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Diana Annual 1977

Picture Stories

  • The Stupid Cupid Saga (Pages: 2-3, 126-127) [Art: David Matysiak]
  • But Some Things are the Same… (Pages: 7-12) [Art: Norman Lee]
  • Ha-Ha Heartbreaker a story without words (Page: 13)
  • Kelly’s Conquest (Pages: 21-28)
  • One Dress Too Many (Pages: 33-38) [Art: George Martin]
  • Jo and Co. (Pages: 43-48)  [Art: Brian Delaney]
  • A Fabulous Four Story – Vengeance (Pages: 53-62) [Art: Jordi or Enrico Badia Romera?]
  • Story Without Words (Page: 67)
  • Can Time Repair a Broken Heart?  (Pages: 71-77) [Art: Tony Hudson]
  • Sadly the Olives Grow…  (Pages: 81-86) [Art: Shirley Tourret?]
  • Strange Things Happen at Christmas (Pages: 103-110)
  • Candelight – Story Without Words (Page: 116)
  • Mirror of Evil (Man in Black story) (Pages:117-124) [Art: David Matysiak]

Text Stories

  • Honeysuckle (Pages: 14-16)  [Writer: Carol Marsh]
  • On The Bewildering Trail Of Ima Kneavezdroppa (Pages: 29, 42, 87, 96 & 125)
  • May was Meant for Dancing  (Pages; 63-66) [Writer: Valerie Edwards, Spot Art: David Matysiak]
  • The Ice Maiden  (Page: 86) [Writer: Valerie Edwards]
  • On the Wings of a Breeze  (Pages: 114-115) [Writer: Sheila Spencer-Smith,Art: Tony Hudson]

Features

  • You And Your Hols. (Pages: 17 – 19)
  • Feeling Dicey? (Page: 20)
  • A Very Special Christmas… (Pages: 30 – 31)
  • Just Imagine (Page: 32)
  • The Way To The Stars’ Tummies! (Page: 39)
  • Yours Sincerely David (Pages: 40 – 41)
  • Something Special (Page: 49)
  • Holidays With The Stars (Pages: 50 – 51) [by Dick Tatham]
  • Papier Mache (Page: 52)
  • With Lots Of Love (Pages: 68 – 69) [Art: Mari L’Anson]
  • What’s Up, Croc? (Page: 70)
  • Budget Boutique (Pages: 78 – 79) [Art: Mari L’Anson]
  • Come Fly With Me (Page: 80)
  • My Journey To A Star (Pages: 88 – 89)
  • Mud, Glorious Mud! (Pages: 90 – 91)
  • Your Christmas Crossword (Page: 92)
  • K For Kenny (Page: 93) [by Chris Redburn]
  • Is Your Face Red? (Pages: 94 – 95)
  • Who’s For You? (Pages: 97 – 101)
  • Rings ‘N’ Things (Page: 102)
  • Top Gear (Page: 111)
  • Days Of Camelot (Pages: 112 – 113)

Pop photos/pictures/pin ups

  • Slik (Page: 6)
  • Queen (Page: 63)

 

*Thanks to Helen Fay for information

Diana Annual 1976

Picture Stories

  • Sam and Something Called a Stately Home!  (Pages: 6-11) [Art: Norman Lee]
  • The Love Locket (Pages: 15-22 ) [Art: David Matysiak]
  • Love in Bloom – story without words (Page: 23)
  • Sad September (Pages: 26-32) [Art: Jordi Franch]
  • Jo and Co (Pages: 37-42) [Art: Brian Delaney]
  • Olé! We’re Away or a touch of Marjorcan Magic (Pages: 46)
  • The Manovitch Experiment (Pages: 49-57 ) [Art: Enrique Badia Romera]
  • The Handsome Lad from Old Baghdad (Pages: 67-72)  [Art: George Martin]
  • The Long Lonely Night (Pages: 76-80)
  • The Friday Rocking-Horse (Pages: 82-85) [Art: Shirley Tourret?]
  • Polly Private Eye (Pages: 87-94)  [Art: Jesus Redondo Roman]
  • Skeletons in the Cupboard (Man in Black story) (Pages: 104-110) [Art: David Matysiak]
  • France is Where Her Heart Lies (Pages: 115-121) [Art: Tony Hudson]

 

Text Stories

  • Twas the Night Before Christmas (Pages: 24-25) [Writer: Valerie Edwards]
  • The Case of the Harassed Heiress (Pages: 34-35,43,66, 111) [Art: Mari L’Anson]
  • Dear Sir (Pages:44-45) [Art: Tony Hudson?]
  • Bea’s Year (Pages: 48,95)
  • I Love you, Bobby Denton (Pages: 61-62)
  • Just Justin & Me (Page:75)
  • Keep Your feet in the Sawdust & a Smile on Your Face (Pages: 122-124) [Writer: Celia Harcourt]

Features

  • Inside Cover Picture (Pages: 2-3, 126-127) [Art: David Matysiak]
  • Herb Beauty  (Pages:12-13) [Art: Mari L’Anson]
  • Special Day Specialities  (Page: 14)
  • Looking for Luck (Page: 36)
  • Like a Movie (poem) (Page 43) [by Lee Delaney]
  • Sorry, Wrong Show (Pages; 47)
  • Know-How a helpful quiz for you (Pages: 58-59)
  • It’s in the Bag (Page: 60)
  • Sit Tight Sit Bright (Page: 63)
  • TV or not TV game (Pages: 64-65)
  • Pony Express(ions) (Pages: 62, 66, 101, 114)
  • A Touch of Class (Pages: 74-75)
  • A Cracker of a Cross-word (Pages: 81)
  • Ve Vill Ask the Questions (Page: 86)
  • Especially for You (Pages: 96-97, 100)
  • You and Your Yuletide (Page: 99)
  • Marlyn’s (Chain)Mailbag (Page: 102-103)
  • Whats Yours? (Pages: 112-113) [Art: Mari L’Anson]
  • To Top it All! (Page: 114)

Pop photos/pictures/pin ups

  • David Essex (Page: 33)
  • Alvin Stardust (Page: 73)
  • Gary Glitter (Page: 98)
  • Bay City Rollers (Page: 125)

 

*Thanks to Helen Fay for information

Diana Annual 1981

Picture Stories

  • Sam In the Heart Of The Country (pp 7 – 14)  [Art: Norman Lee]
  • Flight From Versailles (pp 23 – 30) [Art: Jordi Franch]
  • The Good, The Bad And The Not So Ugly… (pp 37 – 45)
  • Man in Black Story: A Secret In Silver (pp 49 – 59) [Art: David Matysiak]
  • Five Days In August (pp 65 – 72) [Art: Jordi Badia Romero]
  • Storm And Helga (pp 81 – 90)  [Art: Hugo D’Adderio]
  • Once Upon A Fancy Dress Ball… (pp 99 – 108) [Art: Tony Hudson]
  • Charlotte Holmes ‘N’ Watson (pp 117 – 123) [Art: Juan Solé Puyal]

Text Stories

Beware The Seven Sisters!:

  • Part 1 Cassandra 1870 (p 15) [Writer: Valerie Edwards]
  • Part 2 Louisa 1895 (p 32)
  • Part 3 Ellen 1915 (p 47)
  • Part 4 Lally 1925 (p 60)
  • Part 5 Brenda 1940 (p 73)
  • Part 6 Nicky 1960 (p 98)
  • Part 7 Sara 1980 (p 125)

Features

  • Have A Happy-Go-Lucky New Year! (pp 16 – 20)
  • Fact File : Ian Dury (p 22)
  • It’s in the Bag (p31)
  • Spot On! (p 34 – 35)
  • Fact File: Debbie Harry (p 36)
  • At Home With Kid Jensen (p 46)
  • Lisa And Friends… (pp 61 – 64)
  • A Sapphire For Christmas (pp 74 – 75) [By Muriel-Jane Smith]
  • Eye Spy (pp 76 – 77)
  • Fact File: Boomtown Rats (p80)
  • A Gift For Everyone (pp 92 – 96)
  • It’s Nice To Go Travelling (p 97)
  • At Home With Jimmy Savile O.B.E. (p 109) [By Rosemary Still]
  • Stranger On The Shore (pp 110 – 111)
  • Beat This Band! (pp 112 – 113) [By J. McFie]
  • Free and Easy Diana Beauty Tips (pp 114 – 116) [Art: Mari L’Anson]

Pop photos/pictures/pin ups

  • Female film stars montage (pp 4 – 5)
  • Debbie Harry (p 6)
  • Ian Dury (p 21)
  • Cliff Richard (p 33)
  • The Name’s The Same – photo montage of famous Davids
  • Boomtown Rats painting (pp 78 – 79)
  • Manhattan Transfer (p 91)
  • The Police (p 124)

 

*Thanks to Helen Fay for information and cover picture

Diana Annual 1975

Picture Stories

  • The Old Wishing Well (Pages: 6-11) [Art: Tony Hudson]
  • The Man in Black (Pages: 20-27) [Art: David Matysiak]
  • The Tell-Tale Ring (Pages: 37-42) [Art: Jose Maria Bellalta?]
  • Disco Date (Page 43)
  • The Fabulous Four (Pages: 66-74) [Art: Enrique Badia Romero]
  • A Lesson for Linda (Pages: 82-87)
  • Day of Danger (Pages: 98-105) [Art: Miguel Quesada]
  • A Lightsome Tale (Page 109)
  • My Big Brother Marmaduke (Pages: 113-118) [Art: Jesus Redondo]
  • It Happened in Rome (Pages: 121-125) [Art: Pamela Chapeau]

Text Stories

  • Charlie and the Birds (Pages: 14-16)
  • Two Girls with but a Single Thought- Dave! (Pages: 33-35) [Art: Mari L’Anson]
  • Bea’s Year (Pages: 44-45)
  • Boy with a Guitar (Page 48)
  • Who Said Wordsworth was Dead? Marlyn & Bea! (Page 61)
  • Tree-Top Cinderella (Pages: 106-108) [Art: David Matysiak]
  • Double Talk – Double Date (Page 112)

Features

  • Star Pet Parade (Pages: 12-13)
  • Star Chat (Page 16)
  • Pop Poster (Pages: 17, 49, 65, 75, 119)
  • Kate’s Dress-Making Game (Pages: 18-19)
  • Slade Fax (Pages: 28-29)
  • Quick Flick Quiz (Pages: 30-31)
    They’ll Call You Mellow Yellow (Page 32)
  • 50 Personal Secrets from Donny Osmond (Page 36)
  • King Crossword (Pages: 46-47)
  • We’re Having a Party (Pages: 50-51) [Art: David Matysiak?]
  • Pop Panto (Pages: 52-53)
  • Make it a Merry Christmas (Pages: 54-55) [Art: Mari L’Anson]
  • Hot Rod! (Pages: 56-57)
  • Ace of Hearts (Pages: 58-59)
  • Musicals that Just Missed (Page 60)
  • Are You an All-The- Year-Rounder? (Pages: 62-63)
  • The Whole Band Went Crazy (Page 64)
  • Jump Off (Pages: 76-77)
  • Fancy That (Pages: 78-79) [Art: Mari L’Anson]
  • Beauty in the Stars (Pages: 80-81)
  • Zoom! It’s Elton (Pages: 88-89)
  • Then and Now (Page 90)
  • The Magic Tree (poem) (Page 91)
  • Marlyn’s Malebag (Pages: 92-93)
  • Your Cliff Richard Scrapbook (Pages: 94-95)
  • Hi Gary (Pages: 96-97)
  • What’s Cooking All Round the World (Pages: 110-111)
  • Goody Goody School Days (Page 120)

 

* Thanks to Goof for information

Diana Annual 1974

Picture Stories

  • My Big Brother Marmaduke (Pages: 6-13) [Art: Jesus Redondo]
  • Up-To-Date Kate (Pages: 14-15, 55, 64-65, 124-125)
  • Bunty’s Prince Charming (Pages: 33-38) [Art: George Martin]
  • Linda-Go-Lucky (Pages: 44-48) [Art: Jesus Redondo]
  • Mary Brown’s Schooldays (Pages: 49-54) [Art: Don Walker]
  • The Flight of the Fabulous Four (Pages: 56-63) [Art: Jordi Badia Romero?]
  • Sue’s Super-Looking Sister (Pages: 68-74) [Art: Miguel Quesada]
  • The Secret Behind the Wall (Pages: 75-80) [Art: David Matysiak]
  • Wendy and the Boy Next Door (Pages: 87-92)
  • Christmas at Katie’s (Pages: 116-121) [Art: Roy Newby]

Text Stories

  • Trouble for the Terrible Trio (Pages: 39-41)
  • Margie’s Magic Moment (Pages: 94-96)

Features

  • Viva Victoriana! (Page 16)
  • Pop Posters (Pages: 17, 32, 97, 112)
  • Pop the Question (Pages: 18-19)
  • Action Stations! (Pages: 20-21)
  • Half an Hour with Elvis Presley (Page 22)
  • Greetings from the Groups (Page 23)
  • Stars ‘n’ Guitars (Pages: 24-25)
  • The Discoteers! (Pages: 26-29)
  • Fashion Chat with Marie Osmond (Pages: 30-31)
  • Fame is the Name of the Game (Pages: 42-43)
  • It’s a Hit – Or Is It? (Pages: 66-67)
  • Pair the Partners (Page 81)
  • Crazy Cowboys (Pages: 82-83)
  • 7 Swinging Indians (Page 84)
  • Pop Crossword (Page 85)
  • Sounds like a Diana Girl! (Page 86)
  • A Girl’s Best Friend… (Page 93)
  • Cliff’s Palace in the Sun! (Pages: 98-99)
  • The Osmonds (Pages: 100-105)
  • Taking the Mike (Pages: 106-107)
  • Pop to the Top! (Pages: 108-109)
  • Meet the Groups – Blood, Sweat and Tears (Pages: 110-111)
  • Tricky Sticky-Backs (Page 113)
  • Go to the Sales with Kate (Pages: 114-115)
  • Di’s Disco (Pages: 122-123) [Art: Mari L’Anson]

 

* Thanks to Goof for the information

Bunty Annual 1976

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Picture Stories

  • Freda’s in Fashion (Pages: 6-10) [Artist: George Martin]
  • Long Live the Purple Emperor! (Pages: 12-16) [Artist: Dudley Wynne]
  • The Four Marys (Pages: 17-22) [Artist: James Walker]
  • Mighty Mo (Pages: 23-24)
  • Watson the Wonder Dog (Pages: 28-32) [Artist E C Julien]
  • Horse-Shy Shona (Pages: 38-41) [Artist: Andy Tew]
  • Abby-Jo Hill Billy a-go-go! (Pages: 44-48) [Artist: Robert MacGillivray]
  • Patty’s “Grew-Some” Plant (Pages: 49-53) [Artist: George Martin]
  • Miss Merlin (Pages: 54-55)
  • The Strange One (Pages: 59-63) [Artist: Carlos Laffond]
  • Toots (Pages: 64)
  • The Broomstick Brigade (Pages: 67-72) [Artist: Peter Kay]
  • Think Thin Thelma (Pages: 73-76)
  • Quackers (Pages: 77-80) [Artist: A E Allen]
  • The Hee-Haw Hero (Pages: 81-85) [Artist: Mike White]
  • Stella the Star Gazer (Pages: 88-90) [Artist Tony Coleman?]
  • There’s Magic in Her Needles! (Pages: 91-93)
  • The Face That Did Not Fit- a Lorna Drake story (Pages: 97-108) [Artist: Roy Newby]
  • The Cheddar Mob (Pages: 109-112)
  • Sally’s Big Chance (Pages: 116-119)
  • Hairway to the Stars (Pages: 120-123) [Artist: Hugh Thornton-Jones]

Text Stories

  • Our Teacher’s Bats! She’s Nuts on Gnats! (Pages: 25-27)
  • Who Stole Cinder’s Slippers? (Pages: 56-58)
  • Little Miss Nobody (Pages: 94-96)

Features

  • Dogs (Pages: 2-3, 126-127)
  • The Cullinan Diamond (Pages: 11)
  • Bunty’s Cut-Out Wardrobe (Pages: 33)
  • The Changing Face of Fashion (Pages: 34-37) [Artist Mari L’Anson]
  • A Trusted Friend (Pages: 42-43)
  • Winged Wonders From Wales (Pages: 65-66)
  • All The Fun of the Fair (Pages: 86-87)
  • The Orloff Diamond (Pages: 113)
  • Watch the Birdies! (Pages: 114-115)
  • The Kingfisher (Pages: 124-125)