(February 1954)

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, guns drawn, kneels over a fallen robber.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Collect College Pennants (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Hormel / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Apache Pass (Table of Contents: 2)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 13 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
Crazy Wolf and his Apache braves take Colonel Meredith's daughter captive.

Indexer Notes

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

The Fugitive (Table of Contents: 3)

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
Clay Trowbridge, unjustly accused of murder, hides out on Risco Island, an outlaws' refuge between Mexico and the United States.

Indexer Notes

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

Zanzibar (Table of Contents: 4)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis
Mrs. Trotter comes to Powder Bend to claim an inheritance, but finds her life in danger after witnessing the killing of the manager of an express office.

The Water of Vengeance (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jerry Parrin; Rev. Walter Parrin
Synopsis
A young boy and his mule track down men who stole horses from a wagon train.

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: 6)

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
I'm getting tired of just fish, Young Hawk!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Young Hawk; Little Buck
Synopsis
Desperate for food in February, a pack of wolves attacks Young Hawk and Little Buck while they are ice-fishing.

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.

The Iron Horse (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Railroads and how they changed the West.

Indexer Notes

Half text, half art.

Save Money and Get This Handsome Wallet (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Hurry! Get Your Order in Now! Wheaties Miniature Foreign License Plates (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. Collect College Pennants
    Hormel
  3. 2. Apache Pass
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Fugitive
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Zanzibar
    The Lone Ranger
  6. 5. The Water of Vengeance
  7. 6. ["I'm getting tired of just fish, Young Hawk!"]
    Young Hawk
  8. 7. The Iron Horse
  9. 8. Save Money and Get This Handsome Wallet
  10. 9. Hurry! Get Your Order in Now! Wheaties Miniature Foreign License Plates
    Wheaties
This issue was most recently modified by:
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