Song of the Fir Tree (1975-6)

Sample Images (click thru) (click thru) Publication: 6 September 1975-31 January 1976 Artist: Phil Townsend Writer: Unknown Summary Solveig Amundsen and her brother Per are two Norwegian children who are prisoners in a Nazi concentration camp. They and their mother (now dead) were sent there by Grendelsen, a rich and powerful man whom Mrs Amundsen … Continue reading Song of the Fir Tree (1975-6)

Jinty & Lindy 17 January 1976

Slaves of the Candle (filler artist) The Jinx from St. Jonah’s (artist Mario Capaldi) Friends of the Forest (artist “B. Jackson”) Win Your Very Own Hairdryer! (competition) Fran of the Floods – first episode (artist Phil Gascoine, writer Alan Davidson) Ping-Pong Paula – final episode (artist Jim Baikie, writer Alison Christie) Too Old to Cry! (artist Trini Tinturé) … Continue reading Jinty & Lindy 17 January 1976

Jinty & Lindy 22 November 1975

Slaves of the Candle – artist Roy Newby Golden Dolly, Death Dust! – Phil Gascoine Finleg the Fox – artist Jim Eldridge The Jinx from St. Jonah’s – artist Mario Capaldi Ping-Pong Paula – artist Jim Baikie, writer Alison Christie Tell Us – problem page Poparound! – pop gossip Barracuda Bay (final episode) – artist Santiago Hernandez Do-It-Yourself Dot – artist Alf … Continue reading Jinty & Lindy 22 November 1975

Jinty & Lindy 15 November 1975

Slaves of the Candle – artist Roy Newby Golden Dolly, Death Dust! – Phil Gascoine Finleg the Fox – artist Jim Eldridge The Jinx from St. Jonah’s – artist Mario Capaldi Ping-Pong Paula – artist Jim Baikie, writer Alison Christie Great Fun Contest! Poparound! Barracuda Bay – artist Santiago Hernandez Penny Crayon – cartoon Too … Continue reading Jinty & Lindy 15 November 1975

Somewhere Over the Rainbow (1978-79)

Sample Images Published: 20 May 1978 – 10 February 1979 Episodes: 36 Artist: Phil Townsend Writer: Alison Christie Translations/reprints: Spanish translation as “Más allá del Arcoiris”, publication unknown Plot  Just as the end of World War II is in sight, Mrs Peters and her daughter Dorothy (Dorrie for short, 13 years of age) and son … Continue reading Somewhere Over the Rainbow (1978-79)

Story Theme: Journey Story or Quest

The Journey Story or Quest was a popular story theme at certain points in Jinty and in other titles. Indeed, at some points in 1976, it would have been possible to be reading an issue of Jinty which included three or even arguably four journey stories in the same week’s comic (see 24 April 1976 … Continue reading Story Theme: Journey Story or Quest

Jinty & Lindy 3 January 1976

Slaves of the Candle (artist Roy Newby) The Jinx from St Jonah’s (artist Mario Capaldi) Friends of the Forest (unknown artist – Merry – “B Jackson”) Golden Dolly, Death Dust! (artist Phil Gascoine) Ping-Pong Paula (artist Jim Baikie) Too Old to Cry! (artist Trini Tinturé unknown) Wanda Whiter than White (artist Ana Rodriguez) The Haunting … Continue reading Jinty & Lindy 3 January 1976