Popeye #5

Popeye #5

Writer: Roger Langridge Artist: Bruce Ozella, Vince Musaccia Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: September 26, 2012 Critic Reviews: 2
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Popeye and the gang travel to King Blozo's kingdom to help find a spy at the royal palace—only to find themselves in the middle of a war! Can even Popeye stop a hundred Palookas, each one nearly as tough as he is? PLUS: More shenanigans with Sappo and Wotasnozzle!

  • 8.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - Edward Sep 26, 2012

    In short, this is a very well rounded issue; probably one of the best of the new Popeye issues. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Bastards - Ed Allen Sep 28, 2012

    If you’re looking for a humorous all-ages comic then IDW’s Popeye #5 is a good place to start, and because each issue is completely self contained there’s no need to worry about picking up the first four (unless you really enjoyed it and want more). Similarly, curious long-term fans of the Popeye franchise won’t be disappointed and will find that this series is true to its roots, making good use of the same kinds comedy as its predecessors without feeling dated. I can’t see Popeye appealing to the majority of comic book fans but there’s definitely a niche for this series to fill. Read Full Review

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