Stefa’s Heart of Stone (1976)

Sample Images (Click thru) (Click thru) Artist: Phil Townsend Writer: Alison Christie (now Fitt) Publication: 7 August 1976 to 11 December 1976 Reprint: Princess (series 2) 28 January 1984 and concluded in Tammy & Princess 2 June 1984 Summary Stefa Giles and Joy Brett have been the closest of friends since they were toddlers. Mr Giles … Continue reading Stefa’s Heart of Stone (1976)

Princess II, 25 February 1984

  Flight from the Romanys (artist Maria Dembilio) The Dream House (artist Mike White) – first episode Laura in the Lyon’s Den! (artist Bob Harvey) Rowena of the Doves (artist Peter Wilkes) The Runaway Clown (artist José Canovas) Stefa’s Heart of Stone (artist Phil Townsend, writer Alison Christie) Sheena and the Treetoppers (artist Rodrigo Comos) … Continue reading Princess II, 25 February 1984

Blind Faith (1980)

Sample Images Published: Jinty 26 April 1980 – 30 August 1980 Episodes: 14 Artist: Phil Townsend Writer: Unknown Translations/reprints: None known Plot Clare Hollings loves Dad’s horse Cromwell. Dad is training him up for the Hampton Cup, which the family want to win to bring more publicity to their riding stables. She is annoyed Dad … Continue reading Blind Faith (1980)

How do you know who’s the hero (in British girls comics)?

I have been thinking about how you can tell who is the hero, or at least the main character, in British girls comics. I’m sure that as readers most of us can tell who’s the hero most of the time, but there are always some odd cases that test the boundaries. Perhaps we will learn … Continue reading How do you know who’s the hero (in British girls comics)?

Tammy and Princess 28 April 1984

Cover artist: Maria Barrera Bella (artist John Armstrong, writer Primrose Cumming) Cassie’s Coach (artist Tony Coleman, writer Alison Christie) Open an Easter Egg! (writer Maureen Spurgeon) – quiz The Horse Finders – A Pony Tale Day and Knight (artist Juliana Buch) – final episode Easter Parade – feature The Button Box (artist Mario Capaldi, main … Continue reading Tammy and Princess 28 April 1984

Tammy 2 April 1983

Cover artist: Santiago Hernandez The Secret of Angel Smith (artist Juliana Buch, writer Jay Over) It’s a Dog’s Life (artist Phil Townsend, writer Alison Christie) Bella (artist John Armstrong, writer Primrose Cumming) The Button Box (artist Mario Capaldi, writer Alison Christie) Strawberry Delight! Competition Nanny Young (artist Phil Gascoine, writer Tom Newland) The Crayzees (artist … Continue reading Tammy 2 April 1983

The Ghost Dancer [1981]

Sample Images Published: Jinty 3 January 1981 – 28 March 1981 Episodes: 13 Artist: Phil Townsend Writer: Unknown Translations/reprints: Dansen in het maanlicht [Dancing in the Moonlight] (in: Tina 1983) Plot Ferne Ashley’s mother, Martina Kerr, is a famous ballerina and her father a famous composer. Unfortunately Dad is a short-tempered man who flies off the handle … Continue reading The Ghost Dancer [1981]

Princess II, #26, 17 March 1984

The Secret Swimmer (artist Phil Gascoine) The Dream House (artist Mike White) Rusty, Remember Me (artist Eduardo Feito) Stefa’s Heart of Stone (artist Phil Townsend, writer Alison Christie) Day and Knight (artist Juliana Buch) Are You a Teacher’s Pet? (quiz) Flight from the Romanys (artist Maria Dembilio) Fun Fair – puzzles Horse from the Sea … Continue reading Princess II, #26, 17 March 1984

Princess II, #21, 11 February 1984

School of Dark Secrets (artist Carlos Cruz) – final episode Laura in the Lyon’s Den (artist Bob Harvey) Stefa’s Heart of Stone (artist Phil Townsend, writer Alison Christie) The Runaway Clown (artist José Canovas?) How Mean Are You? – Quiz Horse from the Sea… (artist Rodrigo Comos) Sadie in Waiting (artist Joe Collins) Princess Pet … Continue reading Princess II, #21, 11 February 1984