(November 1950)

Orbit-Wanted, 1948 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Patches Publications, Inc.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Mort Leav (signed)
Inks
Mort Leav ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Wild Bill Pecos

The Water Rustlers! (Table of Contents: 1)

Wild Bill Pecos / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
Syd Shores
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent; Bull Durko (villain)
Synopsis
Wild Bill and Nugent challenge the merciless monopoly of the water rustlers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The artwork is similar to Shores' credited stories in Black Rider, accurate horses, long figures and faces, and some hats with round dents in the hat looking like two spooky eyes.

Marshal of No-gun Town (Table of Contents: 2)

Wild Bill Pecos / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
Syd Shores
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Pecos; Widowmaker (his horse); Nuggets Nugent (his saddle pal); Geronimo (Nuggets' horse)
Synopsis
Wild Bill must survive as Marshal in a town where firearms are strictly forbidden.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Same notes as for the first story.

The Phantom Bugle (Table of Contents: 3)

A Legend of the West / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Reprints

Good-Luck Charm (Table of Contents: 4)

Nuggets Nugent / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Wagons of Doom (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Readin' -Ridin' and Robbin' (Table of Contents: 6)

Calamity Kate / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Patricia Layne [Calalmity Kate]; Jeff Tyler (deputy sheriff); Martha Alden (new school teacher)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possible Everett pencils and inks per Nick Caputo, November 2015.

The Big '3' (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Killers of the Plains! (Table of Contents: 8)

Wild Bill Pecos / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
Syd Shores
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent (his pard); Spike Jensen
Synopsis
A gang of white men attacks and massacres a wagontrain loaded with supplies.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art ID from reprint.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wild Bill Pecos
  2. 1. The Water Rustlers!
    Wild Bill Pecos
  3. 2. Marshal of No-gun Town
    Wild Bill Pecos
  4. 3. The Phantom Bugle
    A Legend of the West
  5. 4. Good-Luck Charm
    Nuggets Nugent
  6. 5. Wagons of Doom
  7. 6. Readin' -Ridin' and Robbin'
    Calamity Kate
  8. 7. The Big '3'
  9. 8. The Killers of the Plains!
    Wild Bill Pecos
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