Popeye 4th Series (Farnham Road address Thin card) 1970
Primrose Films, TV, Sci Fi & Comic Art Popeye 4th Series (Farnham Road address Thin card) 1970 Popeye 4th Series (Farnham Road address Thin card) 1970 50 - These cards feature popular cartoon character Popeye and his family and friends with a humorous comment in a box at the bottom. The original Popeye was created by E.C. Segar in 1929 and appeared in King Features’ comic strip, but after Segar’s death in 1938 a series of different artists continued the character although over the years there have been plenty of changes. Popeye is a sailor who gains superhuman strength from eating spinach and is in love with Olive Oyl. He has also adopted a foundling called ‘Swee’pea’. In the UK he appeared in a cartoon trip in the News of the World from 1960. To give you an example of the humour his friend is shown putting up a fence with the caption “That’s right! I yam on defence work. I’m on the job of putting up de fence” The backs feature details of Primrose confectionery including Popeye Sherbert Dabs. This set is a re-issue produced in 1970 on thin card with the ‘Farnham Road’ address and a thick card version was also produced. In addition this 4th Series was also issued in 1963 with an ‘Argyle Avenue’ address and album clause “send only 9d”. The set is size 64 x 34mm
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Popeye 4th Series (Farnham Road address Thin card) 1970

Issuer: Primrose Condition: Mint * These are original and NOT reprints Description: These cards feature popular cartoon character Popeye and his family and friends with a humorous comment in a box at the bottom. The original Popeye was created by E.C. Segar in 1929 and appeared in King Features’ comic strip, but after Segar’s death in 1938 a series of different artists continued the character although over the years there have been plenty of changes. Popeye is a sailor who gains superhuman strength from eating spinach and is in love with Olive Oyl. He has also adopted a foundling called ‘Swee’pea’. In the UK he appeared in a cartoon trip in the News of the World from 1960. To give you an example of the humour his friend is shown putting up a fence with the caption “That’s right! I yam on defence work. I’m on the job of putting up de fence” The backs feature details of Primrose confectionery including Popeye Sherbert Dabs. This set is a re-issue produced in 1970 on thin card with the ‘Farnham Road’ address and a thick card version was also produced. In addition this 4th Series was also issued in 1963 with an ‘Argyle Avenue’ address and album clause “send only 9d”. The set is size 64 x 34mm Number of cards in set: 50

Price for complete set: Only £12.50

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