Genndy Tartakovsky’s Popeye feature might be a no-go, but Popeye the character remains a merchandising force thanks to King Features Syndicate’s extensive licensing program.
The latest line of Popeye apparel comes to us from DGK (Dirty Ghetto Kids), a lifestyle brand that pays “tribute to skaters who come from less advantaged backgrounds.”
Although there’s plenty of Popeye clothing out there nowadays, the DGK line-up is among Popeye’s more distinctive outings — not to mention the only one to be promoted by rapper Ghostface Killah. The collection, which includes T-shirts, skateboard decks, hats, jerseys, and jackets, is available through DGK’s distributor Kayo Corp.
Here’s a look at some of the offerings: