(January 1950)

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:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Silver (horse)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Silver have a race.

Indexer Notes

Cover has the "This is a King Feature" emblem.

Hold It! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto (cameo); Young Hawk (cameo); Santa Claus
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white. Illustrated promo for subscriptions to Dell’s Lone Ranger comic. Premium is five pinups of the Lone Ranger.

The Lone Ranger and Boss Barton of Gopher City (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 38.67 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:
Boss Barton runs a gambling place in Gopher City as a cover for his cattle stealing operation.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1946 and 1947 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

First issue with three tiers of panels per page; Bottom third of last page is Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1949.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Statement of Ownership / statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Helen Meyer
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1949. No circulation figures given.

Rocky Mountain Sahib (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Beaugrand (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Sir George Gore; Jim Bridger
Synopsis:
The true story of the adventures of wealthy Irish peer George Gore near Fort Laramie in the 1850s.

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations.

[White Fawn] (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 5.5 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:
White Fawn, the Sioux girl who helped Young Hawk and Little Buck escape from the Sioux village, has run away in a canoe and the two boys cross her path when they leave their hiding place.

Indexer Notes

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

Use This Form for Your Own Subscription (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Subscription form for Lone Ranger comics. No art.

Western Bridles (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Till Goodan (signed)
Inks:
Till Goodan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Till Goodan?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about horse bridles.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white.

Use This Form for Christmas Gift Subscriptions (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Subscription form for Lone Ranger comics. No art.

Chief Crazy Horse (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chief Crazy Horse (Ogallala Sioux Indian)
Synopsis:
Portrait of Chief Crazy Horse (c.1840-1877) of the Ogallala Sioux.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; 12th in a series of portraits of Indian warriors and chiefs. Sources state that no authenticated photograph of Crazy Horse exists, so the source material of this drawing is unknown.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Hold It!
  3. 2. The Lone Ranger and Boss Barton of Gopher City
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Statement of Ownership
  5. 4. Rocky Mountain Sahib
  6. 5. [White Fawn]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Use This Form for Your Own Subscription
  8. 7. Western Bridles
  9. 8. Use This Form for Christmas Gift Subscriptions
  10. 9. Chief Crazy Horse
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Merlin Haas