Boss Fight Studio Announces Popeye Figures

by Jay Cochran
December 02, 2020
Boss Fight Studio, creator of fan favorite action figures, announced today they had acquired the license to make action figures and collectibles of the iconic Popeye The Sailor comics and cartoons. The deal, brokered by FanGirl Consulting and Brand Management, with King Features Syndicate, is the latest in a great lineup of cult classic brands already in the Boss Fight arsenal, including Flash Gordon and The Phantom.

“Like so many, I grew up watching the classic Popeye animated cartoons,” says Andrew Franks, partner and art director at Boss Fight. “As an adult, I was drawn back to Popeye by E.C. Segar’s brilliant original comic strip. To be able to bring these characters to life as fully poseable toys is a dream.”

“This will be the fourth license we work with Boss Fight Studio on and we know their approach will bring these toys to life and quickly become fan favorites,” says Jarred M. Goro, VP of North American licensing at King Features.

“We approach design with aesthetics but also functionality,” says Franks. “Toys should be able to be posed into any scene your imagination can dream of.”

Founded in 2013, Boss Fight Studio is known for their highly-articulated, poseable action figures. The first wave of Popeye Classics action figures is expected to hit shelves late summer 2021, and will include Popeye, Olive Oyl, Bluto, and Castor Oyl. The Popeye Classics figures will bring a new cult favorite to life and be a great complement to the Boss Fight arsenal of licenses.

“We’re digging deep into the comic strips to deliver Popeye toys like you’ve never seen before! Authentic styling, super articulation and great accessories – even packing in smaller characters like Swee’ Pea, Eugene The Jeep and Bernice The Whiffle Hen as bonuses,” added Franks. “We can’t wait to bring these toys to market. We’re sure they will delight Popeye fans, and celebrate the rich 90-year legacy of these iconic characters.”
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Batfreak87 - 2021-11-11 @ 5:24 am
On 11/5/2021 at 10:04 AM, JayC said:

Everyones favorite Sailor Man and his crew are finally coming to highly articulated figure form! Drawing inspiration from the early classic Segar comic strips in an exclusive to BBTS Black & White deco, these figures are sure to delight all Popeye fans! These 1/12 scale figures stand between 4-6 inches depending on the character.Popeye comes ready for action with his spinach can for power, alternate heads, alternate hands, removable hat, and his little boy kid, Swee'Pea! You can pre-order this now at our sponsor BigBadToyStore.com.

It looks good overall just not a fan of the black and white look.

On 2/18/2021 at 10:13 AM, JayC said:Back in December the folks at Boss Fight Studio announced they were going to be doing products based on Popeye. Today they showed off some early concept photos of their Classic Popeye figures. The figures are said to be in the neighborhood of 5" tall. Shown are Popeye, Olive Oyl, Bluto, and Castor Oyl. Look for these to be released later this summer and stay-tuned for more Popeye reveals from them coming soon.

These figures look awesome overall.

JayC - 2021-11-05 @ 2:04 pm

Everyones favorite Sailor Man and his crew are finally coming to highly articulated figure form! Drawing inspiration from the early classic Segar comic strips in an exclusive to BBTS Black & White deco, these figures are sure to delight all Popeye fans! These 1/12 scale figures stand between 4-6 inches depending on the character.Popeye comes ready for action with his spinach can for power, alternate heads, alternate hands, removable hat, and his little boy kid, Swee'Pea! You can pre-order this now at our sponsor BigBadToyStore.com.

TheMikeSnyder - 2021-07-20 @ 9:59 pm
On 7/13/2021 at 12:03 PM, JayC said:

Guess it depends on your idea of market size. These are being put out by a small company with likely small production runs straight to online. So we are talking about a fairly small market in the overall scheme of things.

Very true. Very true.

Mr_Scary92 - 2021-07-13 @ 4:05 pm

Well, considering the scale and accessories the price is reasonable, I like them but it is not something I need.

JayC - 2021-07-13 @ 4:03 pm
On 7/3/2021 at 5:37 PM, TheMikeSnyder said:

These figures are quality for sure. I'm just surprised there's enough of a market for Popeye figures that are so high end.

Guess it depends on your idea of market size. These are being put out by a small company with likely small production runs straight to online. So we are talking about a fairly small market in the overall scheme of things.

JayC - 2021-07-13 @ 4:01 pm

now available for pre-order at our sponsor BigBadToyStore.com.

TheMikeSnyder - 2021-07-03 @ 9:37 pm

These figures are quality for sure. I'm just surprised there's enough of a market for Popeye figures that are so high end.

JayC - 2021-07-03 @ 11:41 am
Boss Fight Studio released a new images showing off all the figures in their first wave of Popeye figures together. That also announced the figures will be going up for pre-order on July 13 through your favorite retailers and e-retailers.The wave will include Popeye, Bluto, Olive Oyl with Swee'Pea and Castor Oyl with Eugene the Jeep and Bernice the Whiffle Hen. The figures are said to stand between 5-6" tall.

Roadpigmaster - 2021-07-03 @ 2:11 am
1 hour ago, Mr_Scary92 said:

There are no prices yet but they have just announced the start of pre-orders.

I approve this message.???

Mr_Scary92 - 2021-07-03 @ 1:01 am
On 6/27/2021 at 5:53 AM, Roadpigmaster said:

Oh ok... We would see in that case! ?

There are no prices yet but they have just announced the start of pre-orders.

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