(May 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.

[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); Tonto
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger carries an unconscious Tonto in a "dead-man's carry" while firing at outlaws with his free hand.

Indexer Notes

Cover has "This is a King Feature" 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 and The Army Pay Roll Plot (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Dan Reid; Silver (horse); Scout (horse); Victor (horse)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger must guard an Army payroll being shipped by riverboat from Council Bluffs to Pine Landing.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1945 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Four tiers of panels per page

The Lone Ranger and The Devil on Horseback (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 12 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:
"Rance" Keller blackmails a sheriff to help him rob a bank.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1946 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Four tiers of panels per page. "Devil on Horseback" is used here as a slang term for alcoholism.

Uncle Billy and the Doolin Gang (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Smith (credited)
Pencils:
Mo Gollub?
Inks:
Mo Gollub?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Bill Doolin; "Uncle Billy" Tilghman
Synopsis:
Retelling of capture of outlaw Bill Doolin by "Uncle Billy" Tilghman in Oklahoma in late 1890s.

Indexer Notes

Text story with seven illustrations.

[A Fiery Defense] (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Hawk; Little Buck
Synopsis:
Separated from a hunting party, Young Hawk and Little Buck must fight off a pack of wolves with fire.

Indexer Notes

First appearance in this title.

The Young Hawk feature originated in "The Funnies" (Dell, 1936 series) #65, June-July 1942 and was also featured in "New Funnies" (Dell, 1942 series) #66 and #67 (both 1942); whether the strip appeared anywhere between 1942 and 1949 is not known.

Four tiers of panels per page.

Ja-Di-Gon-Sa (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about the False-Face Society of the Iroquois Nation and their wooden masks.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Chief Two-Guns White Calf (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Chief Two-Guns White Calf
Synopsis:
Portrait of Chief Two-Guns White Calf (1872-1934), a Blackfoot chief whose visage was one of those used in the design of the Indian Head Nickel coin.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover; fourth 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 and The Army Pay Roll Plot
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Lone Ranger and The Devil on Horseback
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Uncle Billy and the Doolin Gang
  6. 5. [A Fiery Defense]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Ja-Di-Gon-Sa
  8. 7. Chief Two-Guns White Calf
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  • Merlin Haas
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