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December 8, 2009

Happy Birthday, E.C. Segar!

Today, Google's custom logo spotlights Popeye and his creator, Elzie "E.C." Segar, who would be celebrating his 115th birthday today. Here is a brief 1937 Thimble Theater sequence featuring Popeye, Olive Oyl, Wimpy, and the Jeep. Fantagraphics Books is collecting all of the Segar Thimble Theater strips featuring Popeye in a series of deluxe oversized hardcovers, and the quality of the reproduction is much better than this example.

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