Tag Archives: Magical object

Rowena

Plot

Because of her grandmother’s ring, which had special  powers, Rowena Lee, a gipsy girl, could control animals. While her father was in hospital. Rowena attended school but was not made welcome.

Notes

  • Reprinted and translated to Dutch as “Rowena ” – Debbie Groot mysterieboek #27 (1981).

Appeared

  • Rowena – Mandy: #692 (19 April 1980) – #701 (21 June 1980)

Vicky’s Violin

Plot

Orphan Vicky Mason left England in the year 1894, and went to join her far-travelled elder brother in the Yukon territory of Northern Canada. The Klondike gold rush was at its height, when Vicky disembarked at the port of Skagway, in Alaska.Vicky discovers her brother is missing  and during her search for him, she is given a violin with very strange powers by an old prospector.

Notes

Appeared

  • Vicky’s Violin – Mandy: ##432 (26 April 1975) – #437 (31 May1975)

Lucy and the Luck Stones

Plot

Lucy Barr lives in a seaside town called Moresby. One day she finds a strange stone on the beach. It seems to bring her good luck, and other stones like it, that turn up mysteriously convince her of their power— even though it brings people close to her BAD luck!

Notes

Appeared

  • Lucy and the Luck Stones – Mandy: #739 (14 March 1981) – #746 (2 May 1981)

Slaves of the Crimson Cat

Plot

In the year 1842 – orphans, Mary Harvey and Sally Johnson were sold to an unscrupulous showman, Seth Morgan. Morgan had in his possession a strange  statuette of crimson cat. This cat had strange powers and under it’s influence the girls performed a fearless balancing act.

slaves-of-crimson-cat

Notes

Appeared

  • Slaves of the Crimson Cat – Debbie: #309 (13 January 1979) – #316 (3 March 1979)

The Spell on Aunt Nell – and me as well! / My Weird Woolly!

Plot

Katie Bell and her Aunt Nell help out a gipsy woman, who tells them as a reward she can grant them one wish but it must be the same thing and they have to wish for it at the same time. Neither of them believe in spells but later in the evening they wish for each others lives during an argument. So this means boisterous Katie and prim Aunt Nell end up switching places at times.

spell-on-aunt-nell

Katie Bell returns in more weird adventures when she gets a Woolly (a jacket) that gets supercharged with static making it magnetic. Sometimes she can work this to her advantage but not always!

Notes

Appeared

  • The Spell on Aunt Nell – and me as well! – Tracy: #1 (6 October 1979) – #10 (8 December 1979)
  • My Weird Woolly! – Tracy: #12 (26 January 1980) – #20 (16 February 1980)