Slave of the Mirror (1974-5)

Sample Images Published: 9 November 1974 – 12 April 1975 (20 episodes) Artist: Carlos Freixas Translations/ reprints: De spiegel met de slangen [The Snakes Mirror] (in Tina 1976); translated into Greek in Manina. Plot In Cornwall, Mia Blake’s sister Janet has bought a run-down old 18th century house built by one Captain Scully and transformed … Continue reading Slave of the Mirror (1974-5)

Who’s That in My Mirror? (1977)

Sample images (click thru) (click thru) Publication: 30/7/77-1/10/77 (also translated into Spanish twice, under the titles “The Ghost in the Mirror” and “The Other side of the Mirror”) Artist: Tom Hurst Writer: Unknown Plot Magda Morrice has the face of an angel but the heart of a devil. She schemes her way to anything she … Continue reading Who’s That in My Mirror? (1977)

Jinty 12 April 1975

The Jinx from St Jonah’s (artist Mario Capaldi) Tricia’s Tragedy (artist Ana Rodriguez) Jinty’s Favourite Spooky Stories: Her Lost Love (text story) Merry at Misery House (writer Terence Magee; unknown artist – Merry) Ten Polaroid Cameras Must be Won! – Competition Dora Dogsbody (artist José Casanovas) Monday’s Child is Fair of Face – first in … Continue reading Jinty 12 April 1975

Jinty and Penny 26 April 1980

Stories in this issue: Pam of Pond Hill (writer Jay Over, artist Bob Harvey) Gaye’s Gloomy Ghost (artist Hugh Thornton-Jones) Seulah the Seal (artist Veronica Weir) Alley Cat (artist Rob Lee) Tearaway Trisha (artist Andrew Wilson) Rinty N Jinty Lost in Time! – board game to pull out and play The Venetian Looking Glass (artist … Continue reading Jinty and Penny 26 April 1980

Wenna the Witch (1974)

Sample Images Published:  10 August 1974 – 2 November 1974 Episodes: 13 Artist: Carlos Freixas Writer: Unknown Translations/reprints: Wenna de heks [Wenna the Witch] in Tina 1976, Tina Topstrip 34, 1981; Greek translation in Manina; Indonesian translation Wenna, Si Penyihir [Wenna, the Witch] Tina TopStrip 34. Plot Wenna Evans (formerly Lomax) is the foster-daughter of the Evanses, who live in the Welsh … Continue reading Wenna the Witch (1974)

Jinty #40, 1 March 1975

Stories in this issue: The Jinx from St Jonah’s (artist Mike White) Tricia’s Tragedy (artist Ana Rodriguez) Merry at Misery House (writer Terry Magee) Do-It-Yourself Dot (artist Alf Saporito) The Kat and Mouse Game (artist Jim Baikie) Prisoners of Paradise Island (artist Trini Tinturé) The Hostess with the Mostest Dora Dogsbody (artist José Casanovas) Bird-Girl … Continue reading Jinty #40, 1 March 1975

Creepy Crawley (1977)

Sample Images Published: 9 April 1977 – 2 July 1977 Episodes: 13 Artist: Trini Tinturé Writer: Unknown Translations/ reprints: Katy 8–9; In de macht/ban van een broche [Under the Spell of a Brooch], Tina 1979 and Tina Topstrip 60 1984. Indonesian translation Dalam Cengkeraman Sebuah Bros [In the clutches of a brooch] Plot Jean Crawley is … Continue reading Creepy Crawley (1977)

Jinty #42, 15 March 1975

Stories in this issue: The Jinx from St Jonah’s (artist Mario Capaldi) Tricia’s Tragedy (artist Ana Rodriguez) My Perfect Day – themed reader letters Merry at Misery House (writer Terry Magee) The Kat and Mouse Game (artist Jim Baikie) Prisoners of Paradise Island (artist Trini Tinturé) – last episode The Ghostly Wedding – spooky story … Continue reading Jinty #42, 15 March 1975

Jinty 8 February 1975

Stories in this issue: The Jinx from St Jonah’s (artist Mike White) Jackie’s Two Lives – final episode (artist Ana Rodriguez, writer Alan Davidson) Merry at Misery House (unknown artist – Merry; writer Terence Magee) Do-It-Yourself Dot (artist Alf Saporito) Prisoners of Paradise Island (artist Trini Tinturé) The Kat and Mouse Game (artist Jim Baikie) … Continue reading Jinty 8 February 1975

Jinty 5 April 1975

Stories in this issue: The Jinx from St Jonah’s (artist Mario Capaldi) Tricia’s Tragedy (artist Ana Rodriguez) Merry at Misery House (unknown artist – Merry, writer Terence Magee) The Kat and Mouse Game (artist Jim Baikie) – last episode Dora Dogsbody (artist José Casanovas) Cinderella Smith (artist Trini Tinturé) Bet Gets the Bird! (artist Phil … Continue reading Jinty 5 April 1975