(November 1949)

Orbit-Wanted, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Our Publishing Co.
Editing:
Rae Hermann
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Reprints:

Afraid to Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Susan Hale; Sam; Jack Banton; Andrew Hale; Miss Marlowe; Martha Wilson; Peggy Wright; Harvey; Mr. Johnson
Synopsis:
Tomboy Susan’s father runs a lumber camp and sends her to boarding school for an education. When she’s 19, Susan’s father dies and she goes home to sell the business. Foreman Jack doesn’t think women belong in a lumber camp. Susan plans to sell the camp and return to the city with her fiance Harvey, but she and Jack fall in love and will stay in Timbertown.

Laughed At Love (Table of Contents)

Victoria Paige-Jim Stanton / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Peddy
Inks:
Art Peddy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Victoria Paige; Dr. Jim Stanton; Harley Webb; Carla Hayden; James; Rocky; Sally
Synopsis:
Self-centered society author Harley is admitted to the hospital where nurse Vicky and her boyfriend Dr. Jim work. Playboy Harley sets his sights on Vicky and, when he’s discharged, offers her a job as his private nurse. Vicky accepts the position to earn money so Jim can open his own practice. Jim, jealous, punches Harley when the “blasé cosmopolite” says Vicky is just another of his flings. Jim and Vicky reconcile and Harley finds a new girlfriend.

Indexer Notes

It is possible that supercilious author "Harley Webb" is based on the character "Waldo Lydecker" (played by Clifton Webb) in the film "Laura" (1944).
Third in the Victoria Paige-Dr. Jim Stanton series in this title.

Smart Girl (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Les Mason; Ruth Gardner; John Ross; Hilda Shaw; Peter Harris
Synopsis:
Broadcaster Ruth is reunited with her boyfriend Les at the end of World War II. He wants to get back into the radio business and Ruth tries to manage his comeback, utilising her many contacts in the industry. Les decides instead to start over in a small market and expects Ruth to join him. Executive Peter offers Ruth the job of program manager of his big radio station as well as romance, which earns him a punch in the nose from Les. Ruth will go with Les to his new job and they’ll be married.
Keywords:
World War II; wounded veteran

Dateless? Will He Call Again? (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Rae Hermann [as Ray Mann]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Not My Decision to Make (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernie Krigstein
Inks:
Bernie Krigstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Roger Barker; Emily Brown; Mrs. May Barker; Mr. Moss
Synopsis:
Bookstore clerk Emily falls in love with wealthy Roger, although he’s completely dominated by his widowed mother. Roger finally proposes to Emily but his mother refuses to accept this and fakes a heart attack. Emily says Roger has to decide between her and his mother. Roger chooses Emily.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Afraid to Love
  3. 2. Laughed At Love
    Victoria Paige-Jim Stanton
  4. 3. Smart Girl
  5. 4. Dateless? Will He Call Again?
  6. 5. Not My Decision to Make
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson