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New: Popeye greeting cards

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Introducing a new range of Popeye greetings cards based on popular Comic Art screenprints. Each pack of greetings cards includes 10 cards of assorted images, chosen from the seven images in my Popeye greetings card range. Each card is blank inside, so you are free to write your message. Each card is 15cms square, and […]

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Portrait of Olive Oyl

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Portrait of Olive Oyl, looking happy I love Olive – she’s a complex character, in turns feisty, passionate, needy and contrary. She’s capable of tenderness and violence. A real heroine in her own right. This screenprint is made using a drawing by the artist who invented Olive Oyl (and then Popeye), Elzie Segar, who died in […]

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Portrait of Olive Oyl looking cheerful

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Portrait of Olive Oyl, looking happy I love Olive – she’s a complex character, in turns feisty, passionate, needy and contrary. She’s capable of tenderness and violence. A real heroine in her own right. This screenprint is made using a drawing by the artist who invented Olive Oyl (and then Popeye), Elzie Segar, who died in […]

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Popeye’s first ever appearance (1929)

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SALE ITEM: This is Popeye’s first ever appearance (1929). Our favourite sailor’s debut. It’s quite a good joke: he’s approached by Olive Oyl’s brother, Castor, to do a job taking them to a far-away island, but his introductory question: “Hey, there, are you a sailor?” is a stupid one seeing as Popeye is wearing a […]

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Bluto makes his debut

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NEW SALE ITEM: Bluto makes his debut – the first time that the character appears in the Popeye comic strip. This screenprint was made using a drawing by the artist who invented Popeye, Elzie Segar, who died in 1938. Popeye was originally a minor character in a strip syndicated in American newspapers. It was called […]

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