(April 1951)

Orbit-Wanted, 1947 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Syd Shores (signed)
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

newstand rack on cover has copies of "Wanted"; "Wild Bill Pecos" and "Love Diary" all Toytown publications.

Owney Mattern King of the Numbers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Mobster's Mouthpiece (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

Benard Lee Thomas (Table of Contents)

Wanted By the Police / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Bernard Lee Thomas

Indexer Notes

Art identical to Astarita's signed stories in Real Life Comics #53 and Intimate confessions #5. Notice eyes, lower lip and grinning mouth.

The Fall Guy Murder Case (Table of Contents)

Crime Lab (Loot and Doc) / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chuck Miller (signed)
Inks:
Chuck Miller
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Strictly Undercover / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

What Happened To Dorothy Arnold? (Table of Contents)

Great Unsolved Mysteries / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Keywords:
contest

The Invisible Gas (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Woolfolk's payment book, as transcribed by Martin O'Hearn.

William Kenneth Wagner (Table of Contents)

Wanted By the Police / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
William Kenneth Wagner

Indexer Notes

Same art as in the first Wanted story in this issue. Astarita is credited as artist on crime stories for Orbit-Wanted by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Passport to Nowhere (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Owney Mattern King of the Numbers
  3. 2. Mobster's Mouthpiece
  4. 3. Benard Lee Thomas
    Wanted By the Police
  5. 4. The Fall Guy Murder Case
    Crime Lab (Loot and Doc)
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Strictly Undercover
  7. 6. What Happened To Dorothy Arnold?
    Great Unsolved Mysteries
  8. 7. The Invisible Gas
  9. 8. William Kenneth Wagner
    Wanted By the Police
  10. 9. Passport to Nowhere
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Lou Mougin
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Gary L. Watson
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