(March 1952)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed Robbins
Inks
Ed Robbins
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Wanted... A Man to Love Me! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Charlotte F.; Joe Watkins; Dolores Martin; Dan; Mr. F.; Mrs. F.
Synopsis
Charlotte, largely ignored by her parents, grows up extremely possessive. In college, she becomes jealous when her best friend Dolores dates Dan. Charlotte falls in love with young professor Joe and monopolises his time. He has to see his friends secretly and finally breaks up with Charlotte because she’s “an emotional cripple.” Charlotte leaves school and goes home, alone.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Writer ID suggested by description in Woolfolk records.

Mother Didn't Tell Me! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Robbins
Inks
Ed Robbins
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Nancy; Dick Starrett; Nancy's mother; Nancy's father
Synopsis
Nancy is dumped by her long-time boyfriend Bob, and her mother sends her to Manasco Lodge for a vacation. Nancy begins to come out of her depression when she meets fellow guest Dick. They decide to get married. Nancy’s mother says she met Nancy’s father on the rebound at Manasco and their marriage has been long and happy.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

How to Hold Your Man (Table of Contents: 3)

Jottings from a Love Journal / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

"I'm Mark Ford, Love Journal's Love Problem Counselor" (Table of Contents: 4)

S.O.S. for Love / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Gordon
Inks
Al Gordon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Mark Ford; Olive V.; Jimmy; Val
Synopsis
After one date, Olive is convinced she loves Jimmy. He isn’t so enthusiastic, and after several more dates tells her that he’s too young, he’s being drafted, etc., and isn’t ready to settle down. Olive asks Mark Ford for advice, and he promises Love Journal readers will “respond IMMEDIATELY” to her call for help.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Readers are encouraged to send letters of advice, with cash rewards for the best submissions.

Date Corner (Table of Contents: 5)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

A Cold Heart and Empty Arms! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Sandra; Dr. Stephen Dane; Lola Carrero; Roger; Patsy Martin; Janice; Harvey Graham; Phyllis
Synopsis
Roger proposes to Sandra but she later sees him with “cheap little runaround” Patsy and breaks their engagement. Sandra falls in love with Stephen, a doctor at the Merrydale Home for unwed mothers, even though she despises the girls who go there. Sandra resents Stephen’s attention to Lola, who entered the home with her infant and became his assistant. Sandra “outs” Lola to her date, Harvey. Stephen says Lola is a widow, not an unwed mother. Sandra apologises to Lola and reconciles with Stephen.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Wanted... A Man to Love Me!
  3. 2. Mother Didn't Tell Me!
  4. 3. How to Hold Your Man
    Jottings from a Love Journal
  5. 4. "I'm Mark Ford, Love Journal's Love Problem Counselor"
    S.O.S. for Love
  6. 5. Date Corner
  7. 6. A Cold Heart and Empty Arms!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls