Fourteen year old Maggie Malone was an orphan, living in the outskirts of the industrial city of Brumford. Maggie lived with her Uncle Sam and Aunt Vera, who ran a small holding and were also scrap dealers. They expected Maggie to do all the work. Maggie’s one joy in life was singing and one day, two old ladies, Miss Agatha and Miss Lydia, offered to train her as a concert singer.
- Maggie Malone – the Girl with the Golden Voice – Mandy: #318 (17 February 1973) – #332 (26 May 1973)
When gold was discovered in the Klondike in North America, young Kathy Grant was left in the care of Mrs Smart, a cruel storekeeper. Kathy’s father set off for the gold-fields to try to make his fortune. The money her father had left ran out, and Kathy was forced to slave for Mrs Smart. Determined to join her father somehow, Kathy saved any tips she got for the laundry service she ran for Mrs Smart. Then Kathy spent all her savings to buy an injured husky, whose master was going to kill him.
- The Courage of Kathy – Mandy: (?) – #325 (7 April 1973)