Dark Hall Mansion is so very pleased to finally reveal a project that’s been in development for well over a year, DHM’s officially licensed “Popeye The Sailor Meets Sinbad The Sailor” limited-edition prints by leading contemporary artist, Tom Whalen, and on sale this Friday, January 29th.
Dark Hall Mansion, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, King Features Syndicate and Fleischer Studios will release Tom Whalen’s colorful take on the classic 1936 long-format Fleischer Studios cartoon classic that finds everyone’s favorite sailor matching wits with Bluto (er, Sindbad!) in Max Fleischer’s singular Popeye Color Special.
DHM chose this very special Popeye short for their first officially licensed Fleischer release as the studio is huge fans of the early groundbreaking Fleischer Studios shorts, and know this 16-minute Popeye special was so well received it was nominated for a 1936 Academy Award for the best short category: Cartoons. In addition, this short is formally recognized by no less than the United States Library of Congress as “culturally significant” and selected for preservation within the National Film Registry, as well as having been recognized as #17 among the Greatest Cartoons of all time by members of the animation field.
Popeye The Sailor Meets Sinbad The Sailor Standard Edition of 280 = $65
Popeye The Sailor Meets Sinbad The Sailor Variant Edition of 50 = $100
Dark Hall Manion will also release a Popeye The Sailor Meets Sinbad The Sailor Foil Edition of 10 = $150 (based on the standard Edition colorway and a Popeye The Sailor Meets Sinbad The Sailor Foil Edition of 10 = $150 (based on the variant Edition colorway).
All editions are strictly limited, measure 18″ x 24,” are screen printed, and hand numbered. Popeye The Sailor Meets Sinbad The Sailor limited-edition prints go on sale this Friday January 29th on Dark Hall Mansion’s dedicated store page HERE at 9:30 AM PST!