(June 1952)

Orbit-Wanted, 1951 Series
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Volume
1
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

I Was Careless with My Kisses! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed Robbins (signed)
Inks
Ed Robbins (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
romance

Careless with My Kisses (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Nora Valdi; Randy Simms; Howard Crain; Ellen Tyler
Synopsis
Nora gets a job as an usherette at a cinema managed by Howard. She “flaunts her charms” and they begin to date, but she sets her sights on wealthy Randy. Nora knows that to keep men interested, she has to allow them to kiss her, and Randy eagerly participates. However, he then tells her plainly that he’s engaged to Ellen and has no intention of marrying Nora. Nora goes back to Howard, who really loves her.

The Man I Wanted! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
June Travers; Greg Hamilton; Mr. Travers; Mrs. Travers; Rod
Synopsis
June has a crush on school athlete Greg but—while he’s friendly—nothing she does can make him show any romantic interest in her. Her mother advises her to play hard-to-get and this “magic formula” helps June capture her man.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

So You Want to be a Bathing Beauty (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Barbara Blake (credited)
Letters
typeset

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When a person becomes emotionally involved in a problem, it often seems hopeless to find a way out!
Genre
romance
Characters
Mark Ford; Sue W.; Larry Adkins
Synopsis
Sue is crowned queen at her college prom and bandleader Larry asks her on a date. However, as their relationship progresses, Sue feels ignored as Larry gets the lion’s share of attention from his fans. Sue isn’t sure she can be happy living in Larry’s shadow and comes to Mark Ford for advice.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from the French fan magazine Back Up #14, as submitted by Stephane Petit, via the GCD Errors list, February 2009.
Additional infos come from the John Buscema checklist built by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr and Michel Maillot.
Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

When this story was reprinted in Love Diary, "Mark Ford" became "Ray Mann."

Date Corner (Table of Contents: 5)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

I Want to be Loved! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Peggy; Jon Marshall; Sandy
Synopsis
Tomboy Peggy works on her father’s ranch. She falls in love with guest Jon and tries to become more feminine.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Was Careless with My Kisses!
  2. 1. Careless with My Kisses
  3. 2. The Man I Wanted!
  4. 3. So You Want to be a Bathing Beauty
    Jottings from a Love Journal
  5. 4. ["When a person becomes emotionally involved in a problem, it often seems hopeless to find a way out!"]
    S.O.S. for Love
  6. 5. Date Corner
  7. 6. I Want to be Loved!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Michel Maillot
  • David Wilt
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls