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With this fourth volume of our beloved series, Segar's Popeye reaches one of its highest peaks in Plunder Island, the glorious, epic-length Sunday-continuity adventure that ran for eight months and pitted the intrepid sailorman against the malevolent Sea Hag and the Goon — helped, and sometimes hindered by, the easily corruptible J. Wellington Wimpy. Plunder Island is presented here for the first time in its full, full-color, uncut glory Meanwhile, in the dailies section of Popeye Volume 4: Plunder Island, Popeye visits Poodleburg, gets involved in a quest for both Romance and Riches, and much more. Comics historian Richard Marschall contributes an article on Segar's storytelling skills and narrative strategies, focusing in particular on the Plunder Island sequence. Rediscover an American treasure in this handsomely designed series to be enjoyed by comic fans of all ages.

Synopsis:

Popeye's most legendary--and epic--adventure highlights this volume of our acclaimed series, pitting the intrepid sailor man against the malevolent Sea Hag and her terrifying, grotesque sidekick the Goon, aided (or hindered) by Wimpy.

Synopsis:

With this fourth volume of our beloved series, Segar"s Popeyereaches one of its highest peaks in 'Plunder Island,' the glorious, epic-length Sunday-continuity adventure that ran for eight months and pitted the intrepid sailor man against the malevolent Sea Hag and her terrifying, grotesque sidekick the Goon '" helped, and sometimes hindered by, the easily corruptible J. Wellington Wimpy. 'Plunder Island' is presented here for the first time in its complete, full-color, uncut glory!

Meanwhile, in the 'dailies' section of Popeye Volume 4, Popeye visits 'Poodleburg' and gets involved in a quest for both 'Romance and Riches.' Other stories include 'Unifruit' (featuring the return of King Blozo), the western epic 'Black Valley' (with the unforgettable sight of Popeye in drag), 'The Pool of Youth' (featuring the return of the Sea Hag... and her sister!); and the beginning of the extended six-month-long yarn 'Popeye"s Ark'!

Comics historian Richard Marschall rounds off this volume with a long article on Segar"s storytelling skills and narrative strategies, focusing in particular on the 'Plunder Island' sequence. Rediscover an American treasure in this handsomely designed series to be enjoyed by comic fans of all ages.

About the Author

"E.C. Segar 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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781606991695
Author:
Segar, E. C.
Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
Introduction by:
Marschall, Richard
Introduction:
Marschall, Richard
Editor:
Thompson, Kim
Author:
E. C. Segar,
Author:
Marschall, Rick
Subject:
Form - Comic Strips & Cartoons
Subject:
Cartoons
Subject:
Humor-Cartoon Comics
Series:
Popeye
Series Volume:
04
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
84 pages of color comics; 84 pages of bl
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
14.8 x 10.5 x 0.8 in 3.14 lb

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Product details 168 pages Fantagraphics Books - English 9781606991695 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Popeye's most legendary--and epic--adventure highlights this volume of our acclaimed series, pitting the intrepid sailor man against the malevolent Sea Hag and her terrifying, grotesque sidekick the Goon, aided (or hindered) by Wimpy.
"Synopsis" by , With this fourth volume of our beloved series, Segar"s Popeyereaches one of its highest peaks in 'Plunder Island,' the glorious, epic-length Sunday-continuity adventure that ran for eight months and pitted the intrepid sailor man against the malevolent Sea Hag and her terrifying, grotesque sidekick the Goon '" helped, and sometimes hindered by, the easily corruptible J. Wellington Wimpy. 'Plunder Island' is presented here for the first time in its complete, full-color, uncut glory!

Meanwhile, in the 'dailies' section of Popeye Volume 4, Popeye visits 'Poodleburg' and gets involved in a quest for both 'Romance and Riches.' Other stories include 'Unifruit' (featuring the return of King Blozo), the western epic 'Black Valley' (with the unforgettable sight of Popeye in drag), 'The Pool of Youth' (featuring the return of the Sea Hag... and her sister!); and the beginning of the extended six-month-long yarn 'Popeye"s Ark'!

Comics historian Richard Marschall rounds off this volume with a long article on Segar"s storytelling skills and narrative strategies, focusing in particular on the 'Plunder Island' sequence. Rediscover an American treasure in this handsomely designed series to be enjoyed by comic fans of all ages.
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