Tag Archives: text story

Carly’s Crowd!

Plot:

Carly Cummings, the sister of Roz Cummings from The Comp, starts her own spin-off series in text version.

Notes:

  • Spot Art: Peter Wilkes

Appeared:

  • Carly’s Crowd!  Bunty: #2034  (4 January 1997) – #2040 (15 February 1997)
  • Carly’s Crowd! – Bunty: #2066 (16 August 1997) – (?)
  • Carly’s Crowd! – Bunty #2172 (28 August 1999)
  • Carly’s Crowd! – Bunty #2209 (13 May 2000)

Other Appearances:

  • Carly’s Crowd – Bunty Annual 1998

Little Miss Busyfingers

Plot

It is the end of World War II. All the other evacuees have left the Larches, home to Misses Daphne and Edith Burntree. Vi (Violet) Lambeth has stayed on because the housekeeper, Mrs Porter, is kind to her. But then the Misses Burntree sack Mrs Porter and start using Vi as an unpaid servant. They also get rid of the piano Mrs Porter left Vi as a gift, so Vi has to find other ways of playing the piano. And Vi has to contend with bullies at school as well.

busyfingers

Notes

  • Text Story
  • Spot Art: Tom Hurst

Appeared

  • Little Miss Busyfingers –  Mandy: #1232 (25 August 1990) – #1243 (10 November 1990)

 

The Despised Ones

Plot

Text story. Callie Conway is bullied at school because she is plain, awkward and has no friends. Her Aunt Susan is no help because she is not really interested in Callie. Then Callie meets a kindred spirit in Clop, a pony who is being bullied by the other ponies because he is plain and awkward too. Callie gets a job at the stables so she can get close to Clop, but most of the things she does go wrong – as usual.

Despised

Notes

Appeared

  • The Despised Ones –  Mandy: #1139 (12 November 1988) – (?)

 

Mandy Complete Stories

Plot:

Mandy had a number of complete one-off stories. Listed below.

“The Camera Can’t Tell Lies”

Moira and her sister Jane get a job as extras on a film set. They take some photos around the set, when a star’s wallet is stolen the girls are accused, but they are able to prove their innocence with the photos they took earlier.

The Badge of Bravery

Story about Elizabeth Harris a nurse who earned a badge of bravery for her work during cholera epidemic in 1869 in India.

The Disappearing Girl

Complete text story. A girl volunteers for a conjuring act, which is visited by the ghost of the magician’s deceased assistant.

 

Notes:

List of Stories:

  • “The Camera Can’t Tell Lies” – Mandy: #115 (29 March 1969)
  • The Badge of Bravery – Mandy: #116 (5 April 1969)
  • Della in the Dark – Mandy: #345 (25 August 1973)
  • The Disappearing Girl (text) –  Mandy: #944  (16 February 1985)
  • Christmas Story – Mandy: #728 (27 December 1980)

 

Sez Sue

Plot

Telephone conversations by a girl named Sue such as one between her and her friend Nicola over Lyn’s suggestion for a Pop Swop Shop.

Sue

Notes

  • Text story

Appeared

  • Sez Sue – Judy #988 (16 December 1978) – #997 (17 February 1979)

Other Appearances:

  • Sez Sue – Judy Annual 1980
  • Sez Sue – Judy Annual 1982