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Diana Annual 1978

Picture Stories

  • Stand and Deliver (Pages: 2-3, 126-127) [Art: David Matysiak]
  • Samanta – on the Slippery Slopes (Pages: 7-13) [Art: Norman Lee]
  • The Courage of Caroline (Pages: 21-28) [Art:  Martin Puigagut]
  • All for the Love of Lucy  (Pages: 33-37, 40-44)
  • You and Your Yuletide (Pages: 38-39)
  • …And Then There Were Three…  (Pages: 52-62)  [Art: Jordi Badia Romero]
  • Blanche and the Pirate King (Pages: 67-76) [Art: Jordi Franch]
  • Jo and Co. (Pages 83-88) [Art: Brian Delaney]
  • Mirror, Mirror on the Wall  (Man in Black story) (Pages: 97-103) [Art: David Matysiak]
  • Once Upon a Wish (Pages: 117-124)

Text Stories

  • Christmas Magic (Pages: 14-16)
  • A Home for Sheba (Pages: 29,45,66, 89, 96 & 125) [Writer: Valerie Edwards]
  • Little Red-Riding Hood was Never Like this! Or was she? (Pages: 112-113)

Features

  • Are You on the Beauty Map? (Pages: 17-19)
  • Etiquette Emma (Page: 46-47)
  • Let’s Put Things ‘Write’  (Page: 48, 93)
  • Putting on the Syle (Page: 49-51)
  • Star Spangled Christmas (Pages: 77-80)
  • Are You a Christmas Star? (Pages: 90-91)
  • New Holidays for Old… (Pages: 92-93)
  • The Noel File (Page: 94)
  • Martine and the Ghosts in Her Life! (Pages: 95-96) [By Muriel-Jane Smith]
  • Pretty as a Picture  (Pages:104-108)
  • Redcoat for a Day (Pages: 109-111)

Pop photos/pictures/pin ups

  • David Essex (Page: 6)
  • Wings (Page: 20)
  • Mick Jagger & Ronnie Wood (Pages: 30 – 31)
  • David Soul painting (Page: 32)
  • Olivia Newton John (Page: 63)
  • The Dynamic Bionics painting (Pages: 64 – 65)
  • Star-mp Collection (Pages: 114 – 115)
  • Paul Michael Glaser painting (Page: 116)

 

*Thanks to Helen Fay for information

Diana Annual 1977

Picture Stories

  • The Stupid Cupid Saga (Pages: 2-3, 126-127) [Art: David Matysiak]
  • But Some Things are the Same… (Pages: 7-12)
  • Ha-Ha Heartbreaker a story without words (Page: 13)
  • Kelly’s Conquest (Pages: 21-28)
  • One Dress Too Many (Pages: 33-38)
  • Jo and Co. (Pages: 43-48)  [Art: Brian Delaney]
  • A Fabulous Four Story – Vengeance (Pages: 53-62) [Art: Jordi Badia Romera]
  • Story Without Words (Page: 67)
  • Can Time Repair a Broken Heart?  (Pages: 71-77)
  • Sadly the Olives Grow…  (Pages: 81-86)
  • Strange Things Happen at Christmas (Pages: 103-110)
  • Candelight – Story Without Words (Page: 116)
  • Mirror of Evil (Man in Black story) (Pages:117-124) [Art: David Matysiak]

Text Stories

  • Honeysuckle (Pages: 14-16)  [Writer: Carol Marsh]
  • On The Bewildering Trail Of Ima Kneavezdroppa (Pages: 29, 42, 87, 96 & 125)
  • May was Meant for Dancing  (Pages; 63-66) [Writer: Valerie Edwards, Spot Art: David Matysiak]
  • The Ice Maiden  (Page: 86) [Writer: Valerie Edwards]
  • On the Wings of a Breeze  (Pages: 114-115) [Writer: Sheila Spencer-Smith]

Features

  • You And Your Hols. (Pages: 17 – 19)
  • Feeling Dicey? (Page: 20)
  • A Very Special Christmas… (Pages: 30 – 31)
  • Just Imagine (Page: 32)
  • The Way To The Stars’ Tummies! (Page: 39)
  • Yours Sincerely David (Pages: 40 – 41)
  • Something Special (Page: 49)
  • Holidays With The Stars (Pages: 50 – 51) [by Dick Tatham]
  • Papier Mache (Page: 52)
  • With Lots Of Love (Pages: 68 – 69)
  • What’s Up, Croc? (Page: 70)
  • Budget Boutique (Pages: 78 – 79)
  • Come Fly With Me (Page: 80)
  • My Journey To A Star (Pages: 88 – 89)
  • Mud, Glorious Mud! (Pages: 90 – 91)
  • Your Christmas Crossword (Page: 92)
  • K For Kenny (Page: 93) [by Chris Redburn]
  • Is Your Face Red? (Pages: 94 – 95)
  • Who’s For You? (Pages: 97 – 101)
  • Rings ‘N’ Things (Page: 102)
  • Top Gear (Page: 111)
  • Days Of Camelot (Pages: 112 – 113)

Pop photos/pictures/pin ups

  • Slik (Page: 6)
  • Queen (Page: 63)

 

*Thanks to Helen Fay for information

Diana Annual 1976

Picture Stories

  • Sam and Something Called a Stately Home!  (Pages: 6-11) [Art: Norman Lee]
  • The Love Locket (Pages: 15-22 ) [Art: David Matysiak]
  • Love in Bloom – story without words (Page: 23)
  • Sad September (Pages: 26-32) [Art: Jordi Franch]
  • Jo and Co (Pages: 37-42) [Art: Brian Delaney]
  • Olé! We’re Away or a touch of Marjorcan Magic (Pages: 46)
  • The Manovitch Experiment (Pages: 49-57 ) [Art: Enrique Badia Romera]
  • The Handsome Lad from Old Baghdad (Pages: 67-72)  [Art: George Martin]
  • The Long Lonely Night (Pages: 76-80)
  • The Friday Rocking-Horse (Pages: 82-85)
  • Polly Private Eye (Pages: 87-94)  [Art: Jesus Redondo Roman]
  • Skeletons in the Cupboard (Man in Black story) (Pages: 104-110) [Art: David Matysiak]
  • France is Where Her Heart Lies (Pages: 115-121)

 

Text Stories

  • Twas the Night Before Christmas (Pages: 24-25) [Writer: Valerie Edwards]
  • The Case of the Harassed Heiress (Pages: 34-35,43,66, 111)
  • Dear Sir (Pages:44-45)
  • Bea’s Year (Pages: 48,95)
  • I Love you, Bobby Denton (Pages: 61-62)
  • Just Justin & Me (Page:75)
  • Keep Your feet in the Sawdust & a Smile on Your Face (Pages: 122-124) [Writer: Celia Harcourt]

Features

  • Inside Cover Picture (Pages: 2-3, 126-127) [Art: David Matysiak]
  • Herb Beauty  (Pages:12-13)
  • Special Day Specialities  (Page: 14)
  • Looking for Luck (Page: 36)
  • Like a Movie (poem) (Page 43) [by Lee Delaney]
  • Sorry, Wrong Show (Pages; 47)
  • Know-How a helpful quiz for you (Pages: 58-59)
  • It’s in the Bag (Page: 60)
  • Sit Tight Sit Bright (Page: 63)
  • TV or not TV game (Pages: 64-65)
  • Pony Express(ions) (Pages: 62, 66, 101, 114)
  • A Touch of Class (Pages: 74-75)
  • A Cracker of a Cross-word (Pages: 81)
  • Ve Vill Ask the Questions (Page: 86)
  • Especially for You (Pages: 96-97, 100)
  • You and Your Yuletide (Page: 99)
  • Marlyn’s (Chain)Mailbag (Page: 102-103)
  • Whats Yours? (Pages: 112-113)
  • To Top it All! (Page: 114)

Pop photos/pictures/pin ups

  • David Essex (Page: 33)
  • Alvin Stardust (Page: 73)
  • Gary Glitter (Page: 98)
  • Bay City Rollers (Page: 125)

 

*Thanks to Helen Fay for information

Diana Annual 1983

Picture Stories

  • Sam in search of Romance  (Pages: 6-15) [Art: Norman Lee]
  • To Kill a Queen (Pages: 20-28, 114-121)
  • It’s a Cat’s Life!  (Pages: 33-39)
  • Green Grows the Ivy – a man in black story (Pages: 51- 58) [Art: David Matysiak]
  • The Medusa Mission (Pages: 71-80)
  • The Tadcaster Twins  (Pages: 81-91)
  • Man-Trap!  (Pages: 99-106)

Text Stories

  • The Emerald Ring (Page: 18-20) [Writer: Valerie Edwards, Art: David Matysiak]
  • A Handful of Dreams (Pages: 44-46)

Features

  • Taylor- Ed for the Top (Page: 16)
  • Toyah poster (Page:17)
  • Kitty Bitty  (Page: 29)
  • 5-4-3-2-1 Adam and the Ants!  (Pages: 30-31)
  • I’m Forever Blowing…  (Page:32)
  • Rocking in the Isles (Pages: 40-41)
  • Looks Like a Winner  (Page:42-43)
  • Keep Your Cool!  (Page: 47) [Art: David Matysiak]
  • What’s in a Name?  (Page: 48)
  • Goldie Hawn  (Page: 49-50)
  • The Jam poster (Page: 59)
  • Penny-Wise Surprise  (Page: 60-61)
  • 5-4-3-2-1 Buck’s Fizz!  (Pages: 62-63)
  • Eye’s Right! (Page: 64-65 )[By Jane Smith]
  • Madness  poster (Page: 66-67)
  • Wish I Was There! (Page: 68) [By Jane McFie]
  • Christopher Reeve  (Pages:69-70)
  • Have a Happy Holiday  (Page: 92-93)
  • 5-4-3-2-1 Stray Cats!  (Pages: 94-95)
  • Danger – Men (and Women) at Work! (Page: 96)
  • Jane Fonda  (Pages: 97-98)
  • You and Your Hue  (Pages: 107-109)
  • 5-4-3-2-1 Dollar!  (Pages: 110-111)
  • Robert De Niro  (Pages: 112-113)
  • Anne Other Deirdre (Pages: 122-123)  [by M.J. Smith]
  • 5-4-3-2-1 Shakin’ Stevens!  (Pages: 124-125)

Diana Annual 1981

Picture Stories

  • Sam In the Heart Of The Country (pp 7 – 14)  [Art: Norman Lee]
  • Flight From Versailles (pp 23 – 30) [Art: Jordi Franch]
  • The Good, The Bad And The Not So Ugly… (pp 37 – 45)
  • Man in Black Story: A Secret In Silver (pp 49 – 59) [Art: David Matysiak]
  • Five Days In August (pp 65 – 72) [Art: Jordi Badia Romero]
  • Storm And Helga (pp 81 – 90)  [Art: Hugo D’Adderio]
  • Once Upon A Fancy Dress Ball… (pp 99 – 108)
  • Charlotte Holmes ‘N’ Watson (pp 117 – 123)

Text Stories

Beware The Seven Sisters!:

  • Part 1 Cassandra 1870 (p 15) [Writer: Valerie Edwards]
  • Part 2 Louisa 1895 (p 32)
  • Part 3 Ellen 1915 (p 47)
  • Part 4 Lally 1925 (p 60)
  • Part 5 Brenda 1940 (p 73)
  • Part 6 Nicky 1960 (p 98)
  • Part 7 Sara 1980 (p 125)

Features

  • Have A Happy-Go-Lucky New Year! (pp 16 – 20)
  • Fact File : Ian Dury (p 22)
  • It’s in the Bag (p31)
  • Spot On! (p 34 – 35)
  • Fact File: Debbie Harry (p 36)
  • At Home With Kid Jensen (p 46)
  • Lisa And Friends… (pp 61 – 64)
  • A Sapphire For Christmas (pp 74 – 75) [By Muriel-Jane Smith]
  • Eye Spy (pp 76 – 77)
  • Fact File: Boomtown Rats (p80)
  • A Gift For Everyone (pp 92 – 96)
  • It’s Nice To Go Travelling (p 97)
  • At Home With Jimmy Savile O.B.E. (p 109) [By Rosemary Still]
  • Stranger On The Shore (pp 110 – 111)
  • Beat This Band! (pp 112 – 113) [By J. McFie]
  • Free and Easy Diana Beauty Tips (pp 114 – 116)

Pop photos/pictures/pin ups

  • Female film stars montage (pp 4 – 5)
  • Debbie Harry (p 6)
  • Ian Dury (p 21)
  • Cliff Richard (p 33)
  • The Name’s The Same – photo montage of famous Davids
  • Boomtown Rats painting (pp 78 – 79)
  • Manhattan Transfer (p 91)
  • The Police (p 124)

 

*Thanks to Helen Fay for information and cover picture

Diana Annual 1980

Picture Stories

  • Samantha At Sea (pp 7 – 14) [Art: Norman Lee]
  • Five For Freedom (pp 23 – 30)
  • Stupid Cupid (pp 33 – 39)
  • The Night Was Made For Dancing (pp 49 – 58)
  • The Gemini Code (pp 64 – 70) [Art: Jordi Badia Romero]
  • Man In Black Story: …Just Another Bus Tour… (pp 73 – 80) [Art: David Matysiak]
  • Charlotte Holmes ‘N’ Watson (pp 81 – 87)
  • Silvertoes (pp 89 – 95) [Art: Hugo D’Adderio]
  • Rose Forever (pp 99 – 108) [Art: Jordi Franch]
  • The Witness (pp 117 – 124) [Art:Edmond Ripoll]

Text Stories

  • My Lady Lisa (pp 15 – 17) [Writer: Valerie Edwards]
  • Katrina [6 parts] (pp 32, 45, 60, 88, 98 & 125)
  • Christmas Comes, Christmas Goes (pp 71 – 72)

Features

  • The Way To His Heart! (pp 18 – 21)
  • It’s In The Cards (p 22)
  • Have Yourself A Capital Time! (pp 40 – 44)
  • A Happy You Year (pp 46 – 48)
  • Send In The Clowns (pp 61 – 63) by M J Smith
  • Cotton On To This! (pp 95 – 96)
  • Five Star Superstar – Leif Garrett (pp109 – 110)
  • “Display It Again, Sam!” (pp 111 – 113) [By Jane McFie]
  • The Travolta File (p116)

Pop photos/pictures/pin ups

  • Montage of female singers (pp 4 -5)
  • Andy Gibb (p 6)
  • Boney M (p 31)
  • Bee Gees (p 59)
  • Aces (male tennis players painting) (p97)
  • Travolta! (painting) (pp 114 – 115)

 

*Thanks to Helen Fay for information and cover picture

Diana Annual 1979

Picture Stories

  • Double Trouble For Samantha (Pages: 7-13) [Art: Norman Lee]
  • Sixpence For A Broken Heart (Pages: 21 – 31)
  • Charlotte Holmes ‘N’ Watson (Pages: 33 – 38)
  • For Love Of Leni… (Pages: 61 – 68) [Art: Jordi Badia Romero]
  • The Raven (Pages: 73 – 79)  [Art: Jordi Franch]
  • Cinder Nellie (Pages: 85 – 89) [Art: Brian Delaney]
  • Menace By Moonlight (Pages: 97 – 103) [Art: Hugo D’Adderio]
  • The Fair Maid Of Fouroaks (Pages: 107 – 112) [Art: Jordi Franch]

Text Stories

  • It Happened On A Moonlight Clear (Pages: 18 – 20) [Writer: Valerie Edwards]
  • Janie [6 parts](Pages: 32, 45, 60, 84, 106 & 125)  [Writer: Valerie Edwards]
  • First Loves (Pages: 52 – 53)

Features

  • Get Into Gear For Ghost Hunting (Pages: 14 – 17)
  • Spare time Pop Stars (Page: 39)
  • Lip Reading! (Pages: 40 – 41)
  • A Wintery Night, Cosy Fire And You… Puzzle pages (Pages: 42 – 43)
  • The Name Of The Game (Page: 44)
  • Just Imagine (Pages: 46 – 48)
  • Starwish (Pages: 54 – 55)  [by: Muriel-Jane Smith]
  • Sweet Scentsations
  • Charlie’s Magnificent Seven (Pages: 80 – 81)
  • Are You A Super Sister? (Pages: 82 – 83)
  • Have Yourself A Capital Time (Pages: 90 – 93)
  • Sound Yourself Out (Pages: 94 – 96)
  • Keep Your Cool With Cologne (Pages: 104 – 105)
  • I Remember, I Remember (Pages: 113 & 124)
  • The Showaddywaddy Show (Pages: 115 & 118)
  • A Dream Comes True (Pages:119 – 121)
  • Lowdown On Leo (Pages: 122 – 123)

Pop photos/pictures

  • Abba (Page: 6)
  • Rod Stewart (Page: 49)
  • The Discoteers (painting of DJs) (Pages: 50 – 51)
  • David Essex (Pages: 56 – 59)
  • Showaddywaddy painting (Pages: 116 – 117)

 

*Thanks to Helen Fay for information and cover