(September 1954)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
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

First 36 page issue since #49.


[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 carries an unconscious Tonto in his arms.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Indian Dog Travois (Table of Contents: 1)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
August Lenox
Pencils
August Lenox [as Lenox] (signed)
Inks
August Lenox [as Lenox] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Instructions on how to make a dog travois and harness.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white; half-art, half-text.

Page 1496 of Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1954: July-December BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, SERIALS, CONTRIBUTIONS TO PERIODICALS states, "WESTERN PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY. Indian dog travois. (In the Lone Ranger, Sept. 1954, p. [2] of cover) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of August Lenox. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 29Jul54; B5-28499." ~Dave Porta

The Not So Secret Cave (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
Jess Lawton, foreman at the Lazy W, schemes to rob his boss of the $30,000 he received for selling his cattle.

Indexer Notes

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

Reward for Sam (Table of Contents: 3)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 8 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
When Tom Snyder dies, he leaves his ranch to a black and white dog named Sam and his owner Alkali Pickens. A pair of two-bit outlaws plot to kill Pickens and assume his identity.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Cheyenne Code (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Thomas Murphy
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sun-on-Rock; Carlos
Synopsis
Cheyenne brave Sun-On-Rock and an old trapper named Carlos become unlikely friends.

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations

Page 1495 of Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1954: July-December BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, SERIALS, CONTRIBUTIONS TO PERIODICALS states, "WESTERN PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY. Cheyenne code. (In the Lone Ranger, Sept. 1954, p. [22-23]) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of Thomas Murphy. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 29Jul54; B5-28500." ~Dave Porta

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

Young Hawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why bother killing the fire, Young Hawk?
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Young Hawk; Little Buck
Synopsis
Young Hawk and Little Buck watch from cover as Sioux force a herd of buffalo to stampede over a river bluff to their death.

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.

Indian Moccasin Tracks (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
August Lenox
Pencils
August Lenox [as Lenox] (signed)
Inks
August Lenox [as Lenox] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Facts about different styles of Indian moccasins.

Indexer Notes

Half-art, half-text.

Page 1496 of Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1954: July-December BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, SERIALS, CONTRIBUTIONS TO PERIODICALS states, "WESTERN PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING COMPANY. Indian moccasin tracks. (In the Lone Ranger, Sept. 1954, p. [32]) Appl. Author: Western Print. & Litho. Co., employer for hire of August Lenox. © Western Print. & Litho. Co.; 29Jul54; B5-28502." ~Dave Porta

Everyone Does It-Why Not You? (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

How Chuck's Fineline Pen Got Him in the Movies! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

W. A. Shaeffer Pen Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Indian Dog Travois
  3. 2. The Not So Secret Cave
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Reward for Sam
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Cheyenne Code
  6. 5. ["Why bother killing the fire, Young Hawk?"]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Indian Moccasin Tracks
  8. 7. Everyone Does It-Why Not You?
  9. 8. How Chuck's Fineline Pen Got Him in the Movies!
    W. A. Shaeffer Pen Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Dave Porta
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