(April-May 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:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.

Issue Notes

Trail Drive 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 mounted on Silver.

Travel-O (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.

The Red River Rustlers (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 (in disguise) and Tonto join a cattle drive to solve a rash of cattle rustling.

The Open Town (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 bring law and order to the wide-open cattle town of Elville.

The Brand Changers (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 prove a gang of cattle rustlers is changing brands

Indexer Notes

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

The Selfish One (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Two men are imprisoned in a mountain cabin by a blizzard.

Indexer Notes

text story with 1/4 page illustration

["You rest that broken leg, Little Buck..."] (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Hawk; Little Buck
Synopsis:
Young Hawk helps his host in the Louisiana bayou catch a huge catfish and a large snapping turtle.

Indexer Notes

part of a continuing storyline

Stampede (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
three panel strip about cattle stampedes.

Indexer Notes

last panel is Dell's Pledge to Parents

Ready...Get Set...Go-Man! (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.

Cattle Trails (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
facts about cattle drives with map

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; black and white

Kraft Candies (Table of Contents)

Kraft Fudgies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Whitney Darrow, Jr. (signed)
Inks:
Whitney Darrow, Jr. (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

back cover; color ad for Kraft Fudgies candy with art and photos

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Travel-O
  3. 2. The Red River Rustlers
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Open Town
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Brand Changers
    The Lone Ranger
  6. 5. The Selfish One
  7. 6. ["You rest that broken leg, Little Buck..."]
    Young Hawk
  8. 7. Stampede
  9. 8. Ready...Get Set...Go-Man!
    Jumping Jacks
  10. 9. Cattle Trails
  11. 10. Kraft Candies
    Kraft Fudgies
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Boyko
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