Four Color #17 - Popeye and Wimpy
([circa 1943])

Dell, 1942 Series
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Issue Notes

Indicia title is "POPEYE AND WIMPY, No. 17." No code number. Copyright 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, by King Features Syndicate, Inc.

Popeye and Wimpy (Table of Contents)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy

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I certingly yam glad I found me Poppa-
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; Olive Oyl; Poopdeck Pappy; Nana Oyl; Cole Oyl
Synopsis
Pappy insists on sitting on tacks when he visits the Oyl family for dinner.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.04.04

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Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

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It isn't often that I get mad, but when I do, beware!
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Wimpy; Poopdeck Pappy
Synopsis
Wimpy is mad at Pappy because he ordered food and then left Wimpy with the bill.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.04.18

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Loosen up! Don't ye like the party?
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Poopdeck Pappy; Olive Oyl
Synopsis
Popeye takes Pappy to a party, but he makes a shambles of it.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.04.25

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Jus' look at me poppa-He's actin' up sumpin' arful-
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Poopdeck Pappy; Wimpy
Synopsis
Popeye takes Pappy to another party. Pappy tricks the hostess into sitting on a tack.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.05.02

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No, ya can't go to the dance on account of ya ain't got no gal-
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Poopdeck Pappy; Olive Oyl; Pooky Jones
Synopsis
Pappy takes a mermaid to a dance, but Pooky Jones has to carry her and do the dancing.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.05.09

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Popeye, I came over to visit and you walk out on me...
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Swee'pea
Synopsis
Popeye invents a machine to put a diaper on Swee'pea.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.05.16

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I've improved me infink un'er-wear putter-on-er invention-
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Swee'pea; Poopdeck Pappy
Synopsis
Popeye improves his invention so that it gives babies a bath before putting on their diaper.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.05.23

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It was foolish of Popeye to enter Swee'pea in the baby contest
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Swee'pea; Olive Oyl; Nana Oyl
Synopsis
Swee'pea is upset when he doesn't win a prize in the baby contest.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.06.13

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Hello, Popeye. Say, I have two girl friends visiting me-
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Wimpy; Waneeta
Synopsis
Olive invites Wimpy to entertain her two girl friends. He favors the prettier one until he learns that the other one's father owns 50,000 cows.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.06.20

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Wimpy is rushing Waneeta since he learned her dad...
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Wimpy; Waneeta
Synopsis
Wimpy plans a trick to impress Waneeta, but Popeye has some fun with Wimpy instead.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.06.27 [minus first panel]

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Old pal, don't you think she's beautiful?
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis
Wimpy is lovesick over the girl whose father owns 50,000 cattle.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.07.04 [minus first panel]

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Wimpy, I'm takin' Olive to a show-
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; Waneeta
Synopsis
Wimpy goes to take Waneeta for a walk, but forgets his trousers.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.07.11 [minus third panel]

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Wimpy and Waneeta will be at the party this afternoon...
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye, Olive Oyl; Wimpy; Waneeta
Synopsis
Wimpy becomes a hit at a party because of the half-smoked cigar he picked up from the gutter.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.07.25

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Yer sweety heard ya liked hamburgers, so she's cooking up...
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; Waneeta
Synopsis
Wimpy's trousers are at the cleaners and he has to find something to wear to go to Waneeta's for hamburgers.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.07.18 [minus second panel]

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Is Wimpy an Geezil still pals?
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; George Geezil; Rough-House
Synopsis
Geezil tells Rough-House to give Wimpy anything on the menu and Wimpy orders a huge meal.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.09.05 [minus first panel]

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You poor, dumb creature. You, like myself, must be suffering pangs of hunger
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis
Wimpy asks Popeye for some meat for a stray dog he picked up, then eats the meat himself.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

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Try an' say yer name, Swee'pea
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Swee'pea; Olive Oyl; Wimpy
Synopsis
Popeye pretends that Swee'pea can talk, but all he says is "Glop!"
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

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Very well, since you refuse me credit here...
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; Swee'pea; Rough-House; George Geezil
Synopsis
Wimpy uses Swee'pea to trick Rough-House into fixing him a hamburger.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

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I am melankonkus on account of me poppa will not play wit' Swee'pea
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Poopdeck Pappy; Olive Oyl; Swee'pea
Synopsis
Pappy pretends not to like Swee'pea, but changes when he thinks no one else is around.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

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Never again shall I consume a hamburger
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; Rough-House
Synopsis
Wimpy pretends to swear off hamburgers in order to trick Popeye into buying him one.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

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Sing, my sweet little birdie and spread happiness...
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Poopdeck Pappy; Olive Oyl
Synopsis
Olive gets in a fight with Pappy when Pappy throws a rock at a songbird.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

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I suppose Mr. Geezil is still knocking your soup
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; George Geezil; Rough-House
Synopsis
Tired of Geezil's complaints about his soup, Rough-House serves him dishwater instead.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

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Oh gorsh, I didn't have any idear it was so late!
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl
Synopsis
Popeye is late meeting Olive and is delayed further by a fight.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

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Ahoy, Wimpy!
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; Rough-House
Synopsis
Wimpy comes up with the idea of an "Australian hamburger" in order to trick Rough-House.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

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How about a game of golf, Wimpy?
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis
Wimpy goes golfing with just an umbrella for a club.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938.06.26 [minus first panel]

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My gorsh! Here comes Wimpy--
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Wimpy
Synopsis
Wimpy goes with Popeye and Olive on a picnic. He starts to butter up Olive, but a cow wanders by and Wimpy goes to sweet-talk the cow instead.
Reprints
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938.08.21 [minus first panel]

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The soup is very nice today, Popeye!
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; Rough-House
Synopsis
Wimpy siphons Popeye's bowl of soup through a piece of macaroni.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

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Tha's six apples ya et, Swee'pea, an' tha's enough!
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye, Wimpy; Swee'pea
Synopsis
When Popeye forbids Swee'pea to climb the apple tree to get apples, Swee'pea chops it down instead.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

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Hol' yer knife steady an'a peas won't roll off
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Poopdeck Pappy; Swee'pea; Olive Oyl
Synopsis
Popeye and Swee'pea get in a food fight.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

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Poppa, it's yer time to wash the dishes an' my time to dry 'em
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Poopdeck Pappy
Synopsis
Pappy decides he needs a young wife, but the woman he picks has seven children.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

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Popeye my friend,you shall be the first to see me in my new trousers
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis
Popeye shows Wimpy some exercises to reduce his waistline so his new trousers will fit.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

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Soup!
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis
Wimpy uses ventriloquism to make it appear that his soup is talking.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

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Ahoy, Olive. Where didja get the infink?
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Swee'pea
Synopsis
Popeye is insulted when Olive says Swee'pea is a roughneck.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

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I unnerstand Geezil has a girl waiting on tables...
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis
Popeye spanks a waitress in Geezil's seafood place when she tells him she doesn't like sailors.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

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A man asked me to deliver this note, but he didn't pay me
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; Olive Oyl
Synopsis
Wimpy tries to impress Geezil's waitress, but the scheme backfires.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

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Did you send for me?
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; Swee'pea
Synopsis
Popeye asks Wimpy to mind Swee'pea, but while he's gone Wimpy empties his icebox.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

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Isn't this a nice spot for a picnic, Popeye?
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl
Synopsis
Popeye and Olive go on a picnic at the beach, but Popeye keeps getting distracted.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

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Swee'pea's startin' in bizness
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Swee'pea
Synopsis
Swee'pea opens a lemonade stand.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

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It seems like all the benches are taken
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye
Synopsis
Popeye gets in a fight over a man hogging a bench in the park.
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I can't marry you now, Wimpy.
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Wimpy; Swee'pea (cameo); George Geezil (cameo); Rough-House (cameo)
Synopsis
Wimpy is going to get married, but calls off the wedding when the girl's father sells his delicatessen and buys a hardware store.
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Ahoy, Wimpy. Where are ya taking the pretty flowers?
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis
Wimpy waits at the stage door entrance for "Betsy Bess, the Educated Cow."
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Olive is taking care of Swee'pea.
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Swee'pea; George Geezil
Synopsis
Olive is baby-sitting Swee'pea while Popeye goes to Geezil's for lunch. Popeye has to sing a lullaby to Swee'pea over the telephone.
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This is a nice place to have our lunch
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye
Synopsis
Popeye tries to get a little boy to eat spinach, but ends up eating it all himself.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

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H-Mm! A very nice string of beads.
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; George Geezil
Synopsis
Wimpy uses a bead to trick Geezil into giving him free oysters.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You will preform the mission for me if you love me-
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; Olive Oyl
Synopsis
Olive sends Popeye to fight the crowds at a glove sale.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yer sending Wimpy over wit'a presink for Swee'pea?
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; Swee'pea
Synopsis
Wimpy eats a roast duck while minding Swee'pea. Popeye tricks him into believing he'll get lead poisoning.
Reprints
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Four o'clock an' me poppa has not come home yet
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Poopdeck Pappy; Swee'pea
Synopsis
After a night on the town, Poopdeck Pappy uses a block of ice as a pillow.
Reprints
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

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Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; George Squeejik
Synopsis
When Popeye refuses to let billionaire George Squeejik have his table at a restaurant, Squeejik offers $1,000,000 to any fighter who can whip Popeye. He fights several brutes, including one who trains on carrots.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strips from 1940

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
George W. Geezil is serving you, himself-We have the best seafood
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; George Geezil
Synopsis
Wimpy doesn't get any food from Geezil, but manages to ruin his day's business.
Reprints
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

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Genre
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Characters
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis
Wimpy demonstrates his health belt in a store window
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

Indexer Notes

No dialogue. Signs on an easel used to help explain the action.

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No, Swee'pea, yer too young for that band!
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Swee'pea
Synopsis
Swee'pea wants to join the neighborhood kids band.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

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Popeye, let's start a rock garden
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl
Synopsis
Olive wants to start a rock garden and Popeye has to fight a huge man to get possession of a boulder.
Reprints
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
One hamburger and one lollipop-That's right, isn't it?
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; Swee'pea; Olive Oyl
Synopsis
Wimpy pretends to be a one-man band, but has Swee'pea hidden inside a bass drum with a phonograph.
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  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Olive went to the beauty parlor
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Nana Oyl
Synopsis
Olive goes to the beauty parlor and Popeye pretends that she's changed so much he doesn't recognize her.
Reprints
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poor Olive! She mus' stop cryin'
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Wimpy
Synopsis
Olive is depressed because she thinks she's ugly.
Reprints
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, Popeye, you're the one who should do it
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; Eugene the Jeep
Synopsis
When Popeye accidentally knocks a hole in a ship while christening her, he has to dive down and bring the ship ashore.
Reprints
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

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Other girls get husbands while I go along year after year...
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Nana Oyl
Synopsis
Olive and her mother invite a judge over, hoping Popeye will take the hint and marry Olive.
Reprints
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Popeye, my friend, your surprise over my becoming...
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; Rough-House
Synopsis
Wimpy becomes a volunteer fireman.
Reprints
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

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Swee'pea, this where ya sees all'a aminals tha's in...
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Swee'pea; Wimpy
Synopsis
Popeye takes Swee'pea to the zoo, but Swee'pea is more interested in watching Wimpy sleep.
Reprints
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

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Wimpy, will ya take care of Swee'pea?
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy; Swee'pea
Synopsis
After Wimpy eats Swee'pea's lunch, Swee'pea eats the hamburgers that Popeye had sent over for Wimpy.
Reprints
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

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All men are fickle. The man who pretends other girls...
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl; Swee'pea
Synopsis
Olive reads a book that says all men are fickle.
Reprints
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white.

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Maybe Wimpy'll play golf with me. It'll do him good-
Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy
Synopsis
Popeye and Wimpy play a pretend round of golf in Rough-House's restaurant.
Reprints
  • from Thimble Theatre (King Features Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Popeye and Wimpy
    Popeye; Wimpy
  2. 1. ["I certingly yam glad I found me Poppa-"]
    Thimble Theatre
  3. 2. ["It isn't often that I get mad, but when I do, beware!"]
    Thimble Theatre
  4. 3. ["Loosen up! Don't ye like the party?"]
    Thimble Theatre
  5. 4. ["Jus' look at me poppa-He's actin' up sumpin' arful-"]
    Thimble Theatre
  6. 5. ["No, ya can't go to the dance on account of ya ain't got no gal-"]
    Thimble Theatre
  7. 6. ["Popeye, I came over to visit and you walk out on me..."]
    Thimble Theatre
  8. 7. ["I've improved me infink un'er-wear putter-on-er invention-"]
    Thimble Theatre
  9. 8. ["It was foolish of Popeye to enter Swee'pea in the baby contest"]
    Thimble Theatre
  10. 9. ["Hello, Popeye. Say, I have two girl friends visiting me-"]
    Thimble Theatre
  11. 10. ["Wimpy is rushing Waneeta since he learned her dad..."]
    Thimble Theatre
  12. 11. ["Old pal, don't you think she's beautiful?"]
    Thimble Theatre
  13. 12. ["Wimpy, I'm takin' Olive to a show-"]
    Thimble Theatre
  14. 13. ["Wimpy and Waneeta will be at the party this afternoon..."]
    Thimble Theatre
  15. 14. ["Yer sweety heard ya liked hamburgers, so she's cooking up..."]
    Thimble Theatre
  16. 15. ["Is Wimpy an Geezil still pals?"]
    Thimble Theatre
  17. 16. ["You poor, dumb creature. You, like myself, must be suffering pangs of hunger"]
    Thimble Theatre
  18. 17. ["Try an' say yer name, Swee'pea"]
    Thimble Theatre
  19. 18. ["Very well, since you refuse me credit here..."]
    Thimble Theatre
  20. 19. ["I am melankonkus on account of me poppa will not play wit' Swee'pea"]
    Thimble Theatre
  21. 20. ["Never again shall I consume a hamburger"]
    Thimble Theatre
  22. 21. ["Sing, my sweet little birdie and spread happiness..."]
    Thimble Theatre
  23. 22. ["I suppose Mr. Geezil is still knocking your soup"]
    Thimble Theatre
  24. 23. ["Oh gorsh, I didn't have any idear it was so late!"]
    Thimble Theatre
  25. 24. ["Ahoy, Wimpy!"]
    Thimble Theatre
  26. 25. ["How about a game of golf, Wimpy?"]
    Thimble Theatre
  27. 26. ["My gorsh! Here comes Wimpy--"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  28. 27. ["The soup is very nice today, Popeye!"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  29. 28. ["Tha's six apples ya et, Swee'pea, an' tha's enough!"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  30. 29. ["Hol' yer knife steady an'a peas won't roll off"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  31. 30. ["Poppa, it's yer time to wash the dishes an' my time to dry 'em"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  32. 31. ["Popeye my friend,you shall be the first to see me in my new trousers"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  33. 32. ["Soup!"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  34. 33. ["Ahoy, Olive. Where didja get the infink?"]
    Thimble Theatre starring Popeye
  35. 34. ["I unnerstand Geezil has a girl waiting on tables..."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  36. 35. ["A man asked me to deliver this note, but he didn't pay me"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  37. 36. ["Did you send for me?"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  38. 37. ["Isn't this a nice spot for a picnic, Popeye?"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  39. 38. ["Swee'pea's startin' in bizness"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  40. 39. ["It seems like all the benches are taken"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  41. 40. ["I can't marry you now, Wimpy."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  42. 41. ["Ahoy, Wimpy. Where are ya taking the pretty flowers?"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  43. 42. ["Olive is taking care of Swee'pea."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  44. 43. ["This is a nice place to have our lunch"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  45. 44. ["H-Mm! A very nice string of beads."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  46. 45. ["You will preform the mission for me if you love me-"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  47. 46. ["Yer sending Wimpy over wit'a presink for Swee'pea?"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  48. 47. ["Four o'clock an' me poppa has not come home yet"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  49. 48. [Mr. Squeejik offers $1,000,000 to anyone who can defeat Popeye]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  50. 49. ["George W. Geezil is serving you, himself-We have the best seafood"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  51. 50. [Wimpy's Health Belt]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  52. 51. ["No, Swee'pea, yer too young for that band!"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  53. 52. ["Popeye, let's start a rock garden"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  54. 53. ["One hamburger and one lollipop-That's right, isn't it?"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  55. 54. ["Olive went to the beauty parlor"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  56. 55. ["Poor Olive! She mus' stop cryin'"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  57. 56. ["Yes, Popeye, you're the one who should do it"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  58. 57. ["Other girls get husbands while I go along year after year..."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  59. 58. ["Popeye, my friend, your surprise over my becoming..."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  60. 59. ["Swee'pea, this where ya sees all'a aminals tha's in..."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  61. 60. ["Wimpy, will ya take care of Swee'pea?"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  62. 61. ["All men are fickle. The man who pretends other girls..."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  63. 62. ["Maybe Wimpy'll play golf with me. It'll do him good-"]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
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