(December 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
Dell Comic
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[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
Synopsis
The Lone Ranger opens a door and the thug inside gets ready to slug him with a gun butt.

Exciting Books by Whitman (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Whitman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bandits in Uniform (Table of Contents: 2)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Gill ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis
Andrew Gage, the U. S. government tax collector in newly-annexed Mexican territory, is hiring men to rob ranch owners so he can take over their property for not paying their taxes. The son of one of the victimized ranchers impersonates the Lone Ranger to get some of the gold back.

In His Father's Footsteps (Table of Contents: 3)

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
Quick draw artist Mike Pickens has terrorized a town and killed its sheriffs. When Pickens shoots Jim Carver, the current sheriff, Carver's son leads a posse to the gang's hideout.

Indexer Notes

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

The Great Theft (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Strong Bull; Running Wolf
Synopsis
Two Mandan boys, caught while raiding a village house in a ritual theft, redeem themselves by stealing items from a Sioux chief.

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Young Hawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Rex Maxon
Inks
Rex Maxon
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The bear is dead!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Young Hawk; Little Buck; Desert Lark; The Raven
Synopsis
After rescuing Broken Knife from a bear, Young Hawk and Little Buck go to the village of Chief Standing Elk. They leave the Pueblo maiden Desert Lark with the tribe and journey westward to the Redwood forests with an old trader called the Raven.

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing storyline. Final appearance of Desert Lark, first appearance of The Raven. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records. Prior unofficial title "Westward to the Redwoods."
Artwork first credited to Jon Small.

Give a Christmas Gift That Will Bring Good Cheer Every Month In the Year! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Famous Daisy 1000-shot Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bob Waterfield Sparks in Grid Battle! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Exciting Books by Whitman
    Whitman
  3. 2. Bandits in Uniform
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. In His Father's Footsteps
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Great Theft
  6. 5. ["The bear is dead!"]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Give a Christmas Gift That Will Bring Good Cheer Every Month In the Year!
  8. 7. The Famous Daisy 1000-shot Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine
  9. 8. Bob Waterfield Sparks in Grid Battle!
    Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
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  • Chris Boyko
  • Merlin Haas
  • Mike Nielsen
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