Wanted #1

Published
July 1954
Page count
24
Cover price
9d [0-0-9 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (190mm x 270mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched (top)
Format
Comic series
Branding
World Famous Series AP
 
World Famous Series AP

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Crime

Credits

Art
Mort Lawrence, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wanted (Orbit-Wanted, 1947 series) #23 (November 1949)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Hideout Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Mort Leav, line art
Text
Ben Oda , letterer
 
Ben Oda , letterer
Editing
, original Editor
 
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wanted (Orbit-Wanted, 1947 series) #23 (November 1949)
The Hideout

Notes

Leav's signature has been covered by the notice added to the first panel of this story. The last 1.33 pages have been reduced to a single page. Some artwork has been removed.

Show/hide 2. World Famous Comic Annual [No. 4] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Just out! A great new edition of the World Famous comic Annual No. 4."

Details

Printed
1953? to 1954?
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World Famous Comic Annual [No. 4]
Show/hide 3. Wanted by the Police: George Elmo Wells Comic story, 2.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime

Credits

Writing
, scripter
 
, scripter
Art
Jerry Robinson, penciller
 
Mort Meskin, inker
 
Jerry Robinson, penciller
 
Mort Meskin, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
 
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
, original Editor
 
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wanted (Orbit-Wanted, 1947 series) #23 (November 1949)
Wanted: George Elmo Wells
Show/hide 4. Headline Comics [Extra! Extra!] (Headline Comics) Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

""You may be public enemy number one, but I think that you're a yellow rat! -- That's why I came to take you in -- without a gun!" Dramatic, action-paced highlights in the sensational career of the one man all criminals fear… reported vividly and accurately from actual FBI files in…"

Details

Printed
1954?
Genre
Crime
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Headline Comics [Extra! Extra!]
Show/hide 5. Lady Luck is Fickle Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Genre
Crime

Credits

Writing
, scripter
 
, scripter
Art
Mort Lawrence, penciller
 
George Roussos, inker
 
Mort Lawrence, penciller
 
George Roussos, inker
Text
Ben Oda, letterer
 
Ben Oda, letterer
Editing
, original Editor
 
, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Wanted (Orbit-Wanted, 1947 series) #23 (November 1949)
Lady Luck Is Fickle

Notes

The last 1.33 pages have been reduced to a single page. Some artwork has been removed.

Show/hide 6. Photo Confessions; Photo Romance Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

"Big special offer! 2 true love story books! Illustrated in graphic photoform -- depicted by top ranking continental film stars. To -- Western & United Publishing Co, 282 Queen's Parade, Clifton Hill, Vic…"

Details

Printed
1954?
Genre
Romance
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Photo Confessions; Photo Romance
Show/hide 7. How to Get Along With Boys Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

"Every romance has pitfalls. Avoid disappointment, heartbreak. Save yourself lots of tragedy. Don't be a failure! For winning strategy, read How to Get Along With Boys. Put psychology to work - no more clumsy mistakes for you with this amazing handbook! It's easy to win someone when you know how! … Western and United Publishing Co., 282 Queen's Parade, Clifton Hill, Vic…"

Details

Printed
1954?
Genre
Non-Fiction
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How to Get Along With Boys

Notes

This book was originally published in the US by Stravon Publishers in 1948. Later, the book was advertised in 1952 with 'How to Get Along with Girls' (using a very similar advertisement) and in 1956 with 'How to Write Love Letters', both available from Plaza Book Co, New York.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 60381

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