(March 1950)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
? (painting)
Inks
? (painting)
Colors
? (painting)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lone Ranger; Silver (horse)
Synopsis
The Lone Ranger on a rearing Silver in the classic pose.

Indexer Notes

First painted cover in this series. Cover has the "This is a King Feature" emblem.

The Passing of the American Buffalo (Table of Contents: 1)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
John Wade Hampton (signed)
Inks
John Wade Hampton (signed)
Letters
John Wade Hampton (signed)

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Facts about the American Buffalo.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois’ personal records.

The Lone Ranger and The Plot to Kill Mr. Winters (Table of Contents: 2)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 39 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 is mistaken for a crook who is trying to weaken a trestle so that a train carrying railroad official Winters will crash.
Reprints
  • from The Lone Ranger (King Features Syndicate) 1947 and 1948 newspaper strips.

Indexer Notes

Three tiers of panels per page.

The Medicine Watch (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Smith (credited)
Pencils
Tom Hickey (signed)
Inks
Tom Hickey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Nelson Lee; Big Wolf (Comanche Indian); Rolling Thunder (Comanche Indian)
Synopsis
The perils of Nelson Lee, who was captured by Comanches in Texas in 1855.

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations.

[Canoeing on White Water] (Table of Contents: 4)

Young Hawk / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Tom Hickey (signed)
Inks
Tom Hickey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Young Hawk; Little Buck; White Fawn
Synopsis
After escaping a bear that invaded their camp, Young Hawk, Little Buck, and White Fawn take their canoe through dangerous rapids.

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing storyline. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records.

Subscribe Now-Mail This Coupon Today (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Free! Five Full Color Illustrations of Lone Ranger and Silver..in Action! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Warrior 1 (Table of Contents: 7)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mo Gollub?
Inks
Mo Gollub?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
Portrait of an Indian warrior.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover. First in a series of portraits of unnamed Indian warriors.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. The Passing of the American Buffalo
  3. 2. The Lone Ranger and The Plot to Kill Mr. Winters
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Medicine Watch
  5. 4. [Canoeing on White Water]
    Young Hawk
  6. 5. Subscribe Now-Mail This Coupon Today
  7. 6. Free! Five Full Color Illustrations of Lone Ranger and Silver..in Action!
  8. 7. Warrior 1
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Mark Rudnitski (R.I.P.)
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Merlin Haas