(1961)

Amalgamated Press, 1939 Series
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Price
8/6 [0-8-6 GBP]
Pages
170
On-sale Date
1960
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fleetway Publications Ltd.
Brand
A Sunshine Annual
Editing
?
Color
Colour cover; Black and White interior with Four Colour sections
Dimensions
Standard British Comic Annual
Paper Stock
Heavy newsprint
Binding
Hardcover
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This volume did not start its page numbers with the front cover.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
two schoolgirls; circus performers

Indexer Notes

Picture is of two school girls getting autographs from a circus performer riding a horse.

Schoolgirl Quiz (Table of Contents: 1)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
1. Which famous Italian tower is shown here?

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

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

The Winning Stroke... and the Fourth Form Gains the Tennis Trophy (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
sport
Characters
Two schoolgirls
Synopsis
Two schoolgirls playing tennis
Keywords
tennis

Indexer Notes

One girl is from the fourth form but there is no indication of which form the other girl is from.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
several schoolgirs
Keywords
dance outfits

Indexer Notes

Picture of schoolgirls getting ready for a dance class or a performance. Title of the Annual at the top of the page. Notation at bottom of the page states where the title was issued from but does not give the publisher's name.

Contents (Table of Contents: 5)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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The Uncle Who Vanished (Table of Contents: 6)

Trixie's Diary / text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Trixie Sharp]
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typeset
Editing
Ida Melbourne [credited]

Genre
adventure
Characters
Trixie Sharp; Tilly Lobbs; Uncle J.; kidnappers

Indexer Notes

Publisher's name is at the bottom of the first page of the story.

The Largest and the Smallest (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Phantom Circle / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good! The window is open!
Feature Logo
That Audacious Phantom Circle
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Phantom Circle; Kathy Shane; Miss Harrap (villain); Sonia Greene (villain)

Greta's Bad Bargain (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Denise Kerry
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Genre
drama

Star in London (Table of Contents: 10)

Star the Sheepdog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come along, Star dear, there's really nothing to be frightened of
Genre
adventure
Characters
Star; Meg; Farmer Bell; dognappers (villains)

The Secret Claire Refused to Keep (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 5.5 pages (report information)

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Genre
adventure

Schoolgirl Fun (Table of Contents: 12)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
humour

Indexer Notes

Cartoons and limericks.

Mystery Joker of Millside (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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?
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?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Mavis Lee; Jenny Wayne; Miss Waight; the bursar (villain)

The Eventful Visit (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Christine Landon
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Genre
adventure

Vanita, the Orphan of Venice (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Vanita was a great favourite with the holiday-makers, who always thronged to photograph her with her feathered companions...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Vanita; Carole Vancroft; Mr. Vancroft; Uncle Pedro (villain); swindler (villain)

Trespasser in the Holiday Camp (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Doris Graham
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Genre
adventure

Want To Know the Time? (Table of Contents: 17)

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Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Maisy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
She's as lovely as a lily now she's had a popsie perm
Genre
humour
Characters
Masisy

How Wanda Saved the Witch Doctor (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Wanda; Utumu

Penny's Punch Doll Puzzle (Table of Contents: 20)

text story / 6.33 pages (report information)

Script
Eileen Meadows
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Genre
detective-mystery

Classroom Riddle-Me-Ree (Table of Contents: 21)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here are three familiar objects found in most classrooms.

Merril and the Mystery Yacht (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Coo-ee! Tom!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Merril Dawson; Tom Blake; Peter; Seth Hurley (villain); Nora Hurley (villain)

Twelve Steps in the Life of a First-Year Nurse (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; medical

Their Lucky Picnic (Table of Contents: 24)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
adventure

Wendy's "Starr" Turn (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
So they have persuaded Roy Starr in their concert
Genre
adventure
Characters
Wendy Heston; Roy Starr; Laura Bates (villain)

Daughter of the Flying Doctor (Table of Contents: 26)

text story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Elsa Moorhead
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Genre
adventure

Princess for a Day (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
O white girl, who came by moonlight, thou shalt be our princess - whether it be thy wish or not
Genre
adventure; jungle

Scare On the Lugger (Table of Contents: 28)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Elise Probyn
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Genre
adventure

Picture Crossword (Table of Contents: 29)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
1 Across

Indexer Notes

Clues are pictures only, no description.

When Bruin Broke Out (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh! Gosh! Bruin's escaped from his cage!
Genre
adventure; animal
Characters
Bruin (a bear); Jackie; criminal

Mountain Rescue (Table of Contents: 31)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
adventure

Their Wartime Adventure in Holland (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here is the windmill where we collect the sacks of flour, Karen - and load them on to our barge
Characters
Karen van Deen; Peter van Deen; John Kemp; German soldiers (villains)

Clara and Her Recorder (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
My dad's just bought a tape recorder.
Genre
humour

The Girl Who Helped the Highwayman (Table of Contents: 34)

text story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Enid Meredith
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Genre
adventure; historical

Dinah's Good Deed (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where's Miss Jones, Jenny?
Genre
drama
Characters
Dinah Watson; Miss Jones; Rancher Myers

A Rich Reward for Roly (Table of Contents: 36)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
adventure

Gerda the Goose Girl (Table of Contents: 37)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
O, if only our new overlord had been appointed, then all our troubles might be over.
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Gerda; Grumpy (a gander); Lord Stefan; Kurt (villain); Martyn (villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Calling All Schoolgirls! (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

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London Maze (Table of Contents: 41)

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Indexer Notes

Maze including seven pictures of London.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
two schoolgirls; circus performers

Indexer Notes

Back cover which is exactly the same as the front cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Schoolgirl Quiz
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Winning Stroke... and the Fourth Form Gains the Tennis Trophy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Contents
  7. 6. The Uncle Who Vanished
  8. 7. The Largest and the Smallest
  9. 8. ["Good! The window is open!"]
  10. 9. Greta's Bad Bargain
  11. 10. Star in London
  12. 11. The Secret Claire Refused to Keep
  13. 12. Schoolgirl Fun
  14. 13. Mystery Joker of Millside
  15. 14. The Eventful Visit
  16. 15. Vanita, the Orphan of Venice
  17. 16. Trespasser in the Holiday Camp
  18. 17. Want To Know the Time?
  19. 18. ["She's as lovely as a lily now she's had a popsie perm"]
  20. 19. How Wanda Saved the Witch Doctor
  21. 20. Penny's Punch Doll Puzzle
  22. 21. Classroom Riddle-Me-Ree
  23. 22. Merril and the Mystery Yacht
  24. 23. Twelve Steps in the Life of a First-Year Nurse
  25. 24. Their Lucky Picnic
  26. 25. Wendy's "Starr" Turn
  27. 26. Daughter of the Flying Doctor
  28. 27. Princess for a Day
  29. 28. Scare On the Lugger
  30. 29. Picture Crossword
  31. 30. When Bruin Broke Out
  32. 31. Mountain Rescue
  33. 32. Their Wartime Adventure in Holland
  34. 33. Clara and Her Recorder
  35. 34. The Girl Who Helped the Highwayman
  36. 35. Dinah's Good Deed
  37. 36. A Rich Reward for Roly
  38. 37. Gerda the Goose Girl
  39. 38. ["They all rush for the latest School Friend Pets and Animal Book"]
  40. 39. Calling All Schoolgirls!
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
  42. 41. London Maze
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
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