This Popeye t-shirt features an image of the sailor man flexing. The shirt reads, "I Y'am What I Y'am" and is made to look like a vintage poster. Popeye debuted in 1929 in the Thimble Theatre strip "Dice Island" as a minor character, but his popularity elevated him to becoming the star and then one of the most famous cartoon characters of all time. Popeye developed many catchphrases, and one of the most popular became "I y'am what I y'am". In 1980, Robin Williams portrayed Popeye in a live action movie. Williams even sang a song titled "I Yam What I Yam". Popeye is instantly recognizable with his sailor uniform, his one closed eye, his flexed muscles, and his corncob pipe. Everyone will know you are a fan when you wear this I Y'am What I Y'am Poster Popeye T-Shirt!