Roxy #17 December 1960 [145]
(17 December 1960)

Amalgamated Press, 1958 Series
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Price
5D [0-0-5 GBP]
Pages
28
Indicia Frequency
published every Monday
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fleetway Publications Ltd.
Editing
?
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?; ? (photograph)
Inks
?; ? (photograph)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Christmas Eve - and I was the loneliest girl in the world!
Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Part of the cover serves as the first page of the lead comic story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Christmas Eve - and I was the loneliest girl in the world!
Genre
romance
Characters
Bob; Tommy; Roy; Pat; Ted; Mary
Synopsis
Dejected because her ex-boyfriend had found someone else, Pat was walking home after leaving a dance on Christmas Eve when she encountered a woman and her son who had been locked out of their flat. Mary's husband was in Scotland where he had just found a job after being put off six weeks earlier. Another stranger who came on the scene climbs the wall to get them inside. Later Roy and Pat independently get the same idea to share some of their own Christmas trappings with Mary and her son to brighten up their drab little room. Pat realizes she hasn't thought of Bob for hours.

Indexer Notes

This is a continuation of the story that begins on the cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Quit Bossing, Mister! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like it or not, you're going out with me!
Genre
romance
Characters
Gina Freeman; Alex Crindle; Elsa; Joe
Synopsis
Gina has run away to London to hide from her stuffy old uncle who wants them to move to a group of islands miles from anywhere. Her uncle's assistant traces her there. Despite the fact that he wants to carry her off to the Farthing Islands against her will, she is fascinated by the tough Alex. She agrees to go out with him. Her friend, Joe, tries to protect her, but when she and Alex give Joe the slip, she discovers she is being kidnapped.

Indexer Notes

Labels 'Q.B.7', 'Q.B.8' and 'Q.B.9' in the margins of the bottom right-hand panels on each page suggest this was the third installment of the series.

Wherever You Are (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Lisa; Bill Hanson; Shirley
Synopsis
Bill represented a big Australian wool firm and was often complaining about the weather in England. Lisa had heard it before and suddenly it was as much as she could take. She told him off and stated that she liked winter sports. Afterwards, she slips on the ice and badly sprains her ankle. Laid up at home, she wonders how Bill is passing his time until a friend stops over and tells her that he has taken her advice about enjoying winter sports. The next evening, Bill shows up at her house and tells her that he has been looking for her.

Please Don't Tease (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Wendy; Alan; Mrs. Winter
Synopsis
When Mrs. Carson's gown shop closes down, Wendy is sad because she'll miss the boy who worked next door in the produce store who had always teased her.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Side Saddle / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're going to jail for resisting the law - I'm the law in these parts!
Genre
romance
Characters
Kitty Carson; Sheriff Clip Felsom; Dan Morgan
Synopsis
A mysterious masked man seems intent on getting Kitty off her land. The sheriff is determined to find out who it is, but Kitty just wants to sell her land and leave. Clip kidnaps her and takes her to jail to keep her out of danger. But Kitty secretly loves Clip and is afraid he will be killed on account of her.

Indexer Notes

Labels 'S.S.13', 'S.S.14' and 'S.S.15' in the margins of the bottom right-hand panels on each page suggest this was the fifth installment of the series.

Season's Meeting (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Sandy; Beth
Synopsis
Sandy responds rudely when Beth tries to sell him some Christmas cards. Discovering he is new with no family, she invites him to their club where he starts making friends. Sandy comes back to Beth and buys two dozen cards from her. Soon she learns all the other girls in the club received a card from him except her. And when she attends a party at his place, she discovers that he has displayed cards sent to him from the other girls but not the card she sent.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Dream Boy / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Josep Solana Zapater (signed) [as Joso]
Pencils
Josep Solana Zapater (signed) [as Joso]
Inks
Josep Solana Zapater (signed) [as Joso]
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I just couldn't wait to wear your Christmas present!
Genre
humour
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Christmas Eve - and I was the loneliest girl in the world!"]
  2. 1. ["Christmas Eve - and I was the loneliest girl in the world!"]
  3. 2. ["Like it or not, you're going out with me!"]
    Quit Bossing, Mister!
  4. 3. Wherever You Are
  5. 4. Please Don't Tease
  6. 5. ["You're going to jail for resisting the law - I'm the law in these parts!"]
    Side Saddle
  7. 6. Season's Meeting
  8. 7. ["I just couldn't wait to wear your Christmas present!"]
    Dream Boy
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