(August 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 jumps off Silver and tackles two outlaws.

Western Bridles (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 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 front cover; black, red, and white. Half art, half text.

The Lone Ranger and the Black Barton Gang (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 Black Barton gang kidnaps the Sheriff's daughter.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1939 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Various sized panels per page.

The Lone Ranger Outwits Killer Dorn (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 13 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:
A outlaw kills Bart Dixon, then impersonates him in order to gain control of a gold mine.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1939 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Various-sized panels per page.

The Lone Ranger and the Kidnapers (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 10 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:
A child's parents are killed by a band of Indians. Two men seek to kill the youngster to gain a fortune back east.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1939 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Various-sized panels per page.

Little Man's Friendship (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; Buffalo Calf; Bah Chee
Synopsis:
Little Man and his friend Buffalo Calf go raiding to capture enough horses to pay the dowry for Bah Chee. Buffalo Calf is captured by Comanches.

Indexer Notes

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

[Prairie Fire] (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:
With their buffalo calf Dancing Bull pulling a travois with their supplies, the trio move within a day's travel of the boys' home camp. They escape a prairie fire by taking refuge on an island.

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:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white. Promo for subscriptions to Dell’s Lone Ranger comic. Premium is membership emblem and certificate for the Dell Comics Club.

Warrior 5 (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Part of a series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Western Bridles
  3. 2. The Lone Ranger and the Black Barton Gang
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Lone Ranger Outwits Killer Dorn
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Lone Ranger and the Kidnapers
    The Lone Ranger
  6. 5. Little Man's Friendship
    Little Man
  7. 6. [Prairie Fire]
    Young Hawk
  8. 7. Subscribe Now-Mail This Coupon Today
  9. 8. Read This Exciting News Direct From The Lone Ranger
  10. 9. Warrior 5
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Merlin Haas