(June 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
Hank Hartman (painting)
Inks
Hank Hartman (painting)
Colors
Hank Hartman (painting)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lone Ranger; Silver (horse)
Synopsis
Mounted on Silver, the Lone Ranger shoots the gun out of a bandit’s hand.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Vacation Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Whitman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Apache Peril (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
Chief Black Hawk and 100 braves jump the reservation and go on the war path.

Indexer Notes

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

The Outlaws (Table of Contents: 3)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 10 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
Two outlaws break out of jail and take an old prospector and his wife hostage.

Indexer Notes

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

Across the Canyon (Table of Contents: 4)

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
Roger Force is being paid by Washington interests to delay completion of the railroad bridge across Crystal Canyon so that they can take over the railroad franchise.

Indexer Notes

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

Night Ride (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Haas
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Charlie Johnson
Synopsis
"Big Charlie" Johnson breaks his only gun and later finds himself trailed by two Indians.

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations.

Page 1496 of Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1954: July-December BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, SERIALS, CONTRIBUTIONS TO PERIODICALS states, "WESTERN PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY. Night ride. (In the Lone Ranger, June 1954, p. [36-37]) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of George Haas. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 4May54; B5-28044." ~Dave Porta

[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
See, Little Buck!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Young Hawk; Little Buck
Synopsis
Young Hawk and Little Buck go on a deer hunt with Shoshone chief Big Otter, but the jealous brave Canuga tries to turn the chief against his visitors.

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.

Save Money and Get This Handsome Wallet as a Free Gift, Too! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Big! Bright! Beautiful! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Collect Miniature Solid Steel 1954 License Plates (Table of Contents: 9) (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. Vacation Fun
    Whitman
  3. 2. Apache Peril
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Outlaws
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Across the Canyon
    The Lone Ranger
  6. 5. Night Ride
  7. 6. ["See, Little Buck!"]
    Young Hawk
  8. 7. Save Money and Get This Handsome Wallet as a Free Gift, Too!
  9. 8. Big! Bright! Beautiful!
    Schwinn Bicycles
  10. 9. Collect Miniature Solid Steel 1954 License Plates
    Wheaties
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dave Porta
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Merlin Haas