Patches #2
([July] 1945)

Orbit-Wanted, 1945 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ray R. Hermann
Editing
Rae R. Hermann

Issue Notes

Published by Ray R. Hermann, 420 Desoto Ave, St. Louis, 7, Missouri. Copyright 1945 by Ray R. Hermann. Publication date must be between the collapse of Rural Home (June) and the end of paper restrictions (September)
No relation between this comic and the earlier Rural Home version.

The Winnah by Popular Demand (Table of Contents)

Patches / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Harrison
Inks
George Harrison
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Patches (hair colored incorrectly); Spencer; Yu-Yue

Is Perfume, Perfume? (Table of Contents: 1)

Patches / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Harrison (signed)
Inks
Terry Loik (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Patches; Tubby; Yu-Yue
Synopsis
Patches becomes a door-to-door perfume salesman to raise money for a birthday present for Yu-Yue.

Indexer Notes

Signed credit on bottom of p.1, George Harrison & Terry Loik.

Postcript from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. - This is complicated. As far as we know the name is Woik, not Loik.
Theresa (Terry) Woik shortly afterwards married and changed her name to "Terry Szenics".
Jerry Bails' Who'sWho says she also used the pen name Cloik.

Winner Take All (Table of Contents: 2)

Patches / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Harrison
Inks
Terry Loik
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Patches; Tubby; Spencer; Yu-Yue
Synopsis
Patches and Spencer have a sail boat race to see who gets to take Yu-Yue to the dance.

All in a Day's Work (Table of Contents: 3)

Slim the Dropout / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
High school dropout learns a lesson.
Keywords
morality

Surprise (Table of Contents: 4)

Sandy Smyth / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Harrison
Inks
George Harrison
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sandy Smyth; Spiderlegs; Sue
Synopsis
Sandy's birthday is on Friday the 13th.

Jitterbug Contest (Table of Contents: 5)

Sandy Smyth / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Harrison
Inks
George Harrison
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sandy Smyth; Spiderlegs; Sue; Marsha
Synopsis
Sandy can't take Sue to the dance because he has to take his cousin Marsha, so Sue goes with Spider which makes Sandy really mad.

Adventure on Skiis (Table of Contents: 6)

Sandy Smyth / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Harrison
Inks
George Harrison
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sandy Smyth; Spiderlegs; Sue
Synopsis
Spider tries to teach Sandy to ski. Then Sandy tries to convince Sue he's a champion skier, only to find out that she really is.

Jalopy (Table of Contents: 7)

Sandy Smyth / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Harrison
Inks
George Harrison
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Sandy; Spiderlegs; George
Synopsis
Sandy needs money to fix his car.

Cheating Cheaters (Table of Contents: 8)

Patches / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Harrison
Inks
Terry Loik
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Patches; Yu-Yue
Synopsis
Patches tries to get out of a school exam.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Winnah by Popular Demand
    Patches
  2. 1. Is Perfume, Perfume?
    Patches
  3. 2. Winner Take All
    Patches
  4. 3. All in a Day's Work
    Slim the Dropout
  5. 4. Surprise
    Sandy Smyth
  6. 5. Jitterbug Contest
    Sandy Smyth
  7. 6. Adventure on Skiis
    Sandy Smyth
  8. 7. Jalopy
    Sandy Smyth
  9. 8. Cheating Cheaters
    Patches
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