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Popeye Feature Books (1937) comic books

  • Issue #0
    Popeye Feature Books (1937) 0

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    Stories, art and cover by E.C. Segar. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay's Feature Book was the first US comic book to devote complete issues to a single character. This issue (technically one of the first, but unnumbered) reprinted stories from the comic strip that introduced the world to Popeye the Sailor. Collects Thimble Theatre daily strips from March to July, 1936. Popeye meets Eugene the Jeep, a mysterious animal with multiple supernatural abilities (that later loaned its name to the U.S. Army's all-purpose vehicle, the jeep). 9-in. x 12-in., 96 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Popeye Feature Books (1937) 2

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    Stories, art and cover by E.C. Segar. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay's Feature Book was the first US comic book to devote complete issues to a single character. This issue reprinted stories from the comic strip that introduced the world to Popeye the Sailor. Collects Thimble Theatre daily strips from November 1935 to January 1936. When King Zlobbo of Brutia declares war on Olive's island, Popeye faces espionage (from spy Miss Zexa Peal), political maneuvering, and raising an army, before he decides to just fight the Brutian battleships himself. 9-in. x 12-in., 68 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Popeye Feature Books (1937) 3

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    Stories, art and cover by E.C. Segar. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay's Feature Book was the first US comic book to devote complete issues to a single character. This issue reprinted Popeye Feature Books (1937) #0, which in turn reprinted stories from the comic strip that introduced the world to Popeye the Sailor. Collects Thimble Theatre daily strips from March to July, 1936. Popeye meets Eugene the Jeep, a mysterious animal with multiple supernatural abilities (that later loaned its name to the US Army's all-purpose vehicle, the jeep). 9-in. x 12-in., 96 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Popeye Feature Books (1937) 5

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    Popeye and His Poppa. Stories, art and cover by E.C. Segar. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay's Feature Book was the first US comic book to devote complete issues to a single character. This issue reprinted stories from the comic strip that introduced the world to Popeye the Sailor. Collects Thimble Theatre daily strips from 1936. Popeye uses Eugene the Jeep's strange powers to track down his long-lost father, Poopdeck Pappy. 9-in. x 12-in., 72 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Popeye Feature Books (1937) 10

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    Stories, art and cover by E.C. Segar. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay's Feature Book was the first US comic book to devote complete issues to a single character. This issue reprinted stories from the comic strip that introduced the world to Popeye the Sailor. Collects Thimble Theatre daily strips from April 5 to Aug. 28, 1937. This issue features "A Sock for Susan's Sake - Just a Simple Story of Life," a Depression-era story with a focus on drama instead of the usual antics, as Popeye tries to save Susan Brown and her family from a life of poverty. 9-in. x 12-in., 72 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14
    Popeye Feature Books (1937) 14
    • Cover detached. 6" spine split from top.

    Wild Oats. Stories, art and cover by E.C. Segar. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay's Feature Book was the first US comic book to devote complete issues to a single character. This issue reprinted stories from the comic strip that introduced the world to Popeye the Sailor. Collects Thimble Theatre daily strips from Aug. 30 to Nov. 13, 1937. Popeye confronts his father Poopdeck Pappy after he steals some money, only to discover a dark secret from his past. 9-in. x 12-in., 72 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.10.