(September 1955)

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
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
Synopsis
The Lone Ranger hangs from the branch of a dead tree on the side of a ledge as he fires at outlaws.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

A Pledge to Parents (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Incident on the River (Table of Contents: 2)

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
When government secrets are delivered to an foreign ambassador with diplomatic immunity, the Lone Ranger pretends to be a bandit to stop the stage and get the documents back.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Herd Stealers (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
Cattle rustlers disguise themselves as Indians. The Lone Ranger and Tonto, with the aid of Chief Red Eagle and his braves, hunt them down.

Indexer Notes

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

Jed's Boss (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Billy Butler
Synopsis
Thirteen-year-old Billy Butler accidentally sees the face of a bank robber.

Indexer Notes

Text story with small illustration.

[Trapped by a Forest Fire] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Young Hawk; Little Buck; Strong Eagle
Synopsis
Traveling in the north woods, Young Hawk, Little Buck, and Strong Eagle stop to hunt. Young Hawk is attacked by an Algonquin brave, but is rescued by Strong Eagle. A forest fire closes in on the group, but the Algonquin leads them to safety in a cave.

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 Elk (Table of Contents: 6)

Animals of the West / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis
Facts about great elk.

Indexer Notes

Half text-half art.

Need Extra Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Stuart Greetings / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[1955 Ford Scale Models Free] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Post; Grape-Nuts Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. A Pledge to Parents
  3. 2. Incident on the River
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Herd Stealers
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Jed's Boss
  6. 5. [Trapped by a Forest Fire]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. The Elk
    Animals of the West
  8. 7. Need Extra Spending Money?
    Stuart Greetings
  9. 8. [1955 Ford Scale Models Free]
    Post; Grape-Nuts Flakes
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