(October 1953)

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
Don Spaulding (painting)
Inks
Don Spaulding (painting)
Colors
Don Spaulding (painting)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lone Ranger
Synopsis
The Lone Ranger kicks an attacking Indian in the face.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Loaded Burros (Table of Contents: 2)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 20 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
American rifles are being smuggled across the Rio Grande bridge to outlawed Mexican general Juan Cortalez, who wants to capture the Texas territory between the Rio and the Pecos rivers.

Indexer Notes

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

The Eagle Tattoo (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
Tad, the blacksmith's son, trails the leader of a gang after identifying him by an eagle tattoo on his arm.

Indexer Notes

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

The Dream of Little Fox (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
? [as F. T.] (signed)
Inks
? [as F. T.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Little Fox; Chief Long Lance
Synopsis
Indian orphan Little Fox dreams of owning a horse like Chief Long Lance's Red Cloud.

Indexer Notes

Text story with two 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
This is the last of our fresh meat, Young Hawk!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Young Hawk; Little Buck; Neekoota (cameo)
Synopsis
Hunting in deep snow, Young Hawk and Little Buck find two deer fleeing from a pack of wolves. The wolves catch one deer, then five of them are killed by the boys' arrows. While taking the meat home, they are attacked by a band of Crow Indians.

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing storyline. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records.
Artwork first credited to Jon Small.

General Custer's Last Ride (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Gen. George A. Custer
Synopsis
The story of "Custer's Last Stand."

Indexer Notes

Half text, half illustration.

Hey Kids! Bike Back to School on the Best! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Schwinn Bikes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"Spark Up-With Wheaties!" Said Power Hitter George Kell of the Boston Red Sox (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. ["Oh Boy! Here's my first issue of Lone Ranger comics..."]
  3. 2. The Loaded Burros
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Eagle Tattoo
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Dream of Little Fox
  6. 5. ["This is the last of our fresh meat, Young Hawk!"]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. General Custer's Last Ride
  8. 7. Hey Kids! Bike Back to School on the Best!
    Schwinn Bikes
  9. 8. "Spark Up-With Wheaties!" Said Power Hitter George Kell of the Boston Red Sox
    Wheaties
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Merlin Haas