(May 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
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[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 retrieves a partially burned paper from a potbellied stove.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Kid (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
The Minot gang tries to recruit an 18-year-old orphan for their gang.
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Indexer Notes

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

The Spy (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 writer studying with the Pawnee is accused of being an Army spy. After being rescued by the Lone Ranger and Tonto, he must help prevent the Pawnee from going on the warpath.
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Indexer Notes

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

The Swindle (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Dan Otis; Jake Potter
Synopsis
A land dealer fools a tenderfoot into buying worthless land, but is given his comeuppance when the tenderfoot finds oil on the land.

Indexer Notes

Text story with no illustration.

[Battle With Hurons] (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
This is the island where I live, Young Hawk!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Young Hawk; Little Buck; Strong Eagle
Synopsis
After rescuing a young boy from the lake, Young Hawk, Little Buck, and Strong Eagle take him to his Chippewa village. A Huron war party attacks but is defeated. In the battle Strong Eagle is badly injured. He recovers but decides to stay with the Chippewa because of his injuries.
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Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing storyline. Final appearance of Strong Eagle. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records.
Artwork first credited to Jon Small.

The Rio Grande (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Facts about the Rio Grande river.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Half text, half art.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

View-Master / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"Frontier" Fun! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Aluminum Plans and Patterns Service / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. ["Exciting free gift from Lone Ranger comics!"]
  3. 2. The Kid
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Spy
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. The Swindle
  6. 5. [Battle With Hurons]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. The Rio Grande
  8. 7. ["It took more than Tonto's skill and bravery..."]
    Tonto
  9. 8. ["Boys and girls! See the 'Magic Kingdom!'"]
    View-Master
  10. 9. "Frontier" Fun!
    Aluminum Plans and Patterns Service
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