(April 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:
?
Format:
standard newsstand comic book

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Silver (horse)
Synopsis:
As three armed men watch, Silver plays dead as the Lone Ranger hides behind a large cactus.

Indexer Notes

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

[Three Ordeals] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the ordeals faced by candidates for chief of the Osage tribe.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; dark blue and white. Text and illustrations.

The Lone Ranger and the Star Sapphire (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
Synopsis:
Col. Yardley trades his wife's family jewels to a blackmailer in order to keep the real circumstances of their son's death a secret.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1948 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Four tiers of panels per page.

The Lone Ranger and the Wheat Fire in Green Valley (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; Dan Reid
Synopsis:
People from a settlement drain a lake to put out a wheat field fire set by Mr. Newton in order to cause a family to lose their farm.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1948 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Three tiers of panels per page.

Running Fox's Change of Heart (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Running Fox; Chief Wolf Jaw; Simon Kenton
Synopsis:
Simon Kenton is captured by Wyandotte Indians and forced to run the gauntlet. Story told from the point of view of the Indian boy Running Fox.

Indexer Notes

Three illustrations.
Continued in Lone Ranger #23.
Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records.

[The Deserted Pueblo] (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:
Young Hawk, Little Buck, and White Fawn lose their canoe after an earthquake, then find a deserted pueblo village.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

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 2 (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.

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. [Three Ordeals]
  3. 2. The Lone Ranger and the Star Sapphire
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Lone Ranger and the Wheat Fire in Green Valley
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Running Fox's Change of Heart
  6. 5. [The Deserted Pueblo]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Subscribe Now-Mail This Coupon Today
  8. 7. Free! Five Full Color Illustrations of Lone Ranger and Silver..in Action!
  9. 8. Warrior 2
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  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Merlin Haas