(January 1949)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.

Issue Notes

First issue with original material in interior. First monthly issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mo Gollub?
Inks:
Mo Gollub?
Colors:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Silver (horse)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger lowers himself down a cliff on a rope tied to Silver's saddle.

Indexer Notes

Cover has the "This is a King Features Comic" bullet.

The Indian Travois (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Till Goodan
Inks:
Till Goodan
Colors:
?
Letters:
Till Goodan

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about Indians’ use of the Travois for carrying loads.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white. Text and illustrations.

The Lone Ranger and the Pony Rider (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script:
Fran Striker?
Pencils:
Charles Flanders
Inks:
Charles Flanders
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis:
A stolen letter from a murdered Pony Express rider leads to Mr. Purdy's gold mine being shut down.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1944 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Four tiers of panels per page.

The Lone Ranger and the Election Plot (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Fran Striker?
Pencils:
Charles Flanders
Inks:
Charles Flanders
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis:
Slim Hancock brings the Drumm and Finley gangs to town to win an election for Sheriff.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1943 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Four tiers of panels per page.

The Story of the Horse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis:
Facts about the evolution of horses and their uses in modern times.

Pack Animals (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Till Goodan
Inks:
Till Goodan
Colors:
?
Letters:
Till Goodan

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the use of animals to carry supplies.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white.

Hi-Yo, Silver, Away! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger; Silver (horse)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color promo for subscriptions to Dell’s Lone Ranger comic, with illustration of the Lone Ranger riding Silver. One year for $1.00.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. The Indian Travois
  3. 2. The Lone Ranger and the Pony Rider
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Lone Ranger and the Election Plot
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Story of the Horse
  6. 5. Pack Animals
  7. 6. Hi-Yo, Silver, Away!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Merlin Haas