Mopsy #1
(February 1948)

St. John, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
On-sale Date
1947-12-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
St. John Publishing Co.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

A collection of Mopsy strips by her creator, Gladys Parker. On-sale date from: Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, 1948

The full color back cover has four humorous panels, featuring Mopsy.
The upper left and lower right panels were re-used as the covers to: TV Teens (Charlton, 1954 series) #9 and #10 (September and November 1955) respectively.
the coloring was changed and speech balloons redrawn for both; the wording was unchanged, except as follows; the original top left caption reads: 'You go on home Nancy.' etc, changed to 'You run along, Nancy!' etc for TV Teens #9.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mopsy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gladys Parker (signed as Gladys Parker)
Inks
Gladys Parker (signed as Gladys Parker)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mopsy
Reprints

Monkey Suit Magic (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Phyl Carroll (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Don Gordon; Joey Farrell; Ken Marston; Pamela; Peggy; Ray Leonard

Indexer Notes

On inside front and back covers.

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

Mopsy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gladys Parker (credited)
Pencils
Gladys Parker (credited)
Inks
Gladys Parker (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmm...she leaped to fame by hopping cars, eh?
Genre
humor
Characters
Mopsy
Reprints
  • from Mopsy daily ?
Keywords
actress; newspaper strip; Supreme Studios; waitress

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Some Punkins / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Neher (credited)
Pencils
Fred Neher (credited)
Inks
Fred Neher (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yesterday Daisy called me a cat
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Life's Like That Sunday (Consolidated News Features) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

Indexer Notes

6 single panel cartoons.

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

Some Punkins / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Neher (credited)
Pencils
Fred Neher (credited)
Inks
Fred Neher (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You will be married by the end of this year
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Life's Like That Sunday (Consolidated News Features) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

Indexer Notes

5 single panel cartoons.

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

Some Punkins / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Neher (credited)
Pencils
Fred Neher (credited)
Inks
Fred Neher (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He told her he likes the gold in her hair
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Life's Like That Sunday (Consolidated News Features) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

Indexer Notes

6 single panel cartoons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Mopsy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gladys Parker (credited)
Pencils
Gladys Parker (credited)
Inks
Gladys Parker (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
R-ring
Genre
humor
Characters
Mopsy
Reprints
  • from Mopsy Sunday (?) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

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

Mopsy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gladys Parker (credited)
Pencils
Gladys Parker (credited)
Inks
Gladys Parker (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You lead too strenuous a life.
Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Mopsy; Dr. Green
Reprints
  • from Mopsy Sunday (?) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
golf; newspaper strip

[Window Shades] (Table of Contents: 8)

Mopsy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gladys Parker (credited)
Pencils
Gladys Parker (credited)
Inks
Gladys Parker (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mopsy
Reprints
  • from Mopsy Sunday (?) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Mopsy Modes / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gladys Parker
Inks
Gladys Parker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Mopsy
Reprints
  • from Mopsy Modes Sunday (?) xxxx.xx.xx

[Wind and Rain] (Table of Contents: 10)

Mopsy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gladys Parker (credited)
Pencils
Gladys Parker (credited)
Inks
Gladys Parker (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mopsy
Reprints
  • from Mopsy Sunday (?) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Mopsy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gladys Parker
Pencils
Gladys Parker
Inks
Gladys Parker
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They say it's the biggest jump in the world.
Genre
humor
Characters
Mopsy; Nancy
Reprints
  • from Mopsy Sunday (?) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Mopsy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gladys Parker (credited)
Pencils
Gladys Parker (credited)
Inks
Gladys Parker (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Without the flowers it's ten dollars less
Genre
humor
Characters
Mopsy
Reprints
  • from Mopsy Sunday (?) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Mopsy Modes / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Gladys Parker
Inks
Gladys Parker
Colors
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Mopsy
Reprints
  • from Mopsy Modes Sunday (?) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Mopsy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gladys Parker (credited)
Pencils
Gladys Parker (credited)
Inks
Gladys Parker (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sorry, miss, we can't give you a job unless you have character references!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mopsy
Reprints
  • from Mopsy Sunday (?) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

[How to Paint] (Table of Contents: 15)

Mopsy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gladys Parker (credited)
Pencils
Gladys Parker (credited)
Inks
Gladys Parker (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mopsy
Reprints
  • from Mopsy Sunday (?) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

[Hats Blowing in the Wind] (Table of Contents: 16)

Mopsy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gladys Parker
Pencils
Gladys Parker
Inks
Gladys Parker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mopsy
Reprints
  • from Mopsy Sunday (?) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Mopsy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gladys Parker (credited)
Pencils
Gladys Parker (credited)
Inks
Gladys Parker (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shall I hang it, boss?
Genre
humor
Characters
Mopsy
Reprints
  • from Mopsy Sunday (?) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

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

Mopsy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gladys Parker
Pencils
Gladys Parker
Inks
Gladys Parker
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
....and they're giving a prize to the best dancer tonight!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mopsy
Reprints
  • from Mopsy Sunday (?) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Some Punkins / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Neher (credited)
Pencils
Fred Neher (credited)
Inks
Fred Neher (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Of course, I'm excited...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Life's Like That Sunday (Consolidated News Features) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

Indexer Notes

5 single panel cartoons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Some Punkins / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Neher (credited)
Pencils
Fred Neher (credited)
Inks
Fred Neher (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's drink this one for old times sake!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Life's Like That Sunday (Consolidated News Features) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

Indexer Notes

6 single panel cartoons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Some Punkins / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Neher (credited)
Pencils
Fred Neher (credited)
Inks
Fred Neher (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll never go swimming with her again
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Life's Like That Sunday (Consolidated News Features) 1946.06.23
Keywords
newspaper strip

Indexer Notes

6 single panel cartoons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Some Punkins / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Neher (credited)
Pencils
Fred Neher (credited)
Inks
Fred Neher (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
His reputation is sorta shady
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Life's Like That Sunday (Consolidated News Features) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

Indexer Notes

6 single panel cartoons.

C'mon, You Artists and Designers! (Table of Contents: 23)

Mopsy's Contest / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gladys Parker
Inks
Gladys Parker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Mopsy

Indexer Notes

Readers invited to send in their fashion designs. Winner receives $5.00 and their design shown in a subsequent issue.

[Sea Food Our Specialty] (Table of Contents: 24)

Mopsy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gladys Parker (credited)
Pencils
Gladys Parker (credited)
Inks
Gladys Parker (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mopsy
Reprints
  • from Mopsy Sunday (?) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

[Phones] (Table of Contents: 25)

Mopsy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gladys Parker (credited)
Pencils
Gladys Parker (credited)
Inks
Gladys Parker (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mopsy
Reprints
  • from Mopsy Sunday (?) xxxx.xx.xx
Keywords
newspaper strip

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Mopsy's Mailbox / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gladys Parker (logo art)
Inks
Gladys Parker (logo art)
Colors
? (logo art)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whew! We never realized just how many pen pals Mopsy had!
Characters
Mopsy

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Roy Evans, Jimmy Young, Helen Celardo, Brian O'Connor, Sam Ford, Blanche Kaplan, Diane Fleming, Katherine May Carey, Lily Peterson, Walter Deslandes, and Carol Harris.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Mopsy / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gladys Parker
Pencils
Gladys Parker
Inks
Gladys Parker
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You go on home Nancy.
Genre
humor
Characters
Mopsy; Nancy
Keywords
newspaper strip

Indexer Notes

4 single panel cartoons on back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mopsy
  2. 1. Monkey Suit Magic
  3. 2. ["Hmm...she leaped to fame by hopping cars, eh?"]
    Mopsy
  4. 3. ["Yesterday Daisy called me a cat"]
    Some Punkins
  5. 4. ["You will be married by the end of this year"]
    Some Punkins
  6. 5. ["He told her he likes the gold in her hair"]
    Some Punkins
  7. 6. ["R-ring"]
    Mopsy
  8. 7. ["You lead too strenuous a life."]
    Mopsy
  9. 8. [Window Shades]
    Mopsy
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Mopsy Modes
  11. 10. [Wind and Rain]
    Mopsy
  12. 11. ["They say it's the biggest jump in the world."]
    Mopsy
  13. 12. ["Without the flowers it's ten dollars less"]
    Mopsy
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Mopsy Modes
  15. 14. ["Sorry, miss, we can't give you a job unless you have character references!"]
    Mopsy
  16. 15. [How to Paint]
    Mopsy
  17. 16. [Hats Blowing in the Wind]
    Mopsy
  18. 17. ["Shall I hang it, boss?"]
    Mopsy
  19. 18. ["....and they're giving a prize to the best dancer tonight!"]
    Mopsy
  20. 19. ["Of course, I'm excited..."]
    Some Punkins
  21. 20. ["Let's drink this one for old times sake!"]
    Some Punkins
  22. 21. ["I'll never go swimming with her again"]
    Some Punkins
  23. 22. ["His reputation is sorta shady"]
    Some Punkins
  24. 23. C'mon, You Artists and Designers!
    Mopsy's Contest
  25. 24. [Sea Food Our Specialty]
    Mopsy
  26. 25. [Phones]
    Mopsy
  27. 26. ["Whew! We never realized just how many pen pals Mopsy had!"]
    Mopsy's Mailbox
  28. 27. ["You go on home Nancy."]
    Mopsy
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