(April 1950)

Orbit-Wanted, 1948 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly except January, May, July and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Patches Publications, Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[Wild Bill Pecos Meets Calamity Kate] (Table of Contents)

Wild Bill Pecos / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Pecos; Calamity Kate

Indexer Notes

Title from the story

Wild Bill Pecos Meets Calamity Kate (Table of Contents: 1)

Wild Bill Pecos / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Pecos; Calamity Kate [Patricia Layne] (sheriff's daughter)
Synopsis
Bill figures out it isn't Kate who's been robbing the stagecoach at Las Mejores.

Death of Nuggets Nugent (Table of Contents: 2)

Wild Bill Pecos / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Man Killer (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Frank Slaughter (US marshal); Jim Slade (outlaw killer)

His Last Holdup (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Smith (signed)
Pencils
Dick Burdick [as R. Burdick] (signed)
Inks
Dick Burdick [as R. Burdick] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Monte Savage (outlaw)

Gun Law (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Wyatt Earp

The Land Pirate (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Theodore Hawley (lumber baron); Karen Hawley (his daughter); Scott Malcolm (her boyfriend)

Indexer Notes

The faces, especially eyes and lower lips, are Astarita's, and can be compared with his signed story in Real Life Comics #53. He is credited on western stories for Orbit Publ. by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Wild Bill Pecos Meets Calamity Kate]
    Wild Bill Pecos
  2. 1. Wild Bill Pecos Meets Calamity Kate
    Wild Bill Pecos
  3. 2. Death of Nuggets Nugent
    Wild Bill Pecos
  4. 3. Man Killer
  5. 4. His Last Holdup
  6. 5. Gun Law
  7. 6. The Land Pirate
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Darci
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig