(March 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
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Chief Angry Sun! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Syd Shores (signed)
Inks
Syd Shores ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

It's 'Chief Angry Son' on the cover, but 'Chief Angry Sun' in the comic

Chief Angry Sun! (Table of Contents: 1)

Wild Bill Pecos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent (his saddle pard); Chief Angry Sun
Synopsis
Wild Bill seeks to answer the question of who is supplying the indians with guns and ammunition.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Shores is credited on both pencils and inks on Wild Bill Pecos by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and artwork similar to his credited stories in Black Rider.

Writer credit taken from Woolfolk's record book by Martin O'Hearn.

The Return of Kid Runt (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Mort Leav (signed); staff (signed)
Inks
Mort Leav (signed); staff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent (his saddle pard); Kid Runt (killer)
Synopsis
Only Wild Bill can match the snake-swift draw of the smallest killer who ever dealt death, Kid Runt.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit transcribed from Woolfolk's record book by Martin O'Hearn.

Wedding Bells for Nuggets (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Tumlinson
Inks
Pete Tumlinson
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Nuggets Nugent; Yancy Bates (villain); Kate Henshaw [Kate]
Synopsis
Yancy Bates is trying to force Betsy to marry him just to get the property of her father.

Indexer Notes

Tumlinson is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the art is identical to his signed cover of Kid Colt Outlaw #15. Very clean and careful brush inklines.

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

Wild Bill Pecos Pow Wow / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
editors; readers
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Two-Gun Grandpappies (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Characters
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent (his saddle pard); Owlhoot Orton (villain)
Synopsis
Wild Bill and Nugget track down a notorious outlaw while playing nursemaid to three retired sheriffs.
Reprints

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.

Alibi (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sheriff Jim Tylor

Death Hunt (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Ray Thayer
Inks
Ray Thayer
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent (his saddle pard); Otis Stoker (crooked sheriff); Pancho (villain)
Synopsis
Wild Bill and Nugget are hired as deputies by a crooked sheriff.

Indexer Notes

Ray Thayer drew on the Chuckwagon Charley in Dell's Roy Rogers Comics and Zane Grey's Tappan's Burro in Four Color Comics #449. Softly rounded inklines and figures.

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Chief Angry Sun!
    Wild Bill Pecos
  2. 1. Chief Angry Sun!
    Wild Bill Pecos
  3. 2. The Return of Kid Runt
    Wild Bill Pecos
  4. 3. Wedding Bells for Nuggets
    Nuggets Nugent
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Wild Bill Pecos Pow Wow
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. The Two-Gun Grandpappies
    Wild Bill Pecos
  8. 7. Alibi
  9. 8. Death Hunt
    Wild Bill Pecos
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