Crowds are the stock in trade in this lovely batch, the fighting panel of August 28th, foreshadowing 1936′s Brotherly Love. It’s a sure sign of classic Popeye art when little care is made with the placement of his pipe—in that panel, it appears to be coming out of his ear.
July – August 1935
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Above and Below, a sample of what the Paramount salesmen were selling to the theaters at the time these promotional pieces above appeared in print. Above: Betty Boop and Grampy (released August 16th, 1935)
Below: You Gotta Be A Football Hero (released August 30th, 1935)