Warner Bros. celebrates 90 years of Popeye, the Blu-ray release of V, and remastered Jetsons at SDCC

Warner Archive Collection covers the past, present and future at 2019 Comic-Con International with a trio of entertaining panels slated for the weekend – a Thursday celebration of  Popeye’s 90th Birthday; a Friday revisit to the landmark V: The Origina…

[Preview] Popeye Classics #52

Get into some classic Popeye comics this week with Popeye Classics #52. Popeye Classics #52 Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c) The world’s most brilliant Popeye cartoonist pits the one-eyed sailor against his most evil villain The Seahag in “The Witch’s Roost!” Plus raucous laff-filled comics with Swee’pea, Olive Oyl and O.G. Wotasnozzle! FC • 32 pages • $4.99 via IDW Publishing

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[Preview] Popeye Classics #47

Want more classic Popeye comics? You’re in luck as IDW Publishing releases Popeye Classics #47 in stores this week. Popeye Classics #47 Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c) Ahoy ya swab! Six boffo features starring Popeye of course, plus Olive, Bluto, Swee’pea, Wimpy, O.G Wottasnozzle and…the Abominable Snowman! FC • 32 pages • $4.99 via IDW Publishing

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Ten Things: Ten Food-Powered Heroes

Some heroes get their powers from magic, others from the light of alien suns…  And then, there are those who are empowered by ingestion, proving once and for all the adage that ‘You are what you eat!’  Welcome to Ten Things! Whooshman-Bicarbonate Films, in conjunction with ‘An Amateur Comics Historian’, and the legendary hero known only as Cookie Monster, Presents: TEN FOOD-POWERED HEROES! 10) THE HUMAN TOP Known only as ‘The Top’ within his stories (but billed as ‘Human Top’, one of several to bear the name, which may say something about the nature of comics in the 1940s), Bruce

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Popeye Animated Feature Gets A New Writer

Deadline reports Sony‘s animated Popeye feature has a new writer in the form of T.J. Fixman. Fixman was a lead storyline developer on the Ratchet & Clank video games series and wrote a screenplay for the feature film version. He also has a number of projects in development, including One Night On The Hudson at… Read more »

Popeye Animated Feature Gets A New Writer

Even Popeye Ends Up in Just A Jockstrap With Harley Quinn

So, yes, the last few issues of Harley Quinn have seen them battling Captain Horatio Strong, a buff Popeye lookalike with an addiction to power-giving alien seaweed.   Though obviously, he’s an evil Popeye. And must be dealt with. So how, in the world of Harley Quinn does Captain Horatio Strong get dealt with? Why,… Read more »

Even Popeye Ends Up in Just A Jockstrap With Harley Quinn

Ten Things: Ten Strangely Familiar Characters

In my travels around the magical world of the innernets, I have discovered something interesting: Folks these days seem to be a little too eager to deem something as a “rip-off”.  There are dozens of characters in our favorite fictional worlds who are homages, Captain Ersatzes and yes, blatant copies of what is or was […]

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SNEAK PEEK: Popeye Classics #32

Popeye Classics #32 Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c) More spinach-fuel hilarity and high-adventure of everyones’ favorite one-eyed sailor, Popeye!Tales starring Popeye, Pappy, Olive Swee’Pea  and the evil–the VERY evil–Seahag! Plus a super special short with Popeye’s boy-kid,  Swee’ Pea…and MORE! FC • 32 pages • $3.99 Bullet points: Variant Cover by David DeGrand! via […]

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SNEAK PEEK: Popeye Classics #30

Popeye Classics #30 Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c) The world’s greatest Popeye artist, Bud Sagendorf, tells a rousing tale of comicdom’s nastiest villainess, the dreaded Sea Hag, in “Desert Pirates!” This potboiler jumpstarts when Wimpy meets one of her minions that craftily lures him with a bottle of, yes… hamburger aroma! FC • […]

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