Orphan Della Stafford, a promising athlete, had been fostered by Les and Sheila Parker, an unscrupulous couple who wanted to train her to be a champion. In return they had promised her to save the Children’s Home which was threatened with closure when the lease expired. Della had made an enemy of the Parker’s daughter, Paula, who resented Dallas special treatment.
- Art: George Martin
- Della of the Downs – Debbie: #449 (19 September 1981) – #462 (19 December 1981)