(September 1952)

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.

Issue Notes

First 52 page issue since #41; 52 page issues continue until #75.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis:
Tonto hangs from Scout’s saddle while the Lone Ranger fires at two men.
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The Lone Ranger Does It Again!... (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lone Ranger (cameo); Tonto (cameo)

Indexer Notes

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

Rustler's Hide-out (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 12 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:
Jake Johnson's cow hands are rustling cattle.

Indexer Notes

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

Stand-ins for Murder (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 15 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 pair of outlaws impersonate the Lone Ranger and Tonto and pull off a string of crimes.
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Indexer Notes

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

Sequoia (Table of Contents)

Wonders of the West / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about the Sequoia and Redwood trees of California.
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Indexer Notes

Mostly art with some text.

Garland's Grudge (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 8 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:
Railroad construction foreman Bill Yates is shot by Garland, a worker he fired.
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Indexer Notes

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

Seed of the Sun (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Red Horn; Yellow Singer
Synopsis:
Apaches wipe out a mining party and put the gold they have taken back into the ground.

Indexer Notes

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

[Rafting down the Grand Canyon] (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; Desert Lark
Synopsis:
Young Hawk, Little Buck, and the young Pueblo girl, Desert Lark, build a raft and descend down the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. Leaving the river they go west across the desert.

Indexer Notes

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

The Colt "Lightning" (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Billy the Kid
Synopsis:
Facts about the Colt “Lightning” handgun, which was used by Billy the Kid.
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Indexer Notes

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

Preacher Roe Sparks in Pitching Duel! (Table of Contents)

Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Preacher Roe

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Color ad in comic form for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Preacher Roe. Part of "What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!" series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. The Lone Ranger Does It Again!...
  3. 2. Rustler's Hide-out
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Stand-ins for Murder
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Sequoia
    Wonders of the West
  6. 5. Garland's Grudge
    The Lone Ranger
  7. 6. Seed of the Sun
  8. 7. [Rafting down the Grand Canyon]
    Young Hawk
  9. 8. The Colt "Lightning"
  10. 9. Preacher Roe Sparks in Pitching Duel!
    Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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