"You know, like your Popeye."
Popeye the Sailor (right) meets Sindbad the Sailor in a 1936 animated film
Public DomainPopeye the Sailor (right) meets Sindbad the Sailor in a 1936 animated film - Credit: unknown

Popeye the Sailor is a fictional character who made his debut in a 1929 American comic strip, Thimble Theatre.

He subsequently appeared in numerous comic strips, animated films, advertisements, television shows and video games.

One of his most notable characteristics is his superhuman strength, acquired by eating spinach.