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)
Inks
Gladys Parker (signed)
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 / 1 page (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
I hate men who have money...
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: 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
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: 6)

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: 7)

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: 8)

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

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

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: 10)

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

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

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: 12)

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: 13)

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: 14)

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: 15)

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: 16)

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: 17)

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: 18)

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: 19)

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: 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
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: 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
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: 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
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: 23)

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: 24)

Mopsy Contest / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fashion
Characters
Mopsy

[Sea Food Our Specialty] (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

[Phones] (Table of Contents: 26)

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: 27)

Mopsy / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

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: 28)

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. ["I hate men who have money..."]
    Some Punkins
  6. 5. ["You will be married by the end of this year"]
    Some Punkins
  7. 6. ["He told her he likes the gold in her hair"]
    Some Punkins
  8. 7. ["R-ring"]
    Mopsy
  9. 8. ["You lead too strenuous a life."]
    Mopsy
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Mopsy
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Mopsy Modes
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Mopsy
  13. 12. ["They say it's the biggest jump in the world."]
    Mopsy
  14. 13. ["Without the flowers it's ten dollars less"]
    Mopsy
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Mopsy Modes
  16. 15. ["Sorry, miss, we can't give you a job unless you have character references!"]
    Mopsy
  17. 16. [How to Paint]
    Mopsy
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Mopsy
  19. 18. ["Shall I hang it, boss?"]
    Mopsy
  20. 19. ["....and they're giving a prize to the best dancer tonight!"]
    Mopsy
  21. 20. ["Of course, I'm excited..."]
    Some Punkins
  22. 21. ["Let's drink this one for old times sake!"]
    Some Punkins
  23. 22. ["I'll never go swimming with her again"]
    Some Punkins
  24. 23. ["His reputation is sorta shady"]
    Some Punkins
  25. 24. C'mon, You Artists and Designers!
    Mopsy Contest
  26. 25. [Sea Food Our Specialty]
    Mopsy
  27. 26. [Phones]
    Mopsy
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Mopsy
  29. 28. ["You go on home Nancy."]
    Mopsy
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