Tag Archives: Robot

Metal Milly

Plot

When Professor Robinson went to hospital, Paula Brown found herself looking after his secret project, a metal robot named Milly. Though keeping the secret was causing problems for Paula.

Notes

  • Photo story

Appeared

  • Metal Milly – Suzy: #90 (26 May 1984) – #97 (14 July 1984)

Here Comes the Bogey Ma’am

Plot

When her parents went abroad, Cathie Dawson was sent to stay with her grandmother, in the village of Brackton. The local girls were a rough lot who had driven away several teachers but when a new teacher arrived they were unable to deal with her because the new teacher was a robot! Cathie discovered that Di Stewart, the young mechanic who looked after the robot, was really the teacher who controlled the robot, and, because she was a ventriloquist, she made it appear to speak.

here-comes-bogey-maam

Notes

Appeared

  • Here Comes the Bogey Ma’am – Judy:  #574 (09 January 1971) –  (?)

 

Meg and the Magic Robot

Plot

In 1925, Syd and Maud Weston force their niece Meg to fake being a Magic Robot. Meg goes along with the fraud because she thinks her uncle is sending money to pay for her brother Tommy’s treatment at a clinic in Switzerland. But the truth is that Uncle Syd is pocketing the money and Tommy is in the care of an old woman in the vicinity.

Meg.jpg

Notes

  • Artist: Rodney Sutton

Appeared

  • Meg and the Magic Robot – Tracy: #142 (19 June 1982) –  #151 (21 August 1982)

Kay Rules…Ok?

Plot

Vicky Clark’s father is an inventor and builds Vicky a robot friend, Kay.

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Notes

  • Art: Matías Alonso

Appeared

  • Kay Rules…Ok? –  Emma: #02 (04 March 1978) – #09 (22 April 1978)
  • Kay Rules…Ok? –  Emma: #24 (05 August 1978)
  • Kay Rules…Ok? –  Emma: #27 (26 August 1978)
  • Kay Rules…Ok? –  Emma: #29 (09 September 1978) – #31 (23 September 1978)

 

The Computer Wore Pigtails / Electra the Sister with the Transistors

Plot

Young Sally Gleade was given the job of “sister” to Transy, the first computer to look and act like a twelve-year-old schoolgirl. The experiment was being conducted by I.T.M.—Imperial Transistor Machines—for whom Sally’s father worked. Sally had to feed Transy with special plastic programmes to enable her to take port in the various activities at Leewood School.

computer pigtails

Notes

Appeared

  • The Computer Wore Pigtails – Mandy: circa #42 (4 November 1967) – (?)
  • Reprinted as Electra the Sister with the Transistors – Mandy: #462 (22 November 1975) – #470 (17 January 1976)