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2014-03-12 12:27:34

CULVER CITY, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Animation today gave an update on their lineup of upcoming projects--which includes the animated motion picture debut of a classic comic strip figure, an original tale from one of the form's most multi-faceted filmmakers, as well as the continued expansion of two of the studio's most popular worlds. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140312/LA80657 Bob Osher, President of Sony Pictures Digital Productions, states, "I am...

2013-10-23 00:20:31

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23: SPINACH LOVERS MONTH Profile America -- Wednesday, October 23rd.( )This is Spinach Lovers Month -- perhaps the only vegetable made famous by a comic strip. The spinach-eating sailor Popeye first appeared in January 1929 -- and soon spinach was the third favorite...

2013-09-24 23:32:52

That lovable carrot munching bunny and the iconic spinach-guzzling sailor were on to something. Eating enough fruits and vegetables, particularly leafy greens like spinach, has been linked, time and time again, to a longer life and a higher quality of life. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 That lovable carrot munching bunny and the iconic spinach-guzzling sailor were on to something. Eating enough fruits and vegetables, particularly leafy greens like spinach, has been linked,...

2013-03-05 23:02:33

2013: Retro titles are in demand for children´s toy and eBook markets. New York City, New York (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 PlayTales announces the release of two stories featuring Baby Popeye & Friends and Baby Boop; the diminutive versions of the classic cartoon characters Popeye and Betty Boop. The two King Features´ titles include interactive animation, original narrations and sound effects, as well as a full cast of the series´ most popular characters. “Popeye and...

2012-01-16 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) TUESDAY, JANUARY 17: POPEYE'S DEBUT Profile America -- Tuesday, January 17th. One of the most popular and longest-lasting comic strip characters in U.S. history was first seen on this date in 1929 -- "Popeye," the spinach eating, one-eyed sailor with superhuman strength and bad...

2011-11-03 14:53:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Pictures Animation has set screenwriters Jay Scherick & David Ronn to write the screenplay for an all-new POPEYE animated feature, based on the iconic characters of comic strip and cartoon fame. POPEYE is the second project for Scherick and Ronn with Sony Pictures Animation following their success with this summer's blockbuster THE SMURFS, which has grossed more than $550 million worldwide since its July 29 opening. Sony Pictures...

2011-04-28 07:15:00

DENVER, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MusclePharm Corporation, a Nevada corporation ("MusclePharm" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MSLP), an expanding U.S. nutritional supplement company, is pleased to announce that its award-winning product line is now available at Popeye's Supplements Canada, the largest sports nutrition retailer in Canada. Popeye's debuted in Canada in 1989 and has since grown to more than 70 locations throughout the country. MusclePharm will be featured at each of the...

2011-03-23 08:03:00

Popular comic strip Zits to help raise awareness of dangers of texting while driving through an array of AAA resources targeted at teens NEW YORK & ORLANDO, Fla., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading comics syndicate King Features Syndicate and AAA, North America's largest motoring and leisure travel organization, have come together to help put a stop against one of the most dangerous issues currently facing young drivers: texting while driving. According to research by...

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2010-08-08 21:18:38

Popeye cartoons, tasting parties and junior cooking classes can help increase vegetable intake in kindergarten children, according to new research published in the journal Nutrition & Dietetics.Researchers at Mahidol University in Bangkok found the type and amount of vegetables children ate improved after they took part in a program using multimedia and role models to promote healthy food.Twenty six kindergarten children aged four to five participated in the eight week study. The...

2008-12-30 08:04:08

The copyright on the iconic character Popeye the Sailor is set to expire in Europe this week, 70 years after the death of its U.S. creator, Elzie Segar. The Times of London said that, as of Thursday, the character will fall into the public domain under European Union law, meaning anyone in Europe can use it without paying royalties or seeking permission. Although Europe honors a copyright for 70 years after an artist's death, U.S. law protects one for 95 years after the initial copyright, so...