Monday, November 18, 2013

Chester, Illinois, "The Home of Popeye"

Despite the town's branding, Chester was actually only the hometown of Elzie Segar, the creator of Popeye. But still, that's something to crow about.

Here are some (not all) of my Popeye-related photos from Chester...

The Affordable Care Act Eagles?
Chester's choice: Mental health center or penitentiary

Olive Oyl,  Swee' Pea and Jeep
Cole Oyl outside the library (his books: AC Doyle, Longfellow, Shakespeare)

Wimpy



I'm A-OK
Bluto
This last one isn't Popeye-themed. It's just a bit out of season. Or maybe they know I'm going back to New Zealand in less than two weeks...

No comments: