(December 1951)

Orbit-Wanted, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1951
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Our Publishing Co.
Editing
Ray Hermann
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Thrill Crazy! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Anderson
Inks
Harry Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
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Indexer Notes

Cover art credit from Gary L. Watson, through his cover submission on 17 June 2014.

Thrill Crazy (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Leav
Inks
Bob Rogers
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Marsha; Chuck; Ellen Martin; Tom Andrews; Tony Manton
Synopsis
Marsha pulls crazy stunts to win the approval of her wild gang of peers, to the disgust of steady pharmacist Tom. She goes along on a trip to a mountain cabin, and has to flee the lecherous advances of her escort Chuck. She calls Tom for aid, but they’re stopped by the police on the drive home. Marsha’s a minor and Chuck is nearly arrested. Marsha confesses all to the authorities and her father and vows to cultivate a better group of friends. She also starts dating Tom.
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Battle of the Bulge (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Anderson
Inks
Harry Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
June; Fred King; Carol
Synopsis
June is ashamed of her excess weight and decides to diet so she can date handsome Fred. She loses weight and Fred seems interested, then changes his mind. June temporarily breaks her diet but decides to continue, for her own sake. Fred returns and apologises, and says he really cares for her. June gets down to a size 12 and marries Fred.
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Love in Distress (Table of Contents: 3)

S.O.S. for Love / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Mark Ford; Polly V.; Larry Curtis; Claire Andrews; Paul; Dick; Stan
Synopsis
Polly is “a one-date girl” because she refuses to allow herself to be kissed. She finally meets a boy she likes, Paul, but he takes her to a frat house “necking party” and she flees. Polly asks relationship advisor Mark Ford if she can trust Paul, or any boy. He says he’s sure Love Journal readers will “answer your call for aid!”

Shy Lover (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Linda; Greg Pauling; Joe Higgins; Mr. Withers
Synopsis
Husky Joe dates secretary Linda but she prefers shy, sensitive Greg. She wants to protect and comfort him, but Joe warns her that Greg—whom he knew in the Army--is “a professional sad sack!” Linda loans Greg money and gets him a job in her company, but he’s fired for spending his expense money on himself, claiming he was sick. Linda quits her job in sympathy, then learns Greg is pulling the same scam on a woman in Chicago. She sends him packing and reconciles with Joe.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Thrill Crazy!
  2. 1. Thrill Crazy
  3. 2. Battle of the Bulge
  4. 3. Love in Distress
    S.O.S. for Love
  5. 4. Shy Lover
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • David Wilt
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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