(March 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:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Chief Angry Sun! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Syd Shores (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

It's 'Chief Angry Son' on the cover, but 'Chief Angry Sun' in the comic

Chief Angry Sun! (Table of Contents)

Wild Bill Pecos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent (his saddle pard); Chief Angry Sun
Synopsis:
Wild Bill seeks to answer the question of who is supplying the indians with guns and ammunition.
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.
Writer credit taken from Woolfolk's record book by Martin O'Hearn.

The Return of Kid Runt (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent (his saddle pard); Kid Runt (killer)
Synopsis:
Only Wild Bill can match the snake-swift draw of the smallest killer who ever dealt death, Kid Runt.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit transcribed from Woolfolk's record book by Martin O'Hearn.

Wedding Bells for Nuggets (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Tumlinson
Inks:
Pete Tumlinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Nuggets Nugent; Yancy Bates (villain); Kate Henshaw [Kate]
Synopsis:
Yancy Bates is trying to force Betsy to marry him just to get the property of her father.

Indexer Notes

Tumlinson is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the art is identical to his signed cover of Kid Colt Outlaw #15. Very clean and careful brush inklines.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wild Bill Pecos Pow Wow / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
editors; readers
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
House ad for three Orbit comics

The Two-Gun Grandpappies (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent (his saddle pard); Owlhoot Orton (villain)
Synopsis:
Wild Bill and Nugget track down a notorious outlaw while playing nursemaid to three retired sheriffs.
Reprints:

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.

Alibi (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sheriff Jim Tylor

Death Hunt (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Ray Thayer
Inks:
Ray Thayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent (his saddle pard); Otis Stoker (crooked sheriff); Pancho (villain)
Synopsis:
Wild Bill and Nugget are hired as deputies by a crooked sheriff.

Indexer Notes

Ray Thayer drew on the Chuckwagon Charley in Dell's Roy Rogers Comics and Zane Grey's Tappan's Burro in Four Color Comics #449. Softly rounded inklines and figures.
Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Chief Angry Sun!
    Wild Bill Pecos
  2. 1. Chief Angry Sun!
    Wild Bill Pecos
  3. 2. The Return of Kid Runt
    Wild Bill Pecos
  4. 3. Wedding Bells for Nuggets
    Nuggets Nugent
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Wild Bill Pecos Pow Wow
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. The Two-Gun Grandpappies
    Wild Bill Pecos
  8. 7. Alibi
  9. 8. Death Hunt
    Wild Bill Pecos
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