“Popeye on the River” Picnic Event

The 34th Annual Popeye Picnic will take place this weekend, Sept. 6 – 8, 2013, in Chester, Illinois. Each year, this highly anticipated town event and Popeye-themed picnic takes place on the first full weekend after Labor Day in the hometown of Elzie Segar, creator of THIMBLE THEATER and the creative genius behind Popeye.

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New Release: Popeye Comic #8

“Popeye #8” from IDW Publishing will be released on Wednesday, 12/12/12. In “Popeye #8,” Poopdeck Pappy’s got a new sweetie… but there’s more to her than meets the eye! And did somebody say… treasure map?

Join Popeye, Olive and Wimpy as they head for the high seas – and help Pappy overcome the trauma of his first bath in forty years!

Popeye #8 was written by Roger Langridge (w) and drawn by Vince Musacchia (a & c). The comic book is 32 pages long and costs $3.99 (U.S.$) to buy.

To find a copy of Popeye #8, find a comic book store near you by clicking here.

Click link for for Popeye No. 8 preview: popeye-ongo-008-preview

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