(February 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:
?
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; Tonto; Silver (horse)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger shoots a gun as he uses Silver to pull the bars from a jail window to let Tonto escape.

Indian Lingo (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Definitions of the Indian words “potlatch” and “How.”

Indexer Notes

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

The Masked Lady (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:
A female opera singer wears a mask after she is wounded on the cheek by a bullet during a train holdup.
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Indexer Notes

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

Red Cloud's First Battle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Red Cloud
Synopsis:
True story of Sioux chief Red Cloud's first battle against the Army in Wyoming in 1866.

Indexer Notes

A follow-up story appears in The Lone Ranger #45.

When the Earth Opened (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Ho-Tai
Synopsis:
Indian boy Ho-Tai must rescue his puppy from lava flowing from a new volcano.

Indexer Notes

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

[Up the Rio Grande] (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; Young Eagle (Tuari)
Synopsis:
After escaping from the Aztec slave train with the help of High Cloud, the trio make their way back to their canoe which they had hidden on an island in the Rio Grande. After taking the canoe upriver, they rescue a young Pueblo couple from Apache warriors.

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.

Action! Thrills! Excitement! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo)
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Indexer Notes

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

[Mountain Lion] (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
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Color photograph of mountain lion 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. Indian Lingo
  3. 2. The Masked Lady
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Red Cloud's First Battle
  5. 4. When the Earth Opened
  6. 5. [Up the Rio Grande]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Subscribe Now-Mail This Coupon Today
  8. 7. Action! Thrills! Excitement!
  9. 8. [Mountain Lion]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Merlin Haas