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Jay V. Jay
Birth Name: Laura Johnson

Jeannette Kienkintveld
Virginia Vincent

Country: United States
Area(s): Cartoonist
Notable Work: Modish Mitzi

Jay V. Jay was the joint pseudonym of writers Virginia Vincent and Jeannette Kienkintveld and artist Laura Johnson, who co-created the newspaper strip "Modish Mitzi" in the 1920s. The strip served as a graphic fashion column, advising readers of contemporary trends. The character of Mitzi was based on Johnson herself, and her friends Polly and Adelaide were based on Vincent and Kienkintveld respectively.

Sources Edit

  • "Jay V. Jay, Not One Alias but Three". Washington Post, 2 March 1924.

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