(January 1951)

Orbit-Wanted, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Our Publishing Co.
Editing
Ray 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
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

John's Other Love! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Dorothy Woolfolk
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton ?

Genre
romance
Characters
John Masters; Gale Kenyon; Mrs. Kenyon; Millie Masters; Steve Nelson; Mrs. Masters
Synopsis
Gale falls in love with medical student John while he’s home on vacation. They become engaged but events occur which make Gale suspect John’s mother and sister don’t approve. John becomes jealous of Gale’s ex-boyfriend Steve and calls off the wedding. However, when he overhears his sister and mother tell Gale that they didn’t approve of her as John’s potential wife, John asserts himself. He and Gale will be married, no matter what his family thinks.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from the French fan magazine Back Up #14, as submitted by Stephane Petit, via the GCD Errors list, February 2009. Additional info from the John Buscema checklist built by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr and Michel Maillot.

Script credit per Martin O'Hearn's blog: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2017/04/dorothy-woolfolk-on-love-diary-...

Poor Little Rich Girl! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Dorothy Woolfolk
Pencils
Mort Leav (signed)
Inks
Bob Rogers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton ?

Genre
romance
Characters
Carlotta Ford; Stanley Reed; Denny; James Ford; Walter Johnson; Helen; Molly
Synopsis
Wealthy Carlotta is engaged to lawyer Stanley, but her friend Denny suggests Stanley is mostly interested in her fortune. Carlotta pretends she won’t have any family money after their marriage, and Stanley balks. They break up, just another of the boyfriends Carlotta discovered were gold-diggers. Carlotta gets a job as a store clerk incognito and falls for her supervisor, Walter. However, she discovers Walter knows her true identity and also craves her fortune. Carlotta decides she’ll marry faithful Denny instead.

Indexer Notes

Script credit per Martin O'Hearn's blog: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2017/04/dorothy-woolfolk-on-love-diary-...

Denny is introduced as "Denis" but is called Denny for most of the story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Prescription for Happiness / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Peggy D's plea for help reached Ray Mann's desk only this morning...
Genre
romance
Characters
Ray Mann; Peggy Newford; Aunt Mary; Tommy Shelton; Alan Carter; Mrs. Carter
Synopsis
Peggy marries Tommy after a drunken party and immediately regrets it. The marriage is annulled. Some time later, Peggy falls in love with Alan. When their engagement is announced, Tommy reappears and blackmails her. Peggy is afraid Alan and his stuffy family will be scandalised if they learn of her past. Ray Mann asks Love Diary readers if Peggy should come clean or clam up.

Indexer Notes

Ray Mann's introduction refers to Peggy as "Peggy D" but in the story her last name is given as Newford.

Possible Colan pencils per Nick Caputo, April 2017.

Someday I'll Find You! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Margo Reed; Dean Munson; George Reed
Synopsis
Margo’s father lives in a remote cabin on the bayou with his daughter Margo. Margo brings injured hunter Dean to their home to recover, and they fall in love. Margo learns her father was a doctor who fled after being charged with malpractice, and she decides to stay on the bayou with him, giving up a chance for happiness with Dean. Her father returns to face the legal charges and learns he was cleared years before. Dean and Margo can now marry with a clean conscience.

Indexer Notes

Script credit per Martin O'Hearn's blog: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2017/04/dorothy-woolfolk-on-love-diary-...

Possible Forte pencils per Nick Caputo, April 2017.

Make Haste Slowly (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
romance

Big City Girl (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Dorothy Woolfolk
Pencils
Mort Leav (signed)
Inks
Mort Leav (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Lois Jordan; Tom Hawkins; Larry; Mrs. Hopkins; Celeste; Mr. Lewis; doctor
Synopsis
Lois enjoys her exciting life as a cigarette girl at the Hotshot Club; her boyfriend is bandleader Larry. A doctor prescribes a long rest on a farm for Lois. She’s bored by the country life but falls for farmer Tom. Returning to the city, Lois learns she’s lost her job and Larry is dating her replacement. Lois returns to the farm to marry Tom.

Indexer Notes

Script credit per Martin O'Hearn's blog: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2017/04/dorothy-woolfolk-on-love-diary-...

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. John's Other Love!
  3. 2. Poor Little Rich Girl!
  4. 3. ["Peggy D's plea for help reached Ray Mann's desk only this morning..."]
    Prescription for Happiness
  5. 4. Someday I'll Find You!
  6. 5. Make Haste Slowly
  7. 6. Big City Girl
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Michel Maillot
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson