Popeye Classics #1

Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: August 15, 2012 Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 9.0
    Newsarama - Deniz Cordell Aug 16, 2012

    For Popeye fans, having these back in print is a delight, and for those looking for humor comics, here's a new series of reprints sure to get you laughing with its funny dialogue, charming plotting and funny characterization. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Bastards - Ed Allen Aug 15, 2012

    Classic Popeye #1 is a difficult comic to give a single definitive score to. The quality of the art is consistent throughout but the script is as likely to frustrate you as it is to amuse and I think that any adult who isn't already familiar with Popeye will be completely lost. I also have doubts about how long it can sustain a regular readership beyond a handful of truly dedicated fans once the novelty of its old school stylings wears off. In spite of this, I would recommend that everyone gives Classic Popeye #1 a try; it's quirky, it's actually pretty funny at times and it's not often you get a chance to own a fully restored piece of comic book history like this. Read Full Review

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