(August 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.

[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 and Silver jump through the side rails of a wooden bridge.
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Indian Fighters (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the U.S. Cavalry.

Indexer Notes

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

The Lone Ranger Fights the Ghost Gang (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis:
An old prospector helps The Lone Ranger find "The Ghost Gang," which is hiding out in an abandoned mine under a ghost town.

Indexer Notes

First original Lone Ranger story in this series. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records.

Headlines in Lead (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis:
Red Wilkins and Mayor Barnes conspire to close down a newspaper in Faro.

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal files.

Wolf Brother’s Partner (Table of Contents)

Wolf Brother / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wolf Brother; Prairie Rose
Synopsis:
Fleeing a Sioux war party, Pawnee Wolf Brother and bride-to-be Prairie Rose take refuge on a rocky butte before a buffalo stampede scares off their enemies.

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations. Second in a continuing storyline. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois’ personal files.

[Rescue from Flood] (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; High Cloud
Synopsis:
A flood on the Mississippi causes part of the bank Little Buck is standing on to cave into the river. Young Hawk must rescue him and the two float downstream on a tree before being rescued by High Cloud.

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

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Indexer Notes

Subscription form for Lone Ranger comics. No art.

Free 5 Beautiful, Big Full Color Pictures (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto (cameo)
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Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Promo for subscriptions to the Dell Lone Ranger Comic. Premium is five free Lone Ranger pictures.

[Wapiti] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
American Museum of Natural History, N.Y. (photograph)
Inks:
American Museum of Natural History, N.Y. (photograph)
Colors:
American Museum of Natural History, N.Y. (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Horizontal color photograph of a “wapiti” (the Indian name for a large elk-like animal) diorama “courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History, N.Y.” with a few lines of text below.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Indian Fighters
  3. 2. The Lone Ranger Fights the Ghost Gang
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Headlines in Lead
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Wolf Brother’s Partner
    Wolf Brother
  6. 5. [Rescue from Flood]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Subscribe Now-Mail This Coupon Today
  8. 7. Free 5 Beautiful, Big Full Color Pictures
  9. 8. [Wapiti]
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