(August 1952)

Orbit-Wanted, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except June
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

Empty-Headed Beauty! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Diana Welles; Noel Hartley; George Bedford; Tom Johnson; Robert Hunt; Mr. Welles; Martha
Synopsis
Beautiful Diana works at her father's Grand Mesa tourist motel. Handyman Tom tries to molest her and she's rescued by writer Noel. Diana likes Noel but realises she’s not cultured or educated enough for him and his friends; Noel tells her physical attraction isn’t enough. After fending off lecherous guest George, Elaine decides to go to the city and study. “I can’t go through life just being a good-looking nitwit!” She improves her mind and “now that you’ve changed,” Noel says she’s good enough to marry him.
Reprints

Discontented Heart! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Janet; Betsy; Vic
Synopsis
Department store clerk Janet has never been satisfied with her life. Janet and Vic fall in love and become engaged, but he wonders if she’ll be happy because she’s so hard to please. Sure enough, after they’re married, her constant complaining and dissatisfaction results in Vic leaving her. Janet apologises abjectly to her “lord and master,” promises to change, and they reconcile.

Indexer Notes

Janet's hair changes from blonde to red on page 3 and changes back on page 4.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the office of Ray Mann, Love Diary’s Human Relations Counselor, a young girl whom he knows only as Dale H. ...
Genre
romance
Characters
Ray Mann; Dale H.; Larry Benton; Mrs. H.
Synopsis
As the youngest child in her family, Dale has always been babied and spoiled. She becomes engaged to Larry but her mother tries to manage all of the couple's decisions. Larry insists Dale tell her mother to butt out. Dale asks Ray Mann for advice.

My Cruel Lover (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Susan; Carl Bricker; Belle; Fred Corwin; Mrs. Corwin
Synopsis
Susan, an office worker in a factory, clashes with tough foreman Carl, but they begin dating. Susan is still upset by his bullying attitude towards others, especially at work. She tells Carl she can’t be with a man who is cruel and heartless: he loves her enough to change, and he does.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Empty-Headed Beauty!
  3. 2. Discontented Heart!
  4. 3. ["In the office of Ray Mann, Love Diary’s Human Relations Counselor, a young girl whom he knows only as Dale H. ..."]
    Prescription For Happiness
  5. 4. My Cruel Lover
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson