News — Popeye and Olive

Popeye: Heavenly man

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A flapper calls Popeye a heavenly man. Once again, Popeye is astonished by the attention he’s getting. And I have to say, heavenly is an interesting word to use – it makes me wonder what exactly it is that this elegantly dressed woman sees in the great man. But who is this flapper? And where is Olive? […]

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NEW: Olive Oyl and Popeye shape up for Valentines

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I’ve designed four new screenprints depicting the tumultuous love affair between those archetypical lovers Popeye and Olive. 1/ Olive rushes into Popeye’s arms and calls him ‘Darling’. 2/Jealous Olive warns Popeye about flirting. I’m not sure why she’s carrying a suitcase – obviously Olive is on the move, though, and looking serious. 3/Olive discovers she’s a brunette. […]

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Comic Art at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

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I’m selling my screenprints at the Dulwich Picture Gallery – the first purpose-built public art gallery in the world – this weekend. The gallery was founded in 1811 when Sir Francis Bourgeois RA bequeathed his collection of old masters “for the inspection of the public”. This weekend there is a Christmas event to which I’ve been […]

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Comic Art solo shows in Paris and Devon

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Comic Art is mounting two solo exhibitions over the Christmas period – the first in the centre of Paris, to showcase my Asterix screenprints and the second in Devon, at the Brook Gallery in Budleigh Salterton, where some two dozen of my largest prints will be on show. The details are below, in case you’re in […]

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Comic Art hits the East End

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Comic Art is coming to the East End. My screenprints will be exhibited at Spitalfields Arts Market from Thursday (November 3) until Sunday (November 6), from 9am – 5pm each day. The exhibition of about a dozen artists is held on Market Street, between Brushfield Street & Crispin Place, London E1 6AA. We’ll be showing – all […]

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