The lone ranger 2006 comic read the lone ranger 2006. Dec 21, 2019 the lone ranger was the surviving member of a party of texas rangers. Apr 10, 2014 rare 1st comic 1938 lone ranger ice cream comic. The back page of the comic book features images of premiums available from the lone ranger. Dynamite brings the lone ranger to life in new comic. List of lone ranger novels lone ranger wiki fandom. I notice that, on those two book covers that guicho posted, they also changed the ranger s saddle and silvers tack to more closely match the ones used on tv. A history of the lone ranger by jeff kepley comic book. In the first public appearances of the lone ranger in the 1930s, the creators were very deliberate in having the actor dressed up as the lone ranger in most cases brace beemer who would later become the voice of the lone ranger in the 40s and 50s never to be seen without the mask on.
Lee felbinger owns one of the largest collections of lone ranger memorabilia in the world, including original artwork from the comic strip and lots. The lone ranger vintage comic book, golden age comic book, 1954 comic book, october vol. This is a list of the various publishers and series. The lone ranger was a popular radio, tv and comic book icon in the 40s, 50s and 60s. The lone ranger and the army pay roll plot, art by charles flanders. Tlrs the first lone ranger serial, the lone ranger. Lot all 145 dell lone ranger comic books complete set. Mar 05, 2017 whitmans big little books came upon the scene the year before the lone ranger was first heard on radio. The first book was written by gaylord dubois, but the others were by fran striker. The lone ranger is an unrelenting tale of the american west.
A total of eighteen books were released, with the last, called the lone ranger on red butte trail, being released in the year 1961. Find the value of the dell comic lone ranger volume 1. The firstever appearance of the lone ranger in comic books, originally sold as a mailin offer for an ice cream company which is why the masked hero carries. Lone ranger for sale historical memorabilia collectibles. This facebook group is mostly for fans of the lone ranger movies and tv series and items related to them comic book adaptations and photo covers, publicity materials, etc. The lone ranger 1956 after enjoying enormous popularity on tv and radio, the lone ranger clayton moore, faithful sidekick tonto jay silverheels and trusty steed silver leap onto the big screen for the first time in this rousing old west adventure. He made a mask from his brothers vest and took the name the lone ranger. On silver, his magnificent horse, he rode around the plains during the days of the early west. The character was originally believed to be inspired by texas ranger captain john r.
The radio series proved to be a hit running for an amazing 2,956 episodes. Tonto starred in his own comic book, the lone ranger s companion tonto, 31 issues of which were published by dell comics during the 1950s. The theme music was the cavalry charge finale of gioacchino rossinis william tell overture, now inseparably associated with the series. On tv his gloves did not become black until harts season. Get the best deals on lone ranger golden age comics 1938 1955. Each item pictured is described with a date and current collector value. Comic book value guide how to value your comics in 3 easy steps. The first novel, called the lone ranger, was released in the year 1936. Interest in the series spiked with the release of the 20 movie starring johnny depp.
The world this lone ranger lives in is not the pristine, bloodless world of the old tv series. The lone ranger and the secret weapon, art by charles flanders. The new dynamite comics will feature the lone ranger, tonto and more characters from the venerable franchise. The lone ranger is the first novel in the lone ranger series, which was released in the year 1936. Lone rangers first name is revealed to be dan in an issue of gold key comics. This definitive edition features the first 11 issues as well as the 2007 free comic book day story of dynamites critically acclaimed lone ranger series by brett matthews, sergio cariello, and john cassaday. The lone ranger must guard an army payroll being shipped by riverboat from council bluffs to pine landing. Lone ranger s first name is revealed to be dan in an issue of gold key comics.
The lone ranger is an american, longrunning, oldtime radio and early television show created by george w. The six rangers were betrayed by their guide in pursuit of outlaws led by butch cavendish. In 1838nearly a century before the lone ranger was introduced to the publicbass reeves was born a slave in the arkansas household of william s. See more ideas about lone ranger, ranger and comics.
Mustang mags boarder old missouri is framed for the murder of hermit joe. Old comics, vintage comics, comic book covers, comic books, christian warrior, western comics, the lone ranger, batman art, superman. In those early days when the lone ranger was being developed, the characters popularity was spectacular. A second printing of the first issue was announced. Rance keller blackmails a sheriff to help him rob a bank. I notice that, on those two book covers that guicho posted, they also changed the rangers saddle and silvers tack to more closely match the ones used on tv. List of lone ranger comic book series lone ranger wiki. Lone ranger golden age comics 19381955 for sale ebay. The lone ranger interview with writer ande parks comic vine.
Following the enormous success of the lone ranger on radio in 1933, the editors at king features decided to adapt fran strikers hit program into a comic strip which began on sept. Dynamite brings the lone ranger to life in new comic book. Based on the famous lone ranger adventures created by george w. Lansdalepenned lone ranger comic, matthews wisely views tonto and not the eponymous hero as the brains of the duo. Runnemede, nj november 28 2005 classic media and dynamite entertainment are proud to announce a new ongoing comic book series featuring the lone ranger. It was a promotional comic book representing the lone ranger ice cream cones. This golden age comic has not been graded and is from my familys personal collection. See more ideas about lone ranger, ranger and western comics. This handsome volume once again relates the origin of the famed lawman. There have been numerous comic book adaptations of the lone rangers adventures. Discovered by tonto, the barely alive john reid was nursed back to health. There have been numerous comic book adaptations of the lone ranger s adventures.
The lone ranger and tonto take refuge from a blizzard, but find that the cabin is under siege by crooks who want a trappers furs. December 12, 2005 just a few short days after dynamite entertainment announced the launch of their new lone ranger comic book series, the company has attached two highprofile creators to the. This collection details the lone ranger s origin story, but it features some new alterations from the classic version designed to appeal to the modern audience. The lone ranger received the full massmerchandising treatment from the beginning a boxtop driven premiums on the radio show, toys thru the years, s series of novels published from 1936 to 1956, two daily comic strips 193871 and 198184, and even a recent video game. Tonto has appeared in radio and television series and other presentations of the characters adventures righting wrongs in 19th century western united states. Mar 05, 2017 in the first public appearances of the lone ranger in the 1930s, the creators were very deliberate in having the actor dressed up as the lone ranger in most cases brace beemer who would later become the voice of the lone ranger in the 40s and 50s never to be seen without the mask on. Whitman obtained the rights to develop the first four lone ranger blbs. The lone ranger first appeared in 1933 in a radio show conceived either by wxyz detroit radio station owner george w. And it was reprinted in the first lone ranger fourcolor comic fc82 at the end of 1945. Trendle with considerable input from station staff members, and developed by writer fran striker. Readers expect him to shout, im the goddamn lone ranger.
I am not a collector, but would say it is in very good condition. Unfollow comic books lone ranger to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. The lone ranger was a nameless as well as mysterious friend to anyone in trouble. Contentsshow dell comics four color the lone ranger 145 issues, 19451962 vol. The largest online source for comic book pricing in the world. Lone ranger ice cream comic, 1938, rare 1st comic book no 1. In the comic books at that time his gloves were yellow gauntlettype gloves like those on the left book cover in guichos post. The lone ranger s first name is also thought to have not been mentioned in contemporary lone ranger newspaper comics, comic books, and tiein premiums, though some have stated that the name john reid was used in an illustration of the grave marker made by tonto which appeared in either a comic book version of the characters origin story or in. Nov 30, 2005 runnemede, nj november 28 2005 classic media and dynamite entertainment are proud to announce a new ongoing comic book series featuring the lone ranger. The lone ranger was the surviving member of a party of texas rangers.
First published between 1936 and 1956 in hardback by grosset and dunlap, many of these stories were reprinted in paperback in. A new the lone ranger movie produced by disney was released on july 3rd, 20. The lone ranger and the murder at midnight, art by charles flanders. April 16 final issue the lone ranger and tonto have sworn to serve justice in a harsh, often lawless landscape. It featured the adventures of a mysterious masked man who traveled the wild west with his faithful companion tonto and his famous white horse silver, righting wrongs as they went. Ff the two lone ranger feature films, the lone ranger and the lone ranger and the lost city of gold. While a bit light on the lone ranger part, it is a beautiful, smart book that interrogates its premise and the history behind it. Lyrics to the traditional cowboy song git along, little dogies with illustrations. Who wrote the first one is unknown, but the next three were authored by gaylord du bois under his pen name, buck wilson. Lone ranger returns with ongoing from flintstones writer. The lone ranger and the devil on horseback, art by charles flanders. You can also talk about the radio shows featuring brace beemer or the oth. The first lone ranger novel appeared in 1936, and eventually 18 volumes were published, as listed below. The lunch boxes, ashtrays, dolls, guns, comic books, premiums, cereal boxes, and other items span multiple collecting areas.
Unfollow lone ranger comics to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Lee felbinger owns one of the largest collections of lone ranger memorabilia in the world, including original artwork from the comic strip and lots of rare promotional materials. It quickly spawned a longrunning book series, and later became a very successful television series, which. In 1948 dell comics launched a comic book series which lasted 145 issues. Originally a radio drama, the lone ranger first aired on january 30, 1933 and ran through september 3, 1954. The lone ranger rides again in this extraordinary tribute which will be the collectors choice.
Also around this time the lone ranger radio show ended, and the film serials began, but ended fairly quickly. In the comic books at that time his gloves were yellow gauntlettype gloves like those on the left bookcover in guichos post. Hughes, to whom the book the lone star ranger by zane grey was dedicated in 1915. Johnny depp was cast as the main character tonto, and armie hammer as the lone ranger. Lone ranger comics book one 1939 comic books mycomicshop. This was the first western comic devoted to a single character. The lone ranger comic book cowboys, by boyd magers. Trendle for a detroit radio station and debuted on jan.967 314 1382 1504 1232 252 838 988 1357 836 1363 7 327 1492 778 1397 1418 708 604 112 1336 658 1338 284 386 1375 1198 801 1018 147