(January 1951)

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.

Issue Notes

First “Black Mask” logo.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Morris Gollub (painting)
Inks:
Morris Gollub (painting)
Colors:
Morris Gollub (painting)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Silver (horse)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger muzzles Silver with his hand as they hide behind a rock as a rustler goes by with a horse.

Indexer Notes

Artist identified by Richard Richmond via the GCD Error Tracker, who says this is the last of his Lone Ranger covers.

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.

[The Hermit's Revenge] (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 13.8 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 hermit plans revenge on the townspeople by blowing up his Death's Head gold mine.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1941 and 1942 newspaper strips

Indexer Notes

Three tiers of panels per page.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1950. No circulation figures given.

[Starvation Ledge] (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:
The Drago gang ambushes a band of soldiers and maroons them on Starvation Ledge.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1941 newspaper strips

Indexer Notes

Three tiers of panels per page.

[A Young Fugitive] (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:
Mr. Hiram, the most important man in town, frames young Don Mead for a post office robbery.
Reprints:
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1941 newspaper strips

Indexer Notes

Three tiers of panels per page.

The Great Spirit Answers (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
War Eagle; Grey Owl
Synopsis:
In the midst of a drought, a tribe finds the secret to using a hard yellow stone for arrowheads.

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations.

[Rescue Winnebago Women] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Hawk; Little Buck; Rippling Water
Synopsis:
Reaching the great water to the east, Young Hawk and Little Buck rescue three Winnebago women from Hurons. Later Young Hawk kills a bear that interrupts the group's raspberry picking.

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. Subscription form for Lone Ranger comics. No art.

Warrior 10 (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. [The Hermit's Revenge]
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership
  5. 4. [Starvation Ledge]
    The Lone Ranger
  6. 5. [A Young Fugitive]
    The Lone Ranger
  7. 6. The Great Spirit Answers
  8. 7. [Rescue Winnebago Women]
    Young Hawk
  9. 8. Use This Form for Your Own Subscription
  10. 9. Navaho Indians
  11. 10. Use this form for Christmas gift subscriptions
  12. 11. Warrior 10
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  • Merlin Haas
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