(October 1951)

Orbit-Wanted, 1949 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1951
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 on-going series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Forbidden to Love (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Mort Leav
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Janie Burns; Aunt Sarah Stillwell; Cary Stillwell; Jurgens; Isobel Lewes
Synopsis:
Janie is hired as companion to wealthy Sarah, and is attracted to employer's handsome nephew Cary. Aunt Sarah warns Janie that Cary was jilted by actress Isobel and will never fall in love again. Cary and Janie fall in love regardless, but Isobel returns. Janie thinks she’ll lose Cary but he tells her Isobel is a “ruthless man-chaser” and he prefers Janie.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

My Kisses Brought Death! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Anderson
Inks:
Harry Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ellen Francis; Toby Hunter; Hal Hendricks
Synopsis:
Secretary Ellen’s boyfriend Jim is killed in an auto accident; she dates Hal, and he drowns in a boating accident. Several years later, she dates salesman Toby; they fall in love but she refuses to marry him, fearing she is cursed. However, when Ellen falls through a rotten floor in Toby’s old family mansion, she understands that Jim and Hal died because of their own carelessness. Toby rescues Ellen and they will be married.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The same basic premise was used for "Jinx Girl" in Realistic Romances (Avon, 1951 series) #7 (August 1952).

Art credit from the reprint.

[“Dear Readers: this month we have a personal message for you from Ray Mann”] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ray Mann; Anne B.; Matt Templeton; Mrs. Templeton; Sandra Templeton; Cecily
Synopsis:
Singer Anne and lawyer Matt fall in love, but Matt’s family doesn’t approve of her. Matt, who could lose his position in the family law firm if they wed, insists he wants to go ahead with the marriage. Anne comes to Ray Mann for advice, and he asks Love Diary readers to help out.

The Right Man for Me (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Wilma Taylor; Gil Watson; Paul; Mr. Taylor; Mrs. Taffy
Synopsis:
Wilma has a good job in the city and a boyfriend, Paul. She’s called home to the family farm when her father falls ill. Wilma prefers city life but farm hand Gil says the country is in her blood. They fall in love but Paul arrives to take her back to the city and, since Gil tells her to make up her own mind, Wilma leaves. Once back in her old life, Wilma realises how shallow and empty everyone is. She goes back to the farm and Gil.

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 infos come from the John Buscema checklist built by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr and Michel Maillot.

Basically the same premise as "Big City Girl" in Love Diary (Orbit) 12 (January 1951).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Forbidden to Love
  3. 2. My Kisses Brought Death!
  4. 3. [“Dear Readers: this month we have a personal message for you from Ray Mann”]
    Prescription for Happiness
  5. 4. The Right Man for Me
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  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Ramon Schenk
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