(July 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
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger drags an unconscious Tonto away from a burning building.

Free 5 Beautiful Full Color Pin-Ups (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

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

Double Ambush (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:
After three men are killed, including the sheriff of Cyclone City, ranch foreman Curly Morton volunteers to become sheriff in order to find the killer.

Indexer Notes

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

Annie Oakley Little Sure Shot (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography; western-frontier
Characters:
Annie Oakley; Frank Butler; Queen Victoria (cameo)
Synopsis:
True story of the shooting exploits of Annie Oakley.

Four Good Legs (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Pimo
Synopsis:
Crippled Indian boy Pimo rides a buffalo to warn his village of an invading war party.

Indexer Notes

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

[The Bear and the Snake] (Table of Contents)

Young Hawk / comic story / 10 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, Little Buck and their Pueblo friend Grey Fox stalk a bear. With High Cloud's crippled leg now making him unable to travel, he stays with Grey Fox and his wife while the two boys continue their travels, heading northwest.

Indexer Notes

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

The Cavalry - Then and Now (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Contrasting the role of the Army Cavalry in the old west and in modern times.

Indexer Notes

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

[Timber Wolves] (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: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Free 5 Beautiful Full Color Pin-Ups
  3. 2. Double Ambush
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Annie Oakley Little Sure Shot
  5. 4. Four Good Legs
  6. 5. [The Bear and the Snake]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. The Cavalry - Then and Now
  8. 7. [Timber Wolves]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Merlin Haas