(September 2006)

Fantagraphics, 2006 Series
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Price:
29.95 USD
Pages:
192
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN:
1-56097-779-5; 978-1-56097-779-7 Search at WorldCat
Editing:
Kim Thompson; Eric Reynolds (contributing editor)
Color:
Color Cover; Color and Black and White interior
Dimensions:
10.5" x 14.75"
Paper Stock:
Off-white matte
Binding:
Hardcover
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Popeye / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; adventure
Characters:
Popeye

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Popeye / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
E. C. Segar
Inks:
E. C. Segar

Segar's Popeye (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jules Feiffer
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Jules Feiffer discusses what made Popeye different from other strips during the Depression.

[no title indexed] (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:
E. C. Segar

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Feature Syndicate) 1925.01.25

Comments on the Grimly Comic Development of a Major American Epic of Witchcraft and Fisticuffs as Refereed by J. Wellington Wimpy (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Blackbeard
Pencils:
E. C. Segar (illustration)
Inks:
E. C. Segar (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Bill Blackbeard discusses E.C. Segar and the creation of Popeye.

Bernice the Wiffle Hen (Table of Contents)

Popeye / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Uncle Lubry; Olive Oyl; Castor Oyl; Nana Oyl; Cole Oyl; Ham Gravy; Bernice the Wiffle Hen
Synopsis:
Uncle Lubry brings a Wiffle Hen from Africa.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) 1928.09.10-1928.11.13

The Black Ghost (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ham Gravy; Castor Oyl; Bernice the Wiffle Hen; Cole Oyl; Rena; Nana Oyl; Olive Oyl; King of Dice Island [Mr. Fadewell]; Mr. Skum; Popeye
Synopsis:
Castor learns the secret of the Wiffle Hen. Ham Gravy and Castor buy a boat to sail to Dice Island to win a fortune at the casino with the Wiffle Hen.
Reprints:
  • From Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) 1928.11.14 - 1929.01.17

Indexer Notes

Popeye's first appearance is in the last strip in this section.

Popeye the Sailor (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Castor Oyl; Bernice the Wiffle Hen; King of Dice Island [Mr. Fadewell]; Nana Oyl; Ham Gravy; Olive Oyl; Snork
Synopsis:
Castor Oyl arrives at Dice Island and proceeds to break the bank of Mr. Fadewell's casino using the luck created by rubbing the head of the Wiffle Hen.
Reprints:
  • From Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) 1929.01.18 - 1929.03.20

Snork at Sea (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Castor Oyl; Olive Oyl; Ham Gravy; Popeye; Snork; King of Dice Island [Mr. Fadewell]; Bernice the Wiffle Hen; Cole Oyl; Nanna Oyl
Synopsis:
Popeye, Olive, Castor and Ham leave Dice Island with their fortune but Fadewell and Snork plan to retake the money on the high seas.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) 1929.03.21-1929.06.25

Jules J. Herringbone, Cad (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 13.2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Cole Oyl; Nanna Oyl; Olive Oyl; Castor Oyl; Ham Gravy; Bernice the Wiffle Hen; Julius J. Herringbone; Miss Spinach; Glim the Detective; Mr. Bopper; Mr. Hogan
Synopsis:
When he hears of Olive's newfound wealth, Julius J. Herringbone comes calling hoping to marry into the family for the money.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) 1929.06.26 - 1929.09.25

A Coupla Crooks (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Castor Oyl; Ham Gravy; Olive Oyl; Mr. Glibb; Mr. Blabber; Popeye; Willie; Bernice the Wiffle Hen; Cole Oyl; Nana Oyl; Pete Hawkins; City Marshal; Sally Weedle; Mr. Weedle
Synopsis:
Castor, Ham and Olive want to invest their money and end up buying a brass mine from a couple of crooks.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) 1929.09.26-1929.12.10

The Black Barnacle (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Castor Oyl; City Marshal; Sea Hag; Jabbo; Bernice the Wiffle Hen; Bill Skag; Fanny Foster
Synopsis:
Popeye and Castor Oyl find the Black Barnacle adrift on the ocean.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) 1929.12.11-1930.02.22
Keywords:
The Black Barnacle

Love in the Jungle (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 14.8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Castor Oyl; City Marshal; Sea Hag; Bernice the Wiffle Hen; Fanny Foster; Jake Foster; Mister Skag; Jabbo; Ham Gravy; Olive Oyl; Cole Oyl; Nana Oyl; Professor Kilph; Mister Poach;
Synopsis:
Popeye discovers Fanny's uncle Jake is on the island and together they defeat the Sea Hag and her henchmen and return to America.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) 1930.02.23-1930.06.05

The Mystery of Brownstone Hill (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 22.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Castor Oyl; Professor Kilph; Bernice the Wiffle Hen; Wiffle Rooster; George; Emma; Jack Snork; Doctor Wattley; Joe Bilge; Red
Synopsis:
Professor Kilph offers Popeye and Castor two thousand dollars apiece to solve the mystery of the house on Brownstone Hill.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) 1930.06.06-1930.11.08

The Wiltson Mystery (Table of Contents)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Popeye; Castor Oyl; Wiltson; Pemberly the Butler; Hoofney
Synopsis:
Wiltson hires Popeye and Castor to find out who is trying to kill him.
Reprints:
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) 1930.11.10-1930.12.20

[Popeye Sundays] (Table of Contents)

Popeye / comic story / 52 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; adventure
Characters:
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Ham Gravy; Nana Oyl; Castor Oyl; Cole Oyl; Mrs. DeHootchy; Joe Pickem; Bearcat; Mr. Spar; Hank Hardpan; Kid Sledge; Spike; Hector Hardegg; Lizzy Fidget; Joe Barnacle; Johnny Doodle; Harold Hardpan; "Squawky" Smith; Mr. Kilph; Kid Smack; Kid Jolt; Tornado; Bullet Joe
Reprints:
  • From Thimble Theater Sundays (King Features Syndicate) 03.02.1930-02.22.1931

Indexer Notes

As the storyline of the Sunday strips did not follow the storyline of the daily strips they are collected separately here.

These reprints also contain the companion feature Sappo that was printed with the Popeye strip, also by E.C. Segar

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Popeye
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Popeye
  3. 2. Segar's Popeye
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Thimble Theatre
  5. 4. Comments on the Grimly Comic Development of a Major American Epic of Witchcraft and Fisticuffs as Refereed by J. Wellington Wimpy
  6. 5. Bernice the Wiffle Hen
    Popeye
  7. 6. The Black Ghost
    Thimble Theatre
  8. 7. Popeye the Sailor
    Thimble Theatre
  9. 8. Snork at Sea
    Thimble Theatre
  10. 9. Jules J. Herringbone, Cad
    Thimble Theatre
  11. 10. A Coupla Crooks
    Thimble Theatre
  12. 11. The Black Barnacle
    Thimble Theatre
  13. 12. Love in the Jungle
    Thimble Theatre
  14. 13. The Mystery of Brownstone Hill
    Thimble Theatre
  15. 14. The Wiltson Mystery
    Thimble Theatre
  16. 15. [Popeye Sundays]
    Popeye
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