(November 1950)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Wild Bill Pecos

The Water Rustlers! (Table of Contents)

Wild Bill Pecos / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent (his pard); Bull Durko (villain)
Synopsis:
Wild Bill and Nugent challenge the merciless monopoly of the water rustlers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Shores is credited on both pencils and ink on Wild Bill Pecos by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and artwork similar to his credited stories in Black Rider, accurate horses, long figures and faces, and some hats with round dents in the hat looking like two spooky eyes.

Marshal of No-gun Town (Table of Contents)

Wild Bill Pecos / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wild Bill Pecos; Widowmaker (his horse); Nuggets Nugent (his saddle pal); Geronimo (Nuggets' horse)
Synopsis:
Wild Bill must survive as Marshal in a town where firearms are strictly forbidden.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Same notes as for the first story.

The Phantom Bugle (Table of Contents)

A Legend of the West / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Good-Luck Charm (Table of Contents)

Nuggets Nugent / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Wagons of Doom (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Readin' -Ridin' and Robbin' (Table of Contents)

Calamity Kate / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Patricia Layne [Calalmity Kate]; Jeff Tyler (deputy sheriff); Martha Alden (new school teacher)
Reprints:

The Big '3' (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
House ad for the publisher's 3 main comics: Westerner, Love Diary, and Wanted

The Killers of the Plains! (Table of Contents)

Wild Bill Pecos / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent (his pard); Spike Jensen
Synopsis:
A gang of white men attacks and massacres a wagontrain loaded with supplies.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Art ID from reprint.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wild Bill Pecos
  2. 1. The Water Rustlers!
    Wild Bill Pecos
  3. 2. Marshal of No-gun Town
    Wild Bill Pecos
  4. 3. The Phantom Bugle
    A Legend of the West
  5. 4. Good-Luck Charm
    Nuggets Nugent
  6. 5. Wagons of Doom
  7. 6. Readin' -Ridin' and Robbin'
    Calamity Kate
  8. 7. The Big '3'
  9. 8. The Killers of the Plains!
    Wild Bill Pecos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig