Four Color #127 - Popeye
(December 1946)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine [circle]
Editing
Helen Meyer

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "POPEYE, No. 127". No code number. Copyright 1946 by King Features Syndicate.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Popeye / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bud Sagendorf
Inks
Bud Sagendorf
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My Kingdom For a Horsh" or "It's Too Far To Walk!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Popeye; Wimpy

Indexer Notes

Cover relates to the first interior story in the comic.

[Cats and Mice] (Table of Contents: 1)

Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bud Sagendorf
Pencils
Bud Sagendorf
Inks
Bud Sagendorf
Colors
?
Letters
Bud Sagendorf

Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; J. Wellington Wimpy
Synopsis
Wimpy cures Popeye's mouse problem, but leaves him with a cat problem.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, white, and red.

"My Kingdom For a Horsh" or "It's Too Far To Walk!" (Table of Contents: 2)

Thimble Theatre, starring Popeye / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Pencils
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Inks
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bud Sagendorf

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Popeye; Cole Oyl; Nana Oyl; Olive Oyl; J. Wellington Wimpy; Castor Oyl; Bad Bull Battle
Synopsis
Olive's brother Castor has discovered gold and Olive and Wimpy go west to visit him. Popeye follows, only to find that Olive has become engaged to Bad Bull Battle, owner of 50 gold mines.

"Two-To-One" or "Fifty Thousand Bucks Fer Two!" (Table of Contents: 3)

Thimble Theatre, starring Popeye! / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Pencils
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Inks
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bud Sagendorf

Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Popeye; J. Wellington Wimpy; Swee'pea; Olive Oyl
Synopsis
Popeye is tricked into a boxing match with a small man named "Little Jim" and his huge brother "Big Jim" and has to fight both at the same time.

[Mistake in Identity] (Table of Contents: 4)

Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Pencils
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Inks
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bud Sagendorf

Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; J. Wellington Wimpy; Rough House
Synopsis
Wimpy challenges Popeye to a race, then results to trickery to win the bet.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; black, white, and red.

[Eat Your Spinach!] (Table of Contents: 5)

Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Pencils
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Inks
Bud Sagendorf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bud Sagendorf

Genre
humor
Characters
Popeye; Swee'pea
Synopsis
Swee'pea won't eat his spinach.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["My Kingdom For a Horsh" or "It's Too Far To Walk!"]
    Popeye
  2. 1. [Cats and Mice]
    Popeye
  3. 2. "My Kingdom For a Horsh" or "It's Too Far To Walk!"
    Thimble Theatre, starring Popeye
  4. 3. "Two-To-One" or "Fifty Thousand Bucks Fer Two!"
    Thimble Theatre, starring Popeye!
  5. 4. [Mistake in Identity]
    Popeye
  6. 5. [Eat Your Spinach!]
    Popeye
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