(February 1953)

Orbit-Wanted, 1947 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Orbit Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Ray R. Hermann (publisher)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Cult of Killers (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Art credits from the French fan magazine Back Up #14, as submitted by Stephane Petit, via the GCD Errors list, February 2009.

Payment In Blood (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

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

Cult of the Killers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Woolfolks' payment records, transcribed by Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Murder for Aunt Martha (Table of Contents)

Great Unsolved Crime / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Keywords:
contest

Indexer Notes

First page is illustrated panel art and 2nd page is text. Art credits from the French fan magazine Back Up #14, as submitted by Stephane Petit, via the GCD Errors list, February 2009.
Writer credits from Martin O'Hearn.

Ralph Jackson (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:
Ralph Jackson (murderer)

Indexer Notes

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

Hot Silk (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Cult of Killers
  2. 1. Payment In Blood
  3. 2. Cult of the Killers
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Strictly Undercover
  5. 4. Murder for Aunt Martha
    Great Unsolved Crime
  6. 5. Ralph Jackson
    Wanted By the Police
  7. 6. Hot Silk
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