(September 1950)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
James Stewart

Take Off Ugly Fat! (Table of Contents)

Spot Reducer Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Reduce, keep slim at home with relaxing, soothing massage.

Crime's Three Musketeers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Leav [as Leav] (signed); staff [and staff] (signed)
Inks:
Mort Leav [as Leav] (signed); staff [and staff] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Aldo Szelli; Vince Calmar; Wally Fort
Synopsis:
They had sworn the blood oath of brotherhood of crime.

Paint Your Car (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? [photo)
Inks:
? [photo)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Five small advertisements, car painting, lucky pirate ring, polly parrot planter and shoes by mail order.

Don't Miss the September Issue of Love Diary (Table of Contents)

Love Diary Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
True to life love stories in the September issue of Love Diary.

Hangman's Holiday (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Henry Devon; Vivian Mare
Synopsis:
A stranger than fiction story of a man who lost his identity.

Indexer Notes

Story credit from Woolfolk's payrecord, as identified by Martin O'Hearn. Story written in April 1950.

Wanted - James Stewart (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
James Stewart (wanted killer); Eleanor Gifford
Synopsis:
Stewart kills a lady in a hold up and manages yo escape.

Hot-Car Driver (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
typeset
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Mickey Morgan (hot-car driver); Honey Hawks (singer); Nick Scadrone (gangster); big Nick

Johnny on the Spot (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
John Landrus; Judge Whtitaker; Archer Frieze (ventriloquist and killer)
Synopsis:
Landrus had a motive for murder and his only alibi was a wooden dummy.

New Silk-Finish Enlargement (Table of Contents)

Hollywood Film Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Colors:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ivory gold-tooled frames for your favorite photographs.

It's Easy to Learn dancing! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Many small advertisements, from dancing to fish bait.

Wanted - Howard F. Bent Jr. (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Howard F. Bent J. (robber and murderer)
Synopsis:
A wanted robber and murderer still at large.

Looking For Chills, Suspense, Mystery? (Table of Contents)

Wanted Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mort Leav (signed)
Inks:
Mort Leav (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

He Was Born to Hang (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Thomas O'Connor (murderer)
Synopsis:
Police seek Tommy O'Connor for double slaying.

Let Me Prove Absolutely Free.. (Table of Contents)

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Joe Weider (body-builder)
Synopsis:
Joe Weider will make a new man out of you.

Radiant White Teeth (Table of Contents)

Frostie Winters, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Kopal Cosmetic Enamel Kit for the teeth.

Hair Can be Saved... (Table of Contents)

Sayve Hair Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Mini-Gym! (Table of Contents)

Joe Bonomo / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Tom; Jane; Sam; Betty
Synopsis:
Tom becomes a he-man using Mini-Gym.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Take Off Ugly Fat!
    Spot Reducer Co.
  3. 2. Crime's Three Musketeers
  4. 3. Paint Your Car
  5. 4. Don't Miss the September Issue of Love Diary
    Love Diary Comics
  6. 5. Hangman's Holiday
  7. 6. Wanted - James Stewart
  8. 7. Hot-Car Driver
  9. 8. Johnny on the Spot
  10. 9. New Silk-Finish Enlargement
    Hollywood Film Studios
  11. 10. It's Easy to Learn dancing!
  12. 11. Wanted - Howard F. Bent Jr.
  13. 12. Looking For Chills, Suspense, Mystery?
    Wanted Comics
  14. 13. He Was Born to Hang
  15. 14. Let Me Prove Absolutely Free..
    Joe Weider
  16. 15. Radiant White Teeth
    Frostie Winters, Inc.
  17. 16. Hair Can be Saved...
    Sayve Hair Company
  18. 17. Mini-Gym!
    Joe Bonomo
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