(February-March 1959)

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:
?
Format:
standard newsstand comic book

Issue Notes

Railroad Issue


[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); Silver
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger mounted on Silver. Etching of old railroad engine in background.

Not One!, Not Two! But Three Handsome Ball Point Pens! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; black and white; promo for subscriptions to Dell comics; also Dell’s Pledge to Parents.

One-Way Tracks to Danger (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 operator of a casino tries to delay a crew building a railroad so that they will continue to get the workers' business.

The End of the Line (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:
Sioux change signals to cause two trains to collide in a snowstorm, hoping to spark a range war.

Robbery on Schedule (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 find an informant who is tipping off bandits on which train to rob.

Indexer Notes

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

Blazing Tumbleweed (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Seth Baldwin
Synopsis:
Seth Baldwin uses burning tumbleweeds to stop a cattle stampede.

Indexer Notes

Text story with 1/4 page illustration.

[Alligator Attack] (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Hawk; Little Buck
Synopsis:
Leaving the Pecos River, Young Hawk and Little Buck make their way to the Red River, where they build a raft and go downstream to the Mississippi. Little Buck's leg is broken by the thrashing tail of a dying alligator.

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Statement of Ownership / statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Helen Meyer (business manager)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for Oct. 1, 1958. No circulation figures given.

Our Pioneers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
facts about early pioneers

Draw Lincoln (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; black and white; ad for Art Instruction, Inc., drawing course.

How does a sporty sports car driver quench his thirst in a traffic jam? (Table of Contents)

"Fresh up" Freddy Says: / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

back cover; color ad in strip form for Seven-Up soft drink.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Not One!, Not Two! But Three Handsome Ball Point Pens!
  3. 2. One-Way Tracks to Danger
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The End of the Line
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Robbery on Schedule
    The Lone Ranger
  6. 5. Blazing Tumbleweed
  7. 6. [Alligator Attack]
    Young Hawk
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Statement of Ownership
  9. 8. Our Pioneers
  10. 9. Draw Lincoln
  11. 10. How does a sporty sports car driver quench his thirst in a traffic jam?
    "Fresh up" Freddy Says:
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Jan Roar Hansen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Merlin Haas