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Mopsy (1948) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Mopsy (1948) 1
    Published Feb 1948 by St. John.

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    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker, Fred Neher and Phyl Carroll. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. Mopsy gets a job as a "car hop" hoping to be discovered by a talent agent, in a story featuring lots of good-girl art. She succeeds in getting a screen test, but the part isn't what she's expecting. The backup strip, Fred Neher's Some Punkins, is a one-panel gag strip that also features good-girl art. Monkey Suit Magic; Mopsy; Some Punkins; Mopsy's Contest. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Mopsy (1948) 2
    Published 1948 by St. John.

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    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker, Fred Neher and Clayton Cole. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. Mopsy has to break her date with Rick to hang out with the boss's nerdy son Mortimer, so she decides to date both at once. The date goes down at the history museum, with help from a friendly mummy. Mopsy turns an eviction into a sidewalk cafe, perhaps the ultimate in making the best of a bad situation. The backup strip, Fred Neher's Some Punkins, is a one-panel gag strip that also features good-girl art. Plus "Mopsy Modes" paper dolls, showcasing the fashions of the era. Who Stole That Kiss?; Mopsy; Some Punkins; Mopsy Modes; Going to the Dogs. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Mopsy (1948) 3
    Published 1948 by St. John.

    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker and Leslie Stevens. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. Mopsy gets a new job where she can meet more eligible bachelors, only to learn that neither the job nor the bachelors are what she thought. Mopsy goes fishing, but the fish aren't interested in bait, only her lunch. Mopsy's new "super-grow" gardening seeds have a strange effect on a passing rooster. Plus "Mopsy Modes" paper dolls, showcasing the fashions of the era. Mopsy; Mopsy Modes; Rabbit's Foot Romance. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Mopsy (1948) 4
    Published Oct 1948 by St. John.
    • Staples added (not manufacturing).
    • 1.5" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker and Connie Williams. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. Mopsy accidentally bites her dentist, but she thinks that's a good thing. Mopsy offers to buy dinner rather than washing dishes. Mopsy experiments with "liquid stockings" - makeup to simulate stockings during wartime nylon shortages. Plus "Mopsy Modes" paper dolls, showcasing the fashions of the era. Mopsy; Mopsy Modes; And She Shall Look Sweet; The Weeding Out. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Mopsy (1948) 5
    Published Mar 1949 by St. John.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • INCOMPLETE. 4th page, 5th page and centerfold missing, affects story.
    • Label #18-45C021F-019

    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker and Connie Williams. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. Mopsy wants to be a fashion model, but she's more interested in the talent agent who hires her, the handsome Mr. Bowers. Mopsy finds a way to keep from falling down while skiing. Photographer Pat Daley needs a picture of reclusive Gordon Goldbrick to get a job at the World Herald. Plus "Mopsy Modes" paper dolls, showcasing the fashions of the era. Mopsy; Mopsy Modes; Penny Glamor; Pat Daley; Winter Fashions; Susan Goes Hollywood. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Mopsy (1948) 6
    Published Jun 1949 by St. John.

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    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker and others. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. Mopsy sets her sights on Ken Walsh, a "determined" bachelor, but she winds up falling all over him - or is that her plan? Mopsy works a kissing booth, and keeps changing her prices depending on the men walking by. Johnny's tomfoolery threatens Mr. Burke's sale of a new chemical process. Plus "Mopsy Modes" paper dolls, showcasing the fashions of the era. Mopsy; Mopsy Modes; Johnny on the Spot: Trouble at the Doubles; Spring Fashions; A Loophole for Larry. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Mopsy (1948) 7
    Published Sep 1949 by St. John.

    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker and Lily Renee. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. Mopsy tries to return an evening gown and gets the runaround from the dress shop, in a story featuring our hero in lingerie. Mopsy finds a new way to jump from a high dive. Wanda tries to get Wally to give her his frat ring before Kitty gets it, in a story by another pioneering female cartoonist, Lily Renee. Plus "Mopsy Modes" paper dolls, showcasing the fashions of the era. Forbidden Fun; Mopsy; Mopsy Modes; Kitty: Miss Pin-Up; Spring Fashions; Where the Bough Breaks, Baby! 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Mopsy (1948) 8
    Published Dec 1949 by St. John.
    • Cover oxidation. Includes the Davis Crippen "D" Copy Collection certificate of authenticity.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.
      Other items consigned by Bud Plant

    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker and Connie Williams. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. Mopsy's dad suggests she get a job to earn some money, but with clothing, supplies and business-school tuition, he's paying far more than she's earning. Sally is assigned to design a dress for a contest judged by a movie star. Mopsy politely leaves the library to scream after she accidentally drops a book on her foot. Two Hamburgers With; Mopsy; Sally. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Mopsy (1948) 9
    Published Mar 1950 by St. John.

    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker and Gracie Allen. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. Mopsy decides to give herself a home perm, causing a meter-reader to think she's a ghostly spirit, and a talent agent to think she's a comedian. Thinking that she's found a poem Wally wrote for another girl, Kitty goes out with nerdy Rodney Bookmark to get back at Wally. Rather than fix a dent in her car, Mopsy sets out to make the rest of the car match it. Plus a three-page text piece written by comedy legend Gracie Allen of the Burns & Allen vaudeville duo. Mopsy; Kitty: How Do I Love Thee?; Bon Voyage. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Mopsy (1948) 10
    Published May 1950 by St. John.

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    Stories and art by Gladys Parker, Gracie Allen and Clayton Cole. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. Mopsy wants to meet a handsome movie star, so she goes shopping at the fur-coat store he owns, which is an expensive trip. Kitty has a crush on the new gym teacher, so Wally challenges him to a duel. Unable to keep plants alive, Mopsy decides to raise balloons instead. Plus a two-page text piece written by comedy legend Gracie Allen of the Burns & Allen vaudeville duo. Who Stole That Kiss; Mopsy; Kitty: Teacher's Pet; Side-Lights. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Mopsy (1948) 11
    Published Jul 1950 by St. John.

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    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker and Lily Renee. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. Wanting to go on a cruise, Mopsy seeks work as a cruise-ship hostess. Told that the new guy in town is a "woman-hater," Julie sees that as a challenge, in a story by another pioneering female cartoonist, Lily Renee. Advised by her father that her bikini leaves little to the imagination, Mitzi adds a face-mask. Cruisin' Along with Mopsy; Mopsy; Janie: Strike 'em Spellbound!; Fighting Fire with Fire. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Mopsy (1948) 12
    Published Sep 1950 by St. John.
    • Cover oxidation. Includes the Davis Crippen "D" Copy Collection certificate of authenticity.
    • Consignment. 3% buyer's premium charged at checkout. Graded by MCS, not consignor.
      Other items consigned by Bud Plant

    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker and Joe Sinnott. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. Mopsy tries investments to get the money for a new convertible, and when that fails, she goes to the horse track. Trudi thinks she's gained weight after her dress shrinks in the wash, in the first published story of future Fantastic Four legend Joe Sinnott. Mopsy has no luck selling newspapers on the street corner, but everyone wants her superhero comics. Mopsy; Trudi: The Heavyweight; Masked Meeting. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13
    Mopsy (1948) 13
    Published Nov 1950 by St. John.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: Significant scuff(s) front or back
    • INCOMPLETE. 7th page and centerfold missing, affects story. 5th page detached.
    • Label #18-45C021F-003

    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker and Frank Bolle. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. Mopsy gets a job as a reporter and is sent to interview movie star Gilda Glamor, but she's more interested in Gilda's handsome press agent. Mopsy goes back to school to earn a raise, but that doesn't work out quite like she expected. Mopsy takes issue with a fellow cheerleader dating a football player before a big game. Plus "Mopsy Modes" paper dolls, showcasing the fashions of the era. Mopsy; Mopsy the Reporter; Mopsy Modes; Strictly for Laughs; It's Co-old Outside. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Mopsy (1948) 14
    Published 1953 by St. John.

    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker and others. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. When Mopsy tips over her canoe, a guitar is the next best thing. Mopsy finds a new use for a Lover's Leap after the latest boyfriend dumps her. If Scarlett O'Hara can make a dress out of curtains, then Mopsy can do the same with a tablecloth. Have You Heard This One?; Mopsy; The Lighter Side. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Mopsy (1948) 15
    Published Jan 1953 by St. John.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #4219645004

    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker and others. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. After her date eats all the chocolates he brings over, Mopsy finds a new use for the box at the beach. Mopsy gets a job as an organ grinder, and lets the monkey handle the business end of things. Private Thistlewait proves he can be first in line at the mess hall, inspiring the Sarge to make him a "runner" to the troops on Ridge 39. Mopsy; Private Thistlewait. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Mopsy (1948) 16
    Published Mar 1953 by St. John.

    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker and others. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. When Mopsy's hat is too big for the movie theater, she finds a solution that is both stylish and polite. Mopsy tires of rapidly changing fashion styles, and sets out to fix things with her own scissors. Bored with her filing job, Mopsy joins the WACs (Women's Army Corps) and gets a boring filing assignment. Mopsy; Gag-Bag; Comedy Column. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #17
    Mopsy (1948) 17
    Published May 1953 by St. John.

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    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker and others. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. Mopsy wants a hat that is on the leading edge of fashion, but it's going to take some doing, in a four-page story. Mopsy has an Elmer Fudd moment while chasing a gopher in her garden. Wanting a new fur coat, Mopsy decides to go shoot one herself, but an angry bear has other ideas. Plus "Mopsy Modes" paper dolls, showcasing the fashions of the era. Mopsy; Mopsy Modes; Gag-Bag; Comedy Column. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #18
    Mopsy (1948) 18
    Published Jul 1953 by St. John.

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    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker and Pete Field. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. When Susie snipes the dress she wanted, Mopsy finds a "helpful" way to get even by hanging wallpaper, in a four-page story. Mopsy's dog keeps dragging her through the snow, so she makes a dogsled. Mopsy is a crack shot with a firearm, but not so hot with a vehicle. Plus "Mopsy Modes" paper dolls, showcasing the fashions of the era. Mopsy; Mopsy Modes; Girl's Swimming Meet; Pixie; Gag-Bag; Comedy Column. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #19
    Mopsy (1948) 19
    Published Sep 1953 by St. John.

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    Cover by Gladys Parker. Stories and art by Gladys Parker and Pete Field. One of the first female-centric comic strips, by pioneering female artist Gladys Parker, Mopsy combines an Ever Meulen art style with pantomime-style gags and good-girl art. Mopsy tries to change her image to impress handsome Tony, who claims he likes smart, modest women, in a four-page story. Knitting a sweater for her dog turns out to be more challenging than Mopsy thought. When a woman loses weight after a steam bath, Mopsy decides the same will work for her clothes. Plus "Mopsy Modes" paper dolls, showcasing the fashions of the era. Mopsy; Mopsy Modes; Pixie; Gag-Bag; Comedy Column. Final issue of the series. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.