Sue’s Fantastic Fun-Bag! (1976-1979)

Sample images Publication: 20/11/76-24/3/79 Artist: Hugh Thornton-Jones Writer: Unknown It all starts at a jumble sale. Sue Lawton notices a handbag that came from the Mysterious Orient. Her mother does not think much of it, but for Sue it is love at first sight. And the same seems to be true for the bag; it … Continue reading Sue’s Fantastic Fun-Bag! (1976-1979)

Gaye’s Gloomy Ghost (1979-1981)

Sample Images Published: Jinty 22 December 1979 – 21 November 1981 (final issue) Episodes: 96 Artist: Hugh Thornton-Jones Writer: Unknown Translations/reprints: None known In the vein of “Sue’s Fantastic Fun-Bag!” and “The Jinx from St. Jonah’s” is this regular humour strip, which lasted from 1979 right up until Jinty’s final issue. At 96 episodes, Gloomy … Continue reading Gaye’s Gloomy Ghost (1979-1981)

Jinty 30 April 1977

Creepy Crawley (artist Trini Tinturé) Sue’s Fantastic Fun-Bag! (artist Hugh Thornton-Jones) Cassie and the Cat – Gypsy Rose story (artist Terry Aspin) Mark of the Witch! — final episode (Phil Townsend) Alley Cat The Darkening Journey (artist José Casanovas) The Robot Who Cried (artist Rodrigo Comos, writer Malcolm Shaw) Kerry in the Clouds (artist Cándido … Continue reading Jinty 30 April 1977

Jinty 15 October 1977

Destiny Brown (artist Rodrigo Comos) Sue’s Fantastic Fun-Bag! (artist Hugh Thornton-Jones) Guardian of White Horse Hill (artist Julian Vivas) Alley Cat The Goose Girl (artist Keith Robson; writer Alison Christie) So What’s New with David Essex? (feature) Rinty ‘n’ Jinty Stage Fright! (artist Phil Townsend) Lilies for the Bride – Gypsy Rose story (artist Christine … Continue reading Jinty 15 October 1977

Bizzie Bet and the Easies [1979]

Sample Images Published: Jinty 31 March 1979 – 1 December 1979 Episodes: 27 Artist: Richard Neillands Writer: Unknown A lightweight humour strip that ran in Jinty in 1979. The premise is Bet Bizzel, known as “Bizzie Bet” who’s such a bundle of energy and always working hard, versus her bone-idle friends, the Easies. Each week … Continue reading Bizzie Bet and the Easies [1979]

Jinty 30 December 1978

The Girl Who Never Was (artist Terry Aspin) Sue’s Fantastic Fun-Bag! (artist Hugh Thornton-Jones) “Wally” Glad You’re a Winner? (limerick competition results) Somewhere over the Rainbow (artist Phil Townsend, writer Alison Christie) Alley Cat (artist Rob Lee) No Cheers for Cherry (artist Phil Gascoine) Sea Sister (Peter Wilkes) She Shall Have Music (artist Ron Smith) … Continue reading Jinty 30 December 1978

Jinty 25 November 1978

The Girl Who Never Was (artist Terry Aspin) Sue’s Fantastic Fun-Bag! (artist Hugh Thornton-Jones) “Wally” Glad You’re a Winner? (limerick competition results) Somewhere over the Rainbow (artist Phil Townsend, writer Alison Christie) No Cheers for Cherry (artist Phil Gascoine) Friendship Formulas (feature) The Gift of Christmas Present Making! (feature) She Shall Have Music (artist Ron … Continue reading Jinty 25 November 1978

Jinty and Lindy 1 January 1977

Contents in this issue: Go On, Hate Me! (artist Keith Robson, writer Len Wenn) Gertie Grit, the Hateful Brit! (artist Paul White) Sceptre of the Toltecs (artist Cándido Ruiz Pueyo/Emilia Prieto) The Stars’ New Year Resolutions (feature) Made-Up Mandy (artist Audrey Fawley) Sue’s Fantastic Fun-Bag! (artist Hugh Thornton Jones) The Big Cat (artist Ana Rodriguez) … Continue reading Jinty and Lindy 1 January 1977

Jinty and Lindy 29 January 1977

Stories in this issue: The Ring of Death – first Gypsy Rose tale (artist Jim Baikie) Sue’s Fantastic Fun-Bag! (artist Hugh Thornton-Jones) Sceptre of the Toltecs (artist Cándido Ruiz Pueyo / Emilia Prieto) Starsky and Hutch, the best of mates! (feature) Made-Up Mandy (artist Audrey Fawley) Freda, False Friend (artist Phil Gascoine) The Big Cat (artist … Continue reading Jinty and Lindy 29 January 1977