(November-December 1954)

Orbit-Wanted, 1949 Series
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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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits from the French fan magazine Back Up #14, as submitted by Stephane Petit, via the GCD Errors list, February 2009.

Bewitched (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Roxy Vinson; Mrs. Martin; Beth Martin; Stephen Ames
Synopsis:
Stephen, a new arrival in town, asks flashy Roxy for a date. He is embarassed by her crude ways and uncouth friends, but is strangely captivated with her. This causes him to ignore Beth, the daughter of his landlady, who is a decent girl. Roxy takes money from Stephen under false pretenses and he realises he’s been foolish. He and Beth date, then fall in love. Roxy tries to win him back, but Stephen won’t fall for her tricks again.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from the French fan magazine Back Up #14, as submitted by Stephane Petit, via the GCD Errors list, February 2009.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Ray Mann
Letters:
typeset

["I am Ray Mann, Love Diary's human relations..."] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Everett ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ray Mann; Ruth S.; Dirk E.; Mrs. S.
Synopsis:
Ruth and Dirk become engaged, against her mother’s wishes. After a drunken car crash, Dirk is sent to prison for 5 years for manslaughter. Ruth promises to wait for him, but her mother says this would be foolish. Ray Mann asks Love Diary readers for their opinions.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version.

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

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

Script:
Ray Mann
Letters:
typeset

Love Slave! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Carla; David; Ray Moore
Synopsis:
Carla goes to a resort hotel on vacation. Boxer Ray Moore is training nearby, and she becomes infatuated with him, although she’s engaged to David. When David comes to visit, Carla confesses all. David and Carla overhear Ray boasting about winning a bet that he could seduce Carla. David punches Ray and leaves with Carla, who realises she nearly made a terrible mistake.
Reprints:
Keywords:
boxing

Indexer Notes

Art credits from the French fan magazine Back Up #14, as submitted by Stephane Petit, via the GCD Errors list, February 2009.

They Called Me Plain Jane (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Leav (signed)
Inks:
Bob Rogers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Lily Sinclair; Jane Sinclair; Dean Jennings; John Morrow; Shep Nesbitt; Tyler
Synopsis:
Famous actress Lily Sinclair treats her teenage daughter Jane like a child. Writer Shep urges Jane to be her own person, and criticises Lily for forcing Jane to dress plainly so Lily will seem young and beautiful in comparison. Lily decides to act her age: she marries her long-time suitor John and helps Jane blossom into womanhood. Jane and Shep fall in love.
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Bewitched
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Secrets From a Love Diary
  4. 3. ["I am Ray Mann, Love Diary's human relations..."]
    Prescription for Happiness
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Frankly Speaking
  6. 5. Love Slave!
  7. 6. They Called Me Plain Jane
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson