Posts tagged: Popeye

P is for Popeye

A deviation from my usual real people subject matter because this week I’m featuring the fictional cartoon character Popeye.

Actually that isn’t strictly true. When Elzie Siegal created Popeye back in 1929, he based him on a one-eyed sailor from his home town of Chester, Illinois, a pipe-smoking roughneck called Frank ‘Rocky’ Fiegal. Read more ›››