The problem of attribution

Artists and writers were not credited in Jinty. Where specific stories and artists were taken through to the Tammy era they may be identifiable from the credit boxes that were published from that point. Creators have also been identified through personal communications and interviews. Finally, artists can also be identified (not always as certainly) by similarity in art style to other strips credited elsewhere such as in 2000AD, or more definitively through signatures on their published strips. Some other discussions on sources and resources can be seen here.




  • Mavis Miller

16 thoughts on “Creators

  1. Other artists:

    Douglas Perry (Shadow on the Fen)
    Julian Vivas (Paula’s Puppets)
    Carlos Freixas (Wenna the Witch)
    Ana Rodrigues (Make-Believe Mandy)
    Veronica Weir (Girl the World Forgot)
    Roy Newby (Bound for Botany Bay)
    Rodrigo Comos (The Haunting of Form 2B)
    Paul White (Gertie Grit the Hateful Brit!)
    Hugh Thornton-Jones (Sue’s Fantastic Fun-Bag!)
    Ken Houghton (Bridie below the Breadline)
    Audrey Fowley (Make-up Mandy)
    Mario Capaldi (Dracula’s Daughter)
    Guy Peeters (Land of No Tears)
    Richard Neillands (Darling Clementine)
    Miguel Quesada (A Dream for Yvonne)
    Robert MacGillivray (Desert Island Daisy)

  2. The most important creator of all must surely be Mavis Miller, the Editor of Jinty.
    Mavis was behind many of the titles and ideas and inspired many writers and artists to excellence

  3. Maria Barrera was another artist. She drew only two Gypsy Rose stories, “The Gemini Girl” and “Hide-and-Seek with a Ghost!”

    1. Thanks, I’ve added her now. We did a pretty good stab at making a good long list of artists, but there are always some missed out here and there…

    1. I can’t remember his name either, I think it has come up before but I might be making that bit up. In any case I am hoping that we will have plenty of info to do an Alan Davidson entry in a few weeks’ time (aiming for beginning of March) and I am told that this will include the working relationship between Alan Davidson and Mavis Miller, so perhaps it will also include a little about the transition point of moving to another editor.

  4. Do we count the artists whose artwork appeared in recycled Strange Stories in the Gypsy Roses or ones who drew exclusively for Jinty?

  5. You need to update the unknown Concrete Surfer artist on this page as she has now been identified.

    1. I had already added a line for her:
      Christine Ellingham (references and summary page on this site; previously referred to as ‘unknown artist ‘Concrete Surfer’, see below)
      but I hadn’t also changed the line for Unknown artist – doing it now.

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