(October-November 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

first issue with new logo


[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 fires pistol from seat of surrey.
Reprints:

Enjoy your Favorite Dell Comic (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

The Disguise that Failed (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 infiltrates a railroad work camp in disguise to find out who is extorting kickbacks from the workers

Under Attack (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; Dan Reid
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger helps a Army outfit rebuilding a fort fight off Cheyenne Indians.

The Schoolmarm (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
School teacher Mort Baker tries to persuade his students not to admire gunslingers.

Indexer Notes

text story with 1/8 page illustration

The Wrong Wagon (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 has to decide which of two wagons contains the loot from a robbery.

Indexer Notes

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

["It looks the same as if we had only left home yesterday, Young Hawk!"] (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:
After many months of traveling, Young Hawk and Little Buck return to their home village only to find that sickness killed their parents a year earlier. The Spirit Bear directs Little Buck to leave and head north and west. They cross the mountains to the Columbia River.

Indexer Notes

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

Inside a Tepee (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo)
Synopsis:
Facts about Indian tepees "narrated" by the Lone Ranger.

The Call for Fall! (Table of Contents)

Jumping Jacks / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

illustrated color ad for Jumping-Jacks shoes.

Win this Life-Size Aerojet Training Space Ship! (Table of Contents)

Kraft Marshmallows / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; color ad for Kraft Marshmallows with contest rules.

"Fresh up" Freddie Says: "Right now, you're probably asking yourself - what does a hot test pilot 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

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. Enjoy your Favorite Dell Comic
  3. 2. The Disguise that Failed
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Under Attack
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Schoolmarm
  6. 5. The Wrong Wagon
    The Lone Ranger
  7. 6. ["It looks the same as if we had only left home yesterday, Young Hawk!"]
    Young Hawk
  8. 7. Inside a Tepee
  9. 8. The Call for Fall!
    Jumping Jacks
  10. 9. Win this Life-Size Aerojet Training Space Ship!
    Kraft Marshmallows
  11. 10. "Fresh up" Freddie Says: "Right now, you're probably asking yourself - what does a hot test pilot drink for a quick refreshing lift?"
    7-Up
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