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Bud Sagendorf

 (1915 - 1994)
Bud Sagendorf was active/lived in New York, Florida.  Bud Sagendorf is known for comic book artist.

Bud Sagendorf

Following is the obituary of the artist from The Independent newspaper, United Kingdom
by Denis Gifford, October 13, 1994

BUD SAGENDORF'S first encounter with Popeye, the spinach- loving sailorman, was to paint his portrait on the back of suede leather jackets (for which he was paid 25 cents a time). He went on to draw not only Popeye, but Olive Oyl, his ungracious girlfriend, Caster Oyl, her grumpy brother, J. Wellington Wimpy, Alice the Goon and others for a cartoon strip (first syndicated world-wide in the 1920s and still published today) which he took over from Popeye's creator, the cartoonist Elzie Segar, and ran for some 40 years.

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About  Bud Sagendorf

Born:  1915 - Wenatchee, Washington
Died:   1994 - Sun City Center, Florida
Known for:  comic book artist