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Crowdsourcing Mornings: Popeye Variations Art Book By 75+ Cartoonists

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Amazing underground and mainstream artists and cartoonists create their take on the spinach-munching, bully-punching Popeye the Sailor Man.

Clover Press and Yoe! Books are teaming up for Popeye Variations, a 10″ x 10″ hardcover book featuring over 75 underground and mainstream artists and cartoonists with their own takes on the spinach-munching, bully-punching Popeye the Sailor Man. The project includes pin-ups from contributors such as Adventure Time storyboard artist Derek Ballard, The New Yorker’s Roz Chast, The Book of Life director and acclaimed painter Jorge Guiterrez, legendary comic artist Kelley Jones, and Sam & Max creator Steve Purcell.

There are also comic strips by cartoonist Jeffrey Brown (Darth Vader and Son), Cat Ferris (The Ghoul Next Door), Eisner Award-winning artist Dean Haspiel (The Red Hook), Eisner Award-winning artist Erica Henderson (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl), National Book Award finalist Shing Yin Khor (The Legend of Auntie Po), Eisner Award-winning cartoonist Liniers, Roger Langridge (The Muppets), The Humans’ creator Tom Neely, R. Sikoryak (Masterpiece Comics), writer Jeff Parker (Blighter), Sarah Winifred Searle (The Greatest Thing), legendary writer Scott Shaw! and Usagi Yojimbo creator Stan Sakai, and many more.

As of October 13th, this project has raised $14,600 of their $5,000 goal. This project has 7 days left to raise as much as it can.  For a pledge of $40, you will get one book.  For a pledge of $47, you will get one book and stickers.  To learn more and to pledge money, go to: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cloverpress/popeye-variations-art-book-by-75-cartoonists?

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