(April 1953)

Orbit-Wanted, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
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

The Brute I love (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Search for Love! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Lynn; Betty; Eddie; Harvey; Paul Wilson; Tom Lacey
Synopsis
Lynn and Betty are lonely because most young men their age have been drafted. They visit the Glenville Social Club and find the male members are “well into their thirties.” Lynn hits it off with Eddie and dates him regularly, although her friends warn her about “older men” who chase “young girls.” Lynn meets Paul, a soldier on leave, and likes him. She breaks up with Eddie after he takes her to a cabin and gets lecherous, then becomes Paul’s girlfriend. Eddie tells Paul that Lynn’s a tease and gets punched for his trouble. Lynn will wait for Paul to return from Korea.
Keywords
Korean war

The Brute I Loved! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Harry Morgan; Nina Johnson; Rick Dineen; Mr. Johnson
Synopsis
Socialite Nina and her friends go slumming and meet steel worker Harry, who is offended at their superior attitude. He kisses Nina and she leaves, but returns the next night, alone. Nina is attracted to Harry but worries the difference in their social status is too great. However, they become engaged, with her father’s blessing. When her ex-boyfriend Rick suggests Harry is marrying Nina for her money, Harry punches him.

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.
Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the office of Ray Mann, Love Diary’s Human Relations Counselor, young Gloria R., haltingly presents her problem!
Genre
romance
Characters
Bud Ainsworth; Gloria R.; Ray Mann; Jerry Stuart; Mae Stuart
Synopsis
15-year-old Gloria, depressed at her mother’s recent death, dates wild Jerry to try and forget her troubles. When they’re arrested for one of their escapades, Jerry blames Gloria. Due to her age, Gloria is released in her father’s custody, while Jerry gets a criminal record. 4 years later, Gloria falls in love with Bud, but Bud’s secretary is Jerry’s older sister Mae. Mae threatens to tell Bud about Gloria’s past unless she gives him up. Gloria asks Ray for advice.

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.

Ray Mann is off-model in this issue (brown hair instead of black).

All Men Are Terrific! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Sue; Lorraine; Joe; Mary Beth; Steve; Dave
Synopsis
Teenage Sue has a crush on Joe but doesn’t know how to get him to respond to her. She talks only about herself and doesn’t flatter him or show an interest in his activities. New girl in town Lorraine explains to Sue that men like to feel important and needed. Sue tries this out on Joe and he not only asks her to the senior prom, he asks her to be “his girl.”

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.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Brute I love
  2. 1. Search for Love!
  3. 2. The Brute I Loved!
  4. 3. ["In the office of Ray Mann, Love Diary’s Human Relations Counselor, young Gloria R., haltingly presents her problem!"]
    Prescription for Happiness
  5. 4. All Men Are Terrific!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mougin
  • Michel Maillot
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson