(January 1951)

Orbit-Wanted, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Our Publishing Co.
Editing:
?
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:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

John's Other Love! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
John Masters; Gale Kenyon; Mrs. Kenyon; Millie Masters; Steve Nelson; Mrs. Masters
Synopsis:
Gale falls in love with medical student John while he’s home on vacation. They become engaged but events occur which make Gale suspect John’s mother and sister don’t approve. John becomes jealous of Gale’s ex-boyfriend Steve and calls off the wedding. However, when he overhears his sister and mother tell Gale that they didn’t approve of her as John’s potential wife, John asserts himself. He and Gale will be married, no matter what his family thinks.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from the French fan magazine Back Up #14, as submitted by Stephane Petit, via the GCD Errors list, February 2009.
Additional infos come from the John Buscema checklist built by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr and Michel Maillot.

Poor Little Rich Girl! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Carlotta Ford; Stanley Reed; Denny; James Ford; Walter Johnson; Helen; Molly
Synopsis:
Wealthy Carlotta is engaged to lawyer Stanley, but her friend Denny suggests Stanley is mostly interested in her fortune. Carlotta pretends she won’t have any family money after their marriage, and Stanley balks. They break up, just another of the boyfriends Carlotta discovered were gold-diggers. Carlotta gets a job as a store clerk incognito and falls for her supervisor, Walter. However, she discovers Walter knows her true identity and also craves her fortune. Carlotta decides she’ll marry faithful Denny instead.

Indexer Notes

Denny is introduced as "Denis" but is called Denny for most of the story.

["Peggy D's plea for help reached Ray Mann's desk only this morning..."] (Table of Contents)

Prescription for Happiness / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ray Mann; Peggy Newford; Aunt Mary; Tommy Shelton; Alan Carter; Mrs. Carter
Synopsis:
Peggy marries Tommy after a drunken party and immediately regrets it. The marriage is annulled. Some time later, Peggy falls in love with Alan. When their engagement is announced, Tommy reappears and blackmails her. Peggy is afraid Alan and his stuffy family will be scandalised if they learn of her past. Ray Mann asks Love Diary readers if Peggy should come clean or clam up.

Indexer Notes

Ray Mann's introduction refers to Peggy as "Peggy D" but in the story her last name is given as Newford.

Someday I'll Find You! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Margo Reed; Dean Munson; George Reed
Synopsis:
Margo’s father lives in a remote cabin on the bayou with his daughter Margo. Margo brings injured hunter Dean to their home to recover, and they fall in love. Margo learns her father was a doctor who fled after being charged with malpractice, and she decides to stay on the bayou with him, giving up a chance for happiness with Dean. Her father returns to face the legal charges and learns he was cleared years before. Dean and Margo can now marry with a clean conscience.

Make Haste Slowly (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
romance

Big City Girl (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Lois Jordan; Tom Hawkins; Larry; Mrs. Hopkins; Celeste; Mr. Lewis; doctor
Synopsis:
Lois enjoys her exciting life as a cigarette girl at the Hotshot Club; her boyfriend is bandleader Larry. A doctor prescribes a long rest on a farm for Lois. She’s bored by the country life but falls for farmer Tom. Returning to the city, Lois learns she’s lost her job and Larry is dating her replacement. Lois returns to the farm to marry Tom.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. John's Other Love!
  3. 2. Poor Little Rich Girl!
  4. 3. ["Peggy D's plea for help reached Ray Mann's desk only this morning..."]
    Prescription for Happiness
  5. 4. Someday I'll Find You!
  6. 5. Make Haste Slowly
  7. 6. Big City Girl
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Michel Maillot
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson