(August 1948)

Orbit-Wanted, 1948 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Patches Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Wanted Comic Group
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Distributed by PDC


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bill Jammett

Pontiac! (Table of Contents)

The Fighting Westerner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bill Jamett(outlaw); Chief Pontiac (c1720-1769); Ed Christie (scout); Mary Frankis; Charles Leslie; Captain George Etherington (?-?); Ensign Frances Schlosser (?-?); Captain Jacobs; Sir William Johnson (1715-1774)
Synopsis:
Chief Pontiac uses Bill Jamett to attempt to retake the American mid-west.

Indexer Notes

writer credit taken from Bill Woolfolk's paybook, from Martin O'Hearn's blogsite.

Wild Bill Pecos the Westerner (Table of Contents)

Wild Bill Pecos the Westerner / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent (his pard); Wild Bill Hitchcock (1837-1876); Sam Bass (1851-1878); Joel Collins (?-1877)

Indexer Notes

Although Wild Bill appeared in the first issue (#14), this seems to be an introduction story. The story's title is the same as the 'feature'

$100 Reward! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
House ad for Wanted Comics, with a cover reproduction

Wildfire (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice del Bourgo [as del] (signed)
Inks:
Maurice del Bourgo [as del] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wildfire; Tom Robben (owner of Wildfire); Judge Roy Bean (1825-1903); Timothy Hall; Clementine Hall;
Synopsis:
Someone is out to get Wildfire.

Indexer Notes

Del Bourgo is credited on the signature "del" in the 1940's by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Law West of the Pecos (Table of Contents)

Judge Roy Bean / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Missing.. the Gold Mountain! (Table of Contents)

The Westerner Mystery / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice del Bourgo [as del] (signed)
Inks:
Maurice del Bourgo [as del] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
John Hix
Synopsis:
Every state in the Union has its legends of lost mines.

Indexer Notes

Del Bourgo is credited on the signature "del" in the 1940's by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Pontiac!
    The Fighting Westerner
  3. 2. Wild Bill Pecos the Westerner
    Wild Bill Pecos the Westerner
  4. 3. $100 Reward!
  5. 4. Wildfire
  6. 5. Law West of the Pecos
    Judge Roy Bean
  7. 6. Missing.. the Gold Mountain!
    The Westerner Mystery
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig