(August 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; Tonto
Synopsis:
Atop a stage, the Lone Ranger and Tonto fire at attackers pursuing them.

Indexer Notes

Cover has the "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
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white; Illustrated promo for subscriptions to Dell’s Lone Ranger comic. Different from promo in The Lone Ranger #13 with same name. Includes reprint of part of cover of The Lone Ranger #8.

The Lone Ranger and the Schoolteacher Sheriff (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; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis:
Elmtown needs a school teacher and a "town tamer" but in a mixup, the Mayor hires a school teacher for a sheriff and a sheriff as a school teacher.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1946 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Four tiers of panels per page.

The Lone Ranger and the Redskin Ambush (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 13 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 thousand Indians are hiding in the woods, ready to ambush General Carter's troops.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1944 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Four tiers of panels per page.

War on Powder River (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Nate Champion; Nick Ray; Arapahoe Brown
Synopsis:
Retelling of the "Powder River War" in Wyoming in 1892.

Indexer Notes

Text story with four illustrations.

[Threatened Village] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Hawk; Little Buck
Synopsis:
A small herd of buffaloes force Young Hawk and Little Buck to jump into a ravine full of wolves. Later they return to their village only to find that Sioux are preparing to attack it.

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing storyline. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records.

Soft-Dressing Deer Skin (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about how to dress a deer skin.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Text and illustrations.

Antoine of the Spokane tribe in Washington (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Antoine (Spokane Indian)
Synopsis:
Portrait of Antoine of the Spokane tribe in Washington.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; 7th 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 Schoolteacher Sheriff
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Lone Ranger and the Redskin Ambush
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. War on Powder River
  6. 5. [Threatened Village]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Soft-Dressing Deer Skin
  8. 7. Antoine of the Spokane tribe in Washington
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Merlin Haas