Tag Archives: birds

Revenge on Wings

Plot

Rita and her friend Carly were keen bird watchers. Rita had discovered a pair of rare orioles nesting on the moor and had told Carly about them. A nest raider had also found out and was after their eggs. Rita, Carly and a friendly jackdaw were out to stop him

Notes

  • Art: Andy Tew

Appeared

  • Revenge on Wings – Suzy: #71 (14 January 1984) – #73 (28 January 1984)

The Flight of the Bird Girl

Plot

In 1645, during the English Civil War, thirteen year old Beth Verney was separated from ‘her parents, Sir Francis and Lady Verney, during a Roundhead attack on their home. “Roundheads” was the nickname given to the followers of Oliver Cromwell, the leader of the enemies of the King. Beth was befriended by old  Mother Shapton who possessed a strange power over birds, which she passed on to Beth before she was accidentally killed. Beth learned that her parents were at Skipton Castle, and with Sparky, Mother Shapton’s tame raven, she set out to find them.

Notes

Appeared

  • The Flight of the Bird Girl – Mandy: #361 (15 December 1973) – #370 (16 February 1974)

Pippa’s Pigeons

Plot

During the First World War, a farmhouse in France owned by Pippa Bouchard’s father is being used as the headquarters of a British unit. Pippa’s pigeons are carrying messages from the front lines to the farmhouse. Then a pilot of the Royal Army Flying Corps is allocated to the H.Q. to do scouting flights in his single-seater aircraft.

pippa's pigeons

Notes

Appeared

  • Pippa’s Pigeons – Judy:  #360 (03 December 1966) – #365 (07 January 1966)

 

The Pride of Pamela

Plot

As Keeper of Pomeroy the Peacock, schoolgirl Pam Lowe was under the Ancient Spell of Peacocks, which subjected her to awful bursts of pride, when Pomeroy opened his tail! The spell could only be broken by a rich person of high birth buying the peacock!

Notes

Appeared

  • The Pride of Pamela – Mandy: #689 (29 March 1980) – #698 (31 May 1980)