Tag Archives: Phobia

“I Don’t Like Dogs!”

Plot

Special complete story. Mrs Kemp has terrible cynophobia (fear of dogs) and this fear passes on to her daughter Helen. After Mrs Kemp dies, Dad finds a new girlfriend, Rowena, but when Helen sees she has a golden retriever, Benji, her cynophobia starts causing problems with the new relationship. It gets to the point where Helen tries to deliberately lose Benji in the hope Rowena will leave. But when a mugger attacks Helen and Benji comes to the rescue, everything changes.

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Notes

  • Artist: Andy Tew

Appeared

  • “I Don’t Like Dogs!”  –  Bunty: #1617 (7 January 1989)

A Dog’s Life for Debbie (1981-1982)

Plot

Debbie Bruce has cynophobia (fear of dogs) because she was bitten by a dog as a baby, and  she is too ashamed to explain the problem. As a result, the phobia is causing constant misunderstandings, ruined opportunities and other problems for Debbie.

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Notes

  • Artist: Kim Raymond

Appeared

  • A Dog’s Life for Debbie – Tracy: #109 (31 October 1981) – #120 (16 January 1982)