Popeye Classics Vol. 5: “A Thousand Bucks Worth of Fun!” is now available for purchase on yoebooks.com and Amazon.com! This book re-presents the classic Popeye comic book series that debuted in 1948 by Bud Sagendorf, the long-time assistant to creator E.C. Segar! Carefully reproduced from the original comic books and lovingly restored, Popeye Classics Vol. 5 contains issues #20 to 24. Also included are more of Sagendorf’s gloriously funny one-pagers, rare photos and extra artwork.
The well-known Japanese graphic artist, Shinzi Katoh, is developing designs for both Betty Boop™ and Popeye®, which will be licensed for products in Japan and subsequently by King Features and its agents throughout the world. King Features is the worldwide licensor for Popeye and, working closely with Fleischer Studios, worldwide exclusive licensing agent for Betty Boop.
Popeye and Olive Oyl are featured in a collection of men’s and women’s graphic T-shirts, sweatshirts and hoodies that recently launched in UNIQLO stores under its UT label.