“Well, blow me up!”
“That’s all that I can stand, ’cause it’s all I can do!”
“Shiver me timbers!” Segar was the original creator of Popeye’s character. The comic strip revolved around Olive Oyl, his friend. Although he was initially a side character in the Thimble Theatre comic strip strip, Popeye, The Sailor Man, became so popular that he created his own comic strip series. Popeye was always ready to fight and wisecracking. Popeye is always ready to fight and wisecrack. These are some ways to get involved in Popeye Day. Invite your friends over for a small gathering. Invite your friends to dress up in their favorite Popeye characters for the evening. You can show a variety Popeye cartoons on the video and invite guests to dress up as their favorite Popeye character. Don’t forget the spinach! Enjoy a trip down memory lane singing along to the Popeye theme song in celebration of Popeye Day. You can find YouTube videos to help you sing along with these lyrics, which were written for Popeye’s 1933 animated debut: I’m Popeye The Sailor Man
Popeye, the Sailor Man.
I will finish strong
“Cause I eat spinach!”
Popeye the Sailor Man is me. Take a look back at animation and comic strips to find the most hilarious humor. You can watch old Popeye cartoons online or pick up Popeye comic books at an antique or vintage shop. One great way to celebrate Popeye Day, is to have a good time with the Sailor Man, Bluto, Poopdeck Pappy, and the Sea Hag. Watch the 1980 live-action musical comedy that stars Robin Williams and Shelley Duvall, OIive Oyl. The story tells of Popeye’s arrival to a small town in search of his father. He falls in love with Olive Oyl and is soon to marry Bluto.