This is a story from Popeye, the original series published by Dell in 1948. The series was later renamed to Popeye the Sailor as it continued with other publishers. It has also been reprinted in other comic books by other publishers since then.

("Were there ever any pirates around here?")


Writers: Bud Sagendorf
Pencils: Bud Sagendorf
Inks: Bud Sagendorf
Colors: Bud Sagendorf
Letters: Bud Sagendorf


Tag Line: ("Were there ever any pirates around here?")
Number of pages: 1
Story Type: comic story
Characters: Popeye and Swee'Pea
Notes: Inside front cover
Prints: Popeye (Dell, 1948 series) #1 (February-April 1948)
Popeye the Sailor (Western, 1978 series) #171 ([1984])
Popeye Classics (comic book) (IDW, 2012 series) #1 August 2012)
Popeye Classics (hardcover) (IDW, 2013 series) #1 (February 2013)



When Swee'Pea asks Popeye if pirates were ever in the area, the sailor says yes. Popeye then tells his adopted son to go out to play while he makes lunch. Popeye assumes Swee'Pea is playing pirates, but then finds out that he has dug a huge pit around the house.

Last Updated: 10/16/2018

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