“One of the great geniuses of the comic strip form, E.C. Segar created work that represents some of America’s finest art in its epic scale, colloquial language, daffy humor and themes of romance and commerce... Not to be missed.” (Time)
“The perfect comic strip.” (Charles M. Schulz)
“I consider the Popeye run of E.C. Segar’s strip one of the towering achievements in comics. [The volumes] contain some of the greatest humor comics of all time… within a package so solid and lovely looking I would have purchased it had it housed seven years of Marvin
.” (Tom Spurgeon - The Comics Reporter)
is very nearly finished with their complete reprint of E.C. Segar's run on Popeye
, with just one more volume to go after this. It's a breathless, surreal and ridiculous collection of fisticuffs and wonderfully funny violence, and every home should own it.... Highly recommended.” (Grant Goggans - The Hipster Dad's Bookshelf)
About the Author
E.C. Segar (1894-1938), creator of Popeye, is a member of the Will Eisner Awards Hall of Fame. He was born in Chester, IL in 1894 and passed away in his longtime home of Santa Monica, CA. The National Cartoonists Society created the Elzie Segar Award in his honor, which was awarded annually to a cartoonist who has made a unique and outstanding contribution to the profession.