Wendy and Jinx

Plot:

Wendy and Jinx are inseparable friends at the Manor School boarding school. They got into many adventures including solving a few mysteries. In one story a theatrical school, Fairbridge opens nearby and Jinx has a run in with a pupil Rowena which then starts a feud between the two schools. Another story has the girls move to Grantly Grange when the boarding house at Manor School is destroyed in a fire.  When they find out that Grantly Grange is supposed to be haunted they go on a ghost hunt.

wendy and Jinx 2           Wendy and Jinx

Art: Ray Bailey & Philip Townsend                                    Art: Peter Kay

Notes:

  • Wendy and Jinx replaced Kitty Hawke as the front cover story.
  • First appeared March 1952, each story had a new subtitle.
  • Art: Ray Bailey, Philip Townsend, Peter Kay
  • Story: Valerie Hastings, Stephan James

Appeared:

  • Wendy and Jinx – Girl: 1952 – 1964
  • Wendy and Jinx in the Secret of Manor School – Girl: Vol. 1 #22 (26 Mar, 1952) – Vol. 1 #44 (27 Aug. 1952)
  • Wendy And Jinx in the Adventure of Gallant Knight – Girl: Vol. 1 #45 (03 Sep. 1952) -?
  • Wendy and Jinx in Rivals of the Fourth Form – Girl: circa (05 May 1954) – ?
  • Wendy and Jinx in the Mystery of the Ice Rink – Girl:  circa Vol. 4 #18 (04 May 1955) -?
  • Wendy and Jinx in the Million Pound Mystery – Girl:  circa Vol. 4 #52 (28 Dec 1955) -?
  • Wendy And Jinx in The Fairbridge Feud  – Girl:  circa Vol. 6 #40 (02 Oct. 1957) – ?
    • Story: Stephan James, Art: Ray Bailey & Philip Townsend
  • Wendy And Jinx in The Girl from Norway – Girl:  circa Vol. 8 #28 (29 Aug. 1959) – ?
    • Story: Stephan James, Art: Peter Kay
  • Wendy and Jinx in Ghosts at the Grange – Girl: Vol. 9 #3 (16 Jan. 1960) – ?
    • Story: Stephan James, Art: Peter Kay

Other Appearances: 

  • Wendy and Jinx in the New Headmistress – The Best of Girl
  • Wendy and Jinx and the Fight for the Playing Fields – Girl Annual 6
    • Story: Valerie Hastings, Art: Peter Kay
  • Wendy and Jinx and the Royal Dukes – Girl Annual
  • Wendy and Jinx and the Dutch Stamp Mystery – Girl Novel by Valerie Hastings (1956)
  • Wendy and Jinx and the Missing Scientist – Girl Novel by Valerie Hastings (1957)

One thought on “Wendy and Jinx

  1. Wendy And Jinx In The Secret Of Manor School runs in Girl Vol. 1 #22 (Mar. 26 1952) – Vol. 1 #44 (Aug. 27 1952). The serial starting in Vol. 1 #45 (Sep. 3 1952) is Wendy And Jinx In The Adventure Of Gallant Knight.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *