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Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) comic books 1956-1969

  • Issue #91
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 91
    • Tape on exterior. Water damage.

    Painted cover art by Hank Hartman. The Secret Mine, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Vicious killers try to learn the location of the Pueblos' secret silver mine. The Glory Hunter, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Les Lawton makes up stories to win glory, but finds himself in trouble when a gang kidnaps him and demands that he contact his "friend," the Lone Ranger. The Island, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk, Little Buck, and Strong Eagle sail their dugout canoe east on Lake Superior; After a storm they land on an island to dry their sail, but find a war party already there. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #92
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 92

    Painted cover art. Promo for subscriptions to Dell Lone Ranger comics; Premium is two ballpoint pens; Also includes Dells "A Pledge to Parents. Between Two Fires, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Hired gunmen, who were out of a job when their employer declared a truce with a rival rancher, steal cattle and try to blame the other rancher. The Marked Man, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; A Mexican is falsely accused of murdering a judge. Strong Eagle's Trick, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk, Little Buck, and Strong Eagle sail their dugout canoe to the eastern shore of Lake Superior; Young Hawk and Little Buck explore inland while Strong Eagle guards their canoe; Algonquin braves attack at night, but are scared away by the canoe's sail. Facts about wild cattle in the west. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #93
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 93
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Painted cover art by Hank Hartman. Cheyenne Showdown, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Indian agent Fowler is diverting half of the food promised the Cheyenne by treaty in order to sell it elsewhere and pocket the profits. Hide-Out, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; A respectable business man in Moosejaw has a profitable sideline hiding outlaws on the run. A Demon Bear, script by Gaylord Du Bois, pencils by Jon Small; Young Hawk and Little Buck are portaging their supplies around rapids when Little Buck is captured by Hurons; Young Hawk uses a bear skin as a disguise to rescue him. Facts about sheepherders in the southwest. Promo for subscriptions to Dell Lone Ranger comics; Premium is pocket printer; Also includes Dells "A Pledge to Parents. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #94
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 94
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch. Centerfold detached at one staple. Tape on spine.

    Painted cover art by Hank Hartman. Rifles on the Border, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Outlaws steal Army rifles to sell to a Mexican planning an insurrection in Northern Mexico. Dangerous Knowledge, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; A naturalist from the East helps the Lone Ranger and Tonto find the cave hideout of the gang that stole a ranch payroll. Saved by the Sail, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk, Little Buck, and Strong Eagle portage their canoe around rapids; As they leave they are attacked by Hurons in canoes but are able to sail away; Later they find a Chippewa boy clinging to some driftwood. Color promo for subscriptions to Dell Lone Ranger comics; Premium is lucky rabbits foot; Also Dells Pledge to Parents. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #95
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 95
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Painted cover art by Hank Hartman. Promo for subscriptions to Dell Lone Ranger comics; Premium is vinyl wallet; Also includes Dells "A Pledge to Parents. The Kid, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Minot gang tries to recruit an 18-year-old orphan for their gang. The Spy, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; A writer studying with the Pawnee is accused of being an Army spy; After being rescued by the Lone Ranger and Tonto, he must help prevent the Pawnee from going on the warpath. Battle With Hurons, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; After rescuing a young boy from the lake, Young Hawk, Little Buck, and Strong Eagle take him to his Chippewa village; A Huron war party attacks but is defeated. In the battle Strong Eagle is badly injured; He recovers but decides to stay with the Chippewa because of his injuries. Illustrated ad for View-Master; Featured are Disneyland packets. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #96
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 96
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Painted cover art by Hank Hartman. Gunshy, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Marshall Peters becomes gun shy after a close call with bank robbers. Revenge, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Jeff Rainer wants revenge on three cattle rustlers that killed his brother. A Chief's Cruise, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk and Little Buck land their sailing canoe on the shores of Georgian Bay, where they meet and befriend a group of Iroquois led by Chief Wolf Slayer. Color promo for Dells Tonto comic. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #97
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 97
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover art by Don Spaulding. The New Commandant, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; A bandit impersonates Major Tom Nelson at an Army fort in order to steal a shipment of gold. The War Vision, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Chief Red Fox has a vision that his warriors will defeat 150 troopers at Timber Pass. Huron Ambush, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk and Little Buck are traveling with a group of Iroquois Indians. Chief Wolf Slayer and Young Hawk fight off a band of Hurons. Color promo for Dells Hi-Yo Silver comic. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #98
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 98

    Cover art by Don Spaulding. The Hollow Hero, art by Tom Gill; Freddy, a young boy, idolizes gunfighter King Canton. The Mysterious Herd, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; 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. The Gauntlet, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk and Little Buck are captured by Erie tribesmen and forced to run the gauntlet. Color ad for Cracker Jack with illustrations of box and 32 different in-box premiums. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #99
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 99
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Painted cover art by Hank Hartman. Basswood trees and their use by American Indians article. Incident at the Lone Ranger's Mine, script by Paul S. Newman; After forcing the Lone Ranger to use all his silver bullets, Whitey the bank robber trails the Lone Ranger and Tonto to the Lone Ranger's silver mine. The Pint-Sized Polecat, script by Paul S. Newman; Chet Norton, the little brother of gunfighter Lefty Norton, bullies the townspeople before the Lone Ranger and Tonto take the matter into their hands. Storm on the Lake, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; After a long journey in the sailing canoe to the village of the Onondagas, Young Hawk rescues the chief's sister and cousin from a thunderstorm on the lake. Promo for Dell's Tonto comic; Line drawing of the cover to Tonto #24 is depicted. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #100
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 100

    Cover art by Don Spaulding. 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. 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 that is still guarded by its last sheriff. Spirit Bear, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; After arriving in the Onondaga village, Young Hawk helps their Mohawk allies build a dugout sailing canoe to fight the Mohicans. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #103
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 103
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Painted cover art by Hank Hartman. Ambush at Bryant's Gap, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Collins, released after serving 15 years for leading six Texas Rangers into an ambush by the Cavendish gang at Bryant's Gap; returns there to hide out after a robbery. The Covered Wagon Wrangle, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; A headstrong Calvary Lieutenant learns that it is better to ask questions first, then act. Tropical Island, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; The Onondagas fight off an attack of hostile Indians, but many are injured; They send Young Hawk and Little Buck off in the sailing canoe to find a safe island, but the pair are driven far south and east by a storm and end up on a Caribbean island. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #104
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 104
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Painted cover art by Hank Hartman. Article on various types of Indian boats. Dan Reid's Secret Hide-out, script by Paul S. Newman, 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. Silver's Race, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger enters a 'Land Rush' race to claim a river's source for a band of homesteaders. Hurricane, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk and Little Buck are on a small island off the tip of Florida, but later a hurricane floods the island; They rescue a small boy from the island before rising waters set them adrift; Days later they land on the Yucatan Peninsula. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #105
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 105
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Painted cover art by Sam Savitt. Multi-panel illustrated article on saddle blankets. The Trail to the Texas Rangers, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger, Tonto, and Dan Reid return to the Texas Panhandle to attend the dedication ceremony of a new Texas Ranger station that will be named Fort Reid; Outlaws kidnap Dan Reid after the ceremony. The Hard Lesson, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Schoolteacher Enoch Turner has come west to teach the Blackfoot Indians to read and write; The tribe's medicine man is not happy and forces him from the village. Ancient Mayan Ruins, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Shipwrecked on the Yucatan peninsula, Young Hawk, Little Buck; and a boy named Atan that they rescued from an island, journey inland across a desert, finding ancient ruins, then a thriving Mayan city. Promo for subscriptions to Dells Lone Ranger comic; also Dells Pledge to Parents. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #106
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 106
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Cover art by Don Spaulding. Silver Bullets, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger sends Dan Reid to his mine to get silver bars and bullets; Reid is captured by bandits on his return trip and is saved by an 'old prospector' who turns out to be the Lone Ranger in disguise. The Fight for the Red Man's River, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Chief Red Cloud diverts a river, cutting off a settlement's water supply. Mayan Farm Feast, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk; Little Buck; and the boy Atan befriend a Mayan farm couple; After a scuffle with tax collectors, the pair leave the boy at the farm and go to the great city. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #107
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 107
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Painted cover art by Hank Hartman. Red for Danger, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Dan Reid is riding a train to try to lure bandits into a trap; A flood washes out a railroad bridge and the Lone Ranger and Tonto must find a way to stop the train. Silver's Capture, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto are mistaken for bandits who ride white and paint horses and the sheriff ropes Silver and captures him. Mayan "Gods", script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk and Little Buck go to the Mayan city where they are treated like gods until a priest steals Young Hawk's pet hawk 'Little Brother.' Illustrated ad for View-Master picture stories with Donald Duck. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #108
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 108

    Painted cover art by Hank Hartman. Hostages of the Crows, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Fighting Fox leads his braves to Stone Bear's camp and tries to send them on the warpath. The Lawless Gold Town, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Steve Sanders tries to bring law and order to a lawless gold boom town. Chula Attack, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; After crossing the Yucatan, Young Hawk and Little Buck reach the Gulf of Campeche. They rescue an Indian called Ixtlan from a pack of "Chulas." Promo for subscriptions to Dell's Lone Ranger comic; Premium is a special Dell ballpoint pen. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #109
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 109

    Cover art by Don Spaulding. Sign of the Silver Bullet, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; An outlaw called The Major holds Sheriff Towne's parents hostage and demands tribute from the merchants. The Warning Brand, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Rustlers interrupt branding to steal a herd and kidnap three cowboys. Olmec Sacrifice, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Little Buck and the native Ixtlan are captured by Olmecs escorting a raft carrying a huge stone head down a river; They are to be sacrificed, but are rescued by Young Hawk and his pet hawk "Little Brother." Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #110
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 110

    Cover art by Don Spaulding. Illustrated color ad for Seven-Up soft drink; Story of Cinderella retold in teen slang. 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 charter claiming a large area now settled by others; He calls them squatters and burns them out if they don't leave. Spanish Galleon, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Escaping from the Olmecs, Young Hawk and Little Buck take a canoe and go down river to the sea; A strong wind pushes them out to sea where they find a Spanish Galleon shipwrecked on a rock. Promo for subscriptions to Dell's Lone Ranger comic; Premium is Magic Play Slate. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #112
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 112
    • Cover detached at one staple. Centerfold detached.

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as Lone Ranger on Silver. Trapped in the Lone Ranger's Cabin, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Outlaws stumble on the cabin fronting the Lone Ranger's silver mine and hold Jim hostage; Dan Reid hides in the mine shaft, which is hidden by a secret door in the cabin. Escaping the Conquistadors, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk and Little Buck ride their new horses inland from the coast and escape an ambush by Spanish conquistadors. The Refuge, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Bob Grant has a change of heart after taking part in a raid on the town and leaves his gang to take refuge in an old abandoned Spanish church. Color promo for subscriptions to Dell's Lone Ranger Comic. Premium is a KE Puzzle. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #113
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 113

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. The Legend of the Lone Ranger, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The head of an gang of bank robbers poses as an Eastern newspaper reporter to try to draw the Lone Ranger into an ambush. Flash Flood, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk and Little Buck camp in the bottom of a dry wash. They escape a flash flood, but lose their horses, which run away; They go inland to the mountains, where they fight a grizzly and descend into a large canyon. Into Death Valley, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto trail stage robbers into Death Valley. Ad for Dell's Tonto comic. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #114
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 114
    • Oxidation.

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. Escape, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Pretending to be outlaws, the Lone Ranger and Tonto gain the trust of a bank robber, who has been abandoned to the law by the rest of his gang. The Buffalo Hunt, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto are mistaken for scouts for buffalo hunters who are trespassing on Cheyenne hunting grounds. The Marked Stage, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; A stable hand is marking the stage carrying a secret payroll. The mystery is how the Lone Ranger knows which one it is, merely by their height. Jaguar in the Canyon, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; At the bottom of large canyon in western Mexico, Young Hawk and Little Buck kill a jaguar that is being chased by a group of tall hunters and are invited back to their village. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #115
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 115

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. The Spoil-Takers, art by Tom Gill; Drake, the Indian agent, is selling the Indians' 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. Waterfall Dangers, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk and Little Buck leave the canyon of the Jaguar hunters by using a long rope to descend by a large waterfall, and then make a raft to float downstream and barely escape from another waterfall. Color ad featuring Walt Disney Mouseketeer Fun with Music Band Set by Spec-toy-culars, Inc. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #116
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 116

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. Facts about desert plants. The Great Stage Race, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Dan Kentown uses gunmen to stop a rival stage line's shipments. The Blocked Train, script by Paul S. Newman, 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 during the chase. Landslide Defense, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk and Little Buck follow a river in a deep canyon in Mexico; They start a landslide to escape an ambush by strange warriors. Dan Reid's Ordeal, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Dan Reid interrupts an Indian shaman trying to make a bulletproof shirt and is taken prisoner. Promo for subscriptions to Dells Lone Ranger comic; Premium is Dell Comic Pocket Picture Holder; Also Dells Pledge to Parents. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #117
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 117
    • 1/2" cumulative spine split. Tape on spine. Water damage. Oxidation.

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. Promo for subscriptions to Dells Lone Ranger comic; Premium is vinyl wallet; also Dells Pledge to Parents. The Cornered Sheriff, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto help a sheriff who has been injured and can't fire a gun with his right hand. The Sergeant's Story, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto are aided by retired Army Sgt. Dennis in capturing a gang that is robbing Army supply wagon trains. Canoe Capture, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk and Little Buck are attacked by a band of warriors and escape by taking their canoe and paddling downstream. The Vanished Gold Dust, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto solve the robbery of prospector's gold dust in a cabin guarded by a vicious dog. Text article on the Lone Ranger Ranch in Simi Valley, California, where the Lone Ranger TV programs were filmed. Facts on guns and rifles in the old west, narrated by the Lone Ranger. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #118
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 118

    Silver Anniversary issue. Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. The Story of the Lone Ranger, script by Paul S. Newman, 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, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Retelling of occasion when Capt. Reid and Tonto met as youths. The Story of Silver. The Story of Dan Reid. What Has Gone Before, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; A review of the travels of Young Hawk and Little Buck throughout North America during the 1500s. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #119
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 119

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. Factual strip about derringer guns narrated by the Lone Ranger. Ranger Jim's Ordeal, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Ranger Jim, the caretaker of the Lone Ranger's silver mine, is taken hostage by outlaws. The Unseen Intruder, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; An unseen assailant pistol whips an express clerk and robs the safe; The Lone Ranger must decide which of the men in town is the culprit. Hostage Exchange, script by Gaylord Du Bois, art by Jon Small; Traveling down a river in the Sierra Madre mountains of Mexico; Little Buck is captured by a hostile hunting party and is redeemed in an exchange with the hostile tribe's chief. The Missing Markers, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; A gang stirs up trouble with the Cheyenne by removing boundary markers; They hope to draw the sheriff away from town before a big gold shipment arrives. Ad for Dell's Tonto comic. Ad for subscriptions to Dells Lone Ranger comic; Premium is key and coin case; also Dells Pledge to Parents. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #121
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 121

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. Color promo for subscriptions to Dells Lone Ranger comic; Premium is Lucky Penny Pocket Piece; also Dells Pledge to Parents. Lost in Wild Horse Valley, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto learn that horse rancher Tim Mann intends to raid Wild Horse Valley and capture the herd of mustangs that Silver once led. Terror on the Tracks, art by Tom Gill; Old railroad engineer Jenkins comes out of retirement to help The Lone Ranger and Tonto and townspeople stop an Indian attack on another train. 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. Apache Attack, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk and Little Buck trade arrowheads for a canoe from friendly Indians and sail across the Gulf of California. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #122
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 122

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. Gold Town Trouble, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger convinces Bill Turner to become sheriff of "Gold Town" after his partner is killed and his claim taken over by six men. Robber's Roost, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto return to "Gold Town" three years after the first story in this issue, only to find it a ghost town, occupied by an outlaw gang. The Black Mark, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger must decide which member of a posse was the killer of a gold assayer. Peccary Attack, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk and Little Buck are ascending the Gila River; After a near disaster with a whirlpool they leave the river and begin walking east across New Mexico; They then fight off an attack of a band of peccaries (wild pig). Facts about longhorn cattle, "narrated" by the Lone Ranger. Color promo for subscriptions to Dells Lone Ranger comic; Premium is American Eagle ring; also Dells Pledge to Parents. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #124
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 124

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. The Lone Ranger's Mask, art by Tom Gill; Weston Gazette Editor Jeffrey Jackson impersonates the Lone Ranger and commits crimes in order to have the law capture the real Lone Ranger. The Guilty Face, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger must which of the town's bearded men robbed the safe at the bank. The Cavern, art by Jon Small; Attacking tribesmen force Young Hawk and Little Buck to take refuge in a large cavern in New Mexico. Facts about western animals, "narrated" by the Lone Ranger. Color promo for subscriptions to Dells Lone Ranger comic; Premium is Pocket Picture Holder; also Dells Pledge to Parents. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #126
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 126

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. Promo for subscriptions to Dell comics; also Dells Pledge to Parents. One-Way Tracks to Danger, art by Tom Gill; The operator of a casino tries to delay a crew building a railroad so that they will continue to get the workers' business. The End of the Line, art by Tom Gill; Sioux change signals to cause two trains to collide in a snowstorm, hoping to spark a range war. Robbery on Schedule, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger must find an informant who is tipping off bandits on which train to rob. Alligator Attack, art by Jon Small; Leaving the Pecos River, Young Hawk and Little Buck make their way to the Red River, where they build a raft and go downstream to the Mississippi; Little Buck's leg is broken by the thrashing tail of a dying alligator. Facts about early pioneers. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #127
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 127

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. The Red River Rustlers, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger (in disguise) and Tonto join a cattle drive to solve a rash of cattle rustling. The Open Town, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto bring law and order to the wide-open cattle town of Elville. The Brand Changers, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger must prove a gang of cattle rustlers is changing brands. Good Fishing, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk helps his host in the Louisiana bayou catch a huge catfish and a large snapping turtle. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #128
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 128

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. Wagons West, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto help a wagon train whose guides deserted them after being paid. The Peaceful Troublemaker, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto lead a wagon train west but have problems with Mr. Pace, the leader, who won't result to violence at any cost. The Runaway Wagon, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger must decide if a wagon driver is telling the truth about his role in a stage holdup. Night Rescue, art by Jon Small; While Longspear, Young Hawk and Little Buck are hunting in the bayous, hostile tribesmen kidnap Longspear's wife. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #129
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 129
    • Centerfold detached. Top staple removed. Staples added (not manufacturing).

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. The Stolen Buffalo, pencils by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto try to prevent a war between buffalo hunters and Sioux Indians. Tonto, the Enemy, pencils by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Dan Reid must stay out of Tonto's village in order for a sacred dance to be effective. The Coyote's Howl, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger must discover which Indians in a village are stealing horses. Command of the White Bear, art by Jon Small; Moon Flower has a dream in which the white spirit bear commands Young Hawk and Little Buck to go "north and west [up the Mississippi] to the frozen sea." Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #130
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 130

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. The Disguise that Failed, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger infiltrates a railroad work camp in disguise to find out who is extorting kickbacks from the workers. Under Attack; The Lone Ranger helps a Army outfit rebuilding a fort fight off Cheyenne Indians. The Wrong Wagon, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger has to decide which of two wagons contains the loot from a robbery. Bitter Homecoming, art by Jon Small; After many months of traveling, Young Hawk and Little Buck return to their home village only to find that sickness killed their parents a year earlier. Facts about Indian tepees "narrated" by the Lone Ranger. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #131
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 131

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. The Deserted Stage Station, script by Paul S. Newman; Indians steal 30 horses and kidnap three men from a stage coach relay station. The Doomed Driver, script by Paul S. Newman; An old driver for a stage line is fired after his stage is robbed twice. The Robber's Alibi, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger knows that two men are lying when they claim not to know anything about a stage relay station robbery; The Copper Strike, art by Jon Small; After sailing a canoe down the Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean, Young Hawk and Little Buck turn northward. Forced to land by a storm they find treasure in the form of a huge boulder containing pure copper. Color ad for Tru-Vue 3-D Fun Set; Disney Sleeping Beauty version illustrated. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #132
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 132
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. The Warning Brand, script by Paul S. Newman; A ranch representative uses his skill at branding to warn the Lone Ranger and Tonto that they are headed for an ambush. War Feathers, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Naturalist John Morton uses his bird-watcher's knowledge to allow the Lone Ranger and Tonto to escape a band of Indians on the war path. The Black Glove, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger must decide if a cattleman is lying when he said he didn't shoot a sheepherder. Young Hawk Disappears, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk and Little Buck strike a deal for a whaling canoe and crew by offering the copper they found; While retrieving the copper they are attacked by enemies and have to take refuge in a cave with an underwater opening. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #133
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 133

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. Trick to roping cattle and horses fact page. The Perfect Ambush, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; After shooting a storekeeper, a band of outlaws kidnap Dan Reid to use him to lure the Lone Ranger and Tonto into a trap. The Doomed Chief, script by Paul S. Newman, pencils by Tom Gill; Renegade Crow braves try to kill their chief Buffalo Horn and go on warpath. Hideout, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Outlaws use trimming horses' tails as an alibi, but the Lone Ranger sees through their ruse. Young Hawk Makes Sail, art by Jon Small; After trading their load of copper to the Sea People for a sea-going canoe and crew, Young Hawk and Little Buck travel north; They stop and fashion a sail and teach their crew how to use bows and arrows and clubs in combat. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #135
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 135
    • Oxidation.

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. The Railroad Rustlers, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger goes undercover to prevent rustlers from robbing a cattle train. The Stolen Horses, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger must decide which Indian stole a trooper's horse. The Cave-In, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; Ranger Jim, who works the Lone Ranger's silver mine, is trapped by a cave-in and Dan Reid must get help. The Lost Village, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk's crew, returning to their homeland after 10 years as slaves of the Sea People; find their village destroyed and deserted except for the aged chief of the Haida. Facts about stagecoaches. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #136
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 136

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. The Rifle Runners, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger disguises himself as an Indian to keep outlaws from selling stolen Army rifles to the Apaches. The Rustler's Man, script by Paul S. Newman, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger must decide who on a cattle drive is spying for rustlers. The Bare Fist Fighter, art by Tom Gill; Dougherty, the bare knuckle prize fighter, accepts a bribe to prolong a fight and provide a distraction for a robbery. Young Hawk's Midnight Raid, art by Jon Small; Young Hawk and his Haida crew find the women and children captured by the Tlinglet tribe seven years before and rescue them in a night time raid. Facts about six-guns and gun fighting in the old west. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #137
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 137
    • Water damage.

    Last 10-cent cover price issue. Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. The Assassination, art by Tom Gill; Gun smugglers hope to assassinate an important Mexican official to prevent the opening of a Texas Ranger station close to the border. The Murdered Cousin, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger must decide if a man killed his cousin to get an inheritance. Intruders in Wild Horse Valley, art by Tom Gill; Tonto has to bring a doctor to Wild Horse Valley after the Lone Ranger is wounded in a fight with a grizzly bear. Repels Boarders; Having rescued the Haida captives, Young Hawk and crew fight off the pursuing Tlinglet canoes and return to what remains of their original village. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.10. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #141
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 141

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. The Escape, art by Tom Gill; Outlaws kidnap an escape artist and Dan Reid to help a member of the gang escape from jail. The Man with the Gun, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger must decide which of a group of men attempted to rob the express agency. The Gatling Gun, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger and Tonto cross the Rio Grande into Mexico to find the bandits who stole a Gatling gun from the Army. The Shrinking Ice, art by Jon Small; While hunting seals Young Hawk and Little Buck are separated from Sea Eagle and Maliktok by an ice pack breakup. They reach land and are given a sign by the Spirit Bear. Illustrated ad for Kelloggs Corn Flakes breakfast cereal featuring the Official Huck Hound Club. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #145
    Lone Ranger (1948 Dell) 145

    Photo cover of Clayton Moore as the Lone Ranger. The Runaway, art by Tom Gill; A couple use a fake story about a runaway boy to draw the sheriff and townsmen away so that a bandit gang can rob the town. The Robber's Alibi, art by Tom Gill; The Lone Ranger finds three robbers who took refuge in an Indian camp. The Cave, art by Jon Small; Spring comes to the Yukon and Young Hawk and Little Buck and their friend Long Fox and his family travel upstream to the "Shining Mountains." The Peddler's Plight, art by Tom Gill; A peddler acts as a spy for a gang to find prospectors who've recently struck it rich. Facts about Levi Strauss and his jeans. Facts about manhunt to find escaped prisoner Harry Tracy in the Northwest. Based on the popular Western TV series. 36 pgs. $0.15. Cover price $0.15.