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Girls' Crystal #481

Josie’s Strange Adventure in Hollywood

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“A band of cheery schoolgirls who were invited to be the guests of a famous film director” — a.k.a., a glimpse into the early showbiz career of the Blonde in a Red Dress.


Girls’ Crystal #481

Girls' Crystal #437

Rivals for the Witch’s Hoard

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Sure, chasing after a witch’s hoard sounds like it’s all fun and games when you’re a precocious schoolgirl. But you’re also likely to end up cursed to spend the rest of your adult life dodging spooks and weirdoes like a certain Blonde in a Red Dress who shall remain nameless (except for when she’s named Vicky.)


Girls’ Crystal #437

Calling All Girls #37, by Parents Magazine Press

On a date with Roddy McDowall?

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Is this a rare photo of a the Blonde in a Red Dress from her teen years? Or just one of her many fans in masquerade cosplay?


Calling All Girls #37, by Parents Magazine Press

Blackstone Master Magician Comics #1, by Vital Publications

Magic of the Only Living Comic Book Character!

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When it comes to live-action activities that may not fully translate into the static visual medium of comic books, an illusionist’s slight-of-hand stage performance should rank near the top of the list.


Blackstone Master Magician Comics #1, by Vital Publications

Popular Comics #90, Dell

Serious business

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Not content to simply be typecast as a action/adventure damsel in distress, the Blonde in Red had her agent keep an eye out for more serious roles as well — even if it sometimes just ended up as a stern-faced cameo for a staring contest with “Doctor Bobbs”.


Popular Comics #90, Dell

Girls Crystal Weekly #168 (UK)

“One of six splendid stories for schoolgirls!”

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“Do these beads belong to anyone here? They were Norma’s, but she dared not claim them!”

You can tell this is a flashback to a much earlier role from her youth abroad in the UK, because the grown-up Blonde In A Red Dress has shown that she’ll dare just about anything.


Girls Crystal Weekly #168

The Schoolgirl #507 (UK)

You shan’t keep me out!

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A flashback to our heroine’s early years in a British boarding school. A few schoolyard bullies were just a warmup for a girl who would later face down gangsters, wild animals, monsters, and mysterious giant flaming eyeballs.