(December 1952)

Orbit-Wanted, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1952-09-27
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 ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the on stand date reported in the Comic Magazine Publishing Report (George W. Dougherty, 1942 series), #129 (October 1952). Also reported as being a monthly comic.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema (signed)
Inks
John Buscema (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

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

Darling, there's no tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Shelley; Dennis Craig; Ruth; Eddie; Nicky Guedala; Jimmy Craig; Marge Craig; Jimmy Craig Jr.; Joe; George Ellis
Synopsis
Shelley falls in love with her neighbour Dennis, although he is implusive and irresponsible, and seems only interested in having fun. Shelley loses her job as a bank teller because of her late nights with Dennis. Eventually, she breaks up with him and gets her job back. Dennis changes his ways, gets a good job as an architect, and Shelley takes him back.

A Heart Like Stone! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Viola; Susan Deland; Webb Hamilton; Ann; Jim
Synopsis
Viola is brutally frank with everyone, including her friends, and can’t understand why they are hurt by her comments. Her friend Susan has a heart condition, and Viola convinces her it would be wrong to get engaged to her boyfriend Jim because she’s “unfit to be any man’s wife!” Susan nearly commits suicide as a result and Viola’s boyfriend Webb breaks up with her because she has "a heart of stone."

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.

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

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

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Harry Anderson
Inks
Harry Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Doorway to Love...
Genre
romance
Characters
Ray Mann; Jean B.; Guy
Synopsis
High school students Jean and Guy are in love, but he’s crazy about sports and she’s not interested. They break up, and Jean comes to Ray Mann for help.

Indexer Notes

Writer credits by Martin O'Hearn.
Previous indexer cited Mort Leav as artist but this is clearly Harry Anderson's work and is confirmed by the JVJ index card attached to the scanned version online.

Passion's Whirlpool! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Lisa Martin; Jeff Grant; Mrs. Martin; Susie; Doreen
Synopsis
Small town resident Lisa wins a cruise to Cuba in a recipe contest. She falls in love with Jeff, a college student working as a steward on the ship, but doesn’t tell him that she won the trip in a contest. Jeff turns lecherous in a Havana nightclub, telling Lisa he knows all about single women who takes cruises. She flies home. Jeff follows her and apologises: he learned she’s a decent girl who won the trip as a prize and regrets his attempt to seduce her.

Indexer Notes

Jeff calls Lisa "Linda" in one panel.
Art credit from JVJ index card attached to online scan version.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Darling, there's no tomorrow!
  3. 2. A Heart Like Stone!
  4. 3. ["The Doorway to Love..."]
    Prescription for Happiness
  5. 4. Passion's Whirlpool!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Michel Maillot
  • David Wilt
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson