(September-October 1955)

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.

Bachelor Girl (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Judy; Dave; Jerry Walker; Helen; Ann; Henry; Frankie
Synopsis:
Stenographer Judy isn’t interested in marriage or a family, preferring her freedom. She dates Jerry but is troubled when he admits he isn’t the “marrying kind,” because she’s used to rejecting marriage proposals. They both eventually realise love and marriage is what they’ve always wanted.
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.
Additional infos come from the John Buscema checklist built by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr and Michel Maillot.

I Was a Fat Girl! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Nancy; Pat; Johnny Marshall; Clyde Morgan
Synopsis:
Plump office clerk Nancy loses her boyfriend Johnny to her slim sister Pat. Nancy goes on a diet to attract co-worker Clyde, but fears Pat will steal him as well. However, Clyde proves he loves Nancy and Pat vows to help her sister get down to a “normal weight” for her wedding.
Reprints:

["Many women have brought their emotional problems..."] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Ray Mann; Peter L.; Mrs. L.; Elizabeth
Synopsis:
25-year-old Peter falls in love with Elizabeth but his domineering mother makes it clear she intends to keep running his life even after he’s married. Elizabeth objects and says “we’ll never have a real marriage so as she lives with us!” Peter says he can’t abandon his mother, and comes to Ray Mann for help.
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.
Additional infos come from the John Buscema checklist built by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr and Michel Maillot.
Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

In the original version, the "counsellor" is Mark Ford, who served the "Ray Mann" role in Love Journal comics.

Second Best Love! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Bess Simpson; Ben Heeds; Chet Stratton; Mrs. Simpson; Mr. Simpson
Synopsis:
Bess has a crush on popular student Ben; they date several times but Ben plays the field with other girls as well. Bess refuses her mother’s urging to date other boys, saying she has to remain available for Ben, and other boys would be “second-best” after him. Her parents set her up with Chet, the son of a friend. She remembers him as gawky and unattractive, but when he shows up for their date he’s handsome and charming and Bess realises her parents knew best.
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.
Additional infos come from the John Buscema checklist built by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr and Michel Maillot.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [untitled]
  2. 1. Bachelor Girl
  3. 2. I Was a Fat Girl!
  4. 3. ["Many women have brought their emotional problems..."]
    Prescription for Happiness
  5. 4. Second Best Love!
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