(October 1949)

Orbit-Wanted, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Our Publishing Co.
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Cover photo has background drawn in. Male appears "nude".

I Was A Poor Imitation (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Leav (signed)
Inks
M. Seymour (Art) (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Laurie Brownell; Eddie; Mrs. Brownell; George Lynn; Ted Carter; Jock Welles; Joe; Helen
Synopsis
Stenographer Laurie wants to improve her station in life. She spends her savings on a vacation at the swanky Green Meadow Inn, posing as a wealthy young woman. Laurie is attracted to band leader Jock but thinks rich Ted might be a better husband. Laurie’s imposture is exposed and Jock dumps her, so she agrees to elope with Ted. But Ted reveals himself to a be a gold-digger and drops her as well. Returning to her working class life in the city, Laurie is surprised when Jock appears and declares his love.

Girls Who Go Wrong (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Mann
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Man Hungry (Table of Contents: 3)

Victoria Paige-Jim Stanton / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Victoria Paige; Dr. Jim Stanton; Beth Tyler; Sally; Darrell Gorham
Synopsis
Nurse Victoria and her sweetheart Dr. Jim work together in a hospital. Sculptress Beth Tyler steals Jim from Victoria and he neglects his work as well. Victoria and Jim discover Beth seduces men and sculpts busts of them for her collection. Beth’s long-suffering boyfriend Darrell tries to kill her, but Jim stops him. Jim and Victoria reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Second in a series of stories about nurse Victoria Paige and her boyfriend Dr. Jim Stanton.

Tone Up Time (Table of Contents: 4)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Exercises you can do to rid yourself of bathing suit bulges.
Reprints

Approved Doctor's Diet (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Variety of healthy recipes for each day of the week.

I Was Jealous of My Love (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Frank Chase; Laura Wayne; Marian Evers
Synopsis
Secretary Laura falls in love with newspaper columnist Frank but she is jealous of his many female acquaintances. She promises to change and they get engaged but Laura spots Frank with performer Marian and thinks he’s cheating on her. Frank says Marian was helping him pick out a birthday present for Laura. They break up. Frank moves away and eventually marries Marian. Laura is left alone.

Indexer Notes

The name of the character "Marian" is spelled "Marion" multiple times.

"I Met a Man About Town" in Romantic Confessions (Hillman, 1949 series) vol.1 #5 (February 1950) has a virtually identical story (even down to the occupation of the male protagonist).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Frankly Speaking / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Letters to Ray Mann regarding love problems and advice.

Liar (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Beth Morgan; Donald Peters; Miss Miller; Sharon; Roger Morgan; Mrs. Morgan; Margo Raymond; Mal Harris
Synopsis
Stenographer Beth goes through life lying to her friends and acquaintances. When she meets hotel manager Donald, she continues her practice of lying, even telling him her father is an alcoholic, to cover a previous lie. This backfires when the older man is found unconscious and assumed to be drunk, when he was actually hit by a car. Beth admits her lies to Donald but he says she’s learned her lesson and he still loves her.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. I Was A Poor Imitation
  3. 2. Girls Who Go Wrong
  4. 3. Man Hungry
    Victoria Paige-Jim Stanton
  5. 4. Tone Up Time
  6. 5. Approved Doctor's Diet
  7. 6. I Was Jealous of My Love
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Frankly Speaking
  9. 8. Liar
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Craig Delich
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