(August 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

Issue Notes

Last 36 page issue until #75.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Ernest Nordli [as E. N.] (signed) (painting)
Inks
Ernest Nordli [as E. N.] (signed) (painting)
Colors
Ernest Nordli [as E. N.] (signed) (painting)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lone Ranger
Synopsis
An outlaw fires from behind as The Lone Ranger is walking down an alley.
Reprints

[Heap Good, Tell’um Kids...] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Old Cheyenne (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Dan Reid; Silver (horse); Scout (horse)
Synopsis
A bandit named Dirk forces Pegleg Prindle and Dan Reid to do some blasting so he can recover bank loot.

Indexer Notes

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

The Navajo Trail (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
Dick Carlyle is searching for his artist father, who is staying with Navajos. He stays at his uncle's ranch, not knowing it is the base for marauding Apache raiders.

Indexer Notes

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

Engagement Gift (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
Nenookah the Hunter; Kicking Horse
Synopsis
Nenookah the Hunter must kill the Devil Cougar of Thunder Lake to win the hand of the fair Nesting Dove.

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Young Hawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are you sure this hogan is empty, Young Hawk?
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Young Hawk; Little Buck; Desert Lark
Synopsis
Young Hawk and Little Buck escape a dust storm by entering a hogan containing a long dead man. They travel north to the Grand Canyon, where they find a young Pueblo girl, Desert Lark, and the three descend into the canyon to escape Navajos.

Indexer Notes

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

Indian Picture Stories (Table of Contents: 6)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
Two Indian-style picture stories to decipher.

Indexer Notes

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

Ralph Kiner Sparks Team in Clutch! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. [Heap Good, Tell’um Kids...]
  3. 2. Old Cheyenne
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. The Navajo Trail
    The Lone Ranger
  5. 4. Engagement Gift
  6. 5. ["Are you sure this hogan is empty, Young Hawk?"]
    Young Hawk
  7. 6. Indian Picture Stories
  8. 7. Ralph Kiner Sparks Team in Clutch!
    Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Steinar Ådland
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  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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