(February 1952)

Orbit-Wanted, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
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
?

Genre
romance

I Was a Party Girl (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Leav (signed)
Inks
Bob Rogers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Barbara Dickson; Kay Burnett; Mr. Dickson; Mrs. Dickson; Danny; Scott; Begley; Jack; George; Jimmy; Peggy
Synopsis
Barbara moves to the city where her best friend Kay is a model. Barbara and Scott fall in love, but he has to leave town for 3 months. Barbara discovers Kay is a party girl, paid to entertain visiting businessmen, but she is compelled to take a job with the same agency so she can wait for Scott. Barbara at first insists on doing legit modeling only, but finally gives in and becomes an expert at bilking clients. Scott returns and breaks up with her because of her new profession. Barbara goes to work as a store clerk and lives a decent life. A remorseful Kay reunites Scott and Barbara.

Sloppy Joan (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Robbins
Inks
Ed Robbins
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Joan Lambert; Grace Lambert; Mrs. Lambert; Barry Gibbs
Synopsis
Joan is sloppy and careless in her housekeeping and personal appearance. She and fellow student Barry begin dating and Joan is ashamed of her bad habits. Barry says “I’m slightly revolted by your sloppiness!” and breaks up with her, feeling this trait reveals something about her personality. Joan changes her sloppy ways and when she meets Barry again, they reconcile.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Many of us are strangers to our own hearts!
Genre
romance
Characters
Barry; Lela Brandon; Mrs. Brandon; Mr. Lowett; Ray Mann
Synopsis
Barry and Lela grew up in the same slum area. She vows to marry a rich man and move out of the poor section of town, and turns down Barry’s marriage proposal as a result. Barry learns Lela is going to marry her boss, an older man, even though she doesn’t love him. He comes to Ray Mann for advice, and Ray says the readers of Love Diary “always think of something!”

I'm No Man's Woman! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Syd Shores (signed)
Inks
Bob Rogers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Lillian Walsh; David Blane
Synopsis
Lillian grows up determined to prove that women don’t need men to take care of them. Her work convinces ad agency boss David to promote her from layout staff to agency artist. They fall in love, but Lillian remains touchy when he appears condescending to her. David proposes marriage and says she’ll have to quit her job because marriage is “the best career any woman can have!” They argue. Lillian wanders off into the woods and has to be rescued by David. This convinces her that shes needs a man to protect her, and she becomes a happy housewife.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. I Was a Party Girl
  3. 2. Sloppy Joan
  4. 3. ["Many of us are strangers to our own hearts!"]
    Prescription For Happiness
  5. 4. I'm No Man's Woman!
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  • David Wilt
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mougin
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