(July 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 on-going series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance

The Marrying Kind! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Cathie Clyde; Craig Withers; Stephen Bradwell; Ben; Jane; Ken; Helen; Joe; Fred; Mrs. Bradwell
Synopsis:
Office worker Cathie finds married men more interesting than single men. She dates soldier Craig and they get along but he is shipped overseas. Cathie’s sister Helen is married and has three children and Cathie doesn’t want that sort of life. Cathie finds herself missing Craig, but dates her divorced, older boss Stephen in his absence. Craig returns and Cathie is cool to him. Stephen’s wife says Cathie fears commitment and that’s why she is attracted to unavailable men. Cathie realises this is true and seeks out Craig and apologises. They reconcile.

The Catty Kind of Girl! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Beverly Crane; Terry Connors; Ellen Thomas; Jack Stevens; Mary Stevens; Joan; Alice Blake
Synopsis:
Office worker Beverly is known for her catty and unkind remarks. She falls in love with Terry but her jealous and insulting manner towards Ellen—a new employee of his company--upsets him. Beverly spreads rumours about Ellen. Ellen decides to leave town but is badly injured in an accident. Terry breaks up with Beverly, saying “I don’t know what motivates that warped, twisted mind of yours!”

[“To the office of Ray Mann, Human Relations Counselor of Love Diary magazine, there comes daily a stream of unhappy, confused people”] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ray Mann; Leona R.; Bob Andrews; Aunt Mary; Uncle Philip; Steve
Synopsis:
Leona is raised by her aunt and uncle. Aunt Mary constantly complains about her husband’s lack of money and urges Leona to demand her future husband provide better for her. Leona falls in love with Bob but insists they buy expensive furniture and live in a fancy apartment building after they’re married. Bob thinks she’s a gold-digger and they break up. Leona asks Ray Mann if her Aunt Mary is right, or if Bob’s attitude is correct. Ray proposes that Love Diary readers solve Leona’s problem by writing letters.

Shannon's Girl! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Marty Shannon; Elaine Morgan; Gary
Synopsis:
New factory payroll clerk Elaine is the object of foreman Marty’s unwanted attentions. He chases off her boyfriend and claims her as his steady date. Elaine resists but acknowledges a certain “excitement in being near him.” She decides to quit and move away, but when Marty is injured saving another man in the factory, Elaine realises she loves him.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Marrying Kind!
  3. 2. The Catty Kind of Girl!
  4. 3. [“To the office of Ray Mann, Human Relations Counselor of Love Diary magazine, there comes daily a stream of unhappy, confused people”]
    Prescription for Happiness
  5. 4. Shannon's Girl!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson