Mopsy #3
(August, 1948)

St. John, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
St. John Publishing Co.
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mopsy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gladys Parker
Inks
Gladys Parker
Colors
?
Letters
Gladys Parker

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy! She certainly knows how to wear clothes!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[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
Gladys Parker (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To meet eligible men, the business girl should seek employment in the most glamorous office.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Mopsy quits her job for a more upscale firm where she can meet eligible bachelors and has several dates, only to neither her position, nor her potential suitors, are quite what she thought.

Mopsy Modes (Table of Contents: 3)

Mopsy / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fashion

Indexer Notes

This page features two Mospy paper dolls and 10 cut-out outfits.

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

Mopsy / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You'll have to admit, liquid stockings do have their faults.
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

This page features a single one-panel gag cartoon.

Mopsy Modes (Table of Contents: 5)

Mopsy / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fashion

Indexer Notes

This page features two Mopsy paper dolls and nine cut-out outfits.

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

Mopsy / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's not my fault he's an hour overdue.
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

This page features four single-panel gag cartoons.

Mopsy Modes (Table of Contents: 7)

Mopsy / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fashion

Indexer Notes

This page features two Mopsy paper dolls and 12 cut-out outfits.

[no title indexed] (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
Gladys Parker (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Riding clothes 1/2 price
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Mopsy has bad luck trying out her new riding outfit, but makes the best of it.

Mopsy Modes (Table of Contents: 9)

Mopsy / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fashion

Indexer Notes

This page features two Mopsy paper dolls and 10 cut-out outfits.

[no title indexed] (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
Gladys Parker (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's not surrealism!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Mopsy's attempt at landscape painting is subject to variable weather conditions.

Mopsy Modes (Table of Contents: 11)

Mopsy / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fashion

Indexer Notes

This page features two Mopsy paper dolls and six cut-out outfits.

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

Mopsy / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are simply thousands of boy babies being born.
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

This page features four single-panel gag cartoons.

[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
Gladys Parker (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I want a dress that's slendering.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Mopsy resorts to trickery in order to satisfy a customer.

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

Mopsy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gladys Parker
Inks
Gladys Parker
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
In a pantomime story, Mopsy gets creative to solve a picnic problem.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Mopsy / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But mother, it says right here . . . your entire costume should be based on just one outstanding accessory.
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

This page features four single-panel gag cartoons.

Mopsy's Mailbox (Table of Contents: 16)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

This page features letters from Juanity McFarland, of Berkeley, CA; Joann Darrs, of Mansfield, OH; Virginia Arnold, of Washington, D.C.; Ann Copeland, of Newark, OH; Arnold Kahn, of Pittsburgh, PA; and, Bernard Graham, of Presque Isle, ME.

In answer to the last letter, this page also includes a subscription coupon, giving the address of St. John Publishing Co. as 645 Fifth Avenue, New York 17, N.Y.

Rabbit's Foot Romance (Table of Contents: 17)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Leslie Stevens (credited)
Letters
typeset

[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
Gladys Parker (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To Point Pleasant
Genre
humor
Synopsis
In a pantomime story (but for a sign), Mopsy resorts to alternative means for scaling a mountain peak.

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

Mopsy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To the lockers
Genre
humor
Synopsis
In a pantomime story (but for a sign), Mopsy resigns herself to the fact that boys just don't seem interested in her new beach outfit.

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

Mopsy / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've heard so much about burning the candle at both ends, I've decided to see what really happens.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
This page features four single-panel gag cartoons.

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

Mopsy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
In a pantomime story, Mopsy has trouble managing her backyard border shrubs.

Contest Prize Winners (Table of Contents: 22)

Mopsy / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fashion

Indexer Notes

This page features Mopsy modeling dress designs submitted by readers, including Joseph Westphal, of Poscagoula, MS; Joan Hazling, of Springfield, MA; Barbara A. Shaff, of Watertown, MA; Beverly Christiensen, opf Calumet City, IL; Shirley Lee Peterson, of Pacific Grate, CA.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Mopsy / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But I can't take it off yet!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

This page features four single-panel gag cartoons.

[no title indexed] (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
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
In a pantomime story, Mopsy's new painting turns out to be the exact right size for her wall.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Mopsy / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I always start him out this way.
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

This page features three single-panel gag cartoons.

[no title indexed] (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
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
In a pantomime story, Mopsy has no luck while out on the lake fishing, until she breaks out her lunch.

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

Mopsy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grow giant vegetables
Genre
humor
Synopsis
In a pantomime story (but for a sign_. Mopsy is shocked to see the effect of her new super-vitamin garden seeds.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

Arnold Schwinn and Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Boy! She certainly knows how to wear clothes!"]
    Mopsy
  2. 1. ["Men! Beautiful matching genuine leather billfold, pocket flashlight, cowhide western belt!"]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  3. 2. ["To meet eligible men, the business girl should seek employment in the most glamorous office."]
    Mopsy
  4. 3. Mopsy Modes
    Mopsy
  5. 4. ["You'll have to admit, liquid stockings do have their faults."]
    Mopsy
  6. 5. Mopsy Modes
    Mopsy
  7. 6. ["It's not my fault he's an hour overdue."]
    Mopsy
  8. 7. Mopsy Modes
    Mopsy
  9. 8. ["Riding clothes 1/2 price"]
    Mopsy
  10. 9. Mopsy Modes
    Mopsy
  11. 10. ["It's not surrealism!"]
    Mopsy
  12. 11. Mopsy Modes
    Mopsy
  13. 12. ["There are simply thousands of boy babies being born."]
    Mopsy
  14. 13. ["I want a dress that's slendering."]
    Mopsy
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Mopsy
  16. 15. ["But mother, it says right here . . . your entire costume should be based on just one outstanding accessory."]
    Mopsy
  17. 16. Mopsy's Mailbox
  18. 17. Rabbit's Foot Romance
  19. 18. ["To Point Pleasant"]
    Mopsy
  20. 19. ["To the lockers"]
    Mopsy
  21. 20. ["I've heard so much about burning the candle at both ends, I've decided to see what really happens."]
    Mopsy
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Mopsy
  23. 22. Contest Prize Winners
    Mopsy
  24. 23. ["But I can't take it off yet!"]
    Mopsy
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Mopsy
  26. 25. ["I always start him out this way."]
    Mopsy
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Mopsy
  28. 27. ["Grow giant vegetables"]
    Mopsy
  29. 28. ["New Swiss chalet electric whirling clock"]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  30. 29. ["Nothing like it. Get your free movie star pictures."]
    Arnold Schwinn and Co.
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