(February 1956)

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; Tonto
Synopsis
Tonto paddles a canoe while the Lone Ranger holds a rifle ready for action.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credit from Dave Karlen (http://davekarlenoriginalartblog.blogspot.ca/2012/10/dell-comics-cover-a... ).

Don’t Miss This Amazing Offer! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Between Two Fires (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
Hired gunmen, who were out of a job when their employer declared a truce with a rival rancher, steal cattle and try to blame the other rancher.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Marked Man (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
A Mexican is falsely accused of murdering a judge.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Gunsmith (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Gus Orton; Jake Johnson; Pete Otis
Synopsis
A traveling gunsmith turns a gun fight into a farce.

Indexer Notes

Text story with one illustration.

[Strong Eagle's Trick] (Table of Contents: 5)

Young Hawk / comic story / 7.67 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
Young Hawk, Little Buck, and Strong Eagle sail their dugout canoe to the eastern shore of Lake Superior. Young Hawk and Little Buck explore inland while Strong Eagle guards their canoe. Algonquin braves attack at night, but are scared away by the canoe's sail.

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.

[See How a Wise and Fearless Indian Brings About a "Change of Heart"!] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Agave (Table of Contents: 7)

Plants of the West / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Facts about the Agave cactus.

Indexer Notes

Half text-half art. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois’ personal records.

Wild Cattle (Table of Contents: 8)

Ranching in America / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Facts about wild cattle in the west.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white; half text-half art.

Do You Need Extra Money? (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Don’t Miss This Amazing Offer!
  3. 2. Between Two Fires
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Marked Man
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Gunsmith
  6. 5. [Strong Eagle's Trick]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. [See How a Wise and Fearless Indian Brings About a "Change of Heart"!]
  8. 7. Agave
    Plants of the West
  9. 8. Wild Cattle
    Ranching in America
  10. 9. Do You Need Extra Money?
    Cheerful Card Company
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