frauenfelder at September 9th, 2013 18:19 — #1
walter_guyll at September 9th, 2013 19:05 — #2
Wow! These look like a lot of fun. Sagendorf really had the spirit of Segar (who, to me, remains the pinnacle of Popeye).
stefanjones at September 9th, 2013 19:17 — #3
I'm feeling a little frustrated.
I bought the first big-format (well, giant-format) Popeye hardcover from Fantagraphics (?). I've been intending to buy at least one more, as my fun-budget allows.
Now . . . ANOTHER series of reprints by another author / artist? How does this fit in? Do I go for the Segar origin-story type strips, or skip ahead and buy this?
Or just smash my forehead with a can of non-canonical spinach?
gyrofrog at September 9th, 2013 20:14 — #4
Shouldn't that be "iceboyg?"
stefanjones at September 9th, 2013 23:53 — #5
sockdoll at September 10th, 2013 00:17 — #6
Yeah... Bud Sagendorf's work was a lot of fun - no question, but I just don't see him as the Carl Barks of Popeye strips. I'd say that calling him the Bud Sagendorf of Popeye strips is praise enough, and I'm sure I'd enjoy owning these books.
tintera at September 10th, 2013 00:24 — #7
You have to buy all 5 Fantagraphics Segar books first.
jonl at September 10th, 2013 17:56 — #8
I was just thinking about Popeye (and Uncle Scrooge, always on my mind). This looks like the perfect collection, thanks for the pointer!
frauenfelder at September 14th, 2013 18:19 — #9
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