(September 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 on Silver to escape two gunmen.

Bucking Horses (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about different types of bucking broncos.

Indexer Notes

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

[The False Lone Ranger] (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 9 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:
After a man impersonating the Lone Ranger is killed, the Lone Ranger and Tonto are captured by Indians but are rescued by a sheriff and his posse who want to try them for the murder.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1939 newspaper strips

Indexer Notes

Four tiers of panels per page.

[The Stolen Herd] (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 7 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:
Squint Feeney's gang is stealing cattle to sell to the Army.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1939 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Four tiers of panels per page.

[The Land Option] (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 14 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 Healy family has an option to buy land in a valley. The owner of the land wants the option to lapse so that he can sell it to the railroad for a higher price.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1940 newspaper strips

Indexer Notes

Three tiers of panels per page.

[The Burned Letters] (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 9 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 frames a man for bank robbery to get him locked up in jail where he will be safe from those who want him killed.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1939 newspaper strips

Indexer Notes

Three tiers of panels per page.

Little Man's Medicine (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
Synopsis:
Little Man follows the band of Comanches who have captured his friend Buffalo Calf and saves a wild mustang from quicksand.

Indexer Notes

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

[Home Again] (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 the prairie fire on the island, Young Hawk must kill a grizzly bear that attacks them as they leave. The trio return to Young Hawk and Little Buck's home village for the first time in two years.

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.

Warrior 6 (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. Bucking Horses
  3. 2. [The False Lone Ranger]
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. [The Stolen Herd]
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. [The Land Option]
    The Lone Ranger
  6. 5. [The Burned Letters]
    The Lone Ranger
  7. 6. Little Man's Medicine
    Little Man
  8. 7. [Home Again]
    Young Hawk
  9. 8. Subscribe Now-Mail This Coupon Today
  10. 9. Read This Exciting News Direct From The Lone Ranger
  11. 10. Warrior 6
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Merlin Haas