Penny Masters had ditched her previous boyfriend, nice guy Paul Thomson, and started going out with troublemaker Rick Kelly, instead. At a party, Penny had spotted a girl wearing a necklace exactly the same as the one Rick had just given her for her birthday!
- Art: Guy Peeters
- This story was advertised in 2 issues before it started in Judy #1578 and #1579.
- A popular title for stories, there was a humour strip of the same name in Smash! as well as, two other Judy stories had the same name in the 70s; Bad Penny (1977) and 80s; Bad Penny (1987)
Bad Penny – Judy: #1580 (21 April 1990) – #1588 (16 June 1990)