(May 1954)

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 ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Myron Fass ?
Inks
Myron Fass ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

Stranger To My Heart (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Annie; Bill Smith; Gloria Grant; Joe; Lou Grant; Mrs. Martin
Synopsis
Drifter Bill gets a job in Joe’s diner through the intervention of waitress Annie. Bill says he was double-crossed by a friend after spending 2 years in Korea, and dropped out of society as a result. Bill dates Annie but is stolen away by Gloria. Bill is suspected of stealing the local plant’s payroll and Gloria dumps him. Annie and Joe stand by Bill and prove his innocence. Bill and Annie reconcile.

I Wanted Excitement! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Mike Suchorsky
Inks
Mike Suchorsky
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Georgia; Peter; Alex Montrose; Elmo; Leila
Synopsis
Georgia is bored with small town life. She gets a job as a ticket seller with a circus, against the advice of clown Elmo. Elmo also warns her about womanising animal tamer Alex, but she falls for him anyway. Georgia discovers Alex is married to aerialist Leila. This time Georgia takes Elmo’s advice and goes home to her steady boyfriend Peter.
Keywords
circus

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Woolfolk records.

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

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

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Mike Suchorsky
Inks
Mike Suchorsky
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By special arrangement, Love Diary magazine is able to bring you true-to-life problems...
Genre
romance
Characters
Ray Mann; Steve M.; Nancy F.
Synopsis
Factory worker Steve falls in love with Nancy, but soon becomes tired of her constant nagging about his life and activities, even though it is well-intentioned. When Steve lends a friend money and Nancy complains, they argue. Steve tells Ray Mann he loves Nancy but can’t imagine a life with someone who always finds fault with him.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Woolfolk records.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Frankly Speaking / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rae Herman [as Ray Mann]
Letters
typeset

Too Smart For Love! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Parker
Inks
Paul Parker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Janet Stark; Brad; Nick; Miss Evans; Owen Hughes
Synopsis
Janet and co-worker Brad are engaged, but he doesn’t like her excessive ambition and willingness to use others to get ahead. Janet flirts with Owen, who runs a large construction company, to further Brad’s career. Brad rejects Owen’s proposed changes to his housing plan and calls Janet “a cheap little opportunist.” Owen offers Janet an unsavory job with his company and she leaves. Janet changes her attitude about life and no longer uses people for her own ends. Brad sees that she’s a better woman now and they reconcile.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Stranger To My Heart
  3. 2. I Wanted Excitement!
  4. 3. ["By special arrangement, Love Diary magazine is able to bring you true-to-life problems..."]
    Prescription For Happiness
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Frankly Speaking
  6. 5. Too Smart For Love!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Jim Walls
  • Lou Mougin
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson