(February 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:
?
Format:
standard newsstand comic book

[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 jumps from Silver to grab the handrail on a railroad car.

Indexer Notes

Part of cover reprinted in promo in The Lone Ranger #14. Cover has the "This is a King Features Comic" emblem.

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

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; black and white; promo for subscriptions to Dell’s Lone Ranger comic.

The Lone Ranger on the Trail of a Criminal (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger (origin retold); Tonto; Silver (horse); Scout (horse); Dan Reid (introduction)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto trail the criminal, Higgins, from Texas to Montana.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1943 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

four tiers of panels per page; Lone Ranger's origin retold. Introduction of Dan Reid, the Lone Ranger's nephew.

The Lone Ranger and the Secret Weapon (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Siver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto take refuge from a blizzard, but find that the cabin is under siege by crooks who want a trapper's furs.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1944 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Four tiers of panels per page.

Git Along, Little Dogies (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
[traditional song]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Lyrics to the traditional cowboy song "Git Along, Little Dogies" with illustrations.

Wild Bill Hickok and the Texas Badman (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Smith (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Wild Bill Hickok; John Wesley Hardin; Bideno
Synopsis:
Marshal Wild Bill Hickok's encounters with gunman John Wesley Hardin in Abilene, Kansas, in 1871.

Indexer Notes

Text with three illustrations. Slightly fictionalized account of true events.

[Cowboys and Their Horses] (Table of Contents)

Range Savvy / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about cowboys and their horses.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations.

Indian Boats (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about Indian boats.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; black and white. Illustrations with brief text.

Chief Broken Arm - a Sioux Warrior (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mo Gollub?
Inks:
Mo Gollub?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Portrait of Chief Broken Arm - a Sioux Warrior.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; first in a series of portraits of Indian warriors.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Hi-Yo, Silver, Away!
  3. 2. The Lone Ranger on the Trail of a Criminal
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Lone Ranger and the Secret Weapon
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Git Along, Little Dogies
  6. 5. Wild Bill Hickok and the Texas Badman
  7. 6. [Cowboys and Their Horses]
    Range Savvy
  8. 7. Indian Boats
  9. 8. Chief Broken Arm - a Sioux Warrior
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  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Merlin Haas