Tag Archives: magical item

Willpower Winnie

Plot

Winnie Wilson, a third former at Harcombe School, buys a small carved figure in an antique shop. She finds that “Willie”, as she calls him, gives her the power to will people to do whatever she wants. Only her study chums, Joan Johnson, and Googie Gordon know her secret. Unknown to Winnie, a stranger has been inquiring about “Willie” at the antique shop. willpower winnie

Notes:

Appeared:

  • Willpower Winnie – Judy:   #231 (13 June 1964) – #245 (19 September 1964)
  • Willpower Winnie (text) – Judy:  #295 (04 September 1965)
  • Willpower Winnie (text) – Judy:  #312 (01January 1966)- #313 (8 January 1966)
  • Willpower Winnie – Judy:  #346  (27 August 1966) –  #357 (12 November 1966)

Powder Potts

Plot

Polly Potts worked in the cosmetics department at Heston’s department store with her friend Ann Hill. Polly was ambitious and longed to do well at her job, but she was so shy she let other people walk all over her. She had a sudden boost of confidence when a new mix of powder accidentally got on her.

Notes

Appeared

  • Powder Potts –  Bunty:  #823 (20 October 1973) – #838 (02 February 1974)

 

Ten Green Bottles [1970]

Plot

The Barret family were  “going up in the world.” First Mr Barret gained promotion at work —then Mrs Barret decided that they should take a larger house the country, as the next step up the ladder. Seventeen-year-old Laura Barret was all in favour of the change, but twelve-year-old Una wasn’t so happy. In their new house she found ten bottles hidden away, each time she opened one it caused whoever was exposed to the perfume to behave in strange ways…


(Ten Green Bottles – 1970)

 


(Ten Green Bottles – 1977, art: Guy Peeters)

Notes

  • Artist: Guy Peeters (1977)

Appeared

  • Ten Green Bottles – Mandy: #166 (21 March 1970) – #175 (23 May 1970)
  • Reprinted (with new art) – Mandy: #543 (11 June 1977) – #552 (13 August 1977)