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Title: Popeye Annual 1987

Series: Grandreams UK Annual (ISBN: 0-86227-487-7)

Characters: Popeye, Olive Oyl, Swee'Pea, Brutus, Wimpy, Jeep, O. G. Wotasnozzle, Sea Hag,  Sappo, Poopdeck Pappy, Toar, Roughhouse, Oscar, Dufus

Noticeably absent characters: It is Brutus in this one instead of Bluto, and Jeep is only in the bonus content and not the stories. 

Creators: Story by Bud Sagendorf, Nicola Cuti, George Wildman

Year: 1987, 1948, 1954, 1982, 1983, 1984 King Features Inc. 

Publisher(s): Grandreams Limited

Story: 

  • 1)      Popeye and Swee’Pea – Danger Lunch – 10 pages - by Bud Sagendorf (reprinted from Popeye #30 Dell Sep 1954 and Popeye the Sailor #168 Whitman June 1983)
  • 2)      Popeye – A Picture To Colour – 2 pages
  • 3)      Wimpy – How Many Burgers? – 1 page puzzle
  • 4)      Professor O. G. Wotasnozzle – Road Hog – 6 pages - written by Nicola Cuti, art by George Wildman (reprinted from Popeye the Sailor #168 Whitman June 1983)
  • 5)      Popeye – (Hello Little Girl) – 1 page - by Bud Sagendorf (reprinted from Popeye #1 Dell 1948 and Popeye The Sailor #171 Whitman 1984)
  • 6)      Popeye – Spot The Difference – 2 page puzzle
  • 7)      Popeye - Vauxhall’s Hall of Game – 6 pages - written by Nicola Cuti, art by George Wildman (reprinted from Popeye the Sailor #168 Whitman June 1983)
  • 8)      Popeye – 2 page boardgame
  • 9)      Professor O. G. Wotasnozzle – The Elephant Trunk – 4 pages - written by Nicola Cuti, art by George Wildman (reprinted from Popeye the Sailor #171 Whitman 1984)
  • 10)   Popeye – A Picture To Copy And Colour – 1 page activity
  • 11)   Popeye – Baseball Nuts – 8 pages - written by Nicola Cuti, art by George Wildman (reprinted from Popeye the Sailor #171 Whitman 1984)
  • 12)   Olive Oyl – They Go Together – 1 page puzzle
  • 13)   Brutus – Mix Up – 1 page puzzle
  • 14)   Olive Oyl – Help Olive Oyl Find the right path to Popeye – 2 page maze
  • 15)   Popeye – (Were there ever any pirates around here?) – 1 page - by Bud Sagendorf (reprinted from Popeye #1 Dell 1948 and Popeye The Sailor #171 Whitman 1984)
  • 16)   Swee’Pea – How Many Flowers – 1 page puzzle
  • 17)   Popeye The Sailor - Susprize Party – 8 pages - by Bud Sagendorf (reprinted from Popeye #7 Dell June 1949 and Popeye The Sailor #171 Whitman 1984)

Good/Bad: This is a nice collection of Popeye comics and bonus content.