(February 1951)

Orbit-Wanted, 1948 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Patches Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Ray R. Hermann (owner, publisher and business manager)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

According to the SOO, there's no editor or managing editor.


The Thunderbird Strikes (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Title is from the story

The Thunderbird Strikes (Table of Contents)

Wild Bill Pecos / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

The Prairie Pirates! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Inks:
Bob Rogers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Camel Crazy! (Table of Contents)

Nuggets Nugent / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Nuggets Nugent; Alfred; Prof. C.C. Cartwright
Synopsis:
Nugents is tricked into buying a camel.

Indexer Notes

Faces, marked lower lip and large eyes are identical to Rosenberger's credited story in Adv. Into the Unknown #19, and also his many stories in Adventures of the Fly and Adv. of the Jaguar.

Black Lightning! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Tex Mason

The Secret of Lulu Belle (Table of Contents)

Wild Bill Pecos / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Calamity Kate [Lulu Belle]; Little Moose

Indexer Notes

Penciller credit from the French fan magazine Back Up #14, as submitted by Stephane Petit, via the GCD Errors list, February 2009.
Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Hitting the Top! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
House ad for 3 Orbit/Wanted comics, with art and partial cover reproductions.

Afraid to Fight! (Table of Contents)

Wild Bill Pecos / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent; Kid Clagg (gunman)
Synopsis:
No one would ever believe the day would come when Wild Bill Pecos would be afraid to fight.

Indexer Notes

The art is quite similar to Lawrence's signed story in #26. A bit more cartoony, so uncertain.
Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Thunderbird Strikes
    Wild Bill Pecos
  2. 1. The Thunderbird Strikes
    Wild Bill Pecos
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Prairie Pirates!
    Wild Bill Pecos
  5. 4. Camel Crazy!
    Nuggets Nugent
  6. 5. Black Lightning!
  7. 6. The Secret of Lulu Belle
    Wild Bill Pecos
  8. 7. Hitting the Top!
  9. 8. Afraid to Fight!
    Wild Bill Pecos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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