M&J Complete Stories

Plot

M&J had a variety of short complete stories. Early in the run it was common to see a 1 page text story, whereas later complete picture stories became more popular. Some stories include:

The Journey
A text story, where people keep having strange reactions to the narrator who is on his way to meet M&J editor. In the end it turns out the narrator turns out to be Bones from Skeleton Corner.

Odd Girl Out
Julie Peters looks set for a dull summer holiday – until a boy moves in. (Art: Maria Dembilio)

Odd girl

The Rescuer
Complete story about Debbie Smith and her new dog, Dash.

Rescuer

Teacher’s Pet?
New girl Joanne Webster is branded teacher’s pet because the girls have wrongly assumed a new teacher is her father. (Art: Norman Lee)

Teachers pet

List of Stories

  • Two Valentines (text story) – M&J: #40 (15 February 1992)
  • Ebony (text story) – M&J: #46 (28 March 1992)
  • Coral (text story) – M&J: #55 (30 May 1992)
  • Miranda (text story) – M&J: #61 (11 July 1992)
  • Wrong Number (text story) – M&J: #62 (18 July 1992)
  • Stacy Summers Live! (text story) – M&J: #65 (8 August 1992)
  • Houseproud (text story) – M&J: #67 (22 August 1992)
  • The Journey (text story) – M&J: #69 (5 September 1992)
  • Message in a Bottle (text story) – M&J: #71 (19 September 1992)
  • The Ghost (text story) – M&J: #77 (31 October 1992)
  • “I Want to be a Vet” (text story) – M&J: #95 (6 March 1993)
  • The Dating Game – M&J: #199 (4 March 1995), Art: Norman Lee
  • Back Home – M&J: #224 (26 August 1995), Art: Julian Vivas
  • Dream On – M&J: #247 (3 February 1996)
  • Thanks, Valentine – M&J: #248 (10 February 1996)
  • Stupid Cupid – M&J: #249 (17 February 1996)
  • The Rescuer– M&J: #238 (2 December 1995)
  • Odd Girl Out – M&J: #242 (30 December 1995), Art: Maria Dembilio
  • Teacher’s Pet? – M&J: #250 (24 February 1996), Art: Norman Lee
  • The Good Turn – M&J: #261 (11 May 1996)
  • Lots of Luck – M&J: #265 (8 June 1996), Art: Maria Dembilio
  • Thanks! – M&J: #271 (20 July 1996)
  • Time for Tim – M&J: #272 (27 July 1996)
  • Under the Spell – M&J: #285 (26 October 1996)
  • Stir it Up! – M&J: # 293 (21 December 1996), Art: Andy Tew
  • Chill Out! – M&J: #296 (11 January 1997), Art: Maria Dembilio
  • Special Delivery – M&J: #301 (15 February 1997), Art: Andy Tew
  • Copy Kate – M&J: #304 (8 March 1997), Art: Maria Dembilio
  • The Final Hurdle – M&J: # 306 (22 March 1997), Art: Ian Kennedy
  • April Fool! – M&J: #307 (29 March 1997), Art: Maria Dembilio
  • Teacher’s Pet – M&J: #314 (17 May 1997), Art: Maria Dembilio
    • [reworked from Skeleton Corner story “the cat”]

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