Swimming coach Mary Driver, obsessed with training a champion, blackmails Dina Taylor into a merciless swimming regime to turn her into that champion. Things take an unexpected twist when Dina’s art teacher Mr Wright becomes a more kind-hearted second coach to help Dina with her butterfly stroke, and Driver is forced to agree to it.
- Artist: Peter Kay
- Dina’s Desperate Days – Debbie: #12 (5 May 1973) – #31 (15 September 1973)
- Reprinted – Debbie: #388 (19 July 1980) – #407 (29 November 1980)