popeye Archives

Popeye Variations from Clover Press and Yoe! Books.
What if artists ranging from Kelley Jones (Batman, The Sandman) to Sam & Max creator Steve Purcell created their own takes on the legendary comic strip and cartoon character Popeye?  The result is Popeye Variations, a 10" x 10" hardcover book featuring over 75 underground and mainstream artists and cartoonists with their own takes on[...]
Popeye & Oxheart Duke it Out with New Mezco Toyz 5 Points Set 
More adventures of Popeye await your collection as Mezco Toyz debut their newest 5 Points Boxed Set Our favorite spinach loving sailor is back and is about to enter the ring against the rough and tough Oxford The retro inspired set brings the cartoon characters right off the 1933 comic strip with a beautifully crafted[...]
Popeye Receives Exclusive BBTS Figure from Boss Fight Studio
Boss Fight Studio is back with another Classic Popeye collection as they unveil a special Big Bad Toy Store exclusive Take a trip down memory line and relive the good ole days of black and white TV with this version of Popeye This spinach loving sailor is back along with his title boy, Swede' Pea,[...]
Here Are All the New Funko Soda Vinyls Reveals for Fundays 2021
However, we did get a glimpse at both strand and chase variants of each figure which will consist of: DC Comics – Aquaman with Aquaman Metallic Chase Variant Godzilla – Godzilla with Electric Glow (Night Lights) Chase Variant Universal Television – Underdog with Shoe Shine Boy Alter-Ego Chase Variant Killer Klowns from Outer Space – Spikey with Black Light[...]
Popeye Classic Figures Finally Revealed From Boss Fight Studio
Boss Fight Studio has finally put up pre-orders for their new figure license feature all of your favorite classic Popeye characters Four figures will be released featuring beautifully sculpted figures standing between 4 – 6" tall Each figure will receive its own set of accessories as well as a nice set of articulation to recapture[...]
Boss Fight Studio Reveals Closer Look At Upcoming Popeye Figure
One of their most recent acquisitions is the Popeye, and the crew and Boss Fight Studio have given fans an update on their progress We already know these figures will stand roughly 6-7" tall and will come with a nice set of swappable parts and accessories Popeye is in the spotlight this time around with[...]
Popeye and Rough House’s Cafe Comes to Mezco Toyz
Mezco Toyz 5-Points figure line is getting a big new addition as they reveal their new Popeye Deluxe Boxed set Bringing back a vintage toy design, Mezco Toyz reveals Popeye and the game are back with this four figure boxed set that includes a playset The four characters included are Popeye, Olive Oyl, Bluto, and[...]
Dick Tracy to Doonesbury, Savage Dragon #252 Homages Cartoon Strips
Whether that's delving into graphic sex, killing the main character, ageing in real-time, introducing trademarked version of God, the Devil, Jesus and Hitler, with changing storytelling styles, from panel layouts to influences and homages. Over the years, creator Erik Larsen has channelled the likes of Peanuts and Calvin & Hobbes for certain scenes in Savage Dragon,[...]
Mezco Toyz SDCC Wrap-Up: All the Reveals in One Place
Mezco Toyz One:12 was not the only franchises with Popeye, Monsters, and Ultraman getting 5-Point figure releases. Mezco Toyz has so many other figures coming soon too like Addams Family Morticia and Gomez Living Dead Dolls This dynamic duo is the perfect couple to come to the LDD collection and horror fans will be very pleased[...]
Popeye is Ready to Knock Some Skulls with New Mezco Two-Pack
Popeye is a classic cartoon that has lived on throughout the generations He has easily had an amazing fanbase and now you can bring him home with a new Mezco Toyz to pack figures it This 2Pac figures that feature is Popeye and his nemesis Bluto in a stormy seas ahead bundle Like most ONE:12[...]
Heritage Auctions Now Accepting Slabbed Retro Video Games
Which doesn't come with the kind of pedigree and authentification process as Heritage boasts. The current collection includes: Gyromite, NES 1985 Popeye, NES 1986 Rad Racer, NES 1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, NES 1989 Battletoads, NES 1991 Super Metroid, NES 1994 All the NES games above will go to auction on January 7th. credit// Heritage Auctions If you've ever wondered whether your vintage video[...]
One 12 Collective Popeye 4
Popeye is coming from One:12 Collectibles Everyone's favorite strongman will come two interchangeable heads, seven pairs of hands, SIX corncob pipes, two cans of spinach, and all kinds of other fun stuff He is up for order now and will ship in winter 2018/1019 This is a great high-end collectible for fans of the classic[...]
Funko Pop Popeye
Popeye and Krypto are coming to Funko Both were announced today as the next wave of specialty series Pop vinyls that will only be coming to specialty shops Both figures will be in stores in May. Every store deserves an amazing Funko exclusive! In an effort to recognize our most special accounts and loyal retailers, Funko is continuing[...]
Roger Langridge Suggests An Alternative To Batman V Superman
From Comica Comiket in London on Saturday… Popeye V Superman: Dawn Of Spinach… I like it! IDW, you've been doing DC Comics crossovers, you publish Popeye, any chance? From Comica Comiket in London on Saturday… Popeye V Superman: Dawn Of Spinach… I like it! IDW, you've been doing DC Comics crossovers, you publish Popeye, any chance? [...]
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, with a quick[...]
Fox News Takes Sexism In Comics To A Whole New Level
In a segment that looks like its right out of the 1950s, Fox & Friends this morning did a report that started off with what they called the "wussification" of Popeye and lead to complaints about Thor being a woman and Wonder Woman not being in short shorts and a halter top in the new[...]
Sony Releases Popeye Animation Test With Intro By Genndy Tartakovsky
Director Genndy Tartakovsky (Hotel Transylvania, Star Wars: Clone Wars) is heading up Sony Pictures Animation upcoming CG Popeye movie In the below video we get to see an animation test he did with Sony that shows Popeye, Olive Oyl, Eugene the Jeep and Bluto on a ship The voices are temporary and no casting has[...]
$28 Million? Or $15? Your Choice…
Yesterday, we ran a Swipe File piece based on Cartoon Brew's fine observational skills regarding the Jeff Koons stainless steel Popeye statue that sold for $28,200,00 and its similarity to a Dark Horse Comics Popeye toy from a few years ago, part of a set that sold for $40 then and about $75 now. Though if[...]
The $28 Million Dollar Swipe File – Jeff Koons And Dark Horse Comics
Jeff Koons has created a six-and-a-half foot, two thousand pound, stainless steel statue of Popeye, auctioned for $28,200,000 by Sothebys to casino owner and art buyer Steve Wynn The auction house stated "The history of Pop Art begins and ends with Popeye From his first representations by Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol in the 1960s, to[...]
Fifty-Five Thoughts About Fifty-Five Comics – Locke & Key Alpha, Daredevil, New Guardians, Harley Quinn, Adventure Time, Young Avengers, Hit, X-Men, Sex, Saga, Pretty Deadly, Revival, Mind The Gap, Midas Flesh, Cobra Files, East Of West, Black Science, Batman & Two-Face, Extinction Parade, Vibe, Rogues Rebellion, Wonder Woman, Samurai Jack, Itty Bitty Hellboy, Star Trek, BRPD, Bloodhound, My Little Pony, Conan, Supergirl, Pandora, Ultimate X-Men, Avengers Assemble, Indestructible Hulk, Secret Avengers, Captain America, Superior Spider-Man, Kiss Kids, Ghostbusters, Ben 10, Robotech/Voltron, Kiss Me Satan, A Voice In The Dark, Witchblade, Peanuts, Red Sonja, Bravest Warriors, Imagine Agents, Hawken Melee, Bounce, Transformers, TMNT, Popeye And Illegitimates
Quick trip to Urban Dictionary... That's the problem in Transformers: Robots In Disguise with Shockwave, you never have a clue just what he's thinking. No, Popeye, you're published by IDW now Come on, get it together So that was a look through the week's comics, ahead of next week with almost no comics! How are you feeling[...]
ComiXology All Over The World – Israel Feels Fear Itself, Popeye Takes China
Meanwhile it's totally random madness down the rest of the list with Spain bringing in Invincible #98 in the first slot, Thunderbolts #1 winning it in Japan, Popeye Classics #1 taking China, Before Watchmen: Comedian #4 laughing it up to number one in India, Grimm Fairy Tales: Myths & Legends #23 is of course the[...]
Hotel Transylvania 2 Loses What Made The First One Interesting – Genndy Tartakovsky
Tartakovsky, however, will not be returning as his next big project is a big-screen adaptation of Popeye, which he is apparently planning to make as "as artful and unrealistic as possible". Critics have praised Hotel Transylvania for its very cartoonish style of animation Tartakovsky took his experience as a 2D animator and applied the same rules[...]
Popeye The Public Domain Man
In the European Union, Popeye went into the public domain back in 2009, but not in the US It seems to be down to Popeye being labelled work for hire in the US, and thus a beneficiary of the "Disney Laws" that extend such ownership, currently until the end of 2024 Until it gets changed[...]
And Finally… John Byrne's Popeye Vs X-Men
Or PVX as the modern vernacular would have it. A variant cover by John Byrne for the four issue of the ongoing Popeye comic from IDW. Or PVX as the modern vernacular would have it. A variant cover by John Byrne for the four issue of the ongoing Popeye comic from IDW. Or PVX as the modern[...]
Tom Neely: Popeye, Danzig and The Devil
Gavin Lees talked to Tom Neely for Bleeding Cool; Tom Neely has anchors tattooed on his forearms — that's how much he loves Popeye. For the past few years, Neely has steadily been gathering momentum as one of the most distinctive voices in indie comics, blending wordless surrealistic narratives with imagery that seems torn equally from early[...]
Thirteen Thousand Copies Of Popeye #1 Sell Out. Well, Whaddayaknow.
Recent, IDW published a new Popeye comic book The first in quite a while. And it sold Sold well And kept on selling. And I've got the numbers The full, actual, honest numbers that count sales to the direct market in the US, Canada and the UK These are never released by publishers, for fear of exposing[...]
Wilco Create New Popeye Cartoon For Their New Video
The band Wilco have released a brand Popeye cartoon to accompany their new single Dawned On Me You can explore the accompanying website here, or just watch the video below. It's not even a knock off or a parody, this is a genuine new cartoon created with King Features Syndicate And it's Wilco's first music video[...]