Tag Archives: Career

Sally at Sylvano’s

Plot

Sally Shaw leaves school and starts work at Sylvano’s department store. She wants to be a window dresser, but Miss Newman, the head window dresser, is being deliberately hard on her to test her resolve while the other assistants are snobby and then jealous. Sally finds solace in a wonderful secret – using the basement to practise her own window-dressing.

Notes

Appeared

  • Sally at Sylvano’s –  Bunty: 1964. no publication dates currently available

Tina the Tester (1967-68)

Plot

Tina Roberts works for a firm that tests new products to ensure they live up to the manufacturers’ claims before they go on sale. This leads to all sorts of scrapes and adventures.

Notes

  • Artist: Diane Gabbot (also Gabbott)

Appeared

  • Tina the Tester –  Bunty: #519 (December 23 1967) – #530 (March 9 1968).

Other Appearances:

Annual appearances:

  • Bunty annual 1969
  • Bunty annual 1970
  • Bunty annual 1971
  • Bunty annual 1974

Summer specials

  • Bunty summer special 1968
  • Bunty summer special 1971
  • Bunty summer special 1972
  • Bunty summer special 1973. Diane Gabbot drew all of these.

PSL

  • Tina the Tester: Bunty PSL #242. The artist for this was Tony Speer.

 

The Wilde Bunch

Plot

Carol Wilde has to find and manage a new bunch of children for a model agency. As the children have to be ordinary, cheeky and scruffy kids off the streets, this assignment is a handful for Carol.

Notes

Appeared

  • The Wilde Bunch –  Bunty:  #1619 (21 January 1989) – #1630 (8 April 1989)

Other Appearances

  • The Wilde Bunch –  Bunty Annual 1990

Hilary of the Happy Bus

Plot:

Hilary Drew is the youngest member of the team in charge of Manchester’s mobile playgroup, which is known as the Happy Bus.

Happy Bus

Notes:

Appeared:

  • Hilary of the Happy Bus –  Mandy: #625 (6 January 1979) – (?)

Other Appearances:

  • Hilary of the Happy Bus –  Mandy Annual 1979
  • Hilary of the Happy Bus –  Mandy Annual 1981
  • Hilary of the Happy Bus –  Mandy Annual 1982

The Red Maria

Plot:

Policewomen, Joy Fennell and Sheila Morris, were given the task of preventing juvenile delinquency in the tough Prospect Road area during school holidays, using the ‘Red Maria’, a specially-adapted police van, equipped with all kinds of sports apparatus.

red maria

Notes:

  • Art: Bert Hill

Appeared:

  • The Red Maria – Judy:  807 (28 June 1975) – 820?