(June 1953)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance

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.

Strangers in Love (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Claudia; Mrs. Wilson; Joe Wilson; Buster; Mike; Nella; George; Marge; Tom; Neil
Synopsis
Joe comes home after 2 years of military service in Korea and his fiancee Claudia finds him changed. Joe, a former elevator operator, wants a job with a future before they marry and shuns their former group of frivolous friends. After 5 months, Claudia breaks up with him, but soon misses Joe and realises his desire for a steady, settled life was correct. Claudia’s sister-in-law Marge helps reunite Joe and Claudia.

Song of My Heart (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
romance
Characters
Brad Croton; Delia Porter; Mr. Miller; Bob; Mr. Porter; Mr. Croton
Synopsis
Brad and Delia are attracted but he’s the son of the town’s richest man and in a different social class than her family. Brad convinces Delia this doesn’t matter, but his friends think she’s a gold-digger. Brad’s father says marrying Delia will ruin his son’s future, so she pretends to only care about Brad’s money and they break up. However, Brad refuses to work in his father’s company: he and Delia reconcile and Brad goes into the music business, his true passion.

Indexer Notes

Art infos come from the John Buscema checklist built by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr and Michel Maillot.

Jottings from a Love Journal (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
"Mark Ford"
Pencils
? (1 illustration)
Inks
? (1 illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Keywords
advice

[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
The boy I love just broke our engagement...
Genre
romance
Characters
Mark Ford; Eleanor M.; Danny
Synopsis
Danny and Eleanor fall in love but he constantly criticises the fact that she’s “too plump” and is too “spoiled and self indulgent” to stick to a diet. He dumps her, and she goes to Mark Ford “noted analyst of love problems” for advice.

Mark Ford noted analyst of love problems resolves (or asks readers to send the best letters about) Eleanor M.'s problem.

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.

The odd thing about this story is that Eleanor is described as "plump" and yet is not drawn as overweight at all.

Date Corner (Table of Contents: 5)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Dear Little Monster! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Syd Shores
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Carol; Ben Moulton; Tommy
Synopsis
Office worker Carol is relaxing in the park when she encounters bratty child Tommy. Tommy’s uncle Ben makes excuses for him but the boy continues to irritate Carol. They meet again the next day and the next, and Carol finds herself attracted to Ben but repulsed by the rude and obnoxious young boy. Ben and Carol fall in love and Ben admits he “borrowed” Tommy from a neighbour so he’d have an excuse to talk to Carol.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Strangers in Love
  3. 2. Song of My Heart
  4. 3. Jottings from a Love Journal
  5. 4. ["The boy I love just broke our engagement..."]
    S.O.S. for Love
  6. 5. Date Corner
  7. 6. Dear Little Monster!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Michel Maillot
  • David Wilt
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls