Jinty Comic site launched

Jinty Issue One - 1974

Inspired by the UK Girls Comics Index and by the Tammy Project, writer Jenni Scott has launched a dedicated reference site devoted to the girls comic Jinty, published by  IPC/Fleetway.

It’s good to see this area of British comics getting much deserved exposure and I hope you’ll pop over and give Jenni your support.

“It’s an ongoing work,” says Jenni, “aiming to provide a general guideline to the contents of these comics. Eventually you should be able to see listings of the contents of a specific issue, look up a particular story, or get lists of the stories a specific creator worked on.

“This is done in my free time and subject to vagaries and delays, but the aim initially is to have a weekly update schedule (to motivate me to keep working on it steadily).”

As with other similar sites, this Jinty site is a non-profit fan site, and copyright is held by Egmont.

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.



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