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Illustration Of Love in Letters: Popeye Cartoonist

There are people who show illustrations to show their loved ones how important they are to them. There are writers who write a dozen pages of letter because of uncontrollable adoration to their significant other. Take this letter, for example, to show you that both medium can coincide through a thought. This was a letter made by the “Popeye” Cartoonist, Elzie Segar. If you have a talent for both drawing and writing then you can count that this would be a letter that you would enjoy writing and that the recipient will find this sweet.

 

TRANSCRIPTION:

GEE!! I WISH MYRT WAS HERE

CHESTER, ILL.
OCT. 8.—16

DEAREST MYRTLE:-

I SURE AM THINKING OF YOU, AND I’M DOGGONE LONESOME. THINK I’LL JUMP OFF THE CLIFF AND END IT ALL. “LOVE SICK EH?”

ALL I GOTTA DO DOWN HERE IS SHAKE HANDS AND TELL ‘EM HOW I MAKE A COMIC.

HOPE YOU’RE WELL. ALSO HOPE YOU’RE THINKING OF ME.

GOO BI

LOTSALOVE

YOUR “LIL” BOOB

DICK

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