HAPPY BIRTHDAY, POPEYE! January 17, 1929 marks Popeye’s first appearance in Elzie Segar’s Thimble Theatre. To mark the occasion, Vision Strike Wear is showcasing the recently created Popeye Spinach Can Coin. This coin measures 2 inches in height and is 4mm in thickness. Check it out here: http://www.vision-strike-wear.com/Popeye-Dont-Mess-With-The-US-Spinach-Can-Coin.html
Just in time for Father’s Day…Classic Popeye #11 from IDW Publishing will go on sale on June 12, 2013. Fans of Bud Sagendorf’s work on POPEYE should run, not walk, to their nearest comic book retailer and pick up a copy…or a dozen!
Featuring the art and writing of Bud Sagendorf, this 52-page comic book is printed in full color and has a cover price of $3.99.
It’s been a fun ride, but all good things must come to an end! Popeye #12, the last in the Popeye original comic book series from IDW Publishing, is now on sale. Cartoonist Roger Langridge has gicen a voice to Popeye and his salty crew throughout the entire series as the writer. So before we bid a fond farewell, we asked Roger to answer a few questions before he moves on to other spinach-colored pastures. Here’s what he had to say…