Popeye, Olive Oyl and Swee’ Pea will return to the sailorman’s Santa Monica hometown to kick off the city’s inaugural Eat Well Week. To celebrate California Restaurant Month, more than a dozen of Santa Monica’s top restaurants will offer discounted pre-fixe menus and new healthy menu options from Jan. 6 through Jan. 13, 2013. To launch the occasion, Popeye will join three participating Eat Well Week restaurants—Locando del Lago, The Lobster and Ocean & Vine at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel—to create “Popeye Pop-ups,” featuring healthy spinach-inspired dishes and recipes on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wednesday Downtown Farmers Market.
In POPEYE #9, the latest classic POPEYE comic released by IDW Publishing, it is time for Popeye and the gang to take a trip to Goon Island to take on that ol’ stinker, Bluto – and for Alice the Goon to go native! PLUS: More nuttiness with Sappo and Wotasnozzle! Pick up your copy of POPEYE #9 at your nearest comic book store or online at www.idwpublishing.com before it sells out!