(October-November 1958)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.

Issue Notes

Disguise Issue; first bi-monthly 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); Silver
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger stands by Silver; while another image of The Lone Ranger with guns drawn is superimposed behind them

"Fresh up" Freddie Says: "Right Now, You're Probably Asking Yourself - What Does a Lion Hunter Drink for a Quick, Refreshing Lift?" (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; illustrated color ad in comic form for Seven Up soft drink.

The Lone Ranger's Mask (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
Weston Gazette Editor Jeffrey Jackson impersonates the Lone Ranger and commits crimes in order to have the law capture the real Lone Ranger

Indexer Notes

References to Lone Ranger's origin; first double-length story

The Guilty Face (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger must which of the town's bearded men robbed the safe at the bank

Indexer Notes

A "Solve the Mystery" story; though not billed as such.

Killer’s Test (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
A sheriff has to decide whether to take young Rance Clayton back to town and face a possible lynch mob.

Indexer Notes

text story with 1/4 page illustration

["Water! After a Whole Day Without a Drink!"] (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:
Attacking tribesmen force Young Hawk and Little Buck to take refuge in a large cavern in New Mexico.

Indexer Notes

part of a continuing storyline; last panel is Dell's Pledge to Parents

How they Misnamed the Animals (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

["Neat!"] (Table of Contents)

Jumping Jacks / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

color illustrated ad for Jumping-Jacks shoes.

Free Pocket Picture Holder to Every New Subscriber! (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 Pocket Picture Holder; 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 Water 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 Does a Lion Hunter Drink for a Quick, Refreshing Lift?"
    7-Up
  3. 2. The Lone Ranger's Mask
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Guilty Face
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Killer’s Test
  6. 5. ["Water! After a Whole Day Without a Drink!"]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. How they Misnamed the Animals
  8. 7. ["Neat!"]
    Jumping Jacks
  9. 8. Free Pocket Picture Holder to Every New Subscriber!
  10. 9. Have Fun Safely
    Juicy Fruit Gum
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