(October 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:
?
Format:
standard newsstand comic book

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Ernest Nordli (painting) (signed)
Inks:
Ernest Nordli (painting) (signed)
Colors:
Ernest Nordli (painting) (signed)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Silver (horse)
Synopsis:
Three outlaws pursue the Lone Ranger and Silver through a narrow canyon.

Watchmen of the Range (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about cowboys who do the “Night Hawk” and “Fence Rider” jobs on a cattle ranch.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

Cattle Trail Fight (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:
Dude Gorman hires gunmen to get his cattle herd to Junction City before the other ranchers. The number of cattle cars is limited, so if Gorman fills them all, the other ranchers won't be able to sell their cattle and will be forced to sell their ranches to Gorman.

Indexer Notes

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

Rifles at the Railhead (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:
Lucky Kendal plans to delay construction of a railroad through Long Valley so that he can buy up the devalued railroad stock and own the company.

Indexer Notes

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

Wolf Brother and the Gray Killer (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:
Wolf Brother and Prairie Rose fight a grizzly bear.

Indexer Notes

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

[The Outrigger Canoe] (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:
Young Hawk invents an outrigger pontoon for his canoe so that it won't upset.

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:
?
Pencils:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Subscription form for Lone Ranger comics. No art.

Action! Thrills! Excitement! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

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

[Grant Caribou] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Color photograph of a Grant Caribou 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. Watchmen of the Range
  3. 2. Cattle Trail Fight
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Rifles at the Railhead
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Wolf Brother and the Gray Killer
    Wolf Brother
  6. 5. [The Outrigger Canoe]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Subscribe Now-Mail This Coupon Today
  8. 7. Action! Thrills! Excitement!
  9. 8. [Grant Caribou]
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