(6 February 1971)

IPC, 1971 Series
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Price:
7d [0-0-7 GBP]; 0.03 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1971-02-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
IPC Magazines Ltd.
Format:
2 colour/Black and white; 23.6x28cm; Newsprint; Saddle-stitched; On-going series

Issue Notes

A 36 page "facsimile" reprint of this issue was published in 2009, given away free with The Guardian newspaper. It omits the story "Castaways on Voodoo Island" and part of the Tammy Club article.

Has both pre and post-decimalization prices recorded on the cover.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

[It was like a strange and fantastic dream...] (Table of Contents)

The Secret of Trebaran / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Giorgio Cambiotti
Inks:
Giorgio Cambiotti
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Trudy Smith
Synopsis:
Trudy finds a pendant that apparently takes her back in time

[Hi, there!] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Tammy
Synopsis:
Introductory welcome letter from "Tammy". The small illustration is repeated in later letter columns, but does not resemble the Tammy of The Cover Girls.

[A school story with a difference] (Table of Contents)

The Girls of Liberty Lodge / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dudley Pout
Inks:
Dudley Pout
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Sally Valentine
Synopsis:
Reacting to the harsh discipline at the school where she teaches, Sally vows to set up an alternative school with a much more liberal attitude.

[Prisoners of an evil and ruthless woman] (Table of Contents)

Slaves of War Orphan Farm / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Finley-Day
Pencils:
Desmond Walduck
Inks:
Desmond Walduck
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
historical
Synopsis:
Set in world war 2, orphan Kate (no surname given) is evacuated to a farm, only to find herself being treated as a slave by the evil Mrs Thatcher.

[The mystery of "Whispering Heights"] (Table of Contents)

Dawn and Kerry Double for Trouble / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Maureen Spurgeon
Pencils:
Giorgio Letteri
Inks:
Giorgio Letteri
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Dawn Gardner; Kerry Hart
Synopsis:
Friends Dawn and Kerry investigate a mysterious old house.

[Meet a young girl who's mum to a whole family] (Table of Contents)

"Our Janie" - Little Mum / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Collin Merritt
Inks:
Collin Merritt
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Janie Greaves
Synopsis:
After the death of her mother and her father is hospitalized, Janie Greaves holds the family together.

[The chance of a lifetime for Betina] (Table of Contents)

Betina at Ballet School / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dudley Wynne
Inks:
Dudley Wynne
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
sport
Characters:
Betina Brooks
Synopsis:
Betina, from a poor family, joins a posh ballet school.

Indexer Notes

class drama

[Julie Jeffries - the rich girl with the rebel's spirit] (Table of Contents)

My Father - My Enemy! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Julie Jeffries
Synopsis:
Julie helps the poor workers from her rich father's mine.

Indexer Notes

class war drama

[The most hilarious coach tour there ever was] (Table of Contents)

Courier Carol / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jean Sidobre
Inks:
Jean Sidobre
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Carol Jones
Synopsis:
Carol helps her uncle Ebenezer in his one man coach tour business

[Nobody cared for Glen until June came along] (Table of Contents)

Glen - A Dog on a Lonely Quest / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Baikie
Inks:
Jim Baikie
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
June rescues Glen from his evil owner, but she can't keep him.

Join the Tammy club (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Tammy club page

Indexer Notes

Only the first page is included in the 2009 reprint.

[Twelve schoolgirls stranded on a strange mysterious island] (Table of Contents)

Castaways on Voodoo Island / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Houghton
Inks:
Ken Houghton
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

This story is the only one not included in the 2009 "facsimile" reprint.

[The ups and downs of a young servant girl] (Table of Contents)

No Tears for Molly / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Maureen Spurgeon
Pencils:
Tony Thewenetti
Inks:
Tony Thewenetti
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Molly Mills
Synopsis:
the adventures of a servant girl in the 1920's.

Indexer Notes

Series later becomes "Molly Mills", individual sequences being subtitled "Molly and the ..."

Cats and Kittens (Table of Contents)

Pets' Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Text article about keeping cats as pets.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [It was like a strange and fantastic dream...]
    The Secret of Trebaran
  3. 2. [Hi, there!]
  4. 3. [A school story with a difference]
    The Girls of Liberty Lodge
  5. 4. [Prisoners of an evil and ruthless woman]
    Slaves of War Orphan Farm
  6. 5. [The mystery of "Whispering Heights"]
    Dawn and Kerry Double for Trouble
  7. 6. [Meet a young girl who's mum to a whole family]
    "Our Janie" - Little Mum
  8. 7. [The chance of a lifetime for Betina]
    Betina at Ballet School
  9. 8. [Julie Jeffries - the rich girl with the rebel's spirit]
    My Father - My Enemy!
  10. 9. [The most hilarious coach tour there ever was]
    Courier Carol
  11. 10. [Nobody cared for Glen until June came along]
    Glen - A Dog on a Lonely Quest
  12. 11. Join the Tammy club
  13. 12. [Twelve schoolgirls stranded on a strange mysterious island]
    Castaways on Voodoo Island
  14. 13. [The ups and downs of a young servant girl]
    No Tears for Molly
  15. 14. Cats and Kittens
    Pets' Page
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