(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:
?
Format:
standard newsstand comic book

[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.

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:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Lone Ranger; Young Hawk (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 five pinups of the Lone Ranger.

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
  8. 7. Subscribe Now-Mail This Coupon Today
  9. 8. Free! Five Full Color Illustrations of Lone Ranger and Silver..in Action!
  10. 9. Chief Three Fingers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Merlin Haas