(May 1954)

Orbit-Wanted, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
romance

Love In the Wilderness (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Characters
Laura Miller; Jack Shayne; Walt Shayne; Kate; Harvey
Synopsis
Laura travels from the city to care for her injured sister Kate, who married a lumberjack. Laura and Jack, her brother-in-law, fall in love but she’s unsure if she can give up her city life and her city boyfriend Harvey. When Harvey comes to pick her up, fire threatens the camp and Harvey reveals his true, weak nature. Laura chooses Jack and the country life.

The Man I Couldn't Trust! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
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Genre
romance
Characters
Johnny; Fay
Synopsis
Fay and Johnny fall in love but their lack of money prevents them from marrying right away. Fay urges patience but mechanic Johnny wants to find “another way.” When Fay spots Johnny with another woman and learns their joint bank account has been closed, she suspects the worse and breaks up with him. Johnny follows her and explains he’s been working overtime to earn money so they can wed, that the “other woman” works in a furniture store, and that he used their savings to buy furniture for them.

Indexer Notes

Writer ID by Martin O'Hearn.

Happiness Is Where You Find It (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
romance
Characters
Della; Della's mother; Alan Baker; Mrs. Baker
Synopsis
Della is sad because she has no date for the prom. Sent out to sell tickets to a charity event, Della realises it is fun to meet people and help with their problems. She also encounters handsome fellow student Alan and he asks her to the dance.

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

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

Script
Bill Woolfolk
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
This month, Love Journal brings to its readers a real-life story taken directly from the files of our famed love counselor, Mark Ford!
Genre
romance
Characters
Mark Ford; Clair E.; Mrs. E.; John; Andy
Synopsis
Waitress Clair complains that her mother scares off her boyfriends by constantly suggesting Clair would be a good wife. Clair dates chef Andy, but her mother presses the young man to make a commitment. When he says he needs time, Clair’s mother says he is a just a “trifler.” Clair thinks she and Andy could have had something, but they weren’t given enough time. She comes to Mark Ford for advice.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

My Best Friend's Guy! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Mike Suchorsky
Inks
Mike Suchorsky
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Genre
romance
Characters
Betsy; Ted Hampton; Diane; Allen
Synopsis
Betsy kisses Ted as part of a college sorority initiation. She feels a spark but later discovers Ted is her roommate Diane’s steady boyfriend. Ted and Betsy struggle against their feelings. However, they learn Diane likes to play the field and isn’t serious about any of the boys she dates, so she doesn't care about losing Ted. Ted and Betsy can now get together without guilt.

Indexer Notes

Art credits submitted by Patrick Hilger via the GCD Error Tracker.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Love In the Wilderness
  3. 2. The Man I Couldn't Trust!
  4. 3. Happiness Is Where You Find It
  5. 4. ["This month, Love Journal brings to its readers a real-life story taken directly from the files of our famed love counselor, Mark Ford!"]
    S.O.S. Love In Distress
  6. 5. My Best Friend's Guy!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls