(September 1950)

Orbit-Wanted, 1947 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Toytown Publications, Inc.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mort Lawrence ?
Inks
Mort Lawrence ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
James Stewart

Take Off Ugly Fat! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Spot Reducer Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Crime's Three Musketeers (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Leav [as Leav] (signed)
Inks
? [as staff] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Aldo Szelli; Vince Calmar; Wally Fort
Synopsis
They had sworn the blood oath of brotherhood of crime.

Paint Your Car (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Don't Miss the September Issue of Love Diary (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Hangman's Holiday (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Henry Devon; Vivian Mare
Synopsis
A stranger than fiction story of a man who lost his identity.

Indexer Notes

Story credit from Woolfolk's payrecord, as identified by Martin O'Hearn. Story written in April 1950. Shores art per Nick Caputo, November 2015.

Wanted - James Stewart (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
James Stewart (wanted killer); Eleanor Gifford
Synopsis
Stewart kills a lady in a hold up and manages yo escape.

Indexer Notes

Saltarella disagrees with Forte as the penciller and thinks this is Rafael Astarita pencils and inks.

Hot-Car Driver (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Mickey Morgan (hot-car driver); Honey Hawks (singer); Nick Scadrone (gangster); big Nick

Johnny on the Spot (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
John Landrus; Judge Whtitaker; Archer Frieze (ventriloquist and killer)
Synopsis
Landrus had a motive for murder and his only alibi was a wooden dummy.

Indexer Notes

Shores art per Nick Caputo, November 2015.

New Silk-Finish Enlargement (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Hollywood Film Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

It's Easy to Learn dancing! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Wanted - Howard F. Bent Jr. (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Forte ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Howard F. Bent J. (robber and murderer)
Synopsis
A wanted robber and murderer still at large.

Looking For Chills, Suspense, Mystery? (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

He Was Born to Hang (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Thomas O'Connor (murderer)
Synopsis
Police seek Tommy O'Connor for double slaying.

Let Me Prove Absolutely Free.. (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Radiant White Teeth (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Frostie Winters, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hair Can be Saved... (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Sayve Hair Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mini-Gym! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Joe Bonomo / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Take Off Ugly Fat!
    Spot Reducer Co.
  3. 2. Crime's Three Musketeers
  4. 3. Paint Your Car
  5. 4. Don't Miss the September Issue of Love Diary
    Love Diary Comics
  6. 5. Hangman's Holiday
  7. 6. Wanted - James Stewart
  8. 7. Hot-Car Driver
  9. 8. Johnny on the Spot
  10. 9. New Silk-Finish Enlargement
    Hollywood Film Studios
  11. 10. It's Easy to Learn dancing!
  12. 11. Wanted - Howard F. Bent Jr.
  13. 12. Looking For Chills, Suspense, Mystery?
    Wanted Comics
  14. 13. He Was Born to Hang
  15. 14. Let Me Prove Absolutely Free..
    Joe Weider
  16. 15. Radiant White Teeth
    Frostie Winters, Inc.
  17. 16. Hair Can be Saved...
    Sayve Hair Company
  18. 17. Mini-Gym!
    Joe Bonomo
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