(October 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 on-going series

[untitled] (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.

Fighting Heart! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Davey Brock; Sheila; Al Martine; Hank Strong; Sherry Bryan
Synopsis:
Boxer Davey wins an amateur championship and turns pro for manager Martine. Davey’s girlfriend Sheila worries that Davey’s personality is changing for the worse as he becomes more successful in the ring. They eventually break up. Sportswriter Hank warns Sheila that Davey is being set up for a big fall by Martine, who’ll clean up by betting against him. Hank loves Sheila but he understands when she returns to Davey after his loss in the big fight.
Keywords:
boxing

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Two Loves Have I! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Kent Marlowe; Mary Anders; Bob Marlowe
Synopsis:
Mary and Bob are in love, but she’s impressed when Bob’s radio announcer brother Kent arrives in town. Bob asks his brother to keep Mary company while he’s out of town on business, and one thing leads to another: Kent and Mary fall in love. Bob finds out and is angry. Mary is notified that a “Mr. Marlowe” has been injured in an accident and doesn’t know which brother it is. She realises she loves Bob, and although he’s the injured one, he’ll recover. Kent withdraws like a gentleman.

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)

Secrets from a Love Diary / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Mann
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

["Within the confines of Ray Mann's private office..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ray Mann; John W.; Alice; Mrs. W.; Marian W.; Junior W.
Synopsis:
After his father’s death, John goes to work to support his mother, brother and sister. He becomes manager of a cinema, shelves his own college plans, and puts his brother through medical school and pays for his sister’s education as well. John and cashier Alice fall in love, but his mother asks him to postpone his wedding because she doesn’t want his siblings to have to contribute to her support. Alice thinks John’s brother and sister should pay their share, and suggests John ask Ray Mann for his opinion.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

My Secret Shame! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Janie Morton; Mark Trevor; Bob; Mr. Trevor; Mrs. Trevor; Johnny
Synopsis:
Janie finds alcohol helps her overcome her shyness. As time goes by, she needs more than one drink to achieve the same result. Janie dates co-worker Mark, and he notices her alcohol consumption. He promises to help her overcome her social anxiety without liquor. However, Janie gets tipsy when she meets Mark’s parents and he says “you’re a weakling and an alcoholic” and breaks up with her. Janie kicks the habit and Mark comes back to her.
Keywords:
alcoholic

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.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [untitled]
  2. 1. Fighting Heart!
  3. 2. Two Loves Have I!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Secrets from a Love Diary
  5. 4. ["Within the confines of Ray Mann's private office..."]
    Prescription for Happiness
  6. 5. My Secret Shame!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Michel Maillot
  • David Wilt
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson