(June 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 dismounts from Silver, gun drawn.

Indexer Notes

Cover has "This is a King Feature" emblem.

Dell Comics are Good Comics (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mo Gollub?
Inks:
Mo Gollub?
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. Includes partial reprint of the cover to Lone Ranger, The (Dell, 1948 series) #9.

The Lone Ranger and the Bank Hold-Up (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 23 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 newspaper editor sees the Sheriff let a bank robber escape after killing a teller.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1945 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Four tiers of panels per page.

The Lone Ranger and the Land Grab Scheme (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; Dan Reid; Silver (horse); Scout (horse); Victor (horse)
Synopsis:
A unpopular man gets revenge after his death by willing that his ranch be divided and opened to homesteaders, who are required to have a criminal record.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1944 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Four tiers of panels per page.

The Passing of Buckshot Roberts (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Buckshot Roberts; Billy the Kid
Synopsis:
Retelling of the gunfight between Buckshot Roberts and Billy the Kid's gang in the Lincoln County War.

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations.

[Cougar and Sioux] (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:
A pair of Sioux warriors who were attracted by the smoke from Little Buck's cooking fire are killed by Young Hawk and a cougar.

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing storyline; four tiers of panels per page.

[Navaho Craftsmanship] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about how Navahos make their jewelry and pottery.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Illustrations and text.

Chief Keokuk, Head Chief of Fox-Sacs (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chief Keokuk (Fox-Sac Indian)
Synopsis:
Portrait of Chief Keokuk, Head Chief of the Fox-Sacs.

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Dell Comics are Good Comics
  3. 2. The Lone Ranger and the Bank Hold-Up
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Lone Ranger and the Land Grab Scheme
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Passing of Buckshot Roberts
  6. 5. [Cougar and Sioux]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. [Navaho Craftsmanship]
  8. 7. Chief Keokuk, Head Chief of Fox-Sacs
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