Well, Popeye was based on a guy named Frank Fiegel after all. Blueno also makes me think that the reference is most likely to Segar's creation.
Originally posted by Ubiq+Feb 15 2005, 05:30 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Ubiq @ Feb 15 2005, 05:30 PM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-Owner Zeff
@Feb 15 2005, 01:52 AM
Franky is still Popeye to me
Also, the Square sisters design & Olive Oyl, another Popeye connection.