(February 1951)

Orbit-Wanted, 1948 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Patches Publications, Inc.
Editing
Ray R. Hermann (owner, publisher and business manager)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

According to the SOO, there's no editor or managing editor.


The Thunderbird Strikes (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title is from the story

The Thunderbird Strikes (Table of Contents: 1)

Wild Bill Pecos / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

The Prairie Pirates! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Inks
Bob Rogers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Camel Crazy! (Table of Contents: 4)

Nuggets Nugent / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Nuggets Nugent; Alfred; Prof. C.C. Cartwright
Synopsis
Nugents is tricked into buying a camel.

Indexer Notes

Faces, marked lower lip and large eyes are identical to Rosenberger's credited story in Adv. Into the Unknown #19, and also his many stories in Adventures of the Fly and Adv. of the Jaguar.

Black Lightning! (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tex Mason

The Secret of Lulu Belle (Table of Contents: 6)

Wild Bill Pecos / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Calamity Kate [Lulu Belle]; Little Moose

Indexer Notes

Penciller credit from the French fan magazine Back Up #14, as submitted by Stephane Petit, via the GCD Errors list, February 2009. Possible Buscema inks per Nick Caputo.

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Hitting the Top! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Afraid to Fight! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Mort Lawrence ?
Inks
Mort Lawrence ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent; Kid Clagg (gunman)
Synopsis
No one would ever believe the day would come when Wild Bill Pecos would be afraid to fight.

Indexer Notes

The art is quite similar to Lawrence's signed story in #26. A bit more cartoony, so uncertain.
Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Thunderbird Strikes
    Wild Bill Pecos
  2. 1. The Thunderbird Strikes
    Wild Bill Pecos
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Prairie Pirates!
    Wild Bill Pecos
  5. 4. Camel Crazy!
    Nuggets Nugent
  6. 5. Black Lightning!
  7. 6. The Secret of Lulu Belle
    Wild Bill Pecos
  8. 7. Hitting the Top!
  9. 8. Afraid to Fight!
    Wild Bill Pecos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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