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One Girl and her Dog

Plot

A peaceful loch-side had been horrifically interrupted when mysterious killers staged an “accident”, from which the only survivors were a girl who had lost her memory and the dog she relied on to protect her. Now the girl and her dog were walking down a shadowy street in a northern city.

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Notes

Appeared

  • One Girl and her Dog –  Judy:  #1217 (07 May 1983) – #1225 (02 July 1983)

Goldie – Little Dog Lost

Plot

In 1940 with her father lying in hospital injured after a German air-raid, Lindy Lewis is searching London for Goldie, her pet cocker spaniel, who has run away. Goldie is due to have pups any day. Lindy is living temporarily with Betty Tripp and her family. Betty’s sister, Mary, has lost the power of speech after an air-raid. Mary takes Lindy to a bomb site where she saw a stray spaniel. With the help of Rags, a mongrel Lindy has befriended, she recovers a spaniel puppy from a hide-out under some debris.

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Notes:

Appeared:

  • Goldie – Little Dog Lost – Emma: #54 (3 March 1979) – #64 (12 May 1979)

Harvey

Plot:

The adventures of a dog named Harvey. First story he is looking for a new home. In one story he is trying to get back  home and has many trials along the way such as when he manages to get  on a crab-fishing boat run by a girl called Jenny and her dad but gets knocked over board.

In Harvey’s Hotel – Harvey and his owner Pat are helping Pat’s sister Sara and her husband Greg at the hotel they run.

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Notes:

Appeared:

  • A New Home for Harvey – Tracy: #01 (06 October 1979) – (?)
  • Harvey’s Hotel – Tracy:   #151 (21 August 1982) -(?)
  • Harvey – Go Home! – Tracy: circa #255 (18 August 1984) – (?)
  • Harvey – Go Home!  –  Judy and Tracy: #1306 (19 January 1985) – (?)

Doctor Fido

Plot:

Thirteen year old Sally Downes lived at Bridge House Children’s Home where she liked helping out with the younger children. When an injured dog wandered into the grounds, Sally took care of him, and he bacame a firm favourite with the children, who named him Doctor Fido.

A different version turns up in a Bunty Picture Story Library book. Nurse Jill Elliot gets a job at Endervale Children’s Home and brings her dog Fido, who she’s owned since he was a pup. The Matron isn’t too happy but the children beg her to let the dog stay and they nickname him Doctor Fido.

Notes:

Appeared:

  • Doctor Fido –  Bunty:  #1687 (12 May 1990)  –  #1697 (21 July 1990)

Other Appearances:

  • Doctor Fido – Bunty Picture Story Library: #359

 

 

No Collar For Scrap

Plot:

A story told from the point of view of a dog Scrap, who doesn’t want a domestic life.  There are no speech or thought bubbles, instead a paragraph of text is underneath each picture.

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Notes:

Appeared:

  • No Collar For Scrap –  Bunty: circa #1135 (13 October 1979) – #1147 (05 January 1980)

 

 

Bringing Up the Barkers!

Plot:

When the rough and ready Barker family inherited Janner Hall, Walter the Dalmatian, who was part of the inheritance was appalled. Then Aunt Flo Pooter arrived and began smoothing off their rough edges and Walter was better pleased. He considered her to be one of his “own sort”.

Bringing Up the Barkers!

Notes:

Appeared:

  • Bringing Up the Barkers!  –  Bunty:  circa #1605(08 Oct 1988) – #1618 (14 Jan 1989)
  • The Barkers  –  Bunty:  #1762 (19 Oct 1991) – #1770 (14 Dec 1991)

Other Appearances:

  • Bringing Up the Barkers!  – Bunty Annual 1990

 

Peg of the Peaks

Plot:

Peg Duncan, an orphan, was determined to turn her dog,  Shep into a champion sheepdog. When Peg lost her job on Major Keane’s estate, her Uncle Dan told the girl who would have nothing more to do with her. Peg set out to prove she could manage on her own, after coming second in a Sheepdog Trial, she started to work with Mr Evans of Westdale Farm.

Peg Of The Peaks

Notes:

  • Art: George Ramsbottom

Appeared:

  • Peg Of The Peaks –  Bunty:   #59 (28 Feb 1959) – #71 (23 May 1959)