Popeye

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Popeye

sailor who owes his incredible muscle-power to a diet of canned spinach. [Comics: Horn, 658]

Popeye

degenerate gangster and murderer who rapes Temple Drake. [Am. Lit.: Sanctuary]
See: Evil

Popeye

murderer; hanged for murder he did not commit. [Am. Lit.: Sanctuary]
See: Irony
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s Buster Brown Gang, as well as adaptations featuring Superman and Prince Valiant; background on the history of the Western and the cowboy, and the influence of the Arthurian knight in radio Westerns like The Cisco Kid and Wild Bill Hickok; and the history of Robin Hood and radio adaptations of the legend, such as in episodes of Popeye the Sailor, Casey Crime Photographer, Escape, Mickey Mouse Theater, Abbott and Costello, and Crisis.
created the comic strip character Popeye the Sailor Man?
1929: The cartoon character Popeye the Sailor was created by Elzie Segar in the USA.
It was only when checking that Popeye the sailor man wasn't a native of Birstall that I discovered the day before our visit was National Spinach Day.
In 1929, the cartoon character Popeye the Sailor made his debut in the ''Thimble Theatre'' comic strip.
Changu Changezi was Popeye the Sailor Man and Half-Moon Lunsford was Barbie-come-to-life with fluttering eyelashes, waist-long blonde hair, and skyscraper heels.
properties including Popeye the Sailor Man and Betty Boop.
Popeye the Sailor and three other characters of the long-time cartoon TV show performed on stage, dancing with Olive.
He has become a crowd favourite at the Hawthorns, where fans sing "Popov the Albion man" to the tune of Popeye the sailor man.
London, September 6 ( ANI ): Spinach, which has been made popular for its energy-boosting powers by Popeye the Sailor Man, could be placed into solar panels to create a much greater supply of electricity, researchers say.
In the 1930s, opinion polls showed that Popeye the Sailor, produced by Max Fleischer, was more popular than Mickey Mouse.
After the huge success of "Avatar" and "Alice in Wonderland," the next popular character to succumb to the three-dimensional technology trend will be Popeye the sailor.