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Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 1

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    Cover art by Hank Hartman. Facts about the change from steam locomotives to diesel ones. The Story of the Lone Ranger, art by Tom Gill; A doubting Eastern reporter reminds Dan Reid of the story of the origin of the Lone Ranger. The Story of Tonto, art by Tom Gill. The Fanned Six-Gun, art by Tom Gill; By just looking at suspect's guns, The Lone Ranger must find the outlaw who robbed a train. Ranger Jim's Ordeal, art by Tom Gill; Ranger Jim, the caretaker of the Lone Ranger's silver mine, is taken hostage by outlaws. Facts about the Hakes species of fish. Back cover Lone Ranger pin-up by Hank Hartman. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #2
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 2

    Cover art by Ernest Nordli. Stand-Ins for Murder, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; A pair of outlaws impersonate the Lone Ranger and Tonto and pull off a string of crimes. Facts about the Sequoia and Redwood trees of California. Garland's Grudge, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Railroad construction foreman Bill Yates is shot by Garland, a worker he had fired. The Law Lady, art by Tom Gill; When the Sheriff of Comstock is murdered, his widow takes the job. Back cover Lone Ranger pin-up by Ernest Nordli. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #3
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 3

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    Painted cover art. The Most Daring Disguise, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger disguises himself as General Custer to fool the Sioux. On the Dodge, script by Paul S.Newman, art by Tom Gill; Clint Dawes says he has an old land charter claiming a large area now settled by others; He calls them squatters and burns them out if they don't leave. The Warning Brand, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Rustlers interrupt a ranch crew branding cattle and take three cowboys hostage. Facts about derringer guns narrated by the Lone Ranger. Color photograph of Grant Caribou diorama courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History, N.Y. with a few lines of text below. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #4
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 4
    • Centerfold detached at one staple. Staple rust.

    Cover art by Hank Hartman. Facts about cowboy boots. Incident on the River, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; When government secrets are delivered to a foreign ambassador with diplomatic immunity, the Lone Ranger pretends to be a bandit to stop the stage and get the documents back. Disaster Bridge, art by Tom Gill; Riden Hutchins and his gang plan to brow up a railroad trestle when a train carrying 50 Army soldiers and a gold shipment crosses it. The Buffalo Hunt, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto are mistaken for scouts for buffalo hunters who are trespassing on Cheyenne hunting grounds. Illustrated article on a night horses ability to avoid danger in the dark during a cattle drive. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #5
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 5

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    Painted cover art. Information about the Lone Rangers silver mine. The Spoil-Takers, art by Tom Gill; Drake, the Indian agents, is selling the Indian's supplies to white men. The Vigilante, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger disguises himself as One-Eye Eggers, an outlaw, to expose the leader of a band of vigilantes in Iron City. The Indian Raiders, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto trail a band of "Indians" who robbed a wagon train; The mystery is how the Lone Ranger determines which of the two groups of white men are the phony Indians. The Sergeant's Story, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto use the aid of retired Army Sgt. Dennis to capture a gang that is robbing Army supply wagon trains. Article on the Lone Rangers guns. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #6
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 6

    Facts about Stagecoach stations in the Old West. The Renegade Leader, art by Tom Gill; Blonde, long-haired, Karl Keil leads a band of outlaws and renegade Indians on attacks on wagon trains. The Ice Bridge, art by Jon Small; In late winter, Small Bear and his hunting party must fend off a band of Ute warriors. Drawings of four fanciful monsters: The Vacuum Beast, The Vise-Jawed Monster, The Sea Devil, and The Hyno-Bug. The Story of Silver. Tell-Tale Trail; The Lone Ranger and Tonto trail a band of robber by a trail of flour leaked from a bag. The Vanished Gold Dust, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto solve the robbery of a prospector's gold dust from a cabin guarded by a vicious dog. Facts about small tropical fish called Grunts. Facts about Stage Coaches in the Old West. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #7
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 7

    Cover art by Hank Hartman. Facts about rifles and their uses in the old West, narrated by the Lone Ranger. Silver Gets Through, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Apaches attack Fort Mills. Silver (without the Lone Ranger) must carry a message to get help at Fort Hammer. Till the Rope is Cut; Small Bear and three Dog Soldiers delay a Crow raiding party. Facts about the invention of the electromagnet. Drawings of four fanciful monsters: The Machine Monster, The Tendril Monster, The Storm Monster, and the Turtle-nocerous. The Restless One, art by Tom Gill; The story of Geronimo, chief of the Apache Indians. The Siege; A band of outlaws is holding hostages in an express office after a botched robbery; The Lone Ranger and Tonto hide in barrels to get into the building. The Blocked Train, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto trail train robbers to a town; The mystery is how they identify the robber's horses without having seen them in the chase. Facts about Stirrups on a saddle. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #8
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 8

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    Painted cover art. Facts about six-guns and gun fighting. The Haunted Mine; The Lone Ranger and Tonto save an Indian from a lynching and find the real crook hiding in a "haunted" mine. The Terrorized Town, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto single-handedly defend a town, who Marshall has been shot, from a gang of outlaws. Drawings of five fanciful monsters: The Lead-toed Micro-Monster; Shoecritter, Track Monster, Caboose-Papooser, and The Cow-Catcher Catcher. Sign of Scorn, art by Jon Small; Small Bear and his Cheyenne hunting party have to recover their stolen horses from the Comanche Indians. The Dangerous Escort, art by Tom Gill; A wildlife photographer holds the key to finding thieves who stole a band of Indian horses. Facts about gaur, wild oxen of India. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #9
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 9

    Painted cover art. Fact page on Tontos youth. The Telltale Bullet, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; A doctor's son is wounded in a robbery and is told to lure the Lone Ranger and Tonto into an ambush at the doctor's office. The Outcast; Crooked Bow is exiled from the Cheyenne for breaking "The Rule of the Hunt"; He returns to steal the sacred white buffalo hide, but is stopped by Small Bear. Drawings of four fanciful monsters: Titan Electric Eel, Giant Walking Eye, Mammoth Miummy, and Monster Moth. The Ambushers; Tonto is kidnapped by two outlaws to use as bait for an ambush of the Lone Ranger. Showdown at Cross Creek, art by Tom Gill; Black Lance claims wagon trains are crossing Indian land and it is his right to attack them. Facts about wolves. Fact page about about Tontos weapons. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #10
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 10
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story.

    Last 12-cent cover price issue. Cover art by Ernest Nordli. The Sacred Cave; The Lone Ranger and Tonto must recover some maverick steers that Apaches have penned inside a sacred cave. Reward for Sam, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Old Tom Snyder's will leaves his ranch to a black and white dog and his owner Alkali Pickens; A pair of two-bit outlaws plot to kill Pickens and assume his identity. Facts about South American Kinkajous. Article on Styracosaurus dinosaurs. Small Bear's Last Fight, art by Jon Small; Small Bear and Long Lance are captured by Crows and forced to fight each other. The Cave-In; Ranger Jim, who works the Lone Ranger's silver mine, is trapped by a cave-in and Dan Reid must get help. One-page text story, Good Samaritan. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #11
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 11

    First 15-cent cover price issue. Cover art by Hank Hartman. Distress Signal, art by Tom Gill; Robbers try to force a telegraph operator to wire an express train to stop at a station, so they can rob it. The Carrier Pigeon, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Black Owl's braves are raiding villages along the Pecos for money to buy information about the Army forts in the area. In "The Fire Arrows", art by Jon Small; Small Bear leads his Cheyenne tribe in search of grass for their horses, only to find the way blocked by Pawnee braves. The Unwanted Gun, art by Tom Gill; A card shark is murdered after winning a large pot and the Lone Ranger must decide which of the other card players is guilty. Article on Iguanodon dinosaurs. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #12
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 12

    Painted cover art. Renegade Guns; The Lone Ranger must find out if renegade Pawnees are using illegal rifles. The Smiling Dutchman, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; A Dutchman uses his pleasant demeanor to catch his victims off guard. The Stranger, art by Rex Maxon; A Pawnee brave pretends to be wounded in order to spy on Small Bear's camp. The Stolen Stallion, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger must decide which Indian brave broke the peace and stole a white man's horse. Article on protoceratops dinosaurs. Promo for The Golden Magazine children's magazine. One-page text story, A Button. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #13
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 13
    • Staple rust with migration.

    Cover art by Hank Hartman. Learn to Draw in 15 easy lessons; ad for Connecticut Home Study Institute (Home drawing course); photo of Ake Skiold, European commercial artist. The Lone Ranger Unmasked, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger infiltrates the gang of "Rembrandt" Smith, a bad man with a knack for drawing. On the Run, art by Joe Certa; Doc Hunter is on the run from railroad baron Kimsley Bolt; He inadvertently saves one of his pursuers from a snake bite, then has to kill the man's partner. Gold Key Comics Club News with George of the Jungle. Biography of Capt. John Hughes of the Texas Rangers. Silver's Race, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger enters a "Land Rush" race to claim a river's source for a band of homesteaders. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #14
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 14

    Painted cover art by Don Spaulding. The Doomed Chief, pencils by Tom Gill; Renegade Crow braves try to kill their chief, Buffalo Horn, and go on the warpath. Biography of Burton Mossman of the Arizona Rangers. Emergency Call, art by Joe Certa; Doc Hunter is lured out of the town of Nugget into a trap set by railroad baron Kimsley Bolt's men. The Ghost Town Sheriff, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto trail stage robbers to a ghost town named Mile High, which is still guarded by its last sheriff. Statement of Ownership for Sept. 27, 1968; Avg. paid circulation for preceding 12 months: 226,924. Ad for 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers. One-page text story, Fighting Rangers Burton Mossman. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #15
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 15
    • Cover detached at one staple.

    Painted cover art. Terror on the Tracks, art by Tom Gill; Old railroad engineer Jenkins comes out of retirement to help the Lone Ranger, Tonto, and townspeople stop an Indian attack on a train. Biography of Harry C. Wheeler of the Arizona Rangers. Bad Luck Charm; Zachariah Yankee Peddler has to overcome hostile indians, a flood-swollen creek, and a runaway horse when he tries to get a wampum belt from the Mohawks. Promo for Gold Key Comics Club activities featuring panel reprints from Magnus, Robot Fighter and the Flintstones. The Unexpected, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Scarface Bleeker is the "King of Crime" because each of the members of his gang is a specialist at a line of crime. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #16
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 16

    Cover art by Hank Hartman. Dan Reid's Secret Hide-Out, art by Tom Gill; A band of outlaws have taken residence in the abandoned cabin in which Grandma Frisby raised Dan Reid, the Lone Ranger's nephew. Biography of John Salmon Rip Ford of the Texas Rangers. Out of the Frying Pan; Trapped in a fort by hostile Indians, Zachariah uses empty barrels to catch the braves by surprise and drive them off. Promo for Gold Key Comics contest with grand prize being personal appearance on Family Affair TV series on CBS. The Ghost Riders, art by Tom Gill; Outlaws discover a "luminous phosphorus-like salt" in a cave and use it on their clothes to become "Ghost Riders." Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #17
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 17

    Last 15-cent cover price issue. Painted cover art. Embroidered cloth patches featuring Flash Gordon, Popeye, Felix the Cat, The Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote. The Wide Missouri, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; By threatening his daughter, bandits force a Missouri River boat captain to land at Pine Cover so they can steal a load of gold. Peanuts jewelry ad. The Valley of Danger, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Veteran Sgt. Wade gets in trouble for changing the new commandant's supply orders, but is vindicated when Comanches attack. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #18
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 18

    First 25-cent cover price issue. Painted cover art. The Legend of the Lone Ranger, art by Tom Gill; The head of a gang of bank robbers poses as an Eastern newspaper reporter to try to draw the Lone Ranger into an ambush. Embroidered cloth patches featuring Flash Gordon, Popeye, Felix the Cat, The Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote. The Wide Missouri, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; By threatening his daughter, bandits force a Missouri River boat captain to land at Pine Cover so they can steal a load of gold. Ad for Disneykin plastic mini-figures from Gandalf Products. Ad for 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #19
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 19

    Cover art by Don Spaulding. Silver--Condemned, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Townspeople capture Silver, thinking he is the white stallion, trained by rustlers, who has been running off their horses. Ad for Gandalf Products, Inc., NY, featuring embroidered cloth patches of Flash Gordon, Popeye, Felix the Cat, The Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote. The Masked Lady, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; A female opera singer wears a mask after she is wounded on the cheek by a bullet during a train holdup. Ad for plans for bulding a seven foot tall monster robot. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #20
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 20

    Cover art by Don Spaulding. Terror Trail, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; A masked and caped outlaw named Don Diablo terrorizes Murado Valley, just north of the border. Sea-Monkeys ad, pencils by Joe Orlando. Embroidered cloth patches Flash Gordon, Popeye, Felix the Cat, The Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote. The Gunfight, art by Tom Gill. The Gunfight, art by Tom Gill; A gun salesman trains a young gunfighter in order to get revenge on the Lone Ranger. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #21
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 21

    Painted cover art. The Mysterious Herd, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto help with a trail drive of cattle, but find the cowboys they're helping aren't who they are supposed to be. Hostess Twinkies ad with Tweety and Sylvester. The Blinding Storm, art by Tom Gill; The Dublin gang kidnaps Mr. and Mrs. Bancroft, who are returning east after striking it rich in the gold fields of California; but are foiled by a sudden snowstorm. Sea-Monkeys, pencils by Joe Orlando. Embroidered cloth patches ad with Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman, Bugs Bunny, and Casper. 132 pc. Roman Soliders Set ad. Stories are reprinted from 1948 Dell series. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #22
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 22

    Painted cover art. The Marshall, art by Jose Delbo; Jim Carstell and his gang beat up the sheriff and newspaper editor in Crater City; The Lone Ranger disguises himself as a Marshall to lure the Carstell gang into a trap. Hostess Snack Cakes featuring baseball cards that are printed on package, featuring Joe Rudi, Fergie Jenkins, and Don Sutton. Sea-Monkeys ad, pencils by Joe Orlando. The Prophet, art by Jose Delbo; Young brave Ni-Go lusts after Willow Feather, who has a crush on Tonto; Meanwhile the Lone Ranger and Tonto corral some poachers who are shooting the Indian's buffalo. Tonto and Ni-Go have a showdown. Embroidered cloth patches ad with Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman, Bugs Bunny, and Casper. 100 pc. Toy Soldier set ad. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #23
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 23

    Painted cover art. Devil Mountain; A young couple finds a old prospector who tells them of a gold mine on Devil Mountain; The couple try to find it, while the Lone Ranger and Tonto try to protect them from outlaw Luke Snade and his two sons who want the mine for themselves. Hostess Twinkies ad with Wile E. Coyote, The Roadrunner, and Daffy Duck. The Medicine Man; The Lone Ranger and Tonto trail a con man running a medicine show to Dawes City. Ad for The Six Million Dollar Man Action Figure. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #24
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 24

    Painted cover art. Hostess Twinkies ad with The Road Runner's Three Sons and Wile E. Coyote. The Trackers; When Tonto is shot while attempting to foil a bank robbery, the Lone Ranger gets the assistance of Ex-Calvary Lt. Phillippe Charlier in tracking down the gang. The Frontier Tinkerer; Two train robbers plan to use crackpot inventor Titus Potts' hot air balloon to cross the border after their next robbery. 100 pc. Toy Soldier set ad. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #25
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 25

    Painted cover art. Hostess Twinkies ad with Tweety and Sylvester. The Last Journey; The Wingfoot tribe is being escorted to a reservation by trigger-happy Col. Parker. When an emissary from the government comes to resolve the dispute, he is kidnapped by rebel Angry Wolf. Embroidered cloth patches ad with Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman, Bugs Bunny, and Casper. Lynch Fever; The Lone Ranger and Tonto save Jed Larkin from a lynch mob, only to have to track him down when he escapes from jail while awaiting trial. Sea-Monkeys ad, pencils by Joe Orlando. 100 pc. Toy Soldier set ad. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #26
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 26

    Last 25-cent cover priced issue. Painted cover art. Detour; Tonto takes a job as a workman for a congressman's train trip, but is captured and held hostage when crooks hijack the train. Advertisement for Hostess Snack Cakes featuring baseball cards that are printed on package, with Steve Garvey, Joe Morgan, and Carlton Fisk. The Contest; Two rival ranches hold contests to decide ownership of disputed land. Ad for embroidered cloth patches with Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman, Bugs Bunny, and Casper. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers ad. 36 pgs. $0.25. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #27
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 27

    First 30-cent cover priced issue. Painted cover art. The Election; Candidate Jethro Payne is paying a gang to disrupt the campaign of his opponent, Len Wylie. Incredible Hulk Hostess Snack Cakes ad. The Protectors; Extortionist Tom Larkin is selling "insurance" to ranchers, until the Lone Ranger and Tonto provide the ranchers with their own "protection." Ad for embroidered cloth patches with Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman, Bugs Bunny, and Casper. Ad for Six Million Dollar Man and Maskatron action figures from Kenner. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #28
    Lone Ranger (1964 Gold Key) 28

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    Painted cover art. Ad for Hostess Snack Cakes featuring Sad Sack. The Smugglers; The Lone Ranger disguises himself as a Mississippi riverboat gambler in order to find the source of rifles that are being smuggled to renegade Indians in "the Arkansas badlands". The Coward; Sheriff Caleb Cole must overcome his fear of heights to capture escaped convicts. Ad for embroidered cloth patches with Superman, Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman, Bugs Bunny, and Casper. 100 pc. Toy Soldier set ad. 36 pgs. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.