustrated ad for Schwinn Bicycles. Schwinn Mark II Jaguar depicted.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Marked Stage
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Free With Every Christmas Gift Subscription!
  3. 2. Escape
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Buffalo Hunt
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Marked Stage
    The Lone Ranger Solve the Mystery
  6. 5. The Green Hand
  7. 6. ["Look, Young Hawk--- a big one!"]
    Young Hawk
  8. 7. "Dad! Read This..."
    Daisy
  9. 8. The Best Brand on Any Bike...
    Schwinn
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