(July 1949)

Orbit-Wanted, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Our Publishing Co.
Editing:
Rae Hermann
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance

I Was Branded a Flirt, a Nurse Confesses (Table of Contents: 1)

Victoria Paige-Jim Stanton / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Peddy
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Vicky Paige; Dr. James Stanton; Susan; Dr. Bob Meadows; Miss Edson; Mrs. Martin; Herman Danzig; Dr. Harris
Synopsis:
Nurse Vicky’s boyfriend, intern Bob, won’t be financially able to marry her for years. They argue over her flirtatious ways and break up. Dr. James and Vicky begin dating. Through their neglect of duty, an epidemic ravages the hospital. Vicky works hard to make up for her error. She discovers Bob has fallen in love with another nurse, Susan. Vicky joins an expedition to the tropics to study Rickettsial fever. James is also on the trip but he is cool to her. Vicky infects herself with fever so James can test his new serum. She survives and their love does as well.

Indexer Notes

This was the first story in a continuing series featuring nurse Victoria Paige and Dr. Jim Stanton.

Shall I Pet? (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Rae Hermann [as Ray Mann]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

I Wanted Excitement (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Leav
Inks:
Bob Rogers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Kathy Berwick; Tommy; Donald Evans; Connie; Peggy; Mrs. Berwick; Roger Schuyler
Synopsis:
Kathy is bored with her hometown boyfriend Tommy. She quits her store clerk’s job and becomes a model for Donald’s agency. She dates playboy Roger but their wild social life causes her to lose her modeling job. Discovering Roger is a philanderer, Kathy drives off in a rush and crashes her car, badly injuring her face. When she recovers, she no longer looks the same but faithful Tommy still loves her.

Indexer Notes

Kathy's last name is given "Ferrick" in one panel, but most of the time it's "Berwick."

The Man I Wanted (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernie Krigstein
Inks:
Bernie Krigstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Gloria; Don Richards; Ethel Hilton; Robert Hilton; Helen Rice
Synopsis:
After her father’s death, Gloria moves to the city to live with her sister Ethel and Ethel’s high society husband Robert. Tired of their stuffy life, Gloria goes skating and meets bad boy Don. Robert and Ethel warn her to stay away from him but Gloria defies them. However, when Don tries to use her as a human shield to avoid arrest, Gloria helps the police capture him. She apologises to her sister and Robert for her headstrong ways.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. I Was Branded a Flirt, a Nurse Confesses
    Victoria Paige-Jim Stanton
  3. 2. Shall I Pet?
  4. 3. I Wanted Excitement
  5. 4. The Man I Wanted
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • David Wilt
  • Lou Mougin
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson