(August 1951)

Orbit-Wanted, 1949 Series
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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

The Cheat (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Dorothy Woolfolk; Bill Woolfolk (plot)
Pencils
Mort Leav (signed)
Inks
Bob Rogers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Bob Davis; Betty Sommers; Linda Milford; Tommy Watkins; Rosa; Mr. Evans
Synopsis
Linda is recreation director at a “settlement house” for underprivileged children. Linda postpones her marriage to writer Bob because her job requires her full devotion. Linda hires Betty as her assistant but begins to suspect Betty is trying to steal Bob away. Betty arranges to have Linda promoted to an office job, which disappoints the children, especially Tommy. Linda resigns but returns when Tommy locks himself in a room with a pistol, angry at Betty's cruel treatment of him. Linda defuses the situation and Betty reveals her true, nasty nature. Linda gets her job and boyfriend back.

Indexer Notes

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

My Reckless Moment (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Dorothy Woolfolk; Bill Woolfolk (plot)
Pencils
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Inks
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
romance
Characters
Pamela; Jeff Blake; Sue; Nancy; Allen; Jane Leigh; Steve
Synopsis
Pamela dates fellow college student Jeff despite warnings that he’s a ruthless womaniser. Nancy claims she’s engaged to Jeff but he tells Pamela she means nothing to him. However, Jeff and Pamela are trapped in a remote cabin overnight during a storm. Nothing happens, but Pamela is expelled due to the scandal. Back home, Pamela meets Allen and they fall in love. Pamela confesses the whole truth to Allen and he says he knew about it but it doesn’t matter to him.

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Chuck Miller
Inks
Chuck Miller
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once again Ray Mann takes you...
Genre
romance
Characters
Ray Mann; Grace J.; Paul
Synopsis
Grace falls in love with Paul but he avoids any mention of marriage. She asks Ray Mann if she should keep hoping for a proposal or stop seeing Paul. Ray says perhaps the readers of Love Diary can help her decide.

Indexer Notes

Earlier entry gave an incorrect story for this issue.

Summer Romance (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Horace Waldinger
Inks
Horace Waldinger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
David Ashley; Joan Lawrence; Nella Grey; Vicky
Synopsis
Joan’s widowed mother’s medical bills compel Joan to become a waitress at a swanky resort hotel. David mistakes Joan for a fellow guest; the hotel has a rule forbidding female employees to mingle socially with guests. Nonetheless, David and Joan become close. Nella, a guest who’s also romantically interested in the wealthy David, threatens to have Joan fired unless she promises not to see him again, and Joan agrees. Nella breaks her word and Joan is fired, but now she’s free to tell David the truth. David and Joan, in love, leave the hotel together.

Indexer Notes

Earlier entry gave an incorrect story for this issue.

Too Shy For Love (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Anderson
Inks
Harry Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
romance
Characters
Stella Carr; Johnny; May; Roy Parker; Mrs. Carr; Mrs. Murdock; Cynthia
Synopsis
High school student Stella is painfully shy and has no social life. Her friend May gives Stella a makeover and takes her to the senior picnic so Stella can make friends with handsome Roy. After accidentally tripping, Stella flees, embarrassed. However, she later works with Roy on the prom poster committee and learns he’s a little shy as well. Roy asks her to the prom and she accepts.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Cheat
  3. 2. My Reckless Moment
  4. 3. ["Once again Ray Mann takes you..."]
    Prescription For Happiness
  5. 4. Summer Romance
  6. 5. Too Shy For Love
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson