(March 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:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Silver (horse)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger on a rearing Silver in the classic pose.

Indexer Notes

First painted cover in this series. Cover has the "This is a King Feature" emblem.

The Passing of the American Buffalo (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
John Wade Hampton (signed)
Inks:
John Wade Hampton (signed)
Letters:
John Wade Hampton (signed)

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the American Buffalo.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois’ personal records.

The Lone Ranger and The Plot to Kill Mr. Winters (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 39 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:
The Lone Ranger is mistaken for a crook who is trying to weaken a trestle so that a train carrying railroad official Winters will crash.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1947 and 1948 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Three tiers of panels per page.

The Medicine Watch (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Nelson Lee; Big Wolf (Comanche Indian); Rolling Thunder (Comanche Indian)
Synopsis:
The perils of Nelson Lee, who was captured by Comanches in Texas in 1855.

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations.

[Canoeing on White Water] (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Hawk; Little Buck; White Fawn
Synopsis:
After escaping a bear that invaded their camp, Young Hawk, Little Buck, and White Fawn take their canoe through dangerous rapids.

Indexer Notes

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

Subscribe Now-Mail This Coupon Today (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.

Free! Five Full Color Illustrations of Lone Ranger and Silver..in Action! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

Warrior 1 (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Portrait of an Indian warrior.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover. First in a series of portraits of unnamed Indian warriors.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. The Passing of the American Buffalo
  3. 2. The Lone Ranger and The Plot to Kill Mr. Winters
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Medicine Watch
  5. 4. [Canoeing on White Water]
    Young Hawk
  6. 5. Subscribe Now-Mail This Coupon Today
  7. 6. Free! Five Full Color Illustrations of Lone Ranger and Silver..in Action!
  8. 7. Warrior 1
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Merlin Haas