(April 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

Marshal of Tombstone City (Table of Contents)

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

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

Marshal of Tombstone City (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 pard)

Indexer Notes

The long lean figures, hats with broad brims, faces, leg movement and horses are all so similar to his signed story in # 39, that this is most probaly Shores too.
Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

The Riddle of the Petrified Forest! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wild Bill Pecos (now marshal of Tombstone); Nuggets Nugent (now his deputy)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Pow Wow / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Wild Bill Pecos

Tooth and Consequences! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Nuggets Nugent; Doc Stover; Judge Tucker
Synopsis:
Nuggets finds a gold nugget outside the dentist's office.

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.

The Thousand Plug Hats (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Horse Sense (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Miles Cahn
Letters:
typeset

The Blind Sheriff of Tombstone City! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Luster
Inks:
Al Luster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent (pardner)
Synopsis:
Wild Bill can no longer see his target after a gun blast blinds his eyes.

Indexer Notes

The long noses and extremely broad brims of the hats are the work of Al Luster. He is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Watch For... (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
House ad for 3 comics - Westerner, Wanted and Love Diary, with cover reproductions of the first two

The Mystery Bandit! (Table of Contents)

Wild Bill Pecos / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

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

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 Bill Woolfolk's payment records by Martin O'Hearn.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Marshal of Tombstone City
    Wild Bill Pecos
  2. 1. Marshal of Tombstone City
    Wild Bill Pecos
  3. 2. The Riddle of the Petrified Forest!
    Wild Bill Pecos
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Pow Wow
  5. 4. Tooth and Consequences!
    Nuggets Nugent
  6. 5. The Thousand Plug Hats
  7. 6. Horse Sense
  8. 7. The Blind Sheriff of Tombstone City!
    Wild Bill Pecos
  9. 8. Watch For...
  10. 9. The Mystery Bandit!
    Wild Bill Pecos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Lou Mougin
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