Eighty four years ago today, Popeye the Sailor Man made history when he first appeared in the comic strip, THIMBLE THEATER. The CBS Morning News, hosted by Gayle King and Charlie Rose, were among the first fans to wish the world’s mightiest mariner a “Happy 84th Birthday!”
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“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.
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Fanboy Unleashed Review of Popeye #8
Mars Attacks Popeye by Martin Powell, Terry Beatty and Tom Ziuko will be released by IDW Publishing on January 2, 2013.