The back page initially featured a cut-out doll and paper clothes, which eventually gave way to a wall poster. Regular stories[ edit ] The Four Marys[ edit ] "The Four Marys" was the longest story the comic ran—drawn by artist Barrie Mitchell, it appeared from its creation in to its end in When the strip started, public boarding schools like St. Elmo's, the girls' boarding school, were common, but as time went on, they became less accessible to Bunty's general audience. It centred on four young teenagers who lived in a girls-only boarding school in Elmbury, and often had problems with studying, being bored, or helping and being hindered by the other girls or teachers within the school. Of the four main characters, two were middle class, one was the aristocratic daughter of an Earl , and one was a working class girl, attending the school on a scholarship.
I looked on the travel itinerary to see where I was when I wrote this, and I remember very clearly that I wrote that during the drive from West Lafayette, Indiana to Chicago, Illinois. October 20, , Reason Movement Tour On the road. Him, Mandy Mitchell and I had a slumber party that night, and when this song came on, I understood why it was so exceptional. One song could make me feel anxious, while the next song could lift me to euphoria.