(February 1958)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger (Clayton Moore)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger reaches for his guns as he steps off a board sidewalk.

Plants of the West (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
facts about desert plants

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; black and white; script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S.Newman’s personal records.

Hans and Greta (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

back cover; ad for Seven-Up soft drink. Retelling of Hansel & Gretel story in teen slang, with illustrations.

The Great Stage Race (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:
Dan Kentown uses gunmen to stop a rival stage line's shipments.

Indexer Notes

Unusual in that horses are killed by gunfire; script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S.Newman's personal records.

The Blocked Train (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / 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:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto trail train robbers to a town. The mystery is how they identify the robber's horses without having seen them during the chase.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

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

[Landslide defense] (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:
Young Hawk and Little Buck follow a river in a deep canyon in Mexico. They start a landslide to escape an ambush by strange warriors.

Indexer Notes

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

Backfire (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Practical joker Gilly Ward thinks bank robbery is just a joke played on him.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Dan Reid's Ordeal (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; Dan Reid
Synopsis:
Dan Reid interrupts an Indian shaman trying to make a bulletproof shirt and is taken prisoner.

Indexer Notes

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

The Prairie Dog (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis:
facts about prairie dogs

Indexer Notes

bottom 1/3 is promo for Dell's Tonto comic; script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S.Newman's personal records.

How will Tonto get "Into the Enemy Camp"? (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Tonto (cameo)

Indexer Notes

promo for Dell’s Tonto comic. Line drawing of the painted cover to Tonto #30 is depicted.

You Need It! (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Lone Ranger

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; black and white; promo for subscriptions to Dell’s Lone Ranger comic. Premium is Dell Comic Pocket Picture Holder; Also Dell’s Pledge to Parents

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Plants of the West
  3. 2. Hans and Greta
  4. 3. The Great Stage Race
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Blocked Train
    The Lone Ranger
  6. 5. [Landslide defense]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Backfire
  8. 7. Dan Reid's Ordeal
    The Lone Ranger
  9. 8. The Prairie Dog
  10. 9. How will Tonto get "Into the Enemy Camp"?
  11. 10. You Need It!
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