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Bunty Summer Special 1982

Cover art: Doris Kinnear

Picture Stories

  • Four Bits of Fun at the Seaside with Haggis (Page 2)
  • The Four Marys (Pages: 3-5) [Art: Selby Donnison]
  • Dolwyn’s Dolls (Pages: 6-7, 9) [Art: Hugh Thornton-Jones]
  • Wonderwoofa (Pages: 10-12) [Art: Andy Tew]
  • The Incredible Adventures of Mini-Mum (Pages: 14-15, 17) [Art: Robert MacGillivray]
  • Heartbreak Holiday (Pages: 21-21-23) [Art: A E Allen]
  • Anyone for Tennis? (Page 25)
  • The Three Imps (Pages: 26-28) [Art: Jim Eldridge]
  • School for Scruffs (Pages: 29-31) [Art: John Woods]

Text Stories

  • The Holidaymakers – An Otter’s Tale (Page 32)

Features

  • Circus Family (Page 8)
  • On the Road! (Page 13)
  • Cats and Dogs (Page 16)
  • Play Spaceflick with Toots! (Pages: 18-19) [Art: Bill Ritchie]
  • Easy-to-Make Fashion Tunic (Page 20)
  • Summer Sizzlers (Page 24)
  • Bunty’s Dotty Menagerie (Page 33)
  • It’s Party Time! (Page 34)
  • Holiday Crossword (Page 35)
  • Bunty’s Cut-Out Wardrobe (Page 36)

 

*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

Bunty Annual 1975

Picture Stories

  • Clown for a Day (Pages: 6-11) [Artist: Mario Capaldi]
  • Mighty Mo (Pages: 14-16)
  • Glenda the Gimmick Girl (Pages: 17-21) [Artist: Charles Paine]
  • The Four Marys (Pages: 24-32) [Artist: James Walker]
  • The Mystery of the Dutch Doll (Pages: 37-42) [Artist: Andy Tew]
  • My Sister Mitzi (Pages: 44-48) [Artist: George Martin]
  • Wendy’s Wishing Well (Pages: 50-54) [Artist: John Woods]
  • Miss Merlin (Pages: 55-57)
  • Gilly of the Flower Garden (Pages: 60-64) [Artist: Don Walker]
  • No Pals for Pamela (Pages: 66-73)
  • Anne’s Pop-Mad Gran (Pages: 76-80)
  • Happy Harriet the Holiday Girl (Pages: 82-85) [Artist: E C Julien]
  • Lydia and the Little People (Pages: 87-88) [Artist: George Parlett]
  • A Swimming Teacher – for Ducks! (Pages: 92-96) [Artist: Dudley Wynne]
  • Baby-Face Beth the Tiny Terror (Pages: 97-101) [Artist: Tony Higham]
  • Mighty Mo (Pages: 104-107)
  • Paws for Laugh! (Page 110)
  • Sally on-the-Spot (Pages: 111-112) [Artist: George Parlett]
  • Carrie’s Magic Cook Book (Pages: 114-118) [Artist: Peter Kay]
  • Punch and Jenny (Pages: 119-125) [Artist: Matias Alonso]

Text Stories

  • A Saddle for Sal! (Page 81)
  • Granny’s Girl (Pages: 108-109) [Artist: Doris Kinnear?]

Features

  • The History of Flowers – The Guernsey Lily (Pages: 12-13)
  • Strike a Chord! (Pages: 22-23)
  • Dog Calendar (Pages: 33-36)
  • Diamonds of Destiny:
    • The Koh-i-Noor Diamond (Page 43)
    • The De Sancy Diamond (Page 65)
    • The Hope Diamond (Page113)
  • Hockey through the Ages (Page 49)
  • Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall… (Pages: 58-59)
  • Shoot to Fame in the Pop Star Game (Pages: 74-75)
  • Bunty’s “Cut Out and Colour” Wardrobe (Page 86)
  • Tasty Bunty Titbits (Page 89)
  • The Stars – and Their Stars! (Pages: 90-91)
  • Tennis – Through the Ages (Pages: 102-103)

 

* Thanks to Goof for information and cover picture

 

Bunty Annual 1973

Picture Stories

  • The Little Shrimp (Pages: 6-10) [Artist: Douglas Perry]
  • Bella the Bookworm (Page 11)
  • Superstitious Cindy (Page 17)
  • “It’s a Dog’s Life” Says Inky (Pages: 18-22) [Artist: Jose Casanovas]
  • Dopey Dora, School Governor (Pages: 28-32) [Artist: Charles Morgan]
  • Lydia and the Little People (Pages: 33-37) [Artist: George Parlett]
  • The Garden of Edie (Pages: 40-45) [Artist: Peter Kay]
  • The Four Marys (Pages: 50-54) [Artist: James Walker]
  • Margo’s Magic Carpet (Pages: 58-59)
  • Penny of the Pets Hotel (Pages: 60-64) [Artist: Charles Morgan]
  • Miss Merlin (Pages: 65-67)
  • Jenny Proctor – Doll Doctor (Pages: 70-73) [Artist: Mike White]
  • Gelda – The Girl from the Glacier (Pages: 76-80) [Artist: Hugh Thornton-Jones]
  • The Terrors of Tumbledown Academy (Pages: 81-86)
  • Mighty Mo (Pages: 87-90)
  • Blabberbeak (Pages: 91-95) [Artist: Mario Capaldi]
  • Princess of the Packet-Tops (Pages: 99-103) [Artist: Hugh Thornton-Jones]
  • The Call of the Sea (Pages: 104-107)
  • Sally on-the-Spot (Pages: 108-112) [Artist: George Parlett]
  • Paula and the Catnappers (Pages: 113-117) [Artist: Andy Tew]
  • “You’re a Disgrace, Your Grace!” (Pages: 122-125) [Artist: John Woods]

Text Stories

  • Little Girl Blue (Pages: 23-25)
  • Gilly of the Flower Garden (Pages: 55-57)
  • Carol of Cherry Acre (Pages: 96-98)

Features

  • The History of Flowers:
    • Regal Lily (Pages: 12-13)
    • Daffodil (Pages: 46-47)
    • Anemone (Pages: 74-75)
    • Chrysanthemum (Pages: 120-121)
  • Calendar 1973 (Pages: 14-16)
  • Playtime in the Park (Pages: 26-27)
  • Petrouchka (Pages: 38-39)
  • Bunty’s Cut-Out Wardrobe (Page 48)
  • Bunty’s Do-It-Yourself Wardrobe (Page 49)
  • Coppelia (Pages: 68-69)
  • The Sugar Plum Fairy (Pages: 118-119)

 

* Thanks to Goof for information and cover picture

Bunty Annual 1971

Picture Stories

  • Rosie and the Orphan Thrushes (Pages: 6-9) [Artist: Hugh Thornton-Jones]
  • Square Peg (Pages: 12-16) [Artist: George Parlett]
  • The Priceless Penny (Pages: 18-20) [Artist: John Woods]
  • Tina the Tester (Pages: 24-25) [Artist: Diane Gabbott]
  • Toots in Dreamland/Toots As She Really Is (Pages: 26-27) [Artist: Bill Ritchie]
  • The Four Marys (Pages: 28-32) [Artist: James Walker]
  • Katie’s Country Garden (Pages: 34-41) [Artist: Douglas Perry]
  • The Wild Girl of Westerley (Pages: 44-48) [Artist: E C Julien]
  • Susie Sleepyhead (Pages: 53-56)
  • The Golden Needle Girls (Pages: 57-58)
  • Monty of the Mountain Rescue (Pages: 63-64)
  • Colorado Kate (Pages: 66-69) [Artist: Mario Capaldi]
  • Clare’s Kiosk (Pages: 70-71)
  • Wendy Round the World (Pages: 73-75) [Artist: E C Julien]
  • Sally Sew-Sew (Pages: 79-80)
  • The Tulip of Hope (Pages: 81-85) [Artist: Peter Kay]
  • Lizzie the First (Pages: 86-88) [Artist: Manuel Cuyas]
  • Betty, the Bird Girl (Pages: 92-96) [Artist: Mike White]
  • Sally on-the-Spot (Pages: 97-99) [Artist: George Parlett]
  • The Autograph Hunters (Pages: 103-105)
  • Treetop Tessa (Pages: 106-107)
  • Maid of the Mountains (Pages: 109-111) [Artist: Douglas Perry]
  • Four Forbidden Fruits (Pages: 113-115)
  • Tumbling Toni (Pages: 118-121) [Artist: Charles Paine]
  • Hetty’s Happy Hippo (Pages: 122-125)

Text Stories

  • Little Miss Misery (Pages: 21-23)
  • The Double Life of Marion Brown (Pages: 49-52)
  • No Tears for Annya (Pages: 76-78)
  • The Clown with Four Legs (Pages: 100-102)

Features

  • Butterflies of Britain (Pages: 10-11)
  • Round Britain Race (Page 17)
  • Bedroom Brighteners (Page 33)
  • Famous Pets (Pages: 42-43)
  • Wonderful Women (Pages: 59-62)
  • Christmas Morning (Page 65)
  • Try Your Luck (Page 72)
  • They Gave It a Name (Pages: 89-91)
  • Thinking… (Page 108)
  • La Marseillaise – The Story Behind the Song (Page 112)
  • Tale of the Cat (Pages: 116-117)

 

* Thanks to Goof for information and cover picture

 

Look after Lorna! [1973]

Plot

Meryl Mertz and her friend Heidi are looking after an abandoned baby. The baby turns out to be Princess Lorna, heir to the throne of Livonia, and soldiers and bounty hunters are looking for her everywhere. So in addition to the demands of baby care they have to constantly hide her and rescue her from constant dangers.

Notes

  • Artist: John Woods

Appeared

  • Look after Lorna! – Debbie: #11 (28 April 1973) – #30 (8 September 1973)

 

Children of the Night

Plot

The evil Aunt Mabel runs an orphanage for homeless children where she shuts out sunlight on them, making them blind by day but able to navigate in the dark. This is so she can send them out to steal at night. When justice catches up with Aunt Mabel, the children are taken in by the generous and wealthy Mrs Rigby, who is given one month to reform them.

children of night

Notes

  • Artist: John Woods

Appeared

  • Children of the Night –  Bunty: #1183 (September 13, 1980) – #1200 (10 January 1981)

Bird Girl

Plot:

Lynn Fairfax and her artist father move to the Italian village of Torricelli. Lynn encounters a mysterious girl who has a strange way with birds. She soon finds the mysterious girl is trying to save the birds from trappers and decides to lend a hand. But Lynn has to win the girl’s confidence as the girl seems to be afraid of her.

Bird

Notes:

  • Artist: John Woods

Appeared:

  • Bird Girl –  Bunty:  #943 (7 February 1976) – #955 (1 May  1976)

Wendy’s Wishing Well

Plot

Wendy Webster’s family buy  Wishing Well Café, complete with a wishing well. Its wishes are guaranteed to come true – with help from Wendy, who has discovered a secret entrance into the well. This enables her to intercept wishes that are thrown into the well and make them come true.

Notes

  • Artist: John Woods

Appeared

  • Wendy’s Wishing Well – Bunty: #843 (09 March 1974) – #853 (18 May 1974)
  • Reprinted – Bunty Monthly

Laurel and the Talking Doll

Plot

In Victorian times, gypsy girl Laurel Lee makes a living by giving puppet shows. Laurel’s sister Leona is accused of stealing a necklace and goes on the run. One of the puppets, Fairy Goodwish, starts coming to life to give Laurel clues to track down the real thief.

Notes

  • Artist: John Woods
  • Advertised as Laurel and her Talking Doll in Bunty #838

Appeared

  • Laurel and the Talking Doll– Bunty: #839 (09 February 1974) – #848 (13 April 1974)
  • Reprinted – Bunty: #1305 (15 January 1983) – #1314 (19 March 1983)
  • Reprinted – Best of Bunty #4 (June 2001)