(December 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)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger fires a gun while holding on to Silver’s saddle while both are almost submerged in the surf of an ocean.

Santa Goes Western (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Santa Claus
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Illustrated promo for subscriptions to Dell’s Lone Ranger comic. Premium is Dell Comics Group Family picture.

[Fireworks Defense] (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 11 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 pretends to be an enemy of the Lone Ranger as many tribes of Indians gather to make war on the white men. The Lone Ranger tricks them into attacking the Snake River settlement and scares them off with fireworks.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1941 newspaper strips

Indexer Notes

Three tiers of panels per page.

[The Land Deal that Backfired] (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 15 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 tricks Banker Potts into buying the worthless land Potts had sold to Doctor Sumner.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1941 newspaper strips

Indexer Notes

Three tiers of panels per page.

[The Gambling Debt] (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) (cameo)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger stops Jack Martin from stealing from his father in order to repay his gambling debts to Mr. Bates.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1941 newspaper strips

Indexer Notes

Three tiers of panels per page.

The Elk Without Horns (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Rising Hawk
Synopsis:
Rising Hawk sees his first herd of horses.

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations.

[Stealing Bows from Sioux] (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Hawk; Little Buck; White Fawn (cameo)
Synopsis:
Tired of helping plant corn, Young Hawk and Little Buck set out on a long hunting trip east. After their bows are broken in a battle with a buffalo, they sneak into a Sioux village and steal some replacements.

Indexer Notes

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

Use This Form for Your Own Subscription (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.

Navaho Indians (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about Navaho Indians.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Use This Form for Christmas Gift Subscriptions (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Subscription form for Lone Ranger comics. No art.

Warrior 9 (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Portrait of 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. Santa Goes Western
  3. 2. [Fireworks Defense]
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. [The Land Deal that Backfired]
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. [The Gambling Debt]
    The Lone Ranger
  6. 5. The Elk Without Horns
  7. 6. [Stealing Bows from Sioux]
    Young Hawk
  8. 7. Use This Form for Your Own Subscription
  9. 8. Navaho Indians
  10. 9. Use This Form for Christmas Gift Subscriptions
  11. 10. Warrior 9
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Merlin Haas