Genndy Tartakovsky Helms New Adaptation Of ‘Popeye’
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Sony Animation must like what they are seeing with Genndy Tartakovsky‘s Hotel Transylvania (watch the latest trailer here), because they will now reteam for an adaptation of the popular cartoon strip Popeye. According to Variety, the creator of classic Cartoon Network titles such as Dexter’s Labatory, Powerpuff Girls, and Samurai Jack, will make Popeye his second directorial effort.

Variety says that this Popeye will be in 3D (of course it will be). Known for his ability to gain tremendous strength when he consumes a can of spinach, disproportionate arm girth, and possible speech impediment, Popeye has been through countless cartoon incarnations and one live-action movie starting Robin Williams.

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Comic Review: Popeye #1
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Popeye #1
Written by Roger Langridge
Art by Bruce Ozella
Colors by Luke McDonnell
Letters by Bruce Ozella
Covers by Bruce Ozella, Jules Feiffer and Bud Sagendorf
IDW Publishing
Release Date: April 25, 2012
Cover Price: $3.99

He’s been everything from a comic character to a movie star. He’s had about a half dozen cartoon series, including one with his son, and his famous theme song will get stuck in your head for days if someone else even whistles a few bars of it. That’s right, everyone’s favorite sailor man returns to comics in Popeye #1!

A BIG thanks go to writer Roger Langridge for making a VERY fun comic book. It’s classic Popeye. Adventure at sea, fighting with Bluto, spinach. Everything that you want to see in a Popeye comic is here to enjoy.

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