Tag Archives: Popeye


Kids love fruity candy. The Dutch love licorice. So if you are confectionary maker Van Melle and have a quite popular fruity chewy product, why not branch out and make a licoricy chewy counterpart? The result, Droptella, didn’t live long … Continue reading

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Bad news or good intentions

When I first saw this print ad by Brazilian agency Box for the government of Boias in central Brazil, I was imagining some high drama in Popeye’s life. Did Olive just tell him that she’d made up her mind and … Continue reading

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Popeye Perfume

Did fashion icon Jean Paul Gaultier just bring danger to one of the longest-lasting love interests in comics? For the latest edition of his Le Male perfume line, Gaultier took inspiration from Popeye, which was not that big of a leap, as … Continue reading

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Great minds think alike (?)

The picture at the top is an amazing tattoo designed by Russian artist Alina Fokina, as shown on her Facebook page on Decembe 20, 2013. Below is an ad for a brand of safety gloves, created by the Brazilian agency Filadélfia … Continue reading

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Raiders of the lost Spinash

Graphic artist Chuck Forsman has created this condensed version of Raiders Of The Lost Ark in the manner of Elsie Segar’s Popeye.  Prints are for sale at the Oily Boutique. Check out Chuck’s site for more. (artwork by Chuck Forsman, … Continue reading

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Shaner does Popeye

All of Popeye in one page.  I’m speechless.  Luckily, Doc’s not : on his own blog, he adds notes and commentary. (via Comic Twart)

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Modern Day Popeye

It would seem that these days spinach alone wouldn’t cut it anymore for Popeye.  According to commercial artist Dennis Zilber, that is. (via Abduzeedo)

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Books, not spinach

Popeye keeps popping up in advertisments across the world.  Ads of the World‘s latest example is this poster, for the Asociación Salvadoreña de Agencias de Publicidad in El Salvador. It would seem that, in order to become strong, you’d better … Continue reading

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Popeye by Raphael

French publisher Les Editions Charrette is planning an artbook dedicated to Popeye.  Judging from this sketch by RaphaelB, it’s going to be a beauty.

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Clothes make the Comic Character

As proven by this campaign by Euro RSCG in Puerto Rico, clothes do make the man, also in comics.  Artwork by Israel García and Pablo Silva.

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