Tag Archives: Tony Thewenetti

Slave of the Top Twenty

Plot

Andrina Faye is Britain’s top girl pop star and her records all hit the Top Twenty. But this is because Mr Faye is blackmailing Jill Summers into using her voice for the recordings by threatening to get Mr Summers sent to prison for embezzling. Then Jill discovers that Mr Faye framed her father.

Twenty

Notes

  • Artist: Tony Thewenetti

Appeared

  • Slave of the Top Twenty –  Mandy:  #471 (24 Jan. 1976) – #481 (03 Apr. 1976)

 

The Riddle of the Lost Heiress

Plot

Joe and Bertha Castin, caretakers of Kenwood Hall, take Evvy Collins from a fairground and start training her up to impersonate Lady Evelyn, who mysteriously disappeared seven years ago at the age of five, so they can claim the Kenwood fortune. But the deception is not going well, and things get even more tangled when Evvy begins to find clues as to her real identity.

Evvy

Notes

  • Artist: Tony Thewenetti

Appeared

  • The Riddle of the Lost Heiress – Mandy: circa #42 (4 November 1967) – (?)
  • Reprinted – Mandy: #612 (7 October 1978) – #622 (16 December 1978)

No Pity for Paula

Plot

Paula Travis is a cripple whose disability is exploited by her Aunt Mildred and Uncle Herbert. They force Paula to work as a beggar and profit from her earnings. The exploitation depends on Paula staying crippled – so things begin to change when Paula starts taking secret ballet lessons from Miss Freeman and her legs improve.

Paula.jpg

Notes

  • Artist: Tony Thewenetti

Appeared

  • No Pity for Paula – Mandy: #168 (4  April 1970) – #177 (6 June 1970)
  • Reprinted – Mandy: #577 (4  February 1978) –#586 (8 April 1978)
  • Reprinted (as Mandy Classic ) – M&J:  #119 (21 August 1993) – #128 (23 October 1993)

Ten Against The Tryptons

Plot:

Long Barrow School had been invaded by girls from the planet Trypton, and placed under a “Dome of Blackness” cutting it off from the outside world. Trypton would soon no longer support life, and the girls had been sent to test the intelligence on Earth. If the ten chosen Long Barrow pupils proved to be inferior to their Trypton counterparts, then the invaders from space would come to Earth as rulers.

Ten Against The Tryptons

Notes:

Artist: Tony Thewenetti

Appeared:

  • Ten Against The Tryptons  –  Bunty:  circa 1111 (28 April 1979) – ?

 

Lorna Drake

Plot

Lorna Drake, is a promising ballet dancer at the Thelma Mayne Dancing School. She doesn’t  always have the easiest time, especially when another student Marilyn Molton, becomes jealous of her.

lorna drake

Notes

  • Artist: Tony Thewenetti

Appeared

  • Lorna Drake on the lonely road of a ballerina–  Bunty: circa 166 (18 March 1961) – ?

Other Appearances:

  • The Face That Did Not Fit- a Lorna Drake story – Bunty Annual 1976
  • Lorna Drake and the Stowaway’s Secret – Bunty Picture Story Library #09
  • Lorna Drake – Ballerina Behind Bars – Bunty Picture Story Library #12
  • The Secret of the Doll’s House –  Bunty Picture Story Library #40

 

“This is Your Home”

Plot

Fourteen year old, Magdalen Dennion was convinced that her father, who had  lost his memory, was the rightful heir to Sedley Hall, the big house where she worked as a housemaid. Once, when looking at a painting or Sedley Hall, Mr Dennion had said, “This is your home …”—and so started Magdalen on the search for her father’s family. However, a man claiming to be the missing heir, Sir Richard Sedley, had appeared and was instantly accepted as genuine by old Lady Sedley, whose sight was bad. Discovering that the man calling himself Sir Richard was an impostor, Magdalen realised that he would go to any lengths to keep the fortune that was within his grasp. Magdalen suspected that the butler, Soames, was also in the plot.

Notes

  • Artist: Tony Thewenetti

Appeared

  • “This is Your Home” – Mandy: circa #114 (22 March 1969) – (?)