The Computer Wore Pigtails / Electra the Sister with the Transistors


Young Sally Gleade was given the job of “sister” to Transy, the first computer to look and act like a twelve-year-old schoolgirl. The experiment was being conducted by I.T.M.—Imperial Transistor Machines—for whom Sally’s father worked. Sally had to feed Transy with special plastic programmes to enable her to take port in the various activities at Leewood School.

computer pigtails



  • The Computer Wore Pigtails – Mandy: circa #42 (4 November 1967) – (?)
  • Reprinted as Electra the Sister with the Transistors – Mandy: #462 (22 November 1975) – #470 (17 January 1976)

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