Prisoner of the Bell (1979)

Sample Images Click thru Click thru Prisoner of the Bell Publication: 20/1/79-28/4/79 Artist: Phil Gascoine Writer: Unknown – but see thoughts Plot Susie Cathcart and Lorraine Kent are notorious at school for being the class clowns who come up with all sorts of “screwy” dodges to get out of schoolwork. They can’t be bothered with … Continue reading Prisoner of the Bell (1979)

Jinty 31 March 1979

Stories in this issue Alice in a Strange Land (artist Terry Aspin) Bizzie Bet and the Easies (artist Richard Neillands) – first episode The Forbidden Garden (artist Jim Baikie) Boney is beautiful! (feature on pop group Boney M) Prisoner of the Bell (artist Phil Gascoine) I’ll Make Up for Mary (artist Guy Peeters, writer Alison … Continue reading Jinty 31 March 1979

Jinty 17 March 1979

Stories in this issue Alice in a Strange Land (artist Terry Aspin) Sue’s Fantastic Fun-Bag! (artist Hugh Thornton-Jones) Sea-Sister (artist Peter Wilkes) – last episode Prisoner of the Bell (artist Phil Gascoine) Advert for “The Forbidden Garden” Children of Edenford (artist Phil Townsend) Rinty ‘n’ Jinty She Shall Have Music (artist Ron Smith) – last … Continue reading Jinty 17 March 1979

Jinty 3 March 1979

Stories in this issue: Alice in a Strange Land (artist Terry Aspin) Sue’s Fantastic Fun-Bag! (artist Hugh Thornton-Jones) Sea-Sister (artist Peter Wilkes) Alley Cat Prisoner of the Bell (artist Phil Gascoine) Gypsy Rose Looks at the stars (Horoscope) Children of Edenford (artist Phil Townsend) Masters of Space: pin-up of “Blake’s Seven” She Shall Have Music … Continue reading Jinty 3 March 1979

Jinty 7 April 1979

Alice in a Strange Land (artist Terry Aspin) Bizzie Bet and the Easies (artist Richard Neillands) The Forbidden Garden (artist Jim Baikie) Alley Cat Prisoner of the Bell (artist Phil Gascoine) I’ll Make Up for Mary (artist Guy Peeters, writer Alison Christie) Daughter of Dreams Rinty ‘n’ Jinty The Four-Footed Friends (artist Peter Wilkes, writer … Continue reading Jinty 7 April 1979

Jinty 28 April 1979

Cover artist: Audrey Fawley Alice in a Strange Land (artist Terry Aspin) Bizzie Bet and the Easies (artist Richard Neillands) The Forbidden Garden (artist Jim Baikie) Prisoner of the Bell – last episode (artist Phil Gascoine) I’ll Make Up for Mary (artist Guy Peeters, writer Alison Christie) Mirror, Mirror – feature (Concrete Surfer artist) Daughter … Continue reading Jinty 28 April 1979

Slave of the Clock (1982)

Sample images Slave of the Clock Publication 17 July 1982 – 30 October 1982 (skipped an episode in Tammy 25 September 1982) Artist: Maria Barrera Writer: this Tammy story is credited to Jay Over, who also wrote Jinty‘s long-running school soap opera, “Pam of Pond Hill”. As we will see, there are also a few … Continue reading Slave of the Clock (1982)

Jinty 21 April 1979

Alice in a Strange Land (artist Terry Aspin) Bizzie Bet and the Easies (artist Richard Neillands) The Forbidden Garden (artist Jim Baikie) Alley Cat Prisoner of the Bell (artist Phil Gascoine) I’ll Make Up for Mary (artist Guy Peeters, writer Alison Christie) Feature – Superman Christopher Reeve Talks to Our Jinty Reporter Daughter of Dreams … Continue reading Jinty 21 April 1979

Can a computer program help us identify unknown writers?

I don’t know yet, but I’m going to give it a go. And I’ll need a little help from others, please. I have been thinking about the problem of unknown writers and how we can try to identify them. In writing story posts here, Mistyfan and I sometimes raise questions about whether such and such … Continue reading Can a computer program help us identify unknown writers?

Jay Over

Jay Over is one of the few Jinty writers we know the name of; this is really down to the fact that Tammy started printing artist and writer credits in its pages at a time overlapping with the long-running “Pam of Pond Hill“. Thanks to those credits, we also know that Over wrote at least … Continue reading Jay Over