(December 1961-January 1962)

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

[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 looks back over his shoulder with guns drawn.
Reprints:

Engines of the Old West (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
facts about railroad locomotives in the old west.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; black and white; Feature title is “The Lone Ranger” but he does not appear in strip. Script credit from Robin Snyder's The Comics! Vol. 22, no. 5 (May 2011)

The Spanish Treasure (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Tom Gill (& assistants)
Inks:
Tom Gill (& assistants)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Dan Reid
Synopsis:
A gang of Mexican bandits capture Dan Reid to learn the secret of a 200 year old treasure map.

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Robin Snyder's The Comics! Vol. 22, no. 6 (June 2011)

The Railroad Robbers (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill (& assistants)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger must decide which of two pairs of riders are the ones who robbed a train.

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Robin Snyder's The Comics! Vol. 22, no. 6 (June 2011)

Dell Trading Post (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

centerfold; Two page promo for the Dell Trading Post

Showdown at Rock Creek (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Judge Cady must face a convict who is coming back to town after being released from prison.

Indexer Notes

text story with 1/4 page illustration

The Texas Ranger's Return (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Tom Gill (& assistants)
Inks:
Tom Gill (& assistants)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
A Texas Ranger comes to Galeville after a written request, but is wounded by gang of extortioners. The Lone Ranger disguises himself as the Ranger to capture the gang.

Indexer Notes

reference to Lone Ranger's origin; Script credit from Robin Snyder's The Comics! Vol. 22, no. 6 (June 2011)

The Awful Intruder (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 4.375 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 make a cabin to spend the winter. Later Young Hawk fights off a carcajou (wolverine).

Indexer Notes

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

Meet Tubby, the Whale (Table of Contents)

Tubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

illustrated ad in strip form for Tubble bubble bath soap.

Bullwhacking (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
facts about ox team drivers.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; black and white; Feature title is “The Lone Ranger” but he does not appear in strip. Script credit from Robin Snyder's The Comics! Vol. 22, no. 6 (June 2011)

The Most Thrilling New Bike You’ve Ever Seen! (Table of Contents)

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

back cover; illustrated color ad for Schwinn Bicycles. Schwinn 5-Speed Corvette depicted.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Engines of the Old West
    The Lone Ranger
  3. 2. The Spanish Treasure
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Railroad Robbers
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Dell Trading Post
  6. 5. Showdown at Rock Creek
  7. 6. The Texas Ranger's Return
    The Lone Ranger
  8. 7. The Awful Intruder
    Young Hawk
  9. 8. Meet Tubby, the Whale
    Tubble
  10. 9. Bullwhacking
    The Lone Ranger
  11. 10. The Most Thrilling New Bike You’ve Ever Seen!
    Schwinn
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  • Michael DeLisa
  • Chris Boyko
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