Tag Archives: Amnesia

The Silver Blades [1978]

Plot

Nancy Nixon saves her skating rival, Rona Ashton, from drowning. However, when Nancy loses her memory of the rescue, Rona takes advantage by claiming she had rescued Nancy, and gets her banned from the local ice rink. At the frozen pond at Manor House, a girl named Marion promises to coach Nancy for the upcoming Silver Blades championship, but Nancy soon finds there is a real mystery about Marion. Sabotage strikes as well, and Nancy suspects Rona.

Notes

  • Artist: George Martin

Appeared

  • The Silver Blades – Debbie:  #262 (February 18 1978) – #271 (April 22 1978).

Who is Sad Sally?

Plot:

In Victorian times, Sally is an orphan with no memory of her past and unable to speak. She is taken in by Mrs Crabstick, a beggar woman. But Mrs Crabstick runs a den of thieves and exploits Sally’s inability to speak for begging purposes.

Sally

Notes:

Appeared:

  • Who is Sad Sally?  –  Mandy: #546 (02 July 1977) – #556 (10 September 1977)
  • Reprinted – Mandy: #1228 (28 July 1990) – #1239 (13 October 1990)

 

My Mum is Missing!

Plot:

Jennie Watts’ mother disappears when her car is involved in an accident. The police have no luck in finding Mrs Watts, so Jennie sets out to do it herself. Clues tell Jennie that her mother has lost her memory and is travelling under her maiden name, and this is why the police have failed to find her.

Notes:

  • Artist: Mario Capaldi

Appeared:

  • My Mum is Missing! – Suzy:#127 (9  February 1985) – #138 (27 April 1985)

 

 

“Who Am I?”

Plot

In 1847 a young girl runs away and slips and hits her head. She wakes up with no memory, in a grand house, where a woman claims she is her daughter, Lady Caroline. But flashes of a memory and a conversation she overhears makes her think she was told a lie so she goes on a hunt to find out who she is.

who-am-i

Notes

Appeared

  • “Who Am I?” –  Judy: #1587 (09 June 1990) – (?)

Forgotten Dreams

Plot:

Suffering from amnesia, Inez was trying to find out  her true identity. After escaping from some odd people who claimed to be her family, she went to stay with a man who said he was her uncle. But she soon realised she was a prisoner in his heavily fortified mansion. One day, a visiting dairyman addressed her as “Melanie” and she realised that he had recognised her.

forgotten dreams

Notes:

  • Art: Oliver Passingham

Appeared:

  • Forgotten Dreams – Judy: #998 (24 February 1979) – #1006 (21 April 1979)

 

Nobody Loves Nancy

Plot

Nancy has lost her memory, and now she is being claimed by 12 different mothers with missing daughters. Each mother had their own reason for wanting Nancy, while she hoped with every new home she had found her real mother.

Nancy

Notes

Appeared

  • Nobody Loves Nancy –  Debbie: #33 (29 September 1973) – (?)

The Girl Who Knew

Plot:

Laurie Scott falls into the power of a scientist who is somehow taking control of her mind and turning her into a genius while destroying her personality. She cannot remember how it happened, but then she finds Alicia, a girl who experienced the same thing and is beginning to remember.

Girl

Notes:

Artist: Oliver Passingham

Appeared:

  • The Girl Who Knew – Judy:  #1082 (04 October 1980) – (?)

 

Hannah and Herbie

Plot:

Hannah wakes up in a caravan with her dog Herbie and no memory at all. Her parents Rita and Jack Peacock say they are travelling traders, but then Hannah uncovers a clue to a different story about her past and sets out to unravel it.

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Notes:

  • Artist: Tom Hurst

Appeared:

  • Hannah and Herbie – M&J:   #72 (26 September 1992) – #82 (5 December 1992)