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Popeye Variations: Not Yer Pappy’s Comics an’ Art Book

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    “I’m strong to the finish, cause I eats me spinach, I’m Popeye the Sailor Man!” —Popeye, the sailor

    Clover Press and Yoe! Comics has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Popeye Variations. Edited by Craig Yoe, the new hardcover anthology featuring more than a hundred illustrations and stories by some of the biggest names in comics, all focused on everyone’s favorite spinach-eating sailor man and his supporting cast.

    Amazing underground and mainstream artists and cartoonists create their take on the spinach-munching, bully-punching Popeye the Sailor Man. 

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    Popeye Variations: Not Yer Pappy’s Comics an’ Art Book: Clover Press and Yoe! Books are teaming up for Popeye Variations, a 10″ x 10″ hardcover book featuring over 75 underground and mainstream artists and cartoonists with their own takes on the spinach-munching, bully-punching Popeye the Sailor Man. The project includes pin-ups from contributors such as Adventure Time storyboard artist Derek Ballard, The New Yorker‘s Roz Chast, The Book of Life director and acclaimed painter Jorge Guiterrez, legendary comic artist Kelley Jones, and Sam & Max creator Steve Purcell.

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    “What if a who’s who of cartoonists drew the world’s favorite one-eyed sailor who has fire-alarms for fore-arms? That’s what stupendously happens between the covers of Popeye Variations!” – Craig Yoe

    With over 100 pages of Popeye art and comic strips, including new art, new comic strips, and art by Bud Sagendorf from the original 1940s & 1950s Popeye comic books, this is a must-have for any fan and collector of the pop icon Sailor Man. This book collects visions of Popeye from talented underground comic artists, mainstream artists, and cartoonists from the Comics Kingdom. This ain’t yer Pappy’s Popeye Comics and Art Book!

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    List of Amazing Creators in this Book

    A portion of the proceeds of this Kickstarter will be going directly to creators involved in the Popeye art book.

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    Aeron Alfrey, Andrew Farago, Alex Hallat,  Andrew Farago, Anthony Freda, Art Fuentes, Bianca Xunise, Bill Holbrook, Bob Spang, Bones Leopard, “Box” Brown, Caro Ramsey, Carol Lay, Casey Wales, Cat Farris, Chogrin Munoz, Chris Mostyn, Craig Yoe, Darryl Young, Dave Calver, David Degrand, David Reddick, Dean Haspiel, Donnie Pitchford, Erica Henderson, Isabella Bannerman, Jack Mendelsohn, Jason Nuttall, Jay P. Fosgitt, Jean Wei, Jeff Parker, Jeffrey Brown, Jim Engel, Jim Siergey, Jim Siergey, Joe Wos, John Hambrock, John Kovaleski, John Rose, Jules Feiffer, Jules Rivera, Justin Pierce, Kate Ashwin, Kel McDonald, Kelley Jones, Len Danovich, Liniers, Lonnie Milsap, Luna Ouyang, M. Patrinos, Maddi Gonzalez, Magnolia Porter Siddell, Marloes De Vries, Mary Fleener, Micheline Hess, Nate Bear, Olive Rae Brinker, Oscar Grillo, Pedro Vargas, R. Sikoryak, Randy Milholland, Raul The Third, Reimena Yee, Rina Piccolo, Roger Langridge, Roz Chast, Ryan Estrada, Samir Barrett, Sander Ettema, Sandra Bell-Lundy, Sarah Rose, Sarah Winifred Searle, Savannah Zambrano, Scott Shaw, Shaenon K. Garrity, Shan Horan, Shannon K. Garrity, Shawn Dickinson, Shing Yin Khor, Stan Sakai, Steve Lieber, Steve Mannion, Steve Purcell, Susan Camilleri Konar, Thomas O’Brien, Tom Neely, Unca’ Lar ‘Desouza, Vannotes, Woodrow Phoenix, Yesenia Moises

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