(October 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:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Silver (horse); Tonto; Scout (horse)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto ride from an Indian village.

Indian Lore (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed)
Inks:
Al McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about Indian customs and tools.

Indexer Notes

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

[Old Ben's Killer] (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:
Two outlaws frame the Lone Ranger and Tonto for murdering old Ben.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1940 newspaper strips

Indexer Notes

Three tiers of panels per page.

[The Female Spy] (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:
A girls poses as a dancer to find her father's killer.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1940 newspaper strips

Indexer Notes

Three tiers of panels per page.

[A Love Triangle] (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 12 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:
Craven shoots kills his rival for the affection of a girl, then blames the Lone Ranger.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1940 newspaper strips

Indexer Notes

Three tiers of panels per page.

Little Man Pays a Vow (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:
After following the band of Comanches who have captured Buffalo Calf, Little Man is able to rescue his friend when the Comanches are attacked by a group of Mexicans.

Indexer Notes

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

[Dakotas Attack in the Snow] (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jon Small ?
Inks:
Jon Small ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Hawk; Little Buck
Synopsis:
Little Buck and Young Hawk are caught in a snowstorm away from the village. They are surrounded by Dakota warriors, but Young Hawk manages to escape and warn his village. Little Buck disappears.

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing storyline. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records.

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Chief Three Fingers (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Chief Three Fingers (Cheyenne Indian)
Synopsis:
Portrait of Chief Three Fingers, Cheyenne tribe.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Indian Lore
  3. 2. [Old Ben's Killer]
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. [The Female Spy]
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. [A Love Triangle]
    The Lone Ranger
  6. 5. Little Man Pays a Vow
    Little Man
  7. 6. [Dakotas Attack in the Snow]
    Young Hawk
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  9. 8. Free! Five Full Color Illustrations of Lone Ranger and Silver..in Action!
  10. 9. Chief Three Fingers
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  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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