(October 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:
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

Terror in Tombstone! (Table of Contents)

Wild Bill Pecos the Westerner / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent; Tom McLowery

Indexer Notes

Title is from the story

Terror in Tombstone! (Table of Contents)

Wild Bill Pecos the Westerner / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent (his partner); Tom McLowery (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer's credit from Woolfolk's paybooks, as determined by Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Ghost Town! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Fred McComb (the 'ghost')

Judge Roy Bean's Bear! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier

The Treasure! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Lawrence
Inks:
Mort Lawrence
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Buck Summers
Synopsis:
A story of a treasure and the struggles and violence it brought to those who sought it.

Indexer Notes

The large hats and bony noses in front view most probably
the work of Lawrence.

Showdown! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Del Bourgo
Inks:
Maurice Del Bourgo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jack Sully; John Petrie
Synopsis:
Two former friends, one became a marshal and the other an outlaw.

Indexer Notes

A True Story!
Art much like his signed story in #15. Heavy inking of mountains and rocks, sky and clouds, and also figure movement and faces.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Terror in Tombstone!
    Wild Bill Pecos the Westerner
  2. 1. Terror in Tombstone!
    Wild Bill Pecos the Westerner
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. Ghost Town!
  5. 4. Judge Roy Bean's Bear!
  6. 5. The Treasure!
  7. 6. Showdown!
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