The Four-Footed Friends (1979)

Sample images (Click thru) (Click thru) Publication:17/3/79-23/6/79 Reprint: Jinty annual 1984 Artist: Peter Wilkes Writer: Alison Christie (now Fitt) Problem parents. You know the type – too strict, too old-fashioned, too snobby, or way too over-protective. They make you feel like a virtual prisoner, never let you have any freedom, and you feel you’re not … Continue reading The Four-Footed Friends (1979)

The Fairground of Fear [1976]

Sample Images Publication: Tammy 14 February 1976 to 24 April 1976 Episodes: 11 Reprints/translations: Tammy annual 1983; Tina #24 as De wraak van een clown [The Wrath of the Clown] Artist: Diane Gabbot Writer: Unknown Plot Julie Whitland was adopted as a baby by Sir Edgar Whitland, landowner of Baychurch. But her home life is miserable because Sir Edgar is a dreadful snob who … Continue reading The Fairground of Fear [1976]

Daddy’s Darling (1975)

Sample images Published: 8 March 1975 – 16 August 1975 Episodes: 24 Artist: Phil Townsend Writer: Alison Christie Translations/reprints: None known Plot Lee Simons is the daughter of a wealthy businessman, though not all is smooth sailing in their lives: her elder brother Peter was knocked over and killed while riding his bike and a … Continue reading Daddy’s Darling (1975)

Nothing To Sing About [1979]

Sample Images Published: 9 June 1979 – 25 August 1979 Episodes: 12 Artist: Phil Townsend Writer: Alison Christie Translations/reprints: Girl Picture Story Library #15 as “I’ll Never Sing Again!” Plot Linette Davis dreams of being a top singer like her father Gary, who is a very famous singer. As far as Linette is concerned, things … Continue reading Nothing To Sing About [1979]

Jinty 9 June 1979

Stories in this issue: Alice in a Strange Land (artist Terry Aspin) – last episode Rinty ‘N’ Jinty The Forbidden Garden (artist Jim Baikie) A Girl Called Gulliver (artist Phil Gascoine) Nothing To Sing About (artist Phil Townsend, writer Alison Christie) – first episode Dip into this! (recipe feature) Daughter of Dreams – last episode … Continue reading Jinty 9 June 1979

Jinty 2 June 1979

The cover on this week and the following week’s comics are drawn by the unknown artist who gave us “Concrete Surfer” – lovely fun summer scenes! Edited Feb 2018 to add – this artist is now identified as Christine Ellingham. Stories in this issue: Alice in a Strange Land (artist Terry Aspin) Bizzie Bet and … Continue reading Jinty 2 June 1979

Jinty 26 May 1979

Stories in this issue: Alice in a Strange Land (artist Terry Aspin) Bizzie Bet and the Easies (artist Richard Neillands) The Forbidden Garden (artist Jim Baikie) Alley Cat (artist Rob Lee) A Girl Called Gulliver (artist Phil Gascoine) I’ll Make Up for Mary (artist Guy Peeters, writer Alison Christie) Tennis superstar John McEnroe talks to … Continue reading Jinty 26 May 1979

Jinty 19 May 1979

Stories in this issue: Alice in a Strange Land (artist Terry Aspin) Bizzie Bet and the Easies (artist Richard Neillands) The Forbidden Garden (artist Jim Baikie) Alley Cat (artist Rob Lee) A Girl Called Gulliver (artist Phil Gascoine) I’ll Make Up for Mary (artist Guy Peeters, writer Alison Christie) What’s In a Name? (feature and … Continue reading Jinty 19 May 1979