I sorta do and sorta don’t want this to be officially part of Popeye’s backstory.

§ September 20th, 2012 § Filed under popeye § 12 Comments

Long ago, during a stormy evening whilst at sea, Poopdeck Kidd’s wife gives birth to their child:


And thus does Poopdeck’s son enter the world with the name of “Ugly Kidd,” a handle as unlikely as it is appropriate:


Of course, Ugly would soon be better known to the world by his injury-inspired nickname:

On a related note, the future father of Linus, Lucy and Rerun Van Pelt (and apparent PTA fan) attended Santa Monica High School with Popeye:


 

from Popeye Special #1 (Summer 1987) by Ron Fortier, Benn Dunn and Bill Pearson

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