Popeye’s Cruise Comic Book circa 1941
Popeye’s Cruise book is for sale. This Popeye’s Cruise comic book was published by Birn Brothers in circa 1941. This book is not dated but has a neat inscription to the blank front free endpaper dated “Xmas 1941”.
The Popeye’s Cruise front board features Popeye rowing a boat with a tin of spinach near him and is accompanied by Wimpey who is asleep.
The Popeye’s Cruise colour illustration is pasted onto the front cover which has very slight loss to the bottom left corner and there is some rubbing to this paper. But, the colours are still vibrant and are very attractive for this rare wartime Popeye book.
Popeye’s Cruise spine is the original red cloth that has some fading and a mark, and there are some old marks to the back board. These boards are sound and attractive and in Very Good condition.
This collectable Popeye’s Cruise comic book contains illustrations throughout and features many of the main characters such as Popeye, Olive Oyl, Castor Oyl, Swee’pea, Toar, Wimpy and many others.
There are 156 numbered pages with an illustrated a wonderful Popeye’s Cruise Title Page and 15 chapters in this vintage Popeye comic book.
Throughout the Popeye’s Cruise story book are numerous black and white and tinted one-page and smaller illustrations, and the following 4 full page full colour Popeye illustrations
Biff! Bang! Wham! Wallop!!
Wimpy Constitutes a New World Record
Popeye Becomes King
Inside the Chest Were Precious Stones of All Kinds
The Popeye’s Cruise comic book pages are in overall Very Good condition with foxing and marks, and other imperfections. However, this vintage book has no major structural issues and is a very enjoyable read.