(1943)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "POPEYE, No. 26." Code number is P.O.S. No.26. Copyright 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939 by King Features Syndicate, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Popeye / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy
Keywords:
chickens; eggs

["We haven't seen a duck all morning"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis:
Wimpy double-talks a farmer into giving him a cow.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1935.10.13 [minus panel 9]

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

["I'm going to close up my cafe this afternoon..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; Olive Oyl
Synopsis:
Wimpy shoots a farmer's cow, but Popeye gets the blame.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1935.10.20 [minus panel 11]

["Zupe, Wimpy boy, bring me zupe!"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; George Geezil
Synopsis:
Geezil and Popeye eat at Wimpy's cafe. Wimpy's cooking methods are a somewhat unorthodox.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1935.10.27 [minus panel 6]

["My gorsh, Wimpy, look at this poor little dorg"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis:
Wimpy makes Popeye feel guilty when he kills a rabbit to feed to a hungry dog.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1935.11.03

["Pitiful, isn't it?"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis:
Popeye gives Wimpy some hamburgers to feed to a hungry dog, but Wimpy eats them himself.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1935.11.10

["How's business, Wimpy?"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; George Geezil
Synopsis:
Geezil complains about Wimpy's soup, until Wimpy tells Geezil he should be mayor.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1935.11.17

["Smells mighty good - Say - Cook one for me..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis:
After Wimpy drops a steak on the floor, Popeye demands a new steak. Wimpy tricks him into taking the original one.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1935.11.24 [minus panel 8]

["I heard Wimpy lost his restrunt - I suppose he et..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; Olive Oyl
Synopsis:
Wimpy sells his restaurant but takes a hundred hamburgers with him when he leaves.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1935.12.01 [minus panel 10]

["Let Swee'pea play around the lake while I goes..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; Swee'pea
Synopsis:
Wimpy tries to fool Popeye into believing he saved Swee'pea from drowning.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1935.12.08

["Ladies and gentlemen! I take great pleasure..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; sports
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; Curley Gazook
Synopsis:
Popeye has a nightmare where he is knocked out in a prize fight.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1936.06.21 [minus panel 5]

["Good morning, good morning, my fair Waneeta."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; Waneeta
Synopsis:
Popeye gets a job as a guard in an aquarium. Wimpy tries to take advantage to go fishing there.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.08.01 [minus panel 1]

["So you're mad at Wimpy, eh, Geezil?"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; George Geezil; Eugene the Jeep
Synopsis:
Geezil records Wimpy flattering him, so he can get the compliments without dealing with Wimpy.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.09.12 [minus panel 1]

[Swee'pea's Real Mother Returns] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Swee'pea; Poopdeck Pappy; Eugene the Jeep; Swee'pea's mother; Olive Oyl; Wimpy
Synopsis:
Swee'pea's real mother comes to claim him. Swee'pea runs away and with Wimpy's help is re-united with Popeye.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strips from 1937.09.19 [minus panel 1], 1937.09.26 [minus panel 1], 1937.10.17 [minus panel 1, dialogue in panel 2 edited], 1937.10.24 [minus panel 1], 1937.11.28 [minus panel 1]

["Yer the limik, Olive! Are you still reading that..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; Olive Oyl
Synopsis:
When Olive reads "Lumberjack Love," Wimpy tells Popeye to be rough with her.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.12.26 [minus panel 1]

[Yeah, I have news - I am going to open..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; George Geezil; Rough-House
Synopsis:
Geezil opens a restaurant and tries to poison Wimpy.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938.01.02 [minus panel 1]

["Geezil must be crazy, opening a cafe next door"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; Rough-House; George Geezil
Synopsis:
Geezil can't knock his own soup, so he goes next door and gets some at Rough-House's.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938.01.09 [minus panel 1]

[The Men from Mars] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar; ?
Pencils:
E. C. Segar; ?
Inks:
E. C. Segar; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; Olive Oyl; Mars Men
Synopsis:
Popeye has to fight the champion of the Men from Mars.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938.01.16, 1938.01.30, 1938.02.06, 1938.02.13, 1938.02.19

Indexer Notes

First three Sundays are by Segar. Last two are not.

["Hah! A little kid selling lemingade"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye
Synopsis:
Popeye praises the lemonade from a little kid's stand, so the kid raises the price.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938.07.10 [minus panel 1]

["I yam goner tell Wimpy jus' ezackly how awful he is"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
??
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis:
When Popeye tells Wimpy off, Wimpy brings out a ventriloquist's dummy, who praises Wimpy and disparages Popeye.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938.07.17 [minus panel 1]

["Bla-bla-phooey! Business is so rotten I could cry..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; George Geezil
Synopsis:
Geezil agrees to fix Wimpy a "bread sandwich," not knowing that it consists of a slice of bread between two hamburgers.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938.07.24 [minus panel 1]

["So ya let that tough kid hang a shiner on ya?"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Swee'pea
Synopsis:
Popeye is upset when Swee'pea comes home with a black eye from a fight.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938.07.31 [minus panel 1]

["I hates to admit it at me age, I feels love creepin' "] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Poopdeck Pappy
Synopsis:
When Olive tells Pappy she loves Popeye; Pappy disguises himself as Popeye.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938.08.04 [minus panel 1]

["Don't worry, I won't let the imposker get away..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Poopdeck Pappy
Synopsis:
Pappy (disguised as Popeye) refuses to tell Popeye and Olive who he really is.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938.08.25 [minus panel 1]

["I'll never be able to live that down."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. C. Segar
Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Poopdeck Pappy
Synopsis:
Pappy disguises himself as Popeye again.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938.10.02 [minus panel 1]

["Nobody on Earth could catch fish today!"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis:
Wimpy uses a pelican to catch fish.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["I won'er what Swee'pea is spendin' his money on?"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Swee'pea; Poopdeck Pappy
Synopsis:
Swee'pea buys some flowers for a girl baby. Pappy makes a play for the baby's nurse.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["Ya'll have to give up yer sweetie on account of yer..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Poopdeck Pappy
Synopsis:
Popeye tries to get Pappy's young girlfriend to break up with him, but Olive thinks he's making a play for her himself.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["Imagine me Poppa wanting to get married..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Poopdeck Pappy
Synopsis:
Popeye disguises himself as Pappy and learns Pappy's sweetie is only after his money.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["My friend, would you like to hear the story of my life?"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; Rough-House
Synopsis:
Wimpy tries to tell the story of his life in exchange for a hamburger.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["But, Poppa, I don't want any Momma!"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; Poopdeck Pappy; Olive Oyl
Synopsis:
Pappy sends away for a mail-order bride, but uses Popeye's picture.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938 ?

["All should be well if the hammer does not wake..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; Poopdeck Pappy; Rough-House
Synopsis:
Wimpy nails Popeye's shoes to the floor while he's taking a nap, then challenges him to step outside for a fight.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["The person you love most should be careful today"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Olive Oyl
Synopsis:
Olive gets a fortune card from a machine that says a loved one should be careful today.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["I'll show ya Poopdeck Pappy is stronger'n you"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Poopdeck Pappy; Olive Oyl
Synopsis:
Pappy and Popeye compete to see who's the strongest.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["No, my new trousers do not fit - I'm too muscular..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Wimpy
Synopsis:
Popeye tries to get Wimpy to jump rope so he can reduce.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

["Rasslin' will do it, Wimpy"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis:
Popeye and a wrestler go at it, while Wimpy sweats off pounds just watching.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

["There he is now"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Swee'pea
Synopsis:
Swee'pea adopts a pelican.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

["Greetings, my friend"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; Rough-House
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

Indexer Notes

Wimpy pretends to find a pearl in one of Rough-House's hamburgers.

["Mr. Geezil, I want you to entertain Olive"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Olive Oyl; George W. Geezil
Synopsis:
Olive plays "He loves me, he loves me not" by plucking whiskers from Geezil's beard.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

["Please stop following us. You are not invited..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; Olive Oyl
Synopsis:
Wimpy tags along on Popeye and Olive's picnic.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

["What a darling! Is she yours?"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Swee'pea; Poopdeck Pappy
Synopsis:
Swee'pea keeps getting kissed by a stranger.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

["Perhaps if I win a game of golf without using..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis:
Wimpy challenges Popeye to a game of golf. He kicks the ball instead of using clubs and distracts Popeye by using ventriloquism to make Popeye's ball talk.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

["Good morning, my friend"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis:
Wimpy uses his ventriloquism to trick Popeye into paying for some bananas.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

["Escuse me! Wonder if they serves good spinach here?] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye
Synopsis:
Popeye gets in a fight with a man in a restaurant over the benefits of spinach.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

["Let's spread our picnic lunch here"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Olive Oyl
Synopsis:
Popeye and Olive have a picnic at the beach, but Popeye is attacked by an octopus.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

["The police picked him up last night."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; Rough-House
Synopsis:
Wimpy doesn't want to leave jail because they serve good hamburgers.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

[The Spinach-Eating Gorilla] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis:
Two professors import a gorilla who they teach to eat spinach. They match him up in a fight against Popeye to see who is better.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

["My friend, I would like to ask if you believe in hypnotism"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; Rough-House
Synopsis:
Wimpy tries to hypnotize Rough-House.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

["Hello Popeye the Sailor Man, I am glad you are meeting..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; George Geezil
Synopsis:
Geezil invites Wimpy to his new seafood restaurant, which doesn't serve hamburgers.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

["This is where I was to meet Olive. She is late as usual."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Olive Oyl
Synopsis:
Popeye decks a flower girl's stepfather after he slaps her for talking to a sailor.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

["Plunging headlong into the raging waters our hero..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; Olive Oyl
Synopsis:
Olive wants Popeye to save her from drowning, but Wimpy comes instead and saves the lunch.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

["Perhaps if I hold the dishcloth with a fork I will not get..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis:
Wimpy is infatuated with the girl who is running Rough-House's restaurant while he's away,
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

["I shall go ask Popeye for a small loan"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; George Geezil
Synopsis:
Wimpy tries to eat a live lobster.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

["A child can operate this one"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Swee'pea
Synopsis:
Olive gets a new camera and takes it along when she and Popeye and Swee'pea go on a picnic.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

["They saw us an' are flying orf"] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; George Geezil
Synopsis:
Wimpy shoots Geezil's duck decoys.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white.

["Let the world smile at my efforts, I shall find..."] (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Wimpy; Swee'pea
Synopsis:
Wimpy buys a parrot and teaches it to say complimentary things about him.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Popeye
  2. 1. ["We haven't seen a duck all morning"]
    Thimble Theatre
  3. 2. ["I'm going to close up my cafe this afternoon..."]
    Thimble Theatre
  4. 3. ["Zupe, Wimpy boy, bring me zupe!"]
    Thimble Theatre
  5. 4. ["My gorsh, Wimpy, look at this poor little dorg"]
    Thimble Theatre
  6. 5. ["Pitiful, isn't it?"]
    Thimble Theatre
  7. 6. ["How's business, Wimpy?"]
    Thimble Theatre
  8. 7. ["Smells mighty good - Say - Cook one for me..."]
    Thimble Theatre
  9. 8. ["I heard Wimpy lost his restrunt - I suppose he et..."]
    Thimble Theatre
  10. 9. ["Let Swee'pea play around the lake while I goes..."]
    Thimble Theatre
  11. 10. ["Ladies and gentlemen! I take great pleasure..."]
    Thimble Theatre
  12. 11. ["Good morning, good morning, my fair Waneeta."]
    Thimble Theatre
  13. 12. ["So you're mad at Wimpy, eh, Geezil?"]
    Thimble Theatre
  14. 13. [Swee'pea's Real Mother Returns]
    Thimble Theatre
  15. 14. ["Yer the limik, Olive! Are you still reading that..."]
    Thimble Theatre
  16. 15. [Yeah, I have news - I am going to open..."]
    Thimble Theatre
  17. 16. ["Geezil must be crazy, opening a cafe next door"]
    Thimble Theatre
  18. 17. [The Men from Mars]
    Thimble Theatre
  19. 18. ["Hah! A little kid selling lemingade"]
    Thimble Theatre
  20. 19. ["I yam goner tell Wimpy jus' ezackly how awful he is"]
    Thimble Theatre
  21. 20. ["Bla-bla-phooey! Business is so rotten I could cry..."]
    Thimble Theatre
  22. 21. ["So ya let that tough kid hang a shiner on ya?"]
    Thimble Theatre
  23. 22. ["I hates to admit it at me age, I feels love creepin' "]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  24. 23. ["Don't worry, I won't let the imposker get away..."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  25. 24. ["I'll never be able to live that down."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  26. 25. ["Nobody on Earth could catch fish today!"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  27. 26. ["I won'er what Swee'pea is spendin' his money on?"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  28. 27. ["Ya'll have to give up yer sweetie on account of yer..."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  29. 28. ["Imagine me Poppa wanting to get married..."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  30. 29. ["My friend, would you like to hear the story of my life?"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  31. 30. ["But, Poppa, I don't want any Momma!"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  32. 31. ["All should be well if the hammer does not wake..."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  33. 32. ["The person you love most should be careful today"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  34. 33. ["I'll show ya Poopdeck Pappy is stronger'n you"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  35. 34. ["No, my new trousers do not fit - I'm too muscular..."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  36. 35. ["Rasslin' will do it, Wimpy"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  37. 36. ["There he is now"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  38. 37. ["Greetings, my friend"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  39. 38. ["Mr. Geezil, I want you to entertain Olive"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  40. 39. ["Please stop following us. You are not invited..."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  41. 40. ["What a darling! Is she yours?"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  42. 41. ["Perhaps if I win a game of golf without using..."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  43. 42. ["Good morning, my friend"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  44. 43. ["Escuse me! Wonder if they serves good spinach here?]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  45. 44. ["Let's spread our picnic lunch here"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  46. 45. ["The police picked him up last night."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  47. 46. [The Spinach-Eating Gorilla]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  48. 47. ["My friend, I would like to ask if you believe in hypnotism"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  49. 48. ["Hello Popeye the Sailor Man, I am glad you are meeting..."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  50. 49. ["This is where I was to meet Olive. She is late as usual."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  51. 50. ["Plunging headlong into the raging waters our hero..."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  52. 51. ["Perhaps if I hold the dishcloth with a fork I will not get..."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  53. 52. ["I shall go ask Popeye for a small loan"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  54. 53. ["A child can operate this one"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  55. 54. ["They saw us an' are flying orf"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  56. 55. ["Let the world smile at my efforts, I shall find..."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
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