This Popeye t-shirt shows the sailor man flexing in an image to promote his gym, where he's been building forearms since 1929. 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 is most famous for eating his spinach to gain instant strength to fight his enemies. 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 Popeye's Gym T-Shirt!