Frank Caruso, Vice President of Creative Services at King Features, has co-authored and illustrated a book with Bruce Springsteen. Published Nov. 4 by Simon & Schuster, “Outlaw Pete” is a picture book that was inspired, word-for-word, from a ballad of the same name on Springsteen’s 2009 album, “Working on a Dream.”
Ten years ago, in an event coordinated with the National Council for Adoption, Popeye officially adopted Swee’ Pea.” This is the most special day of me life,” the proud papa declared.
After more than 70 years of serving as a dedicated parent, POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN officially finalized the adoption of his beloved SWEE’PEA in a special ceremony hosted by the National Council For Adoption in New York City on November 21, 2004. Celebrating POPEYE’s role as a model father for baby SWEE’PEA and as an inspiration for adoptive parents everywhere, official recognition of POPEYE as SWEE’PEA’s legal parent was the centerpiece of its annual ‘Kids at Heart’ event commemorating National Adoption Month.
Popeye the Sailorman has for decades been an American icon and a big part of the United States’ military’s history. Now, Popeye fans can add officially licensed Popeye Tin Can sailor designs from Vision-Strike-Wear.com to their collection of great Popeye gifts and memorabilia! All Popeye shirts and hoodies are Made in America!
Fans may purchase branded merchandise of all the different branches of the Armed Forces. Below is a U.S. Navy design featuring Popeye that is available on printed T-shirts and hoodies.