IDW Revives the Popeye Stories of Bud Sagendorf


From the press release:

Writer and artist, Bud Sagendorf worked with Popeye’s creator Segar for many years learning all the craft, soaking in the zaniness and the unique qualities of the One-Eyed Sailor.

Popeye: The Best Comic Book Stories Of Bud Sagendorf

Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)

There are three genius incarnations of Popeye, the comic strip by E.C. Segar, the animations by Max Fleischer, and—unknown to many—the brilliant 1940s and ’50s comic book stories by Bud Sagendorf! Comics historian Craig Yoe collects and beautifully packages the best of the best of Sagendorf’s thrilling and roll-on-the-floor laughing tales. See the Sea Hag, Bluto, and, of course, Olive Oyl, Wimpy, and Sweepea join Popeye in exciting adventures—and brilliant comic book stories. Sagendorf penned these tales with love and skill—even adding some of his own unique characters.

HC • FC • $29.99 • 176 Pages • 7.5” x 11” • ISBN: 978-1-60010-747-4

Sagendorf influence on Popeye went beyond the comic books and into the comic strip as the longest running creator from ‘59 to ‘86!

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