(August 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.

Issue Notes

Gold Town Issue


[no title indexed] (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:
The Lone Ranger covers a fallen outlaw who is reaching for his gun

"Fresh Up" Freddie Says: "Right Now, You're Probably Asking Yourself - What Do Alligator-Wrestlers Drink to Quench Their Thirst?" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
"Fresh-up" Freddie

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; color illustrated ad in strip form for Seven-Up soft drink.

Gold Town Trouble (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger convinces Bill Turner to become sheriff of "Gold Town" after his partner is killed and his claim taken over by six men.

Robbers' Roost (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto return to "Gold Town" three years after the first story in this issue, only to find it a ghost town, occupied by an outlaw gang

Indexer Notes

Reference to first story in book

Salted Gold (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
A pair of prospectors con a swindler into taking back a “salted” mine they bought from him.

Indexer Notes

text story with small illustration

The Black Mark (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger must decide which member of a posse was the killer of a gold assayer.

Indexer Notes

A "Solve the Mystery" story

["We'd better leave the canoe, Little Buck!"] (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 6.83 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jon Small
Inks:
Jon Small
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Hawk; Little Buck
Synopsis:
Young Hawk and Little Buck are ascending the Gila River. After a near disaster with a whirlpool they leave the river and begin walking east across New Mexico. They then fight off an attack of a band of peccaries (wild pigs)

Indexer Notes

part of a continuing storyline; last page has Dell's Pledge to Parents

The Longhorn (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo)
Synopsis:
Facts about longhorn cattle, "narrated" by the Lone Ranger

Free - This Great American Eagle Ring- With Every Subscription to Lone Ranger Comics (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; Premium is American Eagle ring; also Dell’s Pledge to Parents

Have Fun Safely (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

back cover; color ad for Juicy Fruit Gum featuring Safety Rules

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. "Fresh Up" Freddie Says: "Right Now, You're Probably Asking Yourself - What Do Alligator-Wrestlers Drink to Quench Their Thirst?"
    7-Up
  3. 2. Gold Town Trouble
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Robbers' Roost
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Salted Gold
  6. 5. The Black Mark
    The Lone Ranger
  7. 6. ["We'd better leave the canoe, Little Buck!"]
    Young Hawk
  8. 7. The Longhorn
  9. 8. Free - This Great American Eagle Ring- With Every Subscription to Lone Ranger Comics
  10. 9. Have Fun Safely
    Juicy Fruit Gum
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  • Chris Boyko
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