(July 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
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and an Indian Chief talk in sign language.

The Tarahumaras of Mexico’s Northern Mountains (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the Tarahumaras tribe of Mexico.

Indexer Notes

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

The Lone Ranger and the Horse Thieves (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:
Tonto is accused of being an horse thief.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1949 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Four tiers of panels per page.

The Lone Ranger and The Gang of Counterfeiters (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:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto are caught in a cave in a blast set by counterfeiters to destroy their equipment.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1949 newspaper strips

Indexer Notes

Four tiers of panels per page.

Little Man's Masquerade (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Little Man
Synopsis:
Navajo scout Little Man steals an officer's uniform and horses from an Army troop.

Indexer Notes

Three illustrations.
Second in a continuing storyline.
Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records.

[Buffalo Stampede] (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:
After escaping from the Cliff Dwellers, the three Indian youths travel to the plains where they have to escape a night-time buffalo stampede. They capture a young buffalo calf and teach him to pull a travois.

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.

Read This Exciting News Direct From The Lone Ranger (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto (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 membership emblem and certificate for the Dell Comics Club.

"Jason" A Nez Perce Indian (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Portrait of "Jason", a Nez Perce Indian.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. The Tarahumaras of Mexico’s Northern Mountains
  3. 2. The Lone Ranger and the Horse Thieves
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Lone Ranger and The Gang of Counterfeiters
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Little Man's Masquerade
    Little Man
  6. 5. [Buffalo Stampede]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Subscribe Now-Mail This Coupon Today
  8. 7. Read This Exciting News Direct From The Lone Ranger
  9. 8. "Jason" A Nez Perce Indian
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Merlin Haas