(February 1952)

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
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; Tonto; Silver (horse)
Synopsis
The Lone Ranger shoots a gun as he uses Silver to pull the bars from a jail window to let Tonto escape.

Indian Lingo (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Jenney
Inks
Bob Jenney
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Definitions of the Indian words “potlatch” and “How.”

Indexer Notes

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

The Masked Lady (Table of Contents: 2)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 18 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 female opera singer wears a mask after she is wounded on the cheek by a bullet during a train holdup.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Red Cloud's First Battle (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Red Cloud
Synopsis
True story of Sioux chief Red Cloud's first battle against the Army in Wyoming in 1866.

Indexer Notes

A follow-up story appears in The Lone Ranger #45.

When the Earth Opened (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Ho-Tai
Synopsis
Indian boy Ho-Tai must rescue his puppy from lava flowing from a new volcano.

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations. Script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Gaylord Du Bois' personal records.

[Up the Rio Grande] (Table of Contents: 5)

Young Hawk / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Young Hawk; Little Buck; High Cloud; Young Eagle (Tuari)
Synopsis
After escaping from the Aztec slave train with the help of High Cloud, the trio make their way back to their canoe which they had hidden on an island in the Rio Grande. After taking the canoe upriver, they rescue a young Pueblo couple from Apache warriors.

Indexer Notes

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

Subscribe Now-Mail This Coupon Today (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Action! Thrills! Excitement! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[Mountain Lion] (Table of Contents: 8)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
American Museum of Natural History, N. Y. (photograph)
Inks
American Museum of Natural History, N. Y. (photograph)
Colors
American Museum of Natural History, N. Y. (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; animal
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Color photograph of mountain lion diorama “courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History, N.Y.” with a few lines of text above.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Indian Lingo
  3. 2. The Masked Lady
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Red Cloud's First Battle
  5. 4. When the Earth Opened
  6. 5. [Up the Rio Grande]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Subscribe Now-Mail This Coupon Today
  8. 7. Action! Thrills! Excitement!
  9. 8. [Mountain Lion]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Steinar Ådland
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