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Friday, July 21 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Celebrating Popeye with the Comic-Con Premiere of The Art of Popeye: Masterwork of the Medium

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The Art of Popeye: Masterwork of the Medium is the first comprehensive monograph about the history of the pop culture icon. The panel will begin with a video featuring numerous examples of original Popeye comic strips, animation art, comic book artwork, advertising, and product art, which will then lead into the panel, moderated by Daniel Herman (publisher of Hermes Press, Silver Age: The Second Generation of Comic Book Artists). Panelists include Jerry Beck (The 50 Greatest Cartoons, The 100 Greatest Looney Toons Cartoons), Randy Milholland (current artist and writer on the Popeye comic strip), and Brian Peck (John Buscema: Michelangelo of Comics). The author of the book, R. C. Harvey, recently passed away and the panel will also present a brief tribute to him.

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Jerry Beck

Comic-Con Special Guest
Jerry Beck is a noted animation historian and cartoon producer. As a film distributor, his company Streamline Pictures brought Miyazaki’s Totoro and Otomo’s Akira to the U.S. His over 15 books on animation history include The Animated Movie Guide, Looney Tunes: The Ultimate... Read More →

Friday July 21, 2023 3:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
Room 32AB