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Bunty-Judy Summer Special 1978

 

Cover Art: Ian Kennedy

Picture Stories

  • School for Naughty Nags (Pages: 3-5) [Art: Colin Merrett]
  • Bobby Dazzler (Pages: 6-7) [Art: Giorgio Letteri]
  • Toots (Page 8) [Art: Bill Ritchie]
  • Big ‘n’ Bertha (Page 9)
  • Wee Slavey (Pages: 10, 12-13) [Art: John Higson]
  • The Cheddar Mob (Pages: 14-15)
  • Georgie and Griff (Pages: 16-17, 19) [Art: Matias Alonso]
  • Abracadabra Academy (Pages: 20-21, 23) [Art: A E Allen]
  • The Hobbies of Holly (Pages: 24-25) [Art: Rodney Sutton]
  • Tillie the Trier (Page 26)
  • Boyfriends (Page 28)
  • Kiki Dee Growing Up (Pages: 30-31)

Text Stories

  • What a Day! (Pages: 27-29)

Features

  • Make a Pop Shirt! (Page 2)
  • Pony Tales (Page 2)
  • Pop the Question (Page 11)
  • Hobby Hint (Page 18)
  • Pony Clinic (Page 18)
  • The Great Broomstick Race (Page 22)
  • Bunty’s Cut-Out Wardrobe (Page 32)

 

*Thanks to Goof for the information and cover picture

Bunty Annual 1982

Picture Stories

  • Maid Marian (Pages: 6-11) [Artist: Selby Donnison]
  • Girl Friday (Pages: 12-16) [Artist: Charles Paine]
  • Shop Window (Page 17)
  • Princess Pain-In-The-Neck (Pages: 19-23) [Artist: Colin Merrett]
  • Wendy’s Wonder Horse (Pages: 24-28)
  • Dear Dad… (Page 32)
  • Little Queen Bea (Pages: 34-39) [Artist: A E Allen]
  • Mojo the Milky Way Dog (Pages: 42-47) [Artist: Robert MacGillivray]
  • Roped! (Page 48) [Artist: Doris Kinnear]
  • The Four Marys (Pages: 49-63) [Artist: James Walker]
  • Tillie the Trier (Pages: 65-66)
  • Belle of the Ball (Pages: 67-71) [Artist: Robert MacGillivray]
  • Her Gran’s the Greatest (Pages: 76-80) [Artist: A E Allen]
  • Meggie’s Magic Book (Pages: 81-86) [Artist: John Woods]
  • Catch the Cat! (Pages: 87-91) [Artist: Hugh Thornton -Jones]
  • Toots (Pages: 92-93) [Artist: Bill Ritchie]
  • The Three Imps (Pages: 97-106) [Artist: Jim Eldridge]
  • Haggis (Page 107)
  • Try-It-Out Terry (Pages: 108-112) [Artist: Robert MacGillivray]
  • Rambling Rose (Pages: 113-117) [Artist: Matias Alonso]
  • The No-Good Gnome (Pages: 121-125) [Artist: Robert MacGillivray]

Text Stories

  • The Stork on the Church Door (Pages: 40-41)
  • Take Me, Take My Pal (Pages: 73-75)
  • Tumbleweed (Pages: 94-96)
  • Homeward Bound (Pages: 118-119)

Features

  • Bunty’s Cut-Out and Colour Wardrobe (Page 18)
  • Ready-Teddy-Go! (Page 29)
  • Make Your Own Teddy Bear (Pages: 30-31)
  • Bunty’s Pet Show (Page 33)
  • Who’s Who at the Zoo (Page 64)
  • Charming! (Page 72)
  • Shopping for Fun (Page 120)

 

* Thanks to Goof for information

Carrie’s Cab

Plot

Carrie Cole lived in London in Victorian times. When her father died, she was left to look after her brother Joe and sisters Beth and Violet. To keep her family out of the workhouse, Carrie,  decided to make a living driving her father’s horse and cab, to the annoyance of some of the other drivers. Life was a struggle, but Carrie was determined to make a go of things.

Notes

  • Art: Colin Merrett

Appeared

  • Carrie’s Cab – Bunty: circa #1536 (20 June 1987) – (?)

Bunty Annual 1978

Picture Stories

  • Heartbreak House  (Pages: 6-10) [Artist Colin Merrett]
  • Super Gran  (Pages: 11-16) [Artist A E Allen]
  • Publicity Pam  (Pages: 20-24)
  • Gertie’s Ghost   (Pages: 28-32) [Artist A E Allen]
  • Maid Marion  (Pages: 33-39) [Artist Selby Donnison]
  • Girl Friday  (Pages: 40-44) [Artist Charles Paine]
  • Shrinking Violet  (Pages: 45-48)
  • Superstitious Cindy  (Pages: 52)
  • The Redwell Ring   (Pages: 53-57) [Artist Mike White]
  • Nurse Dinkum   (Pages: 60-64)
  • Catch the Cat  (Pages: 65-71) [Artist Robert MacGillivray]
  • Tillie the Trier   (Pages: 72-73)
  • Pamela Pet Finder  (Pages: 74-77) [Artist A E Allen]
  • The Cheddar Mob  (Pages: 81-84)
  • The Four Marys  (Pages: 85-96) [Artist James Walker]
  • Dancer of Despair  (Pages: 100-106) [Artist: Andy Tew]
  • The Travels of Tillie  (Pages: 107-109) [Artist: Rodney Sutton]
  • Sandra Deane – Hairdresser  (Pages: 110-112) [Artist: George Martin]
  • Paula Painter   (Pages: 113-117) [Artist: Peter Kay]
  • Toots   (Pages: 120) [Artist: Bill Ritchie]
  • Watchdog Winnie  (Pages: 121-125)

Text Stories

  • The Fairy-Tale Princess   (Pages: 25-27)
  • Belinda the Baby with a Bite!  (Pages: 49-51)
  • That Horse Must Go!   (Pages: 97-99)
  • Julie Plays her Part!  (Pages: 118-119)

Features

  • There’s More Ways Than One – of having Fun!   (Pages: 2-3 , 126-127)
  • Table of Contents  (Pages: 4-5)
  • Bunty’s Cut-Out and Colour Wardrobe   (Pages: 17)
  • Eyes for the Blind   (Pages: 18-19)
  • Heads You Win!  (Pages: 58-59)
  • Works of Wax  (Pages: 78-80)

(Click on thumbnails for bigger picture)

 

Sue Sprinter

Plot

After buying a statuette of an ancient Greek  runner called Laonicus, Sue Sprinter became obsessed with winning. She won the school hundred metres and helped her school relay team to victory at the inter-school sports. But she was strangely unaware of how nastily she acted at times.

sue-sprinter

Notes

  • Art: Colin Merrett

Appeared

  • Sue Sprinter–  Judy: #1225 (02 July 1983) – #1240 (15 October 1983)

Princess Pain-In-The-Neck

Plot:

When Princess Veraskaya  became a pupil at Ashfield High School, she chummed up with Elsie Small.  But being a Princess’s friend was not easy, as Elsie found out when Vera began imitating the antics of her grandmother, a pupil at Ashfield years before.

princess pain in the neck

Notes:

  • Art: Colin Merrett

Appeared:

  • Princess Pain-In-The-Neck–  Bunty:  #1184 (20 September 1980) – #1214 (18 April 1981)

 

No Tennis for Tessa

Plot:

Tessa Lyons once the wondergirl of tennis, was now confined to a wheelchair, living with her family she once ignored. Her father refused to have any mention of tennis in his house, but Tessa sees that her younger sister Alice has the potential to become a tennis player.

No Tennis for Tessa

Notes:

  • Art: Colin Merrett

Appeared:

  • No Tennis for Tessa –  Bunty: #1164 (03 May 1980) –  #1182 (6 September 1980)

Run, Mum – Run!

Plot:

Joy Brownlee was worried about her parents. Her mum was an overweight, stay-at home mother, while her father was a sports fanatic who joked about his “middle-aged” wife. When Joy’s friend’s parents split when her father fell for a younger woman, Joy decided to get her mother interested in sport.

Run, Mum – Run!

Notes:

  • Art: Colin Merrett

Appeared:

  • Run, Mum – Run! –  Bunty:    #1461 (11 January 1986) – #1478 (10 May 1986)