(October 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)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger surprises a pair of rustlers who are changing brands on a steer.

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; Tonto
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

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 #15 with same name. Includes partial reprint of cover of The Lone Ranger #14.

The Lone Ranger and Geronimo's Raiding Party (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); Geronimo
Synopsis:
Geronimo goes on the warpath and the Lone Ranger and Tonto have to save the telegraph office at Pine Hill from being burned.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1946 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Four tiers of panels per page.

The Lone Ranger and the Rescue of Handy Andy (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:
Cowboys from the Double-A ranch capture Dan Reid and Handy Andy, the tinsmith, and force them to repair a tank used to water stolen horses.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1945 and 1946 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Four tiers of panels per page.

Lost Lakes of the Texas Rangers (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Captain G. W. Arrington
Synopsis:
True story of Texas Rangers tracking Comanche raiders across the desert of the Texas Panhandle and New Mexico border in 1880.

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations.

[Captured by Sioux] (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; White Fawn
Synopsis:
After their tribe breaks camp to return to their homeland, Young Hawk and Little Buck are captured by the Sioux braves they battled before. They are rescued by a girl called White Fawn.

Indexer Notes

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

[Natchez Indians] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the Natchez Indians and their structures.

Indexer Notes

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

A Pawnee Chief (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Portrait of an unnamed Pawnee Chief.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; 9th 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 Geronimo's Raiding Party
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Lone Ranger and the Rescue of Handy Andy
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Lost Lakes of the Texas Rangers
  6. 5. [Captured by Sioux]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. [Natchez Indians]
  8. 7. A Pawnee Chief
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Merlin Haas