(January 1952)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger shoots a gun from the hand of an outlaw.
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Look! Your Favorite Comic Book Every Month (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Santa Claus; Lone Ranger (cameo); Tonto (cameo)
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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Promo for subscriptions to the Dell Lone Ranger Comic. Premium is Gold plated Key Holder.

Before the Firing Squad (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 17.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
An Indian agent orders a chief's son to be killed to cause trouble that will cause the tribe to lose its lands, which he will then sell to a New York land company.

Indexer Notes

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

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

postal document / statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Bottom of next to last page of first story in book. Statement of Ownership for October 1, 1951. No circulation figures are given.

The Ghost Dance (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
The story of the Indian Ghost Buffalo uprising that was crushed at Wounded Knee.

Indexer Notes

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

Call from Afar (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Keeto the Indian orphan is captivated by the shells of the trader Hanokam.

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records.

[Slaves] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Young Hawk; Little Buck; High Cloud
Synopsis:
After escaping from the village on the Rio Grande, Young Hawk and Little Buck are captured by Toltec slave traders. They are taken to Mexico City where they are sold to men who take the city's gold to the mountains to protect it from the Spanish Conquistadors.

Indexer Notes

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

[Subscription coupon] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Dan Reid; Young Hawk; Little Buck (all cameos)
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Indexer Notes

Subscription form for Lone Ranger comics with cameos of five characters.

The Birchbark Canoe (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
August Lenox?
Inks:
August Lenox?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the Indians' use of the birchbark canoe.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; half art, half text.

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Promo for subscriptions to the Dell Lone Ranger Comic.

[The Coyote] (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
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Indexer Notes

Back cover. Color photograph of a coyote diorama “courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History, N.Y.” with a few lines of text above.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Look! Your Favorite Comic Book Every Month
  3. 2. Before the Firing Squad
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership
    postal document
  5. 4. The Ghost Dance
  6. 5. Call from Afar
  7. 6. [Slaves]
    Young Hawk
  8. 7. [Subscription coupon]
  9. 8. The Birchbark Canoe
  10. 9. Use This Form for Christmas Gift Subscriptions
  11. 10. [The Coyote]
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