Tag Archives: Richard Neillands

My Dad Next Door

Plot

Karen Walton thinks her dad is pretty dull in comparison to the trendy dads that some of her school friends have. So when her friends mistake Dave Drummond, the Walton’s dashing next-door neighbour for her father, she does not correct them and starts pretending Mr Drummond is her father.

Dad

Notes

  • Artist: Richard Neillands

Appeared

  • My Dad Next Door –  Mandy:  circa #947 (9 March 1985) – (?)

 

The Mystery of Mavora

Plot

Shirley Duffield is on holiday at her grandfather’s cottage beside the sea. She becomes fascinated by Mavora, a rock that looks like a mermaid combing her hair and beckoning. Legend has it that Mavora has lured many seamen to their deaths, and Shirley is now hearing strange voices that come from the direction of the rock. Then Shirley finds a comb that suggests that there may have been a real mermaid.

Mavora

Notes

  • Artist: Richard Neillands

Appeared

  • The Mystery of Mavora –  Mandy:  #528 (26 February 1977) – #536 (23 April 1977)

 

The Girl with No Shadow

Plot

When Reyna Reynolds moves into the empty house next door to Jan Crawford, strange things start happening. The strangest of them all is that Reyna casts no shadow. Jan decides to pretend to be friends with Reyna in order to unravel her secret, although Reyna causes a lot of trouble for Jan.

Shadow

Notes

  • Artist: Richard Neillands

Appeared

  • The Girl with No Shadow –  Mandy:  #479 (20 March 1976) – #493 (26 June 1976)

 

The Odd Couple [1981]

Plot

Carole Bradshaw had been the most popular girl at Aylesbourne Academy until her father, a bank manager, is imprisoned for dishonesty. Now nobody speaks to Carole except Jackie Higgins, whose father is also in prison.

Odd

Notes

  • Artist: Richard Neillands
  • Not to be confused with the 1982 Tracy story of the same name, The Odd Couple [1982].

Appeared

  • The Odd Couple – Judy: #1124 (25 July 1981) –  #1134 (3 October 1981)