(December 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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Hank Hartman (signed) (painting)
Inks
Hank Hartman (signed) (painting)
Colors
Hank Hartman (signed) (painting)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis
The Lone Ranger fires a rifle and Tonto aims a sixgun.
Reprints

Davy and the Indian Attack (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Playskool; Lincoln Logs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Bounty Hunters (Table of Contents: 2)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 19 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
Renegade Apaches cross the border into Mexico, where their raids lead to a bounty of $200 for Apache scalps.

Indexer Notes

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

Jailbreak (Table of Contents: 3)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Tom Gill
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis
Two outlaws take a deputy hostage after springing their friend from jail.

Indexer Notes

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

Strong Bow's Vision (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Strong Bow
Synopsis
Strong Bow follows an antelope into a remote valley with only one narrow entrance.

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
Chirree! Chirp! All right!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Young Hawk; Little Buck
Synopsis
After killing the wolverine, Young Hawk returns to his cabin to find it burned and Little Buck and his adopted family taken away as slaves by Blackfeet raiders. He rescues Little Buck; but the two must leave the others with the Blackfeet.

Indexer Notes

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

Do Your Christmas Shopping Early! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Indian Drums (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Descriptions of various types of Indian drums.

Indexer Notes

Half text, half art.

Get a New Daisy Training B-B Riffle for Christmas, Pardner! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Foreign License Plate (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Davy and the Indian Attack
    Playskool; Lincoln Logs
  3. 2. The Bounty Hunters
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Jailbreak
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Strong Bow's Vision
  6. 5. ["Chirree! Chirp! All right!"]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Do Your Christmas Shopping Early!
  8. 7. Indian Drums
  9. 8. Get a New Daisy Training B-B Riffle for Christmas, Pardner!
    Daisy Air Rifles
  10. 9. Foreign License Plate
    Wheaties
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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