(April 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

Marshal of Tombstone City (Table of Contents)

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

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

Marshal of Tombstone City (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 pard)

Indexer Notes

The long lean figures, hats with broad brims, faces, leg movement and horses are all so similar to his signed story in # 39, that this is most probably Shores too.

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

The Riddle of the Petrified Forest! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Pecos (now marshal of Tombstone); Nuggets Nugent (now his deputy)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Pow Wow / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Wild Bill Pecos

Tooth and Consequences! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Nuggets Nugent; Doc Stover; Judge Tucker
Synopsis
Nuggets finds a gold nugget outside the dentist's office.

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.

The Thousand Plug Hats (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Horse Sense (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Miles Cahn
Letters
typeset

The Blind Sheriff of Tombstone City! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al Luster
Inks
Al Luster
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent (pardner)
Synopsis
Wild Bill can no longer see his target after a gun blast blinds his eyes.

Indexer Notes

The long noses and extremely broad brims of the hats are the work of Al Luster. He is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Watch For... (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

The Mystery Bandit! (Table of Contents: 9)

Wild Bill Pecos / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Wild Bill Pecos; Nuggets Nugent (pardner)

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 Bill Woolfolk's payment records by Martin O'Hearn.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Marshal of Tombstone City
    Wild Bill Pecos
  2. 1. Marshal of Tombstone City
    Wild Bill Pecos
  3. 2. The Riddle of the Petrified Forest!
    Wild Bill Pecos
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Pow Wow
  5. 4. Tooth and Consequences!
    Nuggets Nugent
  6. 5. The Thousand Plug Hats
  7. 6. Horse Sense
  8. 7. The Blind Sheriff of Tombstone City!
    Wild Bill Pecos
  9. 8. Watch For...
  10. 9. The Mystery Bandit!
    Wild Bill Pecos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Steinar Ã…dland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig