(June 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

[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; Tonto
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto fight a pair of outlaws.

The Plains Indians (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the Plains Indians.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Half art, half text.

The Lone Ranger and the Camel Expedition (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)
Synopsis:
The Army is experimenting with using camels to haul freight, but the existing freight line operators try to get Indians to destroy the expedition.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1948 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Four tiers of panels per page.

The Lone Ranger and the Idaho Kid's Rifle (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; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis:
Sheriff Bates dies and a pair of outlaws try to get the Idaho Kid's rifle from his daughter in order to find $50,000 in loot from a robbery.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1949 newspaper strips

Indexer Notes

Four tiers of panels per page.

Little Man's Madness (Table of Contents)

Little Man / text story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Little Man (intro)
Synopsis:
Navajo scout Little Man delays an Army troop from finding the main band of warriors and the sheep they stole from the Pueblos.

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations; first of a continuing storyline. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records.

[A Smelly Escape] (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:
Little Buck and White Fawn are forced to carry rocks to build the cliff-dwellers' new city. Young Hawk fires a skunk skin wrapped around an arrow into the sleeping quarters and in the confusion Little Buck and White Fawn escape.

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:
Mo Gollub?
Inks:
Mo Gollub?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

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

Warrior 3 (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Third in a series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. The Plains Indians
  3. 2. The Lone Ranger and the Camel Expedition
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Lone Ranger and the Idaho Kid's Rifle
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Little Man's Madness
    Little Man
  6. 5. [A Smelly Escape]
    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 3
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Merlin Haas