(March 1950)

Orbit-Wanted, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
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 ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (painting)
Inks
? (painting)
Colors
? (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Bought Love (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Leav (signed)
Inks
Staff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Linda Wilson; Sam Pool; James Wilson; Mrs. Wilson; Barbara; Jed; Willa Cartright; Ellsworth Hines; Mary Jordan; Robert
Synopsis
Linda and her newly-rich family move to the ritzy South Bay area. Linda’s longtime friend Sam warns her that it’ll be difficult for her to be accepted into high society, but her father thinks money can buy anything. Linda falls for broker Ellsworth, even though he’s in love with secretary Mary. Ellsworth is swayed by Linda’s family money, but he goes back to Mary when Linda’s father is wiped out in the stock market. Linda goes to work as a waitress. Her father’s working class friends rally around and Linda reunites with Sam.

She Wanted My Man (Table of Contents: 2)

Victoria Paige-Jim Stanton / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Peddy
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Vicky Paige; Dr. Jim Stanton; Pamela Wayne; Gregory Wayne; Rod; Sally; Rocky; Tom Crowley; Dr. Lavalle; Dr. Harris; Mrs. Van Dyne; Miss Edson
Synopsis
Nurse Vicky and her boyfriend Dr. Jim work at City Hospital. Rich Pamela is brought in after an auto accident. She takes a liking to Jim and her father offers to set him up in private practice. Jim turns down the offer but changes his mind when he runs afoul of the hospital bureaucracy. He’s soon treating rich women with nonexistent illnesses. When a patient experiences a crisis, Vicky finds Jim having dinner with Pamela at a swanky restaurant and asks for help. Jim responds but Pamela is irate. Jim saves the patient and gladly returns to City Hospital.

Indexer Notes

The last Vicky Paige-Jim Stanton story.

Check List For Marriage (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rae Hermann [as Ray Mann]
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

A Spot in the Sun (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Elsa Lake; Mack Gowan; Mrs. Gowan
Synopsis
Elsa marries Mack and, although she wants a house of their own, Mack's mother convinces them to move in with her. After Mrs. Gowan sabotages Elsa’s cooking, Elsa decides to leave, but falls and breaks her back. When Elsa recovers, Mrs. Gowan apologises and Elsa and Mack get a home of their own.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Prescription for Happiness / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The office of Ray Mann...
Genre
romance
Characters
Ray Mann; Sharon Daly; Mrs. Daly; Mr. Daly; Sue Collins; Charley
Synopsis
Sharon’s mother forces her to attend a party wearing an out-dated dress and she is humiliated. Sharon withdraws from socialising but when her high school prom draws near, she wants to ask Charley for a date but is too nervous. Sharon comes to Ray Mann’s office for help, and he suggests that readers send in their advice.

Stolen Kisses (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Amy Norton; Mrs. Norton; Mr. Norton; Jim Norton; Fred; Daniel Hatch Sr.; Dan Hatch; Mrs. Hatch; Mrs. Brown
Synopsis
Amy’s father is injured in a mine accident, and she blames miner owner Daniel Hatch. Amy meets newcomer Dan at a party and they fall in love, but she learns he’s the son of the hated miner owner. Dan says he came to Coalville to improve the operation of the mines. Amy’s father and brothers forbid her to see Dan, and Dan’s mother opposes their romance as well. Dan and Amy are trapped in a mine cave-in; the town bands together to rescue them and Dan’s father says he’ll make sure the miners are safe from now on.
Keywords
miners

Indexer Notes

Amy's family name changes from "Norton" to "Lorton" over the course of the story.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Bought Love
  3. 2. She Wanted My Man
    Victoria Paige-Jim Stanton
  4. 3. Check List For Marriage
  5. 4. A Spot in the Sun
  6. 5. ["The office of Ray Mann..."]
    Prescription for Happiness
  7. 6. Stolen Kisses
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson