Stories in other titles

This page is an index of posts about stories published in titles other than Jinty, giving historical context to the publication environment of the time.

Battle

Bunty

Buster

Commando

  • Entry Forbidden! (#1493, 1981) Sergeant Oskar Dietrich gets help from a surprising source to save his father, whom the SS are forcing to develop germ warfare against the Allies.
  • Focke-Wulf Hi-jack (#4543, 2012) It is so imperative for the British to capture a Focke-Wulf 190 that they approve a crazy-sounding operation to hijack one from German-occupied France. Based on the unattempted Operation Airthief.

Dreamer

  • My Strange Sister (1981). Eve Baxter is acting very strangely, and her wheelchair-bound sister Joanne can’t understand why. Photo story.

Girl (second series)

  • Slaves of the Nightmare Factory (1983-84), photo story: Amanda Harvey and Natalie Jones fall foul of a secret dress factory that kidnaps girls for slave labour.

June and School Friend

  • Barracuda Bay (1970), reprinted in Jinty 1975. Susan Stevens and Martin Risen are assigned to Barracuda Bay in the Bahamas to investigate Cornelius Kane, who is suspected of kidnapping three missing scientists. Artist Santiago Hernandez.
  • They Call Me a Coward! (1971), artist Leslie Otway: Cathy Price is bullied for cowardice after her fear of heights prevents her from coming to the rescue of a girl in distress.

Misty

  • Moonchild (1978), artist John Armstrong, writer Pat Mills. Rosemary Black suffers parental abuse at home and bullying at school, but she begins to strike back at them both when she discovers her power of telekinesis.
  • A Leap Through Time… (1978). A time travel story to ancient Crete where Elena Hare must save some girls from being sacrificed to the bull god. Art by Eduardo Feito.
  • Winner Loses All! (1979), artist Mario Capaldi: Sandy Morton sells her soul to the Devil to save her father from alcoholism.

Sandie

  • No-One Cheers for Norah (1972), artist John Armstrong. talented swimmer Norah Day is sent to live with cruel relatives who lie to her and prevent her from competing in races.

Tammy

  • The Stranger in My Shoes (1973), artist Miguel Quesada. Lucy Townsend goes on the run from borstal after her identity is switched with that of a delinquent named Sandra Sage.
  • Bella at the Bar (1974), writer Jenny McDade, artist John Armstrong. The very first Bella Barlow story.
  • Glenda’s Glossy Pages (1975), artists Mario Capaldi and Tony Highmore, writer Pat Mills. Glenda Slade falls into the power of an evil mail order catalogue.
  • The First Mystery (12 June 1976), artist John Armstrong. The origins of The Storyteller from “The Strangest Stories Ever Told”.
  • Olympia Jones (1976-1977), writer Anne Digby, artist Eduardo Feito. Olympia Jones dreams of winning an equestrian Olympic gold medal like her late father. But her dreams are threatened when an unscrupulous ex-employer frames her for animal cruelty and horse theft.
  • Time Trap! (1977), artist Tony Highmore. An experiment in past life regression goes awry.
  • Sister in the Shadows (1980), artist Giorgio Georgetti. Wendy Weekes is bullied at school because everyone compares her with her sister Stella, a girl who is brilliant at everything.
  • A Girl Called Midnight (1980), artist Juliana Buch. Midnight Meredith is plagued by strange trances that seem to send her off searching for something.
  • Rita, My Robot Friend (1980-81), artist Tony Coleman. When Angelina turns everyone at school against new girl Jenny James because her scientist grandfather is considered an eccentric, Jenny turns to the robot her grandfather created for companionship.
  • No Haven for Hayley (1981), artist Mario Capaldi. Hayley Moore suffers from neglect and broken-down communications with her mother, who is too consumed with charity work.
  • Monster Tales (1982), various artists and writers. A series of monster-themed tales.
  • Slave of the Clock (artist Maria Barrera, writer Jay Over; summary page) Alison Thorne is hypnotised by her ballet teacher so that she will dance on, unstopping, for as long as she hears the ticking of a clock. (1982)
  • E.T. Estate (1983), artist Guy Peeters, writer Jake Adams. Keats Estate is dubbed “E.T. Estate” after it gets hit by a meteorite shower – which is really the launch of an alien invasion.