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Olive Oyl Reports on Fashion’s Night Out

Olive Oyl to Make Her Debut as Digital Correspondent during Fashion Week

From the comics page to the big screen, beloved cartoon character and comics icon Olive Oyl has done it all! Now, she is taking on the role of digital correspondent and covering some of the hottest events that Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) has to offer in New York City on Thurs., Sept. 6, 2012.

In conjunction with Caravan Stylist Studio, Olive Oyl will be reporting on multiple events during Fashion Week in New York City. Caravan Stylist Studio is a full service studio for designers and celebrities seeking hair, makeup and wardrobe styling for parties, red carpet events, TV appearances and photo shoots.  From Sept. 5 through Sept. 13, and all during Fashion’s Night Out on Sept. 6, Olive Oyl will be conversing with New York-based fashion designers via social media, encouraging the fashion community to register to vote and educating bloggers and influencers about the “Save The Garment Center” initiative, which is a project that is near and dear to Olive’s heart.

Olive Oyl will assist Caravan Stylist Studio with their model casting for several highly anticipated shows and report on everything from the lead up to events to the red carpet scene. She may even dress some celebrities. Olive Oyl will, of course, be checking out and reporting on the fabulous outfits she sees along the way! Fans can stay in touch with Olive Oyl in real time via Twitter, @OliveOylLoves and #FNO, and Facebook at www.facebook.com/oliveoylloves. She will also post updates on her official blog, www.oliveoylloves.com.

There is no other character in comics history more capable of handling this full-access, behind-the-scenes Fashion Week assignment than Olive Oyl! Her bold attitude has made her an irresistible cult favorite among comics and cartoon character enthusiasts. In fact, Olive has appeared in close to 30,000 comic strips, more than 500 animated cartoons and innumerable comic books.

Latest Comic Book, Popeye #2, Now On Sale

Popeye #2, the latest POPEYE comic book from IDW Publishing, is now on sale!

In Popeye #2, Olive Oyl has got a new beau…and it’s Willy Wormwood, vaudevillian villain! Popeye can take a licking from the biggest brutes imaginable, but can he recover from a broken heart? Plus, the comic includes a brand-new escapade featuring Professor Wotasnozzle and Sappo! Popeye #2 is 32 pages long and costs $3.99 (U.S.$) to buy.

Co-edited by IDW CEO Ted Adams and legendary comics historian Craig Yoe, the new POPEYE comic-book series features the work of Roger Langridge, Ken Wheaton and Tom Neely.

Popeye #3 will be released in July, and Popeye #4 in August.

To find a copy of Popeye #2, find a comic book store near you by clicking here.

Olive Oyl Checks Into The Standard in Hollywood

Frank Caruso, Vice President of Creative at King Features, collaborated with cartoonist Stephen DeStefano, on this special comic strip featuring Olive Oyl and Popeye checking into The Standard, Hollywood. In the strip, Popeye is dropping  Olive off at The Standard where she reports to work as the hotel’s popular “box girl.” The comic strip is currently running on the homepage of The Standard’s Culture website at www.standardculture.com. Pretty cool, huh? To see more of what sassy Miss Olive Oyl is up to these days, check out OliveOylLoves.com.

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