(April 1958)

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 Anniversary Issue The Lone Ranger's Life Story (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 (Clayton Moore)
Synopsis:
Portrait photo of Clayton Moore as Lone Ranger with decorative border
Reprints:

["Ee-err-unh!"] (Table of Contents)

Horse Sense / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
facts about breaking a horse to saddle
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; black and white

The Story of the Lone Ranger (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 16 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:
A doubting Eastern reporter reminds Dan Reid of the story of the origin of the Lone Ranger.
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Indexer Notes

retelling of the origin of the Lone Ranger and Silver; script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records.

The Story of Tonto (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
Retelling of occasion when Capt. Reid and Tonto met as youths
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

"Origin" of Tonto; script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records.

The Story of Silver (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
Retelling of when the Lone Ranger and Tonto found Silver in Wild Horse Valley
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

"Origin" of Silver; script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records.

The Story of Dan Reid (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
Retelling of how the Lone Ranger met Dan Reid, 13 years after Dan was orphaned in a wagon train raided by Apaches
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"Origin" of Dan Reid; script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records.

Alibi (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Derek Wilson, on the run after being falsely accused of murder, has to decide whether to help a prospector near death in the desert.
Reprints:

["Little Buck, my son!"] (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:
A review of the travels of Young Hawk and Little Buck throughout North America during the 1500s.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A review of the entire storyline of the feature. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records.

["Often a wild stallion on the watch for pursuers..."] (Table of Contents)

Horse Sense / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
facts about wild stallions
Reprints:

Ready... get set... for Spring in new Jumping-Jacks (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

1/2 page illustrated ad for Jumping-Jacks Shoes; very small promo for March of Comics giveaways in ad.

3 Ball Point Pens 3 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; black and white; promo for subscriptions to Dell’s Lone Ranger comic. Premium is three ballpoint pens; Also Dell’s Pledge to Parents

Free Acro-Pets (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

back cover; ad for Scotch Cellophane Tape. Premium is Acro-Pets

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Silver Anniversary Issue The Lone Ranger's Life Story
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. ["Ee-err-unh!"]
    Horse Sense
  3. 2. The Story of the Lone Ranger
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Story of Tonto
  5. 4. The Story of Silver
  6. 5. The Story of Dan Reid
  7. 6. Alibi
  8. 7. ["Little Buck, my son!"]
    Young Hawk
  9. 8. ["Often a wild stallion on the watch for pursuers..."]
    Horse Sense
  10. 9. Ready... get set... for Spring in new Jumping-Jacks
    Jumping-Jacks
  11. 10. 3 Ball Point Pens 3
  12. 11. Free Acro-Pets
    Scotch Cellophane Tape
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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