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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He notes that the cartoon character Popeye the Sailor (popular in the 1960s) was right to eat spinach for strength, but that a person would have to eat up to 4 kilograms of spinach per day for ten weeks to consume the same amount as one of the low-dose athletes in the study.
1929: The cartoon character Popeye the Sailor, pictured, was created by Elzie Segar in the USA.
1929: The cartoon character Popeye the Sailor was created by Elzie Segar in the USA.
Popeye the sailor man, created by US cartoonist Elzie Segar in 1929, gained his super strength from eating spinach.
The Ravioli di ricotta e spinaci did not disappoint and it's a must for all fans of Popeye the sailor man (grandparents, please explain that one to the kids).
In "Popeye the Sailor Meets Ali Baba and His Forty Thieves," he is shown beating up poorly made caricatures of Arab men.
"It proves to us that Popeye the sailor man and all his friends are still very popular across the United States and also in other countries," said Debbie Brooks, owner of the local Popeye Museum and Spinach Can Collectibles.
Top tip: a fun way to check the correct scanning of limericks is to try singing them to the tune of "Popeye the Sailor Man".
For those born earlier there is Popeye the Sailor with a great can of spinach.
Ed??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.
A Sett B Drey C Burrow D Lodge QUESTION 2 - for 2 points: Who was the girlfriend of Popeye the Sailor? A Sunflower B Peanut C Sesame D Olive QUESTION 3 - for 3 points: Oritse Williams was a founder member of a boyband called UFO, later to become famous under which name?
In 1929, the cartoon character Popeye the Sailor made his debut in the ''Thimble Theatre'' comic strip.