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Issue Details

Issue #16
Published December 1969
Cover Price 0.15 USD
Pages 36
Editing ?
Notes last issue published until 1972

Cover Details - "Trapped in Dan Reid's Secret Hide-Out!"

Characters Lone Ranger; Dan Reid
Synopsis The Lone Ranger and Dan Reid cautiously enter a trap door in the floor
Genre western
Pencils Hank Hartman (painting)
Inks Hank Hartman (painting)
Colors Hank Hartman (painting)
Reprinted from Lone Ranger, The (Dell, 1948 series) #104 [with new logo]

1 page Zip Strip Pocket Pack advertisement "Recess Race!"

Notes inside front cover, color; ad for Kenner's Zip Strip miniature racing cars in strip form

9 page The Lone Ranger story "Dan Reid's Secret Hide-Out"

Characters Lone Ranger; Tonto; Dan Reid
Synopsis A band of outlaws have taken residence in the abandoned cabin in which Grandma Frisby raised Dan Reid, the Lone Ranger's nephew.
Genre western; period
Pencils Tom Gill
Inks Tom Gill
Reprinted from Lone Ranger, The (Dell, 1948 series) #104

1 page Fighting Rangers text story "Rip Ford"

Synopsis biography of John Salmon “Rip” Ford of the Texas Rangers.
Genre western
Letters typeset
Notes text story with 1/4 page illustration

4 page Zachariah Yankee Peddler story "Out of the Frying Pan"

Characters Zachariah
Synopsis Trapped in a fort by hostile Indians, Zachariah uses empty barrels to catch the braves by surprise and drive them off.
Genre western
Pencils Hy Eisman?
Inks Hy Eisman?

1 page Lee Rider advertisement "The Brand Rustlers"

Characters Lee Rider; Frank
Synopsis Lee Rider catches rustlers changing brands on cattle.
Genre western
Notes ad for Lee blue jeans in strip form.

3 page promo (ad from the publisher) Enter the "TV Star" Sweepstakes

Synopsis promo for Gold Key Comics contest with grand prize being personal appearance on “Family Affair” TV series on CBS
Letters typeset

12 page The Lone Ranger story "The Ghost Riders"

Characters Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis Outlaws discover a "luminous phosphorus-like salt" in a cave and use it on their clothes to become "Ghost Riders."
Genre western
Pencils Tom Gill
Inks Tom Gill
Reprinted from Lone Ranger, The (Dell, 1948 series) #84

1 page Gold Key Comics Club News promo (ad from the publisher) It's A "Family Affair"

Characters Porky Pig (cameo);Turok (cameo)
Synopsis promo for Gold Key Comics Club activities featuring panel reprints from Porky Pig and Turok, Son of Stone
Letters typeset

1 page promo (ad from the publisher) "Join the Gold Key Comics 4-A-Month-Club"

Characters Bugs Bunny (cameo)
Synopsis promo for subscriptions to various Gold Key Comics. Four comics a month for a year for $5.
Letters typeset

1 page advertisement "Win $1,000 College Scholarship"

Letters typeset
Notes inside back cover, color; ad for Junior Sales Cub of America (selling greeting cards)

1 page advertisement "New Toot Sweet..."

Notes back cover; ad for Mattel, Inc. Toot Sweet toy which molds Tootsie Roll candy into whistles.