(July 1950)

Orbit-Wanted, 1947 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Toytown Publications, Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indexed from a scan from http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/index.php.


Death Always Knocks Twice (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Leav?
Inks:
Mort Leav?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Eric White (strong man); Loretta Clark (trapez artist)
Synopsis:
A stongman at a circus gets jelous and kills his girl friend.

Indexer Notes

The perspective on figures is probably the work of Leav.

The Devil to Pay (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Mort Leav (signed)
Inks:
Mort Leav (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Ira Lawrence Luther (Table of Contents)

Wanted / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rafael Astarito
Inks:
Rafael Astarito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; crime
Characters:
Ira Lawrence Luther

Indexer Notes

The faces are Astarita's, and can be compared with his signed story in Real Life Comics #53. He is credited on crime stories for Orbit Publ. by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Mania for Murder (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Mort Leav
Inks:
Mort Leav
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
George Herrin; Ambrose Beyer (chemist)
Synopsis:
A chemist grugs his cousin and tries to frame him for several murders.

Indexer Notes

Same faces as in the signed story by Leav.
Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

The Kid from Brooklyn (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

Death Always Knocks Twice (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Inks:
Bob Rogers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

John J. DeVore (Table of Contents)

Wanted / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Martin Thall [as Emrose] (signed)
Inks:
Martin Thall [as Emrose] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; crime

The Case of the Missing Prince (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Inks:
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Death Always Knocks Twice
  2. 1. The Devil to Pay
  3. 2. Ira Lawrence Luther
    Wanted
  4. 3. Mania for Murder
  5. 4. The Kid from Brooklyn
  6. 5. Death Always Knocks Twice
  7. 6. John J. DeVore
    Wanted
  8. 7. The Case of the Missing Prince
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