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

Genre:
crime

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 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:
?
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.

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

Genre:
crime
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
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Peter Croome
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Craig Delich
  • Gary L. Watson
  • James Ludwig