Four Color #125 - The Lone Ranger
(November 1946)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine [circle]
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "THE LONE RANGER, No. 125." Code number is L.R.O.S. #125-4611. Copyright 1939, 1940, by The Lone Ranger, Inc. Fourth of seven Lone Ranger Four Colors.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Morris Gollub ?
Inks
Morris Gollub ?
Colors
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lone Ranger

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks:
1. Alberto Becattini stated (May 14, 2007): Morris Gollub
2. Richard Richmond suggests Flanders (error report 7886):
"The cover artist on this issue is also the interior artist as the cover repeats a panel in the interior of the book, bottom panel on page 14. Neither the cover or the interior panel are the work of Morris Gollub."

The Lone Ranger and the Apache Ambush (Table of Contents: 1)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Fran Striker
Pencils
Charles Flanders
Inks
Charles Flanders
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis
The Lone Ranger and Tonto find a soldier who has been ambushed by Apache Indians. He gives the Lone Ranger a note to take to Captain Carslake warning him of an ambush by Apache warriors. The Lone Ranger loses the note in a fight with Apaches. He and Tonto arrive with a verbal message, but Carslake does not believe them.
Reprints
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) daily newspaper strips from 1939.10.16 to 1939.11.18

Indexer Notes

Reprint dates verified from original newspaper strips. Story title in the newspaper strips was "The Lone Ranger and the Renegade."

The Lone Ranger and the Outlaws of Red Rock (Table of Contents: 2)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Fran Striker
Pencils
Charles Flanders
Inks
Charles Flanders
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis
The Lone Ranger and Tonto come to Red Rock, which is under the control of a thug named Butch, who is partners with Thorndyke, a crooked lawyer. One of Butch's men is in jail and the Lone Ranger convinces him that Butch is helping him to escape in order to kill him.
Reprints
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) newspaper strips (1940?)

The Lone Ranger and the Water Problem (Table of Contents: 3)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Fran Striker
Pencils
Charles Flanders
Inks
Charles Flanders
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lone Ranger; Tonto; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis
The Lone Ranger and Tonto find themselves in the middle of a range war between cattlemen and sheep herders over access to water for their stock.
Reprints
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) daily newspaper strips from 1939.11.20 to 1940.01.27.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black, red, and white and concludes on the back cover in color. Reprint dates verified from original newspaper strips. Original title in the newspaper strips was "The Lone Ranger and the Big Dam."

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. The Lone Ranger and the Apache Ambush
    The Lone Ranger
  3. 2. The Lone Ranger and the Outlaws of Red Rock
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Lone Ranger and the Water Problem
    The Lone Ranger
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