Tag Archives: Humour story

The Flowers of Gipsy Petal [1980]

Plot

Gipsy Petal finds her grandmother’s box of magic flower essences, complete with a magic mirror that directs her on where to use them. However, applying the flower essences doesn’t seem to go smoothly, and hijinks ensue before something works out one way or other.

Notes

  • No episode in issue #36

Appeared

  • The Flowers of Gipsy Petal – Tracy : #32 (10 May 1980) – #39 (28 June 1980)

 

Copy Kate

Plot

Kate Thomas never seems to be good at anything or be a winner. To find her forte she starts copying people, but it just seems to lead to hilarious blundering failures.

Copy

Notes

Appeared

  • Copy Kate –  Mandy: #943 (9 February 1985) – #957 (18 May 1985)

 

Space Dog U2

Plot:

U2, a robot space dog, escapes from a spaceship during an exploratory visit to Earth. He takes an immediate liking to Jackie Harris and decides to stay. In so doing he is ignoring all starship orders to return, but still transmits information to the starship when he wants to.

Space Dog 1

Notes:

Appeared:

  • Space Dog U2 –  Mandy: #702 (28 June 1980) – #712(06 September 1980)

 

Not a Clue!

Plot:

Wendy Watson works for Sheldrake Homes (a parody of Sherlock Holmes). She is the one who ends up solving the mysteries and getting Homes out of scrapes he gets himself into.

Clue

Notes:

Appeared:

  • Not a Clue! –  Mandy: #677 (05 Jan. 1980) – #688  (22 March 1980)
  • Not a Clue! –  Mandy: #701 (21 June 1980) – #708  (09 August 1980)

Other Appearances:

  •  Not a Clue! –  Mandy Annual 1982

Judy’s Joker

Plot

Judy Foster, an English orphan, goes to live with her relatives in the American state of Wyoming. The local people scoff at Judy because of her English ways, and even more so when she buys an odd-looking horse called Joker. Judy is sure that she and Joker can make her uncle’s farm prosperous. Judy and Joker make a great team in turning the tables on Jackson, who is giving trouble because he wants no competition.Joker

Notes

  • Writer: Maureen Hartley

Appeared

  • Judy’s Joker –  Mandy: #636 (24 March 1979) – #646 (02 June 1979)

 

Lucky

Plot:

Adventures of Lucky the cat, as told by Lucky himself.

Lucky
Lucky  (Art: Wilf Street)

lucky

Lucky:  #703  – #712 (Art: José Casanovas)

Notes

  • Artist: Wilf Street
  • Artist: José Casanovas [Lucky  – Mandy: #703 (05 Jul. 1980) – #712 (06 Sep. 1980)]

Appeared:

  • Lucky –  Mandy: #624 (30 December 1978) – #632 (24 February 1979)
  • Lucky (2) – Mandy: #703 (05 Jul. 1980) – #712 (06 Sep. 1980)
  • Lucky (reprint?) – M&J: #13 (10 Aug. 1991) – #20 (28 Sep 1991)
  • Lucky (reprint?) – M&J: #66 (15 Aug. 1992) -#73 (03 Oct. 1992)

Other Appearances

  • Lucky – Mandy Annual 2002