The Mystery of Martine (1976-77)

Sample images (Click thru) (Click thru) Publication: 18 December 1976-26 February 1977 Reprint: Jinty annual 1983 Artist: Trini Tinturé Summary Sisters Tessa and Martine Freeman are pursuing promising careers in the arts; Tessa is preparing for a ballet audition at a ballet company while Martine has landed the starring role in Nigel Ropley’s drama, “The Demon Within”. … Continue reading The Mystery of Martine (1976-77)

Guest post: John Richardson

Comics UK Forum poster Goof has kindly contributed the following appreciation of artist John Richardson, along with a detailed comics bibliography. Many thanks indeed, Goof! — John Richardson, who died earlier this year, was not a Jinty artist. He drew no serial stories for Jinty – in fact, he did few full serials of any … Continue reading Guest post: John Richardson

Jinty Titles in Latin Part 3

Here is my third volume of Jinty titles translated into Latin, with some brief commentary. In loco Mariae (In Place of Mary i.e. I’ll Make up for Mary) A simple matter of taking the phrase in loco parentis [in place of parent] and adapting it to what Ann is trying to do – take the … Continue reading Jinty Titles in Latin Part 3

Always a Prisoner [1981]

Published: Commando #1502, 1981 Artist: Ian Kennedy (cover), Alejandro Martinez Ruiz (story) Writer: Bill Fear Reprint: Commando #2828, 1995 Plot Harry Dane’s lot always seems to be brutal imprisonment, with him shoving his fist at it whenever he can. Harry begins to go this way in 1935, when desperation makes his friend Ted Taplow steal £15 from work … Continue reading Always a Prisoner [1981]

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

Jinty & Lindy 15 January 1977

Stories 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) The Private World of Starsky – Feature Made-Up Mandy (artist Audrey Fawley) Sue’s Fantastic Fun-Bag! (artist Hugh Thornton-Jones) The Big Cat (artist Ana Rodriguez) The … Continue reading Jinty & Lindy 15 January 1977

Jinty Annual 1983

Jinty annual 1983 Little Sisters (artist Mario Capaldi) Do You Doodle? Feature Carnival of Flowers – Gypsy Rose story (artist Guy Peeters) Where Do You Fit In? Quiz (artist John Johnston) Snoopa (artist Joe Collins) The Mystery of Martine (artist Trini Tinturé) Growing Pains – text story For the Love of Horses – feature Make … Continue reading Jinty Annual 1983